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Latest UFC 196 fight card and rumors for 'McGregor vs Diaz' PPV on March 5 in Las Vegas

Fight fans will have to wait to get one of the craziest championship doubleheaders of the year because Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, broke his foot, scrapping a planned "Champion vs. Champion" showdown against Featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor. Have no fear, though, because Nate Diaz has stepped up on super short notice to battle "Notorious" in a 170-pound main event, which will still be joined by Holly Holm's first title defense against perennial contender Miesha Tate. Bananas!

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Event: UFC 196: "McGregor vs. Diaz"
Date: Sat., March 5, 2016, on pay-per-view (PPV)
Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

UFC 196 PPV Main Event:

170 lbs.: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

UFC 196 PPV Co-Main Event:

135 lbs.: UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate

UFC 196 PPV Main Card at 10 p.m. ET:

205 lbs.: Gian Villante vs. Ilir Latifi
205 lbs.: Corey Anderson vs. Tom Lawlor
135 lbs.: Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko

UFC 196 "Prelims" Undercard (FOX Sports 1) at 8 p.m. ET

170 lbs.: Brandon Thatch vs. Siyar Bahadurzada
170 lbs.: Erick Silva vs. Nordine Taleb
185 lbs.: Vitor Miranda vs. Marcelo Guimaraes
145 lbs.: Darren Elkins vs. Chas Skelly

UFC 196 "Prelims" Undercard (Fight Pass) at 6:30 p.m. ET

155 lbs.: Diego Sanchez vs. Jim Miller
155 lbs.: Justin Salas vs. Jason Saggo
145 lbs.: Julian Erosa vs. Teruto Ishihara

For much more on the upcoming UFC 196 PPV extravaganza click here.

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