UFC 218: Holloway vs Aldo 2 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC 218 Live that will be held on December 2, 2017 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. UFC 218 Fight Card And TV Line Up by Jesse Holland MMA Fight Nov 27, 2017, 9:09am EST. Latest 218 UFC fight card, rumors, and updates for the Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar-led pay-per-view (PPV) on Dec. 2, 2017 inside Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.
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UFC 218 – Holloway vs Aldo 2
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Little Caesars Arena
Detroit, Michigan United States
Main Card: 10PM / 7PM ETPT
FS1 Prelims: 8PM / 5PM ETPT
Online Prelims: 6:15PM / 3:15PM ETPT
Get an inside, behind the scenes look at UFC 218 Holloway vs Aldo 2 with the latest edition of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Countdown.
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In Countdown to UFC 218 Main Card , featherweight champion Max Holloway buys a 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona, while the man he took the title from this past June, Brazilian legend Jose Aldo, sharpens his game at the Upper Academy, as well as on the concrete of the streets of Rio de Janeiro. The two 145 pounders rematch for the featherweight crown this Saturday night at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.
Elsewhere in Countdown, perennial heavyweight standout Alistair Overeem does the media rounds, while his opponent, heavy hitting prospect Francis Ngannou, makes an omelette, studies English and gets fitted for a suit. Ultimate Fighter Season 26 coaches Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje also feature, with Alvarez suiting his sons up for jiu jitsu class, while the undefeated Gaethje practiced his compound bow skills.
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After previously contesting two events in the Metro Detroit area and the first since UFC 123 in November 2010, the event will be the first for the promotion at the newly-built venue.
A UFC Featherweight Championship bout between current champion Max Holloway and former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar was expected to serve as the main event. However, on November 11, Edgar was forced to withdraw from the fight citing injury. He was replaced by former WEC Featherweight Champion and former two-time champion José Aldo. Aldo was scheduled to face Ricardo Lamas at UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. dos Anjos in a rematch of his successful title defense at UFC 169 in February, 2014. Holloway and Aldo met previously at UFC 212, with the former defeating the latter to win the championship.
The UFC 218 Countdown video takes a closer look at the upcoming UFC 218 event on Sat., Dec. 2 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.
In the main event, Max Holloway will try to defend his UFC featherweight title in a rematch against former champion Jose Aldo. Heavyweight contenders Alistair Overeem and Francis Ngannou face off in the night’s co-main event.