UFC 214 is going down tonight (Sat., July 29, 2017) live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., as reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier looks to finally slay his personal demon — and most hated rival — Jon Jones. Cormier and Jones first collided at UFC 182 back in Jan. 2015, with “Bones” coasting to a well-deserved unanimous decision win. “DC” has worked hard to earn a rematch, taking out Anthony Johnson (twice), Alexander Gustafsson and Anderson Silva to claim the 205-pound strap that Jones was forced to forfeit (twice) because of his unlawful extracurricular activities outside the Octagon.
It’s been a long, strange mixed martial arts (MMA) cocaine-fueled trip ever since, as their highly-anticipated rematch has been delayed twice thanks to a foot injury and dick pills. Nevertheless, the night when UFC’s two greatest Light Heavyweight fighters ever clash for a second time is finally upon us. Good things really do come to those who wait. And Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 is proof.
In other pay-per-view (PPV) main card action, Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will put his belt on the line against Demian Maia and his seven-fight unbeaten streak, which includes submission wins over top-ranked fighters such as Carlos Condit, Matt Brown and Neil Magny. Cris Cyborg will also finally get the opportunity to compete for a UFC title after the promotion’s first-ever women’s Featherweight champion, Germaine de Randamie, decided she didn’t want to defend the belt against the Brazilian. Cyborg will now battle Invicta FC Bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger for the vacant 145-pound tiara. Two other explosive fights — Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone and Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezdemir — round out a loaded PPV event that UFC has dubbed, “The Biggest Card of The Year.”
Check out the complete UFC 214 line up below:
UFC 214 PPV Main Event:
205 lbs.: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones (estimated 12 a.m. ET start time)
UFC 214 PPV Co-Main Event:
170 lbs.: UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia
UFC 214 Main Card (10 p.m. ET):
145 lbs.: Cristiane Justino vs. Tonya Evinger for vacant women’s Featherweight title
170 lbs.: Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler
205 lbs.: Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezdemir
UFC 214 Prelims on FXX (8 p.m. ET):
145 lbs.: Jason Knight vs. Ricardo Lamas
140 lbs.: Renan Barao vs. Aljamain Sterling
145 lbs.: Renato Moicano vs. Brian Ortega
145 lbs.: Andre Fili vs. Calvin Kattar
UFC 214 Prelims on Fight Pass (6:30 p.m. ET):
115 lbs.: Alexandra Albu vs. Kailin Curran
125 lbs.: Jarred Brooks vs. Eric Shelton
155 lbs.: Josh Burkman vs. Drew Dober
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