If you are hooked with the latest buzz word “UFC 196”, then this is the best place where you get to know and updated. As you could get the sense of it, the bout is about the Mixed Martial Art. Decoding the phrase #UFC 196 – the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is privately held company with the same name under the parent company of Zuffa, LLC, responsible for promoting the sport.
Coming to the number 196 it could get the number of championships organized or conducted with respect to this division of sport which they promote. UFC 196 was initially planned in HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil but cancelled due to some technical issues, which has shattered many of fans excitement. But on 12th January it was confirmed that the bout would be held on 5th of March, 2016 at prestigious MGM Grand Garden, Las Vegas, Nevada.
It of course pleases the fans of UFC very much. This event is also expected to grab the headlines on one particular bout for UFC Lightweight Championship between the current champion Rafael Dos Anjos and the current UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor. This bout is the second instance in the entire history of UFC where two current champions from different weight class are in for a bout to grab the title.
McGregor vs Diaz
The first instance wa in UFC 94 on 31st January, 2009 where the UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre defended his title against then Lightweight Champion B.J. Penn. Adding to this, the co-headlined bout would be between Holly Holm and Miesha tate for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. Holly is the current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion whereas Meisha is the former Strikeforce Bantamweight Champion. The bouts are decoded. You had the briefing on the most anticipated bouts of this season. Let us dig in deeper and why are they most anticipated. We should start with the breath-taking bout between McGregor vs Diaz
Highlights: Nathan Donald “Nate” Diaz (born April 16, 1985) is an American mixed martial artist currently competing for the UFC in the lightweight division. He is also the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 5. He is the younger brother of former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and WEC Welterweight Champion Nick Diaz. In addition to the UFC, Diaz has competed in the WEC, Strikeforce, and Pancrase in Japan. As of February 23rd, 2016, Diaz is #5 in official UFC lightweight rankings
Holly Holm vs Miesha Tate
The Women in action: Holly Holm and Miesha Tate. Holm hails from New Mexico, America. The beautiful 34 year old is commonly known as “The Preacher’s Daughter”. She has been the most versatile fighter since she has won many championship panning around boxing and MMA. Fighting Matrix (a comprehensive fighter ranking portal) posted her as #1 in the world. Her most notable win is from UFC 194 where she defeated the undefeated Ronda Rousey which was first in her sporting career. This match was considered to be the biggest upsets of the MMA sporting history. Miesha is younger than Holm.
The 29 year old MMA fighter has only lost 5 matches out of the 22 bouts in her careers of MMA. She is from Tacoma, Washington, USA. She is primarily known for her grappling ability and has a lot of achievements one of them is winning a Silver in FILA grappling championship. As of November 2015, she has been the contender for #2 in official UFC rankings. She is also featured as a playable character in a video game named EA Sports UFC. We are pretty sure after these information, your adrenaline should pump up since both bouts are very unpredictable, equally poised and are equally capable of the title at the UFC 196.
UFC 196 Fight Card
There are 11 bouts this season and here is the official fight card categorized into respective categories.
1. Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz (Most Anticipated)
2. Diego Sanchez vs Jim Miller
3. Justin Salas vs Jason Saggo
1. Corey Anderson vs Tom Lawlor
2. Gian Villante vs Ilir Latifi
1. Erick Silva vs Nordine Taleb
2. Brandon Thatch vs Siyar Bahadurzada
1. Darren Elkins vs Chas Skelly
2. Julian Erosa vs Teruto Ishihara
1. Holly Holm vs Miesha Tate (Most anticipated)
2. Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko
UFC 196 Tickets
Every bout is power packed! Couldn’t ask for more. For the UFC 196 Tickets, the official URL is the most preferred and authenticated. We would suggest you to purchase the same from there as it would be more secure and safe. Visit UFC.com/event-ticket-info. Grab the tickets as soon as possible since there is limited availability and the prices might go up the closer we get to the UFC 196. What are you waiting for? Visit the URL and purchase your tickets.
UFC 196 Fight pass
There are no words to describe the live experience, we need to experience it. Most of you might agree to this. Now this is the right time for those who want to enjoy the fight on their own conveniences. Some also prefer to watch it at home or office right through their favorite devices like desktop, mobile, tablet or laptop. The Fight Pass is the nice option. You can access the live streaming on all compatible devices. To do this, you will need the subscription service. You can watch the match anywhere from the UFC Fight Pass.
This season is going to be one heck of UFC. Just nail biting stuff since everyone can witness the outstanding match. Enough said and written. Time for action to begin. Wishing best for all the contenders throughout the categories. May the best and toughest win the UFC 196!