The UFC 248 poster has officially been released ahead of the pay-per-view (PPV) event from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 7.
In the main event of the night, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will put his title up for grabs against Yoel Romero. Adesanya comes off of a second-round knockout victory over Robert Whittaker, while Romero comes off a controversial decision loss to Paulo Costa. Costa was initially expected to face Adesanya for the title, however, the Brazilian suffered an injury, opening up the door for “The Soldier Of God.”
The co-main event will see women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang defend her title against former division queen Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Both title fights are featured on the recently released poster, which you can check out below, along with the card thus far.
- Middleweight: (C) Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero
- Women’s strawweight: (C) Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk
- Middleweight: TBD vs. Jared Cannonier
- Middleweight: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
- Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. Li Jingliang
- Middleweight: Rodolfo Vieira vs. Saparbek Safarov
- Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Drakkar Klose
- Welterweight: Alex Oliveira vs. Max Griffin
- Women’s strawweight: Emily Whitmire vs. Polyana Viana
- Bantamweight: Danaa Batgerel vs. Guido Cannetti
What do you think about the UFC 248 poster? What do you make of the card?