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UFC 221: Romero vs. Rockhold

UFC 221
  • Saturday 02.10.2018 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: WME-IMG
  • Venue: Perth Arena
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Jon Anik, Jimmy Smith
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Jimmy Smith
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $2,810,000
  • Attendance: 12,437
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 130,000 | TV Ratings: 691,000 avg. viewers (FS1 prelims, 821k peak)
  • MMA Bouts: 12
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Fight of the Night
    Jake Matthews vs. Jingliang Li   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Rob Wilkinson vs. Israel Adesanya   |   $50,000 bonus to Adesanya
  • Performance of the Night
    Ben Nguyen vs. Jussier Formiga   |   $50,000 bonus to Formiga
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Referees

  • Marc Goddard
    Rockhold vs. Romero (12)Volkanovski vs. Kennedy (5)Ishihara vs. Quiñonez (2)
  • John Sharp
    Hunt vs. Blaydes (11)Brown vs. Ma (7)Pearson vs. Hirota (3)
  • Steve Perceval
    Tuivasa vs. Asker (10)Wilkinson vs. Adesanya (6)
  • Mark Simpson
    Matthews vs. Li (9)Jumeau vs. Abe (1)
  • Peter Hickmott
    Pedro vs. Safarov (8)Nguyen vs. Formiga (4)

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