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UFC 187 Fight Card Finalized, Start Times Set

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Officials have set the fight card for UFC 187, with John Dodson and Zach Makovsky paired up in the FOX Sports 1 prelim main event.

The main card has been known for sometime now, as Jon Jones and Chris Weidman both look to defend their titles. Jones faces Anthony Johnson, while Weidman meets Vitor Belfort.

In other pay-per-view action, Donald Cerrone squares off with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Travis Browne faces Andrei Arlovski and Joseph Benavidez meets John Moraga.

All of the action goes down May 23 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Below is the current lineup:

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

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Anthony Johnson

UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Vitor Belfort

Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Andrei Arlovski

Flyweight: Joseph Benavidez vs. John Moraga

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

Flyweight: John Dodson vs. Zach Makovsky

Welterweight: Dong Hyun Kim vs. Josh Burkman

Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Rafael Natal

Female Strawweight: Rose Namajunas vs. Nina Ansaroff


Welterweight: Sean Spencer vs. Mike Pyle

Lightweight: Islam Makhachev vs. Leo Kuntz

Flyweight: Justin Scoggins vs. Josh Sampo