Although originally scheduled to be UFC 196 featuring a heavyweight title fight, UFC Fight Night 82 went down this evening (February 6, 2016) live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
No. 2-ranked former welterweight champion Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks squared off with rising No. 8-ranked Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in the event’s headliner.
Heavyweight slugger Roy “Big Country” Nelson clashed with former division one wrestler Jared Rosholt in the co-main event of the evening.
Light heavyweights Ovince Saint Preux and Rafael Cavalcante fought on the main card as well as flyweight contenders Joseph Benavidez and Zack Makovsky.
Check out what the fighters had to say after the fights in the UFC Fight Night 82 post-fight press conference below courtesy of the UFC: