Daniel Cormier now has a new dance partner for UFC 200 and with this change-up, the new UFC 200 main event for UFC 200 will be the women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Miesha Tate and challenger Amanda Nunes.
TMZ Announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping up to face Cormier on short notice to fill in for Jones. Cormier vs. Silva will fight at light heavyweight and it will be a 3-round fight. The bout will not be for the UFC light heavyweight title.
UFC 200 takes place on Saturday night at the T-Mobile arena.
With this change, UFC 200 now looks like this:
Main Card (PPV)
Miesha Tate (c) vs. Amanda Nunes
Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt
Daniel Cormier vs. Anderson Silva
José Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar
Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Peña
Johny Hendricks vs. Kelvin Gastelum
T.J. Dillashaw vs. Raphael Assunção
Sage Northcutt vs. Enrique Marín
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon
Gegard Mousasi vs. Thiago Santos
Jim Miller vs. Takanori Gomi