UFC 191 will be held on September 5, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Initially, a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between current champion Daniel Cormier and top contender Alexander Gustafsson was linked as a possible event headliner. Although never officially announced by the UFC, the bout between Cormier and Gustafsson would not take place at this event and would instead be postponed and moved to UFC 192.
During the live Fox Sports 1 broadcast of UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee, it was confirmed that a UFC Flyweight Championship bout between current champion Demetrious Johnson and top contender John Dodson will now headline the event.Their first fight at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson ended in a unanimous decision victory for Johnson.
The co-main event is expected to feature a heavyweight bout between former UFC Heavyweight champions Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir.
Anthony Johnson was originally expected to face Jan Błachowicz on the card. However, Johnson was pulled from the bout on July 30 in favor of a fight with Jimi Manuwa at the event. In turn, Błachowicz will face The Ultimate Fighter 19 light heavyweight winner Corey Anderson.
The full card can be found below along with a preview of the event.
Main Card (PPV)
Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. John Dodson
Andrei Arlovski vs Frank Mir
Anthony Johnson vs. Jimi Manuwa
Jan Błachowicz vs. Corey Anderson
Paige VanZant vs. Alex Chambers
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1 and BT Sport)
Ross Pearson vs. Paul Felder
Francisco Rivera vs. John Lineker
Jessica Andrade vs. Raquel Pennington
Clay Collard vs. Tiago Trator
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Joe Riggs vs. Ron Stallings
Joaquim Silva vs. Nazareno Malegarie
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