Chicago is home to some of the most passionate sports fan in the world. That energy and fervor was on display Wednesday as hundreds of fans made their way to the Chicago Theatre to see the UFC 225 open workouts.
The gorgeous theatre was perfect to host the event, as the loud and proud Windy City fight fans quickly made their presence felt.
First to the stage was UFC newcomer Megan Anderson who looked absolutely shredded. She wowed the crowd with take downs and big hands. Up next was Colby Covington, who was immediately showered with boos from those in attendance. The welterweight loved it, greeting the noise by sticking his tongue out.
Middleweight contender Yoel Romero didn’t work out, but that didn’t mean the crowd didn’t love him. Romero was constantly smiling as the crowd kept calling out “I love you”. He then spent time with the fans by answering questions and signing some autographs.
With only a few days left until UFC 225, you can be sure that the fan passion from open workouts will translate to Saturday.