UFC 200: Limelight vs. Legitimacy
A light heavyweight title rematch between champ Daniel Cormier and interim champ Jon Jones was this week announced as the new main event for the landmark UFC 200. Replacing Conor McGregor's rematch with Nate Diaz, following the former's reluctance to comply with planned media obligations, what does this mean for the biggest UFC event of the year so far?With a championship belt now on the line in the headliner, rather than mere revenge or redemption bragging rights, most fans see the change as an improvement to an already outlandishly stacked UFC card. However, that doesn't mean the change of main event is going to prove to be good for business.
UFC 200 has the potential to be the biggest event in Zuffa history when it takes place at the brand new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 9th. But with the departure of Conor McGregor from the main event, will the pay-per-view numbers take a hit?
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