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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)
  • 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)

Fight Predictions

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Videos & Highlights

  • MMAFighting.com : Conor McGregor breaks his silence on bar incident: ‘I was in the wrong’
  • MMA Weekly : Conor McGregor admits he was ‘in the wrong’ punching a pub patron; addresses retirement comments
  • MMA Weekly : Watch Dustin Poirier knock out Justin Gaethje (UFC 242 fight video)
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: Colby Covington talks ‘amazing’ UFC 241 fan reaction, sends message to champ Kamaru Usman
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: Jorge Masvidal prefers ‘masterpiece’ fight with Nate Diaz over title shot: ‘This is for the ages’
  • MMA Weekly : UFC 242 Live Results: Khabib vs. Poirier (Results & Fight Stats)
  • MMAFighting.com : Olympic medalist Mark O. Madsen signs with the UFC, debuts in Denmark
  • MMAFighting.com : Scott Coker: Cris Cyborg-Bellator talks progressing; Interest in Cat Zingano surfaces
  • MMA Weekly : Andres Rodriguez: ‘I’ve just got to win’ at Combat Zone 71
  • MMAFighting.com : Georges St-Pierre not interested in Nick Diaz rematch: ‘There’s nothing I can gain from that’
  • MMA Weekly : Stipe Miocic learned his father was declared cancer free the day of UFC 241 (The Thrill & The Agony)
  • MMAFighting.com : Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima 2 Bellator World Grand Prix final set for Oct. 26
  • MMAFighting.com : Ben Askren vs. Demian Maia will headline UFC’s return to Singapore
  • MMA Weekly : Joe Rogan after old guy punch: ‘Conor McGregor is living like you’re supposed to live if you’re Conor McGregor’
  • MMA Weekly : Joey Ruquet looking for redemption and a belt at Combate Americas 42
  • MMAFighting.com : Brian Ortega targets ‘The Korean Zombie’ in a main event fight for his return to the UFC 
  • MMAFighting.com : Missed Fists: Everybody dance now with Stamp Fairtex, more
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Colby Covington addresses Nate Diaz dismissing him: ‘I could give a sh*t less about that journeyman’
  • MMAFighting.com : English rugby star James Haskell signs for Bellator
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: Khama Worthy doesn’t care about world titles: ‘I’m here to make money’