[ads2]UFC officials have finalized the UFC on FOX Sports 1: Shogun vs. Sonnen event that’s set for August 17 at the TD Garden Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. The event will be headlined by the light heavyweight fight between former champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and former title contender Chael Sonnen.
The event will serve as the inaugural LIVE UFC show for the brand new FOX Sports 1 channel that will debut on August 17.
The co-main event will feature a heavyweight bout between former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem and rising contender Travis Browne.
The preliminary fights will begin airing on Facebook at 4 p.m. ET with other preliminary fights airing on FOX Sports 1 afterwards.
The UFC on FOX Sports 1 card is below:
- Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Chael Sonnen
- Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne
- Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara
- Thiago Alves vs. Matt Brown
- Uriah Hall vs. Nick Ring
- Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Johnson
UFC on FOX Sports 1 Preliminary fights
- Brad Pickett vs. Michael McDonald
- Conor McGregor vs. Andy Ogle
- Mike Brown vs. Akira Corassani
- Diego Brandao vs. Daniel Pineda
UFC on FOX Sports 1 Facebook fights
- Manval Gamburyan vs. Cole Miller
- Cody Donovan vs. Ovince St. Preux
- Ramsey Nijem vs. James Vick