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UFC 173 “Barao Vs. Dillashaw” Extended Preview Released

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The UFC has released the extended preview for UFC 173, which takes place May 24 from Las Vegas. Prelims will air on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1, while the main card is broadcast on pay-per-view from MGM Grand Garden Arena.

In the main event, Renan Barao will defend his undisputed bantamweight title for a second time against Team Alpha Male’s T.J. Dillashaw. The co-main features light heavyweight contenders Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier battling to improve their standing within the division in a meeting of ex-U.S. Olympic wrestlers.

The nearly 10-minute video, which you can view below, includes interviews and highlights with Barao, Dillashaw, Henderson, Cormier, Jake Ellenberger, Robbie Lawler and a host of MMA media members discussing the fights.

Ellenberger and Lawler meet in a welterweight contest on the pay-per-view main card, as well.

FightLine will have complete coverage, including live play-by-play and immediate post-fight recaps, of all the action.

Below is the current lineup, along with the extended preview:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Bantamweight Championship
Renan Barao (c) vs. T.J. Dillashaw

Light Heavyweight: Daniel Cormier vs. Dan Henderson

Welterweight: Robbie Lawler vs. Jake Ellenberger

Bantamweight: Francisco Rivera vs. Takeya Mizugaki

Lightweight: Jamie Varner vs. James Krause

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Michael Chiesa vs. Francisco Trinaldo

Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Katsunori Kikuno

Bantamweight: Chris Holdsworth vs. Chico Camus

Lightweight: Al Iaquinta vs. Mitch Clarke

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Anthony Njokuani vs. Vinc Pichel

Featherweight: Sam Sicilia vs. Aaron Phillips

Welterweight: Jingliang Li vs. David Michaud

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