Max Holloway, who will face Jose Aldo instead of Frankie Edgar at UFC 218 in Detroit, goes through the Freep editorial office to watch the fight at the Little Caesars Arena on December 2. Recorded on October 12.
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Max Holloway, left, and José Aldo pose on Friday for a photo during the UFC 218 official weigh-in for Saturday's featherweight championship bout at Little Caesars Arena. (Photo: Junfu Han, Detroit Free Press) Buy photo
Welcome to our live updates of UFC 218 tonight's Little Caesars Arena in Detroit
This is the second UFC trip to Detroit, and the first event since May 17, 1996.
The headliner of UFC 218 is the champion featherweight Max Holloway (18-3) vs. Jose Aldo (26-3) Hol Loway is on an 11-fight winning streak, including his victory over Aldo at UFC 212 on June 3 in Brazil that made him the undisputed featherweight champion. Holloway was scheduled to fight Frankie Edgar in Detroit, but Edgar retired due to an injury and Aldo accepted the fight with little time in advance hoping to regain the title he once held for more than five years.
There are also a handful of fighters with local connections, including Bath & A's Cooper and Drakkar Klose of South Haven.
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Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo, the rematch DC and Kenny break the second round! https://t.co/QG8GHDzW0i
– UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) November 30, 2017
Here is the full lineup tonight, with live updates below:
Early Prelims (starts at 6:15 pm)
115 pounds: Amanda Cooper (3-3) vs. Angela Magana (11-8)
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170: Sabah Homasi (11-6) vs. Abdul Razak Alhbadan (7-1)
205: Jeremy Kimball (15-6) vs. Dominick Reyes (7-0)
265: Justin Willis (5-1) vs. Allen Crowder (9-2)
More: Dana White does not want a return from Ronda Rousey
Prelims (starts at 8 pm in FS1)
155: Charles Oliveira (22-7) vs. Paul Felder (14-3)
170: Alex Oliveira (17-3-1) vs. Yante Mediros (14-4)
155: David Teymur (6-1) vs. Drakkar Klose (8-0-1)
More: Drakkar Klose, native of South Haven, enjoys coming home
1 15: Felice Herrig (13- 6) vs. Cortney Casey (7-4)
Main card (starts at 10 p.m. on pay-per-view)
115: Tecia Torres (9-1) vs. Michelle Waterson (14-5)
155: Eddie Alvarez (28-5) vs. Justin Gaethje (18-0)  125: Henry Cejudo (11-2) vs. Sergio Pettis (16-2)
265: Alistair Overeem (43-15) vs. Fancis Ngannou (10-1)
145: Max Holloway (18) -3) vs. José Aldo (26-3)
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