UFC 228 Fight Card and Start Time

By Chris Taylor - August 18, 2018

The octagon will return to Dallas, Texas next month for the promotions UFC 228 pay-per-view fight card.

Tyron Woodley, Darren Till

The event, which takes place Saturday September 8, is headlined by a welterweight title fight featuring current champion Tyron Woodley taking on undefeated contender Darren Till.

Tyron Woodley (18-3-1 MMA) will compete for the first time since UFC 214 in July of 2017 when he defeated submission specialist Demian Maia via unanimous decision.

“The Chosen One” has gone 5-0-1 over his past six contests which includes a first-round knockout victory over former division title holder Robbie Lawler.

Meanwhile, Darren Till (17-0-1 MMA) was last seen in action at May’s UFC Fight Night event in Liverpool where he scored a controversial decision victory over former two-time title challenger Stephen Thompson.

Prior to that, Till was coming off a sensational first-round TKO victory over Donald Cerrone.

In the co-main event of UFC 228 current women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano will put her title on the line against “The Bullet” Valentina Shevchenko.

Nicco Montano (4-2 MMA) was most recently seen in action this past December where she captured the UFC’s inaugural women’s flyweight title by defeating Roxanne Modafferi via unanimous decision.

As for Valentina Shevchenko (15-3 MMA), the former women’s bantamweight title challenger is coming off an incredible second-round submission victory over Priscila Cachoeira which took place in February.

Get the full UFC 228 fight card below:

UFC 228 Main Card Pay-Per-View (10pm EST)

Tyron Woodley (c) vs. Darren Till – UFC Welterweight Title Fight
Nicco Montano (c) vs. Valentina Shevchenko – UFC Women’s Flyweight Title Fight
Jessica Andrade vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Carla Esparza vs. Tatiana Suarez
Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Brandon Davis

UFC 228 Prelims on FX (8pm EST)

Cody Stamann vs. Aljamain Sterling
Charles Byrd vs. Darren Stewart
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Niko Price
John Dodson vs. Jimmie Rivera

UFC Fight Pass Prelims (6pm EST)

Diego Sanchez vs. Craig White
Jim Miller vs. Alex White
Irene Aldana vs. Lucie Pudilova
Ryan Benoit vs. Roberto Sanchez
Frank Camacho vs. Geoff Neal

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