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The UFC has its home for its November return to Australia, and it’s a big one.

Etihad Stadium, a venue used primarily for Australian-rules football and rugby, as well as concerts, will play host to UFC 193. UFC President Dana White tweeted news of the venue today after an initial report by the Sydney Morning Herald.

UFC 193 takes place Sunday, Nov. 15, in Melbourne, Australia. Due to the time difference, the pay-per-view main card, which precedes prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass, airs in the U.S. on Saturday, Nov. 14. UFC welterweight champ Robbie Lawler meets Carlos Condit in the main event.

Etihad Stadium, which opened in 2000, can seat more than 55,000 fans. It has the ability to stage events with its roof opened or closed. The other contender for UFC 193 was Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, which has a much…

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