Conor McGregor & Holly Holm Set To Co-Headline UFC 197

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UFC fans are set to be spoiled at UFC 197 with two of the company’s biggest names co-headlining the event.

Featherweight champion Conor McGregor will jump up to lightweight as promised to square off against Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title, while Holly Holm is likely to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight title against Miesha Tate, according to Jeremy Botter of Bleacher Report.

McGregor could fulfil another one of his predictions with a victory over Dos Anjos, and become just one of three men ever to hold UFC titles in two different weight classes, joining B.J. Penn and Randy Couture. He’d also become the first fighter ever to hold two UFC titles at the same time.

Holm – who became an instant sensation after a dominant upset performance against Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 – will defend her title for the first time against Tate, who’s the No. 1 contender after four straight victories, most recently over Jessica Eye in July.

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