The main event for UFC 206 took a turn when it was revealed that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier would not compete on the card due to suffering an injury. Cormier was set to rematch Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in a five-round championship fight.
With the light-heavyweight title fight no longer on the card, the UFC promoted Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis to the main event as a five-round interim featherweight title fight.
The featherweight division was shooken up with the UFC’s decision to turn Holloway vs. Pettis into an interim title fight as they announced that Conor McGregor “relinquished” the featherweight title, putting then-interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo into the position of the undisputed champion.
If the fight between Holloway and Pettis didn’t catch your attention before, the scrap between the two creative strikers should turn a lot more heads with the UFC now promoting the fight as the main event.
Former UFC title contender Dan Hardy along with John Gooden got into the UFC interim featherweight title matchup and broke down the scheduled fight.
Hardy also broke down the intriguing matchup between Cub Swanson and Doo Ho Choi as the two are set to compete in a featherweight bout and climb up the rankings going for their own dreams of getting the featherweight belt.
UFC 206 takes place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada on December 10 and will feature the following bouts:
Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis Title fight
Donald Cerrone vs. Matt Brown
Cub Swanson vs. Doo Ho Choi
Tim Kennedy vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Jordan Mein vs. Emil Meek
Nikita Krylov vs. Misha Cirkunov
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Drew Dober
Valerie Letourneau vs. Viviane Pereira
Mitch Gagnon vs. Matthew Lopez
John Makdessi vs. Landon Vannata
Jason Saggo vs. Rustam Khabilov
Zach Makovsky vs. Dustin Ortiz
Who are you picking in your favorite fights for UFC 206? Let us know how and when you predict the fights in the comment section!