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Werdum-Velasquez Now Official For UFC 196

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The UFC loves to put a strong card together for Super Bowl weekend and they have done it once again with UFC 196, as Fabricio Werdum meets Cain Velasquez.

Set for February 6 from Las Vegas and the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Werdum will defend his heavyweight title for the first time since winning it vs. Velasquez.

Former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks takes on Stephen Thompson, while Roy Nelson and Jared Rosholt square off at heavyweight.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Heavyweight Championship
Fabricio Werdum (c) vs. Cain Velasquez

Welterweight: Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson

Heavyweight: Roy Nelson vs. Jared Rosholt

Lightweight: Josh Burkman vs. KJ Noons

Welterweight: Mike Pyle vs. Sean Spencer

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