Alvarez vs. Gaethje set for UFC 218 in Detroit

Currently battling it out as coaches on season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter, Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje will put the clipboards down on Dec. 2 as they square off in a UFC 218 bout at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.

In the main event of UFC 218, which airs live on Pay-Per-View, Max Holloway defends his world featherweight title against Frankie Edgar.

The former UFC lightweight champion, Philadelphia's Alvarez has been at the top of the lightweight division for much of his career, with his hard-nosed style garnering him a sizable fan base. More people will likely jump on the bandwagon in December when he faces a fellow fan favorite in Arizona's Gaethje, a free-swinging warrior who kept his unbeaten record intact in his UFC debut in July when he halted Michael Johnson in the second round of the leading candidate for 2017 Fight of the Year.

Stay tuned to for more fight card announcements and ticket on-sale dates.


Watch the Fight Night London post-fight press conference live following the event.
At the weigh-ins for Fight Night London, surprise guest Darren Till arrived with some big news. (There's still time to see Fight Night London; just head over to!)
In this preview of the latest episode of The Exchange, host Megan Olivi sits down with the one and only Khabib Nurmagomedov to talk about his upcoming bout at UFC 223 against Tony Ferguson and much, much more.
Watch the highlights from Friday's Fight Night London weigh-in, featuring main event fighters Fabricio Werdum and Alexander Volkov.