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UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum

UFC 188
  • Saturday 06.13.2015 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: FX
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Arena Ciudad de Mexico
  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Attendance: 21,036
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 300,000 | TV Ratings: 727,000 avg. viewers (FX prelims)
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Performance of the Night
    Cain Velasquez vs. Fabrício Werdum   |   $50,000 bonus to Werdum
  • Fight of the Night
    Charles Rosa vs. Yair Rodriguez   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Alejandro Perez vs. Patrick Williams   |   $50,000 bonus to Williams
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Referees

  • Herb Dean
    Velasquez vs. Werdum (11)Dober vs. Escudero (5)Pendred vs. Montaño (2)
  • John McCarthy
    Melendez vs. Alvarez (10)Torres vs. Hill (7)Trevino vs. Case (3)
  • Dan Miragliotta
    Gastelum vs. Marquardt (9)Perez vs. Williams (4)
  • Mario Yamasaki
    Rosa vs. Rodriguez (8)Cejudo vs. Camus (6)Benítez vs. Collard (1)

Fight Predictions

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