FRIDAY, APRIL 29 – BRUCE BUFFER, DANA WHITE, JOE ROGAN, CHUCK LIDDELL
SATURDAY, APRIL 30 – HERB DEAN, TOM WRIGHT, HERSCHEL WALKER
(LAS VEGAS, NV — April 20, 2011) – The chance to ask questions to some of the top executives, officials and personalities associated with the sport of mixed martial arts is presented at the UFC® Fan Expo at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto on April 29 and 30. The Ultimate Fighting Championship® confirmed the following Q&A sessions taking place on the main stage over the course of the two-day festivities:
Friday, April 29 (all times Eastern)
10 a.m. – UFC Octagon® announcer Bruce Buffer
12:30 p.m. – UFC President Dana White
2 p.m. – UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan, hosted by UFC broadcaster Mike Goldberg
4:30 p.m. – Chuck Liddell, UFC Hall of Famer and Executive Vice President of Business Development, hosted by UFC broadcaster Mike Goldberg
Saturday, April 30
11 a.m. – Rules and Judging Seminar with respected referee Herb Dean
12:30 p.m. – UFC Director of Canadian Operations Tom Wright
2 p.m. – STRIKEFORCE® star Herschel Walker, hosted by commentator Todd Harris
“I always enjoy interacting with the fans and I’m excited to host a Q&A at the UFC Fan Expo,” UFC President Dana White said. “I’m glad that fans will have the chance to talk to Buffer, Rogan, Chuck, Herb, Tom and Herschel as well. This is a cool opportunity for fans to connect with the top names in this sport and it’s all a part of delivering the ultimate experience.”
All the UFC® Fan Expo activities will be planned in conjunction with the sold out UFC® 129: ST-PIERRE vs. SHIELDS event, which takes place in front of 55,000 fans at Rogers Centre on Saturday, April 30. Headlined by a welterweight title bout between champion Georges St-Pierre of Montreal and challenger Jake Shields, UFC 129 also features Jose Aldo defending the featherweight crown against tough Ontarian Mark Hominick. The event has already broken all UFC attendance and gate records, while also setting the highest gate mark for a single-day event in Rogers Centre history.
On the heels of the biggest weekend in the history of UFC and the sport of mixed martial arts, tickets for the UFC Fan Expo are still available on a limited basis. In order to prevent missing out on the UFC’s ultimate experience, fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. For more information on UFC Fan Expo and to purchase tickets, visit www.ufcfanexpo.com. To subscribe to the official UFC Fan Expo newsletter visit www.ufcfanexpo.com/newsletter. For companies interested in reserving space at this premier event, contact Ed Gallo, Event Director at 1-203-840-5546 or email [email protected]. Don’t wait, space is limited and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.