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UFC 200: Here are the important details for tonight's landmark event

The star-studded card takes place in Las Vegas and kicks off at 11.30pm Irish time.

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THERE’S NO CONOR McGregor, Jon Jones nor Ronda Rousey on tonight’s bill, but despite the absence of the three biggest names in mixed martial arts, UFC 200 is still the most stacked card the Ultimate Fighting Championship has ever assembled.

When fights such as Daniel Cormier-Anderson Silva and Jose Aldo-Frankie Edgar are languishing outside of the main and co-main-event slots, and TJ Dillashaw-Raphael Assuncao and Joe Lauzon-Diego Sanchez have to settle for the prelims, you know it has to be something pretty special.

Miesha Tate’s bantamweight championship defence against Amanda Nunes — the only undisputed title bout on the card — will top UFC 200, with former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returning to face Mark Hunt in the co-headliner. The other contest on the main card sees another former heavyweight title-holder, Cain Velasquez, clash with Travis Browne.

The three early prelims will begin at 11.30pm Irish time and they’re only available to watch live on UFC Fight Pass — the UFC’s online broadcast service — a subscription to which will set you back $7.99 a month if you haven’t already taken advantage of the one-week free trial.

The preliminary card, featuring another four bouts, will then move to BT Sport 2 at 1am. BT Sport 2 is also where you can watch the main card, which kicks off at 3am.

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UFC 200

Main card (BT Sport 2, 3am)

Miesha Tate (c) vs. Amanda Nunes – bantamweight title bout
Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt
Daniel Cormier vs. Anderson Silva
Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar – interim featherweight title bout
Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne

TV prelims (BT Sport 2, 1am)

Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Pena
Johny Hendricks vs. Kelvin Gastelum
TJ Dillashaw vs. Raphael Assuncao
Sage Northcutt vs. Enrique Marin

Fight Pass prelims (, 11.30pm)

Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon
Gegard Mousasi vs. Thiago Santos
Jim Miller vs. Takanori Gomi

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