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UFC announces ‘Unstoppable’ global launch event prior to UFC 196

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The UFC is bringing the hype.

Prior to the UFC 196 weigh-ins on March 4, the UFC will hold an event deemed “Unstoppable,” featuring some of the sport’s biggest names.

Led by UFC President Dana White, the UFC will announce key upcoming matchups, showcasing the full spectrum of bouts leading up to July 9’s UFC 200 card.

Fighters currently confirmed to attend the “Unstoppable” launch are:

Junior dos Santos and Ben Rothwell (will face off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia April 10)
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson (will face off April 16 at UFC on Fox 19)
Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones (will face off April 23 in the main event of UFC 197)
Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo (will face off April 23 in the co-main event of UFC 197)
Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman (will face off at UFC 199 in June)

Following the “Unstoppable” event, fighters competing on the UFC 196 card will weigh in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC 196 is headline by a lightweight title fight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos. Holly Holm looks to defend her bantamweight title against Miesha Tate in the co-main event.

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