UFC 196: Dos Anjos vs. McGregor fight card lineup finalized; Thatch vs. Bahadurzada set as feature prelim bout

UFC 196 takes place on March 5 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and the UFC has released the fight card lineup.

The fight card will begin with the online preliminary card on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT with three fights and the final four preliminary fights will be shown on FS1 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Following the conclusion of the prelims, the main card on pay-per-view will begin at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT and will be headlined by title fight as Rafael dos Anjos defends the lightweight title against current featherweight champion Conor McGregor.

The current UFC 196: Dos Anjos vs. McGregor fight card is below.

Main Card: (PPV – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
Rafael dos Anjos (24-7) vs. Conor McGregor (19-2)
Holly Holm (10-0) vs. Miesha Tate (17-5)
Gian Villante (14-6) vs. Ilir Latifi (11-4, 1NC)
Corey Anderson (8-1) vs. Tom Lawlor (9-5, 1NC)
Amanda Nunes (11-4) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (12-1)

Preliminary Card: (FS1 – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Brandon Thatch (11-3) vs. Siyar Bahadurzada (21-6-1)
Erick Silva (18-6, 1NC) vs. Nordine Taleb (10-3)
Vitor Miranda (11-4) vs. Marcelo Guimaraes (9-1-1)
Darren Elkins (19-5) vs. Chas Skelly (15-1)

Preliminary Card: (UFC Fight Pass – 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m PT)
Diego Sanchez (25-8) vs. Jim Miller (25-7, 1NC)
Justin Salas (12-6) vs. Jason Saggo (10-2)
Julian Erosa (15-2) vs. Teruto Ishihara (7-2-2)