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‘Countdown to UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz’ (Video)

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
March 1st, 2016
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Can’t wait for Saturday to watch Conor McGregor (pictured) and Nate Diaz throw down inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas? Fox Sports 1 has just released “Countdown to UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz” to help tide you over.

The hour-long documentary follows McGregor as he prepares to return to the cage. The show’s producers were forced to work overtime when UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was forced to withdraw from his scrap against McGregor at the 11th hour.

Delete dos Anjos’s footage, or save some of it for another day, and insert Diaz’s recent clips and interview. That’s showbiz, I guess.

Bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Miesha Tate are also featured in the show. The ladies co-headline Saturday’s pay-per-view broadcast.

Please click the media players below to watch the promo:

McGregor vs. Diaz:

Holm vs. Tate:

Here is UFC 196’s official agenda:

Preliminary Card:

(UFC Fight Pass 6:30PM ET/3:30PM PT)

Julian Erosa vs. Teruto Ishihara

Jason Saggo vs. Justin Salas

Jim Miller vs. Diego Sanchez

(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Darren Elkins vs. Chas Skelly

Marcelo Guimaraes vs. Vitor Miranda

Erick Silva vs. Nordine Taleb

Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Brandon Thatch

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko

Corey Anderson vs. Tom Lawlor

Ilir Latifi vs. Gian Villante

Miesha Tate vs. Holly Holm (UFC bantamweight champion)

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

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