UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till fight date, PPV price, how to watch and live stream

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Tyron Woodley (Getty Images)

The UFC returns for its next pay-per-view offering with UFC 227 on Saturday, Sept. 8 from the American Airlines Center in Dallas.

The main event features Tyron Woodley defending the welterweight title against Darren Till.

The co-main event is another championship fight, when Nicco Montano will put the women’s flyweight title on the line against Valentina Shevchenko.

Since knocking out Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 in July 2016 to win the title, Woodley (18-3-1) has made three consecutive defenses. He has defeated Stephen Thompson twice and, most recently, Demian Maia at UFC 214. After the Maia bout, Woodley had surgery to repair a torn labrum. Overall, Woodley will go into UFC 228 unbeaten in his past six fights.

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Till (17-0-1) made MMA fans take notice when he scored a first-round TKO victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC Gdansk in October. The 25-year-old solidified a title shot by defeating Thompson via a close unanimous decision at UFC Liverpool in May. Till missed weight by three pounds the day before the fight.

Montano (5-2) won the inaugural women’s 125-pound strap at The Ultimate Fighter Finale in December, beating Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision. Many, including Shevechenko, have doubted Montano wanting to face her. The champion said a nagging foot injury and having a tonsillectomy derailed her for making her first title defense.

Shevchenko (15-3) earned the opportunity by submitting Priscila Cachoeira at UFC Fight Night 125 in her flyweight debut after going 3-2 at bantamweight, with both losses to champion Amanda Nunes. 

UFC 228 is a card with implications in all five main bouts, along with a mixture of notable names — Diego Sanchez, John Dodson and Jim Miller — on the undercard. Can Till and Shevchenko capture UFC gold for the first time? Or do Woodley and Montano remain on top of their respective divisions?

(All times Eastern.)

UFC 228 date, start time

UFC 228 takes place on Saturday, Sept. 8. Pay-per-view coverage begins at 10 p.m. Woodley and Till should enter the Octagon around 12:15 a.m.

How to watch UFC 228

The main card on pay-per-view can be purchased for $64.99. For more information on how to order UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till, contact your service provider. You can also live-stream UFC 228 and order the main card on UFC.TV for $64.99.

UFC 228 fight card

Main card

Tyron Woodley (c) vs. Darren Till for Woodley’s Welterweight title
Nicco Montano (c) vs. Valentina Shevchenko for Montano’s Women’s Flyweight title
Jessica Andrade vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz; Women’s Strawweight 
Carla Esparza vs. Tatiana Suarez; Women’s Strawweight 
Yair Rodríguez vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov; Featherweight 

Preliminary Card 

Aljamain Sterling vs. Cody Stamann; Bantamweight 
Charles Byrd vs. Darren Stewart; Middleweight 
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Niko Price; Welterweight 
Jimmie Rivera vs. John Dodson; Bantamweight 
Diego Sanchez vs. Craig White; Welterweight 
Jim Miller vs. Alex White; Lightweight 
Irene Aldana vs. Lucie Pudilova; Women’s Bantamweight 
Ryan Benoit vs. Roberto Sanchez; Flyweight 
Geoff Neal vs. Frank Camacho; Welterweight