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Fathom Events, UFC to bring UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano to select US movie theaters Feb. 28

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UFC returns to Los Angeles as Ronda Rousey collides with Cat Zingano in bantamweight title fight; Raquel Pennington squares off against Holly Holm in co-main event broadcast live from Staples Center

The UFC returns to Los Angeles with the biggest fight in women's MMA as Fathom Events and the UFC bring UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano to movie theaters nationwide at 10 p.m. Feb. 28, broadcast live from the Staples Center.

The time is now for two of the sport's best to collide as fight fans are set to witness a hard-hitting five-round women's bantamweight title showdown as "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey (10-0) looks to remain the only undefeated champion in women's bantamweight history when she squares off against No. 1 contender "Alpha" Cat Zingano (9-0).

Tickets to watch UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano on the big screen are available at participating theater box offices and at www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in more than 300 select movie theaters around the country through Fathom's Digital Broadcast Network. Locally, the UFC card will be shown here:

 

For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

In the UFC 184 co-main event, former world boxing champion and current undefeated women's bantamweight Holly Holm (7-0, fighting out of Albuquerque, New Mexico) makes her long-awaited UFC debut against contender Raquel "Rocky" Pennington (5-5, fighting out of Colorado Springs, Colorado). 

Other bouts for UFC 184 include:

•In a welterweight battle, Jake "The Juggernaut" Ellenberger (29-9, fighting out of Lake Forest, California) takes on Josh Koscheck (19-8, fighting out of Fresno, California).

Alan "Brahma" Jouban (10-3, fighting out of L.A.) will face Richard "Filthy" Walsh (8-3, fighting out of Sydney, Australia) in a welterweight bout.

•In a welterweight bout, Tony "El Cucuy" Ferguson (18-3, fighting out of Ventura, California) will square off against Yancy Medeiros (11-2, fighting out of Honolulu).

•"The Filipino Wrecking Machine" Mark Munoz (13-5, fighting out of Lake Forest, California) is set to battle Roan "Jucao" Carneiro (19-9, fighting out of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil) in a middleweight bout. 

•In a bantamweight bout, Roman "El Gallito" Salazar (9-3, fighting out of Tucson, Arizona) will take onNorifumi"Kid" Yamamoto (18-6, fighting out of Kanagawa, Japan).

•Dhiego Lima (11-2, fighting out of Atlanta, by way of Goiana, Brazil) will square off against Tim "The Dirty Bird" Means (22-6, fighting out of Albuquerque) in a welterweight showdown.

•"The Black Beast" Derrick Lewis (11-3, fighting out of New Orleans) is set to battle Ruan "Fangzz" Potts (8-3, fighting out of Boksburg, South Africa) in a heavyweight bout.

•In a lightweight bout, "The James Krause" (21-6, fighting out of Lee's Summit, Missouri) will face Valmir "Bidu" Lazaro (12-3, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro).

Masio Fullen (9-4, fighting out of Guadalajara, Mexico) will take on Alex "Rolo" Torres (2-1 of Bogotá, Colombia) in a featherweight bout.

The full fight card is available at http://www.ufc.com/event/UFC184#/fight.

"Following the success and excitement of UFC 183, we are thrilled to partner with UFC to bring another night of nonstop live action to movie theaters across the nation," Fathom Events Vice President of Programming Kymberli Frueh-Owens said. "Boasting several of the sport's top athletes, UFC 184 is sure to be a star-studded showdown on the big screen."

For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com.

All bouts are live and subject to change.

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