Looking for a restaurant or bar in Newport, RI that’s carrying UFC 196, a.k.a. “the McGregor vs Diaz fight”, on Saturday, March 5th?

What’sUpNewp has confirmed that Mudville Pub will have the fight on on Saturday night. The cost to get in to watch the fight is $10 and the kitchen will be open until 11pm. Mudville Pub is located at 8 West Marlborough Street in Newport.

Know of another restaurant or bar showing the fight? Let us know by e-mailing Ryan@whatsupnewp.com

The main event for UFC 196 will air on Pay-Per-View and will feature five fights starting at 10pm.

  • Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz
  • Holly Holm vs Miesha Tate
  • Ilir Latifi vs Giant Vilante
  • Corey Anderson vs Tom Lawlor
  • Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.