UFC Fight Night 116 will be held on September 16, 2017, at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
This event will be the third that the UFC has hosted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania following UFC on Versus 4 and UFC Fight Night 83.
A middleweight bout between former Strikeforce and UFC Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold and former WSOF Middleweight and Light Heavyweight Champion David Branch will feature as the main event of the evening.
The co-main event of the evening features a welterweight contest between Mike Perry and Thiago Alves.
The other four bouts featured on the main card are a middleweight bout between Hector Lombard vs. Anthony Smith, a lightweight bout featuring Gregor Gillespie vs. Jason Gonzalez, a welterweight bout between Kamaru Usman vs. Sérgio Moraes and a heavyweight contest pitting Justin Ledet against newcomer and late replacement Zu Anyanwu.
A lightweight bout featuring Tony Martin and Olivier Aubin-Mercier will headline the Fox Sports 1 preliminary card while a bantamweight bout featuring Luke Sanders and Felipe Arantes open up the festivities on FS1.
The one bout UFC Fight Pass preliminary card features a lightweight duel between Jason Saggo vs. Gilbert Burns.
Check out the full fight card below:
Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch
Mike Perry vs. Thiago Alves
Hector Lombard vs. Anthony Smith
Gregor Gillespie vs. Jason Gonzalez
Kamaru Usman vs. Sérgio Moraes
Justin Ledet vs. Zu Anyanwu
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Tony Martin vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Anthony Hamilton vs. Daniel Spitz
Krzysztof Jotko vs. Uriah Hall
Luke Sanders vs. Felipe Arantes
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Jason Saggo vs. Gilbert Burns
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