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Latest UFC Fight Night 81 fight card, rumors for 'Dillashaw vs Cruz' on Jan. 17 in Boston

Is TJ Dillashaw the "real" bantamweight champion, or just a commercial until Dominick Cruz returns? We'll find out when "Dominator" tries to capture the title he never lost at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 81 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which -- thanks to additions like Eddie Alvarez vs. Anthony Pettis -- is quickly shaping up to be the best line up in the history of the cable television network. That said, you will have to make an adjustment in schedule, as "Dillashaw vs. Cruz" takes place on a Sunday night. At least it's free!


Event: UFC Fight Night 81: "Dillashaw vs. Cruz"
Date: Sun., Jan. 17, 2016 on FOX Sports 1
Location: TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts

FOX Sports 1 Main Event:

135 lbs.: UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz

FOX Sports 1 Main Card (10 p.m. ET):

155 lbs.: Eddie Alvarez vs. Anthony Pettis
265 lbs.: Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione
155 lbs.: Ross Pearson vs. Francisco Trinaldo

FOX Sports 1 Prelims (8 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Patrick Cote vs. Ben Saunders
155 lbs.: Mehdi Baghdad vs. Chris Wade
185 lbs.: Tim Boetsch vs. Ed Herman
145 lbs.: Maximo Blanco vs. Luke Sanders

UFC Fight Pass Prelims (6 p.m. ET):

155 lbs.: Daron Cruickshank vs. Paul Felder
205 lbs.: Ilir Latifi vs. Sean O'Connell
145 lbs.: Kyle Bochniak vs. Charles Rosa
135 lbs.: Rob Font vs. Joey Gomez
205 lbs.: Francimar Barroso vs. Elvis Mutapcic

For much more on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 81 event click here.

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