Each of the experts have their say on the title changes and in all of the matches mentioned, Holm’s clash with Ronda Rousey rates as the most attended UFC event in its history.
Champion Rafael Dos Anjos isolates himself from his family by traveling to the busy metropolis of Singapore, studying Muay Thai from the best and teaching jiu-jitsu – the sport that helped him rediscover his passion for fighting.
Meanwhile challenger Eddie Alvarez, having already captured championships in multiple other organizations, takes the opposite approach, living at home and training not far from the mean Philly streets that produced him.
In the main event, the most intense rivalry in combat sports reaches a boiling point when Daniel Cormier defends his light heavyweight title against interim champion Jon Jones.
After facing off for the first time in January 2015, a lot has changed on the 205-pound landscape, leaving “DC” and “Bones” to settle the score, once and for all.
Plus, it’s the return of Brock Lesnar, as the former UFC heavyweight champion battles veteran knockout artist Mark Hunt.
But that’s not all, as Miesha Tate puts her bantamweight title on the line against Brazil’s Amanda Nunes, and Jose Aldo faces Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight title in another anticipated rematch.