UFC has officially announced the cover stars of the forthcoming edition of the UFC video game.
UFC revealed that UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski and the former Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko would be the cover athletes of the “EA UFC 5.” Moreover, UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya would appear on the cover of the special edition of this game.
Israel Adesanya was on the cover of this game last year too, as he shared the cover space with Jorge Masvidal for EA UFC 4. It will be the first UFC cover for Alexander Volkanovski whereas Valentina Shevchenko is the second-ever female athlete to appear on the cover of a UFC game after Ronda Rousey.
EA UFC 5 will be revealed for the first time on September 7 at 8 AM PST. UFC has already posted the fighters’ reaction for the reveal trailer whereas the full reveal will come on the aforementioned date.
Israel Adesanya will be in action this Saturday as he will defend the UFC Middleweight Champion against Sean Strickland in the main event of UFC 293.