UFC 197 FEATURES TWO TITLE FIGHTS IN LAS VEGAS ON MARCH 5
UFC® FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION CONOR McGREGOR CHALLENGES LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION
RAFAEL DOS ANJOS AT UFC® 197 IN LAS VEGAS
WOMEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION HOLLY HOLM MAKES
FIRST TITLE DEFENSE AGAINST MIESHA TATE
Las Vegas – UFC® featherweight champion Conor McGregor will look to make history on Saturday, March 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas when he moves up to challenge UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos for the 155-pound title.
McGregor will look to become the first fighter in history to hold UFC world titles in two different weight classes simultaneously when he challenges the red-hot Brazilian champion.
Plus, women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm puts her world title on the line for the first time against second-ranked Miesha Tate in the co-main event. The undefeated Holm became a household name at UFC® 193 when she knocked out previously unbeaten Ronda Rousey. The former boxing champion looks to keep her perfect record intact when she meets Tate, who is riding a dominant four-fight win streak.
Tickets for UFC® 197: DOS ANJOS vs. McGREGOR, presented by EA SPORTS UFC® 2, go on sale to the general public on Friday, Jan. 22. Ticket information will be made available soon.
UFC® 197: DOS ANJOS vs. McGREGOR will air live on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on Saturday, March 5.
UFC will host a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 20 in Las Vegas with all four athletes, plus UFC President Dana White, to launch the event.
The following are scheduled to attend the Media Conference Call Wednesday, January 20 in Las Vegas:
- DANA WHITE – UFC President
- RAFAEL DOS ANJOS – UFC lightweight champion
- CONOR McGREGOR – UFC featherweight champion
- HOLLY HOLM – UFC women’s bantamweight champion
- MIESHA TATE – No. 2 UFC women’s bantamweight contender
FightBookMMA.com will have the live stream when it becomes available.
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