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UFC 296 Location: Where Will Leon Edwards vs. Colby Covington Will Take Place?
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The UFC is prepping for the year’s last pay-per-view, which will surely be entertaining. In the main event of UFC 296 in December, British UFC champion Leon Edwards will defend his welterweight championship for the second time against Colby Covington. Adding to the excitement, ‘Chaos’ returns after a year-long absence to fight for the championship. This is his second attempt at UFC gold, and it will be intriguing to see if he succeeds this time.

Meanwhile, in the co-main event, Alexandre Pantoja will defend his UFC flyweight title against Brandon Royval, who is ranked fourth in the class. Pantoja will be making his first championship defense since winning it against Brandon Moreno at UFC 290 in July 2023. Both are explosive fighters from their division. Thus, it is a fight to look for.

Given the buzz around the pay-per-view, many fight fans will undoubtedly want to know where UFC 296 will be held. So, let’s take a look at the UFC 296 venue.

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UFC 296 Location: Where will it take place

The final pay-per-view event of the year, UFC 296, will take place on Saturday, December 16, 2023, inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Yes, the T-Mobile Arena will host one of the most electrifying welterweight title fights on UFC before the year ends.

The T-Mobile Arena, widely known as the Fight Capital of the World, has held numerous major UFC events, including UFC 229 Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor, UFC 207 Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes, and others.

The Arena witnessed historic moments such as Daniel Cormier becoming a two-division champion, McGregor saying the legendary ‘King is Back’ phrase, and suffering a leg break in 2021, in addition to fantastic fights.

As a result, we should expect something bigger to happen at UFC 296 inside the T-Mobile Arena. While the main event and co-main event look intriguing, there are other fights on the card that deserve attention. Take a look at the full UFC 296 fight card below.

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Colby Covington vs. Leon Edwards: Full Fight Card

Main Card:

Leon Edwards (C) vs Colby Covington- Main Event Welterweight title fight

Alexandre Pantoja (C) vs Brandon Rovyal- Co-main Event Flyweight title fight

Shavkat Rakhmonov vs Stephen Thompson- Welterweight fight

Tony Ferguson vs Paddy Pimblett- Lightweight fight

Vicente Luque vs Ian Garry- Welterweight fight

Preliminary Card

Josh Emmet vs Giga Chikadze- Featherweight fight

Irene Aldana vs Karol Rosa- Women’s Bantamweight fight

Cody Garbrandt vs Brian Kelleher- Bantamweight fight

Casey O’Neil vs Ariane Lipski- Women’s Flyweight fight

Early Preliminary Card

Alonzo Menifield vs Dustin Jacoby- Light Heavyweight fight

Martin Buday vs Shamil Gaziev- Heavyweight fight

Tagir Ulanbekov vs Cody Durden- Flyweight fight

Randy Brown vs Muslim Salikhov- Welterweight fight


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