Completed MMA Event

UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2

UFC 218
  • Saturday 12.02.2017 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: WME-IMG
  • Venue: Little Caesars Arena
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Joe Rogan, Jon Anik
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $2,000,000
  • Attendance: 17,587
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 230,000 | TV Ratings: 694,000 avg. viewers (FS1 prelims, 841k peak)
  • MMA Bouts: 13
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

  • Fight of the Night
    Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Fight of the Night
    Alex Oliveira vs. Yancy Medeiros   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter

Referees

  • Herb Dean
    Holloway vs. Aldo II (13)Alvarez vs. Gaethje (10)Klose vs. Teymur (6)Razak Alhassan vs. Homasi (3)
  • Dan Miragliotta
    Overeem vs. N'Gannou (12)Felder vs. Oliveira (8)Crowder vs. Willis (1)
  • Keith Peterson
    Cejudo vs. Pettis (11)Waterson-Gomez vs. Torres (9)Magana vs. Cooper (4)
  • Bobby Wombacher
    Oliveira vs. Medeiros (7)Herrig vs. Casey (5)Reyes vs. Kimball (2)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for upcoming MMA & Boxing fights. UFC 218 is closed for new predictions. 1,645 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: UFC 218 Leaderboard

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  • MMAFighting.com : Jorge Masvidal to Gilbert Burns: ‘Go fight in Brazil, just keep my name out of your mouth’
  • MMA Junkie : Dricus Du Plessis plans to beat Darren Till, then go after Till's teammate Khamzat Chimaev
  • MMAFighting.com : Tyson Fury calls momentous win over Wladimir Klitschko a ‘curse’: ‘It’s been a pretty s***** seven years since’
  • MMA Junkie : Coach Javier Mendez: Islam Makhachev's size and grappling will be too much for Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 284
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  • MMA Weekly : UFC Orlando Live Results: Thompson vs. Holland
  • MMA Weekly : Anatoly Malykhin stops Reinier de Ridder at ONE on Prime Video 5
  • MMA Junkie : ONE on Prime Video 5 results: Anatoly Malykhin crushes Reinier de Ridder in first to become two-division champion
  • MMAFighting.com : ONE on Prime Video 5 results: Anatoliy Malykhin starches Reinier de Ridder in first for second title
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC Orlando Results: Thompson vs. Holland
  • MMAFighting.com : ONE on Prime Video 5 video: Groin shot spoils Roberto Soldic’s ONE Championship debut