The first edition of Mexicana Universal 2018 is slated to take place on May 27, 2018. During the conclusion of the pageant, the outgoing titleholder, Denisse Franco, who was chosen as Miss Universe Mexico via Nuestra Belleza México pageant, will crown her successor as the new Miss Universe Mexico to represent Mexico at Miss Universe 2018 wherein Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa will crown her successor as next Miss Universe.