UFC President Dana White has announced the UFC on FOX Sports 1 debut for August 17, and the event will take place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
“We are FINALLY going back to Boston at the TD Garden on Aug 17th for the launch of FOX Sports 1!! We are bringing a SICK card :).”
White tweeted the news on Friday. This will be the first time the UFC has held an event in Boston since UFC 118 in August 2010.
That event was headlined by the UFC lightweight title rematch between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn. Edgar defeated Penn via lopsided unanimous decision to retain the title he took from him via controversial decision at UFC 112 in Abu Dhabi.
More details regarding the fight card and ticket information should be announced in the coming weeks.