Chris Cariaso admitted that he might not deserve a crack at reigning flyweight king Demetrious Johnson (pictured) in UFC 178‘s main event, but he’s getting it anyways.
If you’re not sure the show’s featured attraction is worth $54.95, take a look at the depth of the card as a whole. It’s not too shabby.
Donald Cerrone welcomes octagon rookie Eddie Alvarez to the big leagues in the co-main event, while Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier get third-to-top billing.
Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero and Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes round out the main card.
The September 27 event takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Here is the event’s official agenda:
(UFC Fight Pass 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Manny Gamburyan vs. Cody Gibson
Kevin Lee vs. Jon Tuck
(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Brian Ebersole vs. John Howard
Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson
Jorge Masvidal vs. James Krause
Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes
Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier
Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez
Chris Cariaso vs. Demetrious Johnson (UFC flyweight champion champion)