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Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo is booked for Dec. 12 in Las Vegas

The UFC president says the Featherweight title unification bout will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on December 12. Ronda Rousey's next fight will not be on the card.

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The UFC featherweight unification bout between champ Jose Aldo and interim champ Conor McGregor has been booked for December 12 in Las Vegas according to Yahoo's Kevin Iole. The bout will occur at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and will not be on the same card as the next Ronda Rousey fight according to Dana White.

Last week White was claiming the two fights would be on the same card and would be held in the Dallas Cowboys' stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Iole had more details at Yahoo Sports.

"Originally, Dec. 5 was targeted for that date because the MGM had an Andrea Bocelli concert and wanted to put the UFC show at the much smaller Mandalay Bay across the street.

"But White told Yahoo Sports that he wanted a bigger venue than the approximately 11,000-seat Mandalay Bay Events Center. He was in talks with Cowboys' officials about putting the fight at AT&T Stadium and said that on Thursday, 'if you would have asked me, I would have told you for sure we were going to Dallas Cowboys Stadium.' "

The cynical will note that Dana White has long talked about booking a UFC card in the Cowboys' stadium and has yet to pull the trigger.

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