Fighters confirmed for UFC Fan Expo in Houston on Oct. 7-8

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing more than two dozen of their biggest stars to Houston, Texas, next month for the UFC Fan Expo being held at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8.

The Fan Expo coincides with “UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard 3” which takes place Oct. 8 at the Toyota Center in Houston.

UFC President Dana White commented:

“We’re excited to bring some of the biggest stars in the sport to Houston for the UFC Fan Expo. This is our sixth Expo now. For people who have never experienced the Fan Expo before, trust me, this is the ultimate fan experience. You won’t be disappointed.”

The following fighters have been confirmed for the UFC Fan Expo and will participate in autograph sessions and other activities specifically for the fans:

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, former UFC champions Chuck Liddell, Frank Mir, Forrest Griffin, Tito Ortiz, Vitor Belfort, Rashad Evans, Shane Carwin, and Matt Serra, as well as UFC stars Wanderlei Silva, Urijah Faber, Miguel Torres, Phil Davis, Jason “Mayhem” Miller, Clay Guida, Brendan Schaub, Mark Munoz, Donald Cerrone, Jon Fitch, Amir Sadollah, Matt Mitrione, Pat Barry, Jake Shields, Chan Sung Jung, Cole Miller, and Stephan Bonnar.

Also participating will be Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez, top welterweight contender Tyron Woodley and rising middleweight star Tim Kennedy.

For ticket info visit Also, companies interested in reserving space at the Expo contact Ed Gallo, Event Director at 1-203-840-5546 or email

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