Every MMA fans knows UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos (both pictured) will tango for a third time at UFC 166. How could you not, it’s only the most anticipated trilogy in the division’s history?
However, it wasn’t determined until recently the order in which their opening acts will appear on October 19.
Bitter rivals Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier serve as the co-main event, while lightweights Diego Sanchez and Gilbert Melendez get third-to-top billing.
Heavyweights Shawn Jordan and Gabriel Gonzaga and flyweights John Dodson and Darrell Montague round out the main card.
The UFC’s Facebook page kicks things off by streaming four preliminary bouts live at 6PM ET/3PM PT. Fox Sports 1 will then air the remaining four prelims at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
The pay-per-view broadcast begins at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Toyota Center in Houston, Texas hosts the festivities.
Here is the show’s official agenda:
(Facebook 6PM ET/3PM PT)
Jeremy Larsen vs. Matt Grice
Charles Oliveira vs. Estevan Payan
Tony Ferguson vs. Mike Rio
Adlan Amagov vs. T.J. Waldburger
(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)
George Sotiropoulos vs. KJ Noons
Sarah Kaufman vs. Jessica Eye
Hector Lombard vs. Nate Marquardt
Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Boetsch
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
John Dodson vs. Darrell Montague
Shawn Jordan vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez
Roy Nelson vs. Daniel Cormier
Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez (UFC heavyweight champion)