Conor McGregor vs Rafael dos Anjos and Holly Holms vs Miesha Tate has been confirmed for UFC 197 set to take place in Las Vegas, USA on Saturday, 5 March 2016. All you need to know about what might turn out to be record-breaking UFC 197.
Conor McGregor will be moving upto light-weight to face Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC light-weight title fight headlining UFC 197 on Saturday, 5 March 2016. The fight was announced today and it will take place at MGM Grand, Las Vegas with promotional activities starting in couple of weeks time. Conor McGregor can become the third UFC fighter in history to win two belts in different weight divisions and only the first to hold two titles concurrently if he manages to beat Rafael dos Anjos.
Dos Anjos recently defended his title against Donald Cerrone before Christmas and this fight is widely predicted as one of the biggest in recent UFC history. McGregor vs Dos Anjos is not the only great fight in UFC 197 as Holly Holms will make her first title defense against Miesha Tate in the co-feature event of UFC 197.
|UFC 197 Date||Saturday, 05 March 2016|
|VENUE||MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States|
|BROADCASTING||Main-Event & Co-feature fight to be PPV, while undercard & preliminary fights to be shown on Fox1 and UFC Fight pass|
|MAIN-EVENT||Conor McGregor vs Rafael dos Anjos (UFC Light-weight title fight)|
|CO-FEATRURE||Holly Holms vs Miesha Tate (UFC Women title)|
|TICKETS||Promotional activities will start after 20th January 2016 and ticket info will be released in first official press-conference.|
Both fights announced so far are the massive title bouts which could be headline their own seperate PPVs. Conor McGregor is the biggest draw in UFC at the moment and his last two fights has been record breaking on every scale. So we can safely assume that UFC 197 will blow out of the charts combine with Holly Holms defending her title against Tate