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By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)




UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will put his belt on the line next month in Dallas, when he faces off with number one contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185.

In addition to the highly anticipated lightweight fight, UFC 185 will also feature a strawweight title fight between champion Carla Esparza and challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

The event also showcases a pivotal welterweight bout between former champion Johny Hendricks and the always tough Matt Brown, as well as a heavyweight slugfest between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson.

The UFC 185 pay-per-view event takes place March 14 live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

Here is the full UFC 185 fight card including air times:

UFC 185 PPV Main Event:

155 lbs.: UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos

UFC 185 PPV Co-Main Event:

115 lbs.: Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

UFC 185 PPV Main Card (10 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Johny Hendricks vs. Matt Brown
265 lbs.: Roy Nelson vs. Alistair Overeem
125 lbs.: Chris Cariaso vs. Henry Cejudo

UFC 185 FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” (8 p.m. ET):

155 lbs.: Ross Pearson vs. Sam Stout
185 lbs.: Elias Theodorou vs. Roger Narvaez
185 lbs.: Daron Cruickshank vs. Beneil Dariush
265 lbs.: Jared Rosholt vs. Josh Copeland

UFC 185 Fight Pass “Prelims” (6:30 p.m. ET)

125 lbs.: Sergio Pettis vs. Ryan Benoit
155 lbs.: Jake Lindsey vs. Joseph Duffy
135 lbs.: Larissa Pacheco vs. Germaine de Randamie

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