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UFC 196 moved to FS1, Hendricks vs Thompson will headline

Due to injuries to both champion Fabricio Werdum and challenger Cain Velasquez, UFC announced today that its next scheduled PPV, on 2/6, will be changed to a live show on FS 1.

While UFC has canceled PPV events in the past, they have never kept the card on itself and moved it to free television.

Dana White told Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports the news earlier today.

The rest of the scheduled PPV lineup, with a main event of Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson, will air on FS 1 along with the scheduled prelims already earmarked for the show.

The show will remain at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.