The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company that hosts most of the top-ranked fighters in the world and produces numerous events worldwide. The UFC has five weight-divisions (growing to seven in 2011) and enforces the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts. Dana White serves as the president of the UFC; Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta control its parent company, Zuffa, LLC (Source: UFC)
UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson is an upcoming mixed martial arts event that will be held on May 23, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The event is expected to be headlined by a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between current champion Jon Jones and top contender Anthony Johnson.
The co-main event is expected to feature a UFC Middleweight Championship bout between current champion Chris Weidman and former UFC Light Heavyweight champion and UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament winner Vitor Belfort.
Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) vs. Anthony Johnson
Middleweight Chris Weidman (c) vs. Vitor Belfort
Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Donald Cerrone
Heavyweight Travis Browne vs. Andrei Arlovski
Flyweight Joseph Benavidez vs. John Moraga
UFC 186 pits the current Flyweight Champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson (21-2-1, 4KO's) fighting out of Parkland, Washington defending his title against Kyoji "The Supernova" Horiguchi (15-1-0, 9KO's) fighting out of Takasaki, Gunma, Japan. This card is being broadcast live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The scheduled undercard bouts are as follows:
Bantamweight: Yves Jabouin vs. Thomas Almeida
Catchweight 160 lbs): John Makdessi vs. Shane Campbell
Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Steve Bossé
Middleweight: Michael Bisping vs. C.B. Dollaway