UFC 193 || TV lineup set for the UFC’s first trip to Melbourne

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UFC 193 will be held on November 15, 2015 at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.

The event will be the first that the promotion has held inMelbourne. It will also be the third stadium venue to host a UFC event after UFC 129 and UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson, which took place at the Rogers Centre in Canadaand Tele2 Arena in Sweden, respectively.

The event was expected to be headlined by a UFC Welterweight Championship bout between current championRobbie Lawler and Carlos Condit, a former WEC Welterweight champion and former interim UFC Welterweight champion. However, the bout was scrapped from the event after Lawler suffered a thumb injury. Subsequently, a UFC Bantamweight Championship bout between undefeated champion Ronda Rousey and top contender Holly Holm, originally scheduled for UFC 195, was announced as the new headliner for this event.

The co-main event features a UFC strawweight title fight between current champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk and challenger Valérie Létourneau.

Below is the full TV lineup for the event, featuring four UFC Fight Pass fights, four fights on FS1 and five fights rounding out the PPV.

Main Card (PPV)
Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Holly Holm
Joanna Jędrzejczyk (c) vs. Valérie Létourneau
Mark Hunt vs. Antônio Silva
Uriah Hall vs. Robert Whittaker
Stefan Struve vs. Jared Rosholt

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)

Jake Matthews vs. Akbarh Arreola
Kyle Noke vs. Peter Sobotta
Gian Villante vs. Anthony Perosh
Richie Vaculik vs. Danny Martinez

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)

Brendan O’Reilly vs. James Moontasri
Richard Walsh vs. Steve Kennedy
Dan Kelly vs. Steve Montgomery
Ben Nguyen vs. Ryan Benoit

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