Be sure to get your UFC 221 coverage from our good friends at FightLine. The pay per view makes a rare stop in Australia’s Perth Arena. It airs on UFC Fight Pass, Fox Sports 1 and pay per view.
The main events sees Luke Rockhold battle Yoel Romero over the interim middleweight championship. Only Rockhold is eligible to win the title as Romero missed weight. Romero was given extra time to make up the weight, but only lost an additional .3 pounds. He showed up at weigh-ins three pounds over the 185 limit. The co-mian event sees heavyeqwight veteran Mark Hunt take on rising star Curtis Blaydes.
Below is the final card.
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
Interim UFC Middleweight Championship
Luke Rockhold vs. Yoel Romero
Heavyweight: Mark Hunt vs. Curtis Blaydes
Heavyweight: Tai Tuivasa vs. Cyril Asker
Welterweight: Jake Matthews vs. Li Jingliang
Light Heavyweight: Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Damien Brown vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Middleweight: Rob Wilkinson vs. Israel Adesanya
Lightweight: Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alexander Volkanovski
Flyweight: Ben Nguyen vs. Jussier Formiga
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Mizuto Hirota vs. Ross Pearson
Bantamweight: Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez
Welterweight: Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe