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It is under 24 hours to go until arguably one of the biggest fight cards of the year is set to hit our screens!

Weigh-in results have come in and MMA UK are pleased to say that everyone has weighed in with all fights going ahead with no let downs.

The line-up is spearheaded by a flyweight title fight. Champion Demetrious Johnson defends his title against No. 8-ranked contender Chris Cariaso. In the co-main event, No. 5-ranked lightweight ‘Cowboy’ Donald Cerrone welcomes Eddie Alvarez to the UFC after recently transferring from Bellator.

Also on the main card, No. 5-ranked featherweight Dustin Poirier takes on No. 9-ranked Conor McGregor which is set to be absolute fireworks in one of the biggest hyped fights of the year so far (check the staredown!) , No. 6-ranked middleweight Tim Kennedy squares off against No. 10-ranked Yoel Romero and No. 1-ranked women’s bantamweight Cat Zingano returns against No. 8-ranked Amanda Nunes.

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Champ Demetrious Johnson (124.5) vs. Chris Cariaso (124.5) – for flyweight title
  • Eddie Alvarez (155) vs. Donald Cerrone (155)
  • Conor McGregor (146) vs. Dustin Poirier (145.5)
  • Tim Kennedy (185) vs. Yoel Romero (185)
  • Amanda Nunes (135) vs. Cat Zingano (135)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Dominick Cruz (134) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (136)
  • James Krause (155) vs. Jorge Masvidal (155)
  • Patrick Cote (170.5) vs. Stephen Thompson (170)
  • Brian Ebersole (170.5) vs. John Howard (170)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)

  • Kevin Lee (155.5) vs. Jon Tuck (155)
  • Manny Gamburyan (135.5) vs. Cody Gibson (135.5)

 

Source: MMAJunkie