UFC 224 And UFC 225 Locations Announced


UFC has problems getting a main event for UFC 222, but on Saturday night at UFC Belem, they announced two more upcoming pay-per-view shows.

UFC confirmed that they'll be in Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 12 for UFC 224. Thus far only Nick Hein vs. Davi Ramos has been announced for the show, but the UFC has tried to negotiated a potential superfight between UFC Featherweight Champion Cris Cyborg and UFC Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes, which would be ideal to headline this event.

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The company also announced that UFC 225 would take place in Chicago on June 9th. The event will serve as their first pay-per-view in Chicago after hundreds of PPV events elsewhere. No fights or a main event have been announced, but UFC President Dana White has stated that he'll offer Chicago Native and former WWE Champion CM Punk another fight. Ironically, WWE are in town for a double shot the following weekend. 

Fightful.com will have full coverage and discussion of both shows, including post-show podcasts for each one. 

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