By Fightful Staff
UFC 200 takes place Saturday, July 9 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features one of the most loaded cards in mixed martial arts history.
The show starts off at 6:30 PM EST on UFC Fight Pass, and features crowd pleasers Takanori Gomi (35-11-0, 1 NC) taking on Jim Milller (25-8), Diego Sanchez (28-8) facing Joe Lauzon (24-12), as well as a high-caliber middleweight bout between Gegard Mousasi (38-6-2) and his late-replacement opponent Thiago Santos (13-3).
A prelim card that would pass as a PPV undercard on it's own starts at 8 PM EST on Fox Sports 1. Two former UFC Champions will fight on this portion of the card, as #1-ranked Bantamweight TJ Dillashsaw (12-3) faces the returning Raphael Assuncao (23-4) after missing nearly two years of action. Former Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks (17-4) also looks to get back on the right track by facing Kelvin Gastelum (12-2), and UFC phenom Sage Northcutt (7-1) will try to bounce back from his first loss by taking on Enrique Marin (9-3). The prelims are headlined by Cat Zingano (9-1) returning for the first time since her quick loss to Ronda Rousey at UFC 184 to take on the surging Julianna Pena (8-2).
Then, arguably the greatest main card in mixed martial arts history goes down at 10 PM EST on pay-per-view. Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez (13-2) will face the controversial Travis Browne (18-3-1) to kick off the show. The rest of the card is made up of championship fights and marquee matchups, as Jose Aldo (25-2) will face Frankie Edgar (19-4-1) for the interim Feathwerweight Championship, with the winner hoping to face Conor McGregor. Women's Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate (18-5) defends her title in the main event against a high-risk opponent in Amanda Nunes (12-4) ahead of potential big-money rematches with Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey, as she wasn't interested in waiting around. WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar (5-3) makes his return after four and a half years to square off with heavy handed Mark Hunt (12-10-1), and the show is also bolstered by a last-minute bout between UFC Light Heavyweight Champion (17-1) Daniel Cormier and all-time great Anderson Silva, after Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA violation.
You can see the full UFC 200 card and start times, as well as where to watch below. Fightful.com will have full coverage of UFC 200, as well as a post-show recap from Sean Ross Sapp and Showdown Joe.
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship
Miesha Tate (c) vs. Amanda Nunes (#4)
Mark Hunt (#8) vs. Brock Lesnar
Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Anderson Silva (#5 MW)
Interim UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (#1) vs. Frankie Edgar (#2)
Cain Velasquez (#2) vs. Travis Browne (#7)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
Cat Zingano (#3) vs. Julianna Pena (#5)
Johny Hendricks (#6) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (#12)
TJ Dillawshaw (#1) vs. Raphael Assuncao (#3)
Sage Northcutt vs. Enrique Marin
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez
Gegard Mousasi (#8) vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos (#15)
Takanori Gomi vs. Jim Miller
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