Welcome to WrestlingObserver.com's live coverage of the UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson weigh-ins from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada kicking off at 7 M eastern time. The event airs on Saturday on pay-per-view at 10 PM eastern time. Preliminary card action kicks off on UFC Fight Pass at 7 PM eastern time before moving over to FOX Sports 1 at 8 PM eastern time.
The event is headlined by UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson making his seventh title defense, this time in a rematch against top contender John Dodson. Johnson defeated Dodson by unanimous decision at UFC On FOX 6 in January 2013, and Dodson has won three straight fights since to earn another shot at winning gold. In the co-main event, former UFC Heavyweight Champions Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir put their win streaks on the line and try to potentially earn a title opportunity with a win. Also on the card is number-one ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson, and rising UFC women's strawweight star Paige VanZant making her pay-per-view debut.
MAIN CARD (PPV- 10 PM ET/7 PM PT):
Demetrious Johnson () vs. John Dodson () (UFC Flyweight Championship)
Andrei Arlovski () vs. Frank Mir ()
Anthony Johnson () vs. Jimi Manuwa ()
Jan Blachowicz () vs. Corey Anderson ()
Paige VanZant () vs. Alex Chambers ()
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX SPORTS 1- 8 PM ET/5 PM PT):
Ross Pearson () vs. Paul Felder ()
Francisco Rivera () vs. John Lineker ()
Jessica Andrade () vs. Raquel Pennington ()
Clay Collard () vs. Tiago Trator ()
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC FIGHT PASS- 7 PM ET/4 PM PT):
Joe Riggs () vs. Ron Stallings ()
Joaquim Silva () vs. Nazareno Malegarie ()