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UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch

UFC Fight Night 116
  • Saturday 09.16.2017 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 | Prelims: UFC Fight Pass
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: WME-IMG
  • Venue: PPG Paints Arena
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Jon Anik, Dominick Cruz, Paul Felder
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Jon Anik
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $396,190
  • Attendance: 7,005
  • TV Ratings: 872,000 avg. viewers
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 10
  • Event Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG | Promoter

Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Performance of the Night
    Mike Perry vs. Alex Reyes   |   $50,000 bonus to Perry
  • Fight of the Night
    Gregor Gillespie vs. Jason Gonzalez   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Krzysztof Jotko vs. Uriah Hall   |   $50,000 bonus to Hall
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Referees

  • Dan Miragliotta
    Rockhold vs. Branch (10)Lombard vs. Smith (8)Usman vs. Moraes (6)Spitz vs. Hamilton (3)
  • Keith Peterson
    Perry vs. Reyes (9)Ledet vs. Anyanwu (5)Burns vs. Saggo (1)
  • Rob Hinds
    Gillespie vs. Gonzalez (7)Aubin-Mercier vs. Martin (4)Jotko vs. Hall (2)

Fight Predictions

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