The UFC announced the UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine fight card today and confirmed several bouts for the March 7 event. UFC 96 features a crucial light heavy weight bout between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Keith Jardine, as well as a big heavyweight showdown between Shane Carwin and Gabriel Gonzaga.
It’s interesting to note that main card mainstay and former heavyweight contender Brandon Vera has been relegated to the preliminary card. Former TUF 3 winner Kendall Grove is also on the preliminary card.
Here is the complete UFC 96 fight card:
205 lbs.: Quinton Jackson (29-7) vs. Keith Jardine (14-4-1)
Main Card (Televised):
205 lbs.: Matt Hamill vs. Mark Munoz
265 lbs.: Shane Carwin vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
155 lbs.: Jim Miller vs. Gray Maynard
170 lbs.: Pete Sell vs. Matt Brown
185 lbs.: Kendall Grove vs. Jason Day
205 lbs.: Tim Boetsch vs. Jason Brilz
205 lbs.: Brandon Vera vs. Mike Patt
170 lbs.: Ryan Madigan vs. Tamdan McCrory
155 lbs:: Aaron Riley vs. Shane Nelson