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Jan 24

Pettis Was Bumped Up To The Main Event And Made Into An Interim Title Fight.

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was rumored to be making his return on the card and Daniel Cormier was defending his belt against Anthony Johnson. But none of that happened. Instead, Holloway vs. Pettis was bumped up to the main event and made into an interim title fight. Some expected the official site worst, but what happened on fight night wildly exceeded expectations. Dane Swan Collingwood: More surgery needed for Magpie star | Herald SunEmil Meek kicked off the card with an impressive UFC debut against Jordan Mein, Kelvin Gastelum put the rest of the middleweight division on notice with his TKO over Tim Kennedy, Cub Swanson and Doo Ho Choi threw down in a brawl for the ages and Holloway secured the interim featherweight title to wrap up an incredible night of fights. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Zuffa LLC via Getty Images 4 UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic The UFC packed the first quarter of 2016 with some fantastic pay-per-views, and UFC 198 was one of them. The event was the only pay-per-view held in Brazil in 2016, so the UFC decided to stack the card with some of the countrys biggest stars. Lil Nog, Demian Maia, Thiago Santos and John Lineker all came away with wins during the prelims while Shogun Rua and Jacare Souza got big divisional wins on home turf.

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