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 196 is a scheduled mixed martial arts welterweight bout main event card between Conor “The Notorious” McGregor (19-2-0, 17 KO’s) from Dublin, Ireland vs. Nate Diaz (18-10-0, 4 KO’s) from Stockton, California. This card is being broadcast live on Pay-Per-View from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The scheduled undercard bouts on PPV are as follows:
Light heavyweight: Gian Villante vs. Ilir Latifi
Light heavyweight: Corey Anderson vs. Tom Lawlor
Women's bantamweight: Holly Holm(c) vs. Miesha Tate
Women's bantamweight: Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko