The event will be the first that the business has managed at T-Mobile World, in Apr 2016 which opened up. It will require place through the UFC’s twelve-monthly International Fight Week and mark the next time the UFC will host three events in consecutive days.
A welterweight rematch between your Ultimate Fighter 5 success and former light-weight subject challenger Nate Diaz and current UFC Featherweight Champ Conor McGregor was at first likely to headline the function. The pairing achieved early on in the entire year at UFC 196 recently. McGregor was likely to challenge UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos, but dos Anjos pulled out due to a broken foot only 11 days prior to the event. Diaz eventually changed him and the bout was shifted to the welterweight section. Diaz gained the struggle via rear-naked choke in the next round.
Everything improved on Apr 19: in an abrupt turn of occurrences, after McGregor tweeting a meant old age, the UFC declared that he was drawn from the function and an upgraded for him has been sought. UFC Chief executive Dana White clarified that McGregor’s removal was related to his refusal to come quickly to a press convention that week, because “he was in Iceland training and didn’t want to spoil his planning for the attack”. McGregor released a assertion two times later, claiming he’s not retired and that he wanted the UFC to permit him to target more on the struggle preparation this time around, as he seems he lost his concentration during the advertising obligations going back fight. An ultimatum was given by him, expressing he’s ready for the function and would come for a planned NY press convention, but in the event that’s insufficient, he “doesn’t really know what to state”. A written report later stated that the UFC made a decision to cancel the combat indeed, in that which was rumored to be always a $10 million salary for McGregor
On 27 April, the UFC officially declared the new headliner as a UFC Light Heavyweight Tournament unification rematch between current champ Daniel Cormier and past champ Jon Jones, who’s also the existing interim champ. In January 2015 with Jones defending his subject via unanimous decision the pairing found recently at UFC 182. After that victory, Jones was stripped of the title and suspended indefinitely from the UFC regarding the a hit-and-run incident that he was involved with. Cormier substituted him and continued to beat Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 to gain the vacant subject. Their rematch was formerly expected to take place at UFC 197, but Cormier taken out three weeks prior to the event scheduled to accident and was substituted by Ovince Saint Preux, in what became an interim name bout. Jones continued to beat Saint Preux by unanimous decision and gained the interim name.
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On 4 June, through the UFC 199 main greeting card broadcast, it was released that ex – UFC Heavyweight Champ Brock Lesnar will go back to the UFC for his first deal with since Dec 2011. He’ll face the 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix champion and previous interim subject contender Make Hunt.
Because of McGregor’s experiments beyond his section, an interim UFC Featherweight Tournament bout between ex – champ Jos? Aldo and previous lightweight champ Frankie Edgar is likely to take place as of this event. This may also be a rematch, as Aldo defended his subject against Edgar at UFC 156 in 2013 via unanimous decision.
A UFC Women’s Bantamweight Tournament bout between current champ Miesha Tate and top contender Amanda Nunes is also expected because of this event.
The cards is also likely to include a heavyweight bout between past two-time champ Cain Travis and Velasquez Browne, a middleweight bout between past Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champ Gegard Derek and Mousasi Brunson, and a welterweight bout between previous UFC Welterweight Champ Johny Hendricks and THE BEST Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen success Kelvin Gastelum.
A compact bout between Joe Lauzon and THE BEST Fighter 1 champion and former light and portable name challenger Diego Sanchez was formerly booked for UFC 180. However, the bout was terminated credited to both fighters being harmed. The combat was rescheduled because of this event. Also, another handful of lightweight bouts between former PRIDE Lightweight Champion Takanori Gomi and Jim Miller, as well as Sage Enrique and Northcutt Mar?n are anticipated to occur as of this event.
Also on the greeting card you will see a women’s bantamweight bout between ex – title challenger Kitty Zingano and THE BEST Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate victor Julianna Pe?a, and a bantamweight rematch between ex – UFC Bantamweight Champ T.J. Raphael and dillashaw Assun??o. The pairing first satisfied at UFC Attack Evening: Maia vs. In October 2013 shields, when Assun??o acquired an in depth bout via divide decision. Source: Wikipedia