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The UFC is back in Southern California this week, and the heavyweight title is on the line in a main-event rematch.
In the UFC 241 headliner, champion Daniel Cormier (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) takes on the man he took the belt from a little more than a year ago, Stipe Miocic (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC). And in the co-feature, Nate Diaz (19-11 MMA, 14-9 UFC) returns for the first time in nearly three years when he meets former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis (22-8 MMA, 9-7 UFC) in a welterweight fight.
Take a look at the UFC 241 event info, lineup with start times and key storylines below.
What: UFC 241
Where: Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
TV: Pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+
Full fight card, start times
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Champ Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic – for heavyweight title
- Nate Diaz vs. Anthony Pettis
- Paulo Costa vs. Yoel Romero
- Gabriel Benitez vs. Sodiq Yusuff
- Derek Brunson vs. Ian Heinisch
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)
- Clay Collard vs. Devonte Smith
- Raphael Assuncao vs. Cory Sandhagen
- Christos Giagos vs. Drakkar Klose
- Manny Bermudez vs. Casey Kenney
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+, 6:15 p.m. ET)
- Hannah Cifers vs. Jodie Esquibel
- Brandon Davis vs. Kyung Ho Kang
- Shana Dobson vs. Sabina Mazo
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- Anthony Pettis; peaks and valleys: Will it all lead to a UFC 241 masterpiece vs. Nate Diaz?
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- Blaze it up! Nate Diaz smokes out during UFC 241 open workout
- Yoel Romero fight is personal for Paulo Costa ‘because he talked a lot of (expletive) about me’
- Despite USADA claim, Yoel Romero can’t figure out why Paulo Costa has made fight personal
- Friends Devonte Smith, Khama Worthy wrap brains around fighting each other at UFC 241
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