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UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz

UFC 196
  • Saturday 03.05.2016 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $8,100,000
  • Attendance: 14,898
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 1,317,000 | TV Ratings: 1.84M avg. viewers (FS1 prelims, 2.08M peak)
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 12
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Fight of the Night
    Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz   |   $50,000 bonus to Diaz
  • Performance of the Night
    Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate   |   $50,000 bonus to Tate
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Referees

  • Herb Dean
    McGregor vs. Diaz (12)Nunes vs. Shevchenko (8)Silva vs. Taleb (6)
  • John McCarthy
    Holm vs. Tate (11)Lawlor vs. Anderson (9)Thatch vs. Bahadurzada (7)
  • Yves Lavigne
    Latifi vs. Villante (10)Elkins vs. Skelly (4)Salas vs. Saggo (2)
  • Chris Tognoni
    Miranda vs. Guimarães (5)Sanchez vs. Miller (3)Erosa vs. Ishihara (1)

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