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Evans vs. DC Slated for February

Daniel Cormier won't get any warm-up fights when he makes his long-awaited light heavyweight debut: The Olympic wrestler will face former champion "Suga" Rashad Evans in a five-round main event headlining UFC 170 in Las Vegas on February 22.

Tickets for the event, which will take place inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center, go on sale January 10.

The news was announced Friday on the UFC Brisbane pre-fight show on FOX Sports 2.