Santiago is a native of Wood Dale, Illinois and a former Dana White Contender Series participant. He last competed at UFC Fight Night 124, losing a decision to Mads Burnell.
— mike santiago (@MSantiagomma) March 23, 2018
Ige, 26, will look to represent his state of Hawaii well with a return to the win column. He lost a decision to Julio Arce at UFC 220 in January 2018.
— Dan “50k” Ige (@Dynamitedan808) March 24, 2018
UFC 225 is scheduled for June 9 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Current bouts include:
Robert Whittaker (19-4-0) vs. Yoel Romero (13-2-0)
Alistair Overeem (43-19-1) vs. Curtis Blaydes (9-1-0)
Claudia Gadelha (15-3-0) vs. Carla Esparza (13-4-0)
Tai Tuivasa (7-0-0) vs. Andrei Arlovski (27-15-0)
Joseph Benavidez (25-4-0) vs. Sergio Pettis (16-3-0)
Rashad Coulter (8-3-0) vs. Allen Crowder (9-3-0)
CM Punk vs. TBA
More bouts are expected to be announced.