Usually, it's the actual exchanging of blows and bloodied mats that appeal to the fans of UFC and its pay-per-view events.
There are also times when the trash talk during pre-fight press conferences is worth watching for, especially when champs like featherweight champion Conor McGregor—who treats such unpleasantries like a performance art—are involved. But for the most part, fight aficionados show the slightest concern for theatrics.
UFC 200 begs to differ.
The president of the mixed martial arts organization, Dana White, recently shared on Instagram the official posters for the forthcoming (July 9) landmark mixed martial arts event and man, do they look sweet.
Check it out:
The promotional materials didn't just stir excitement amongst fight fans, it also confirmed a rematch between McGregor and Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout. With that development, the UFC also booked an interim featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar, also a rematch (of a championship fight at UFC 156 in February 2013) which the former won via unanimous decision.