With UFC® 162 just around the corner, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) and City of Las Vegas are getting ready to celebrate with UFC Fight Week™, presented by Ultimate Poker. From July 3-6, some of the hottest locations around Vegas will host UFC themed events filled with lots of fighter appearances. The full schedule of events is listed below.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) announced more than 50 UFC® stars scheduled to appear at the UFC Fan Expo®, presented by FOX Sports 1, on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The largest collection of the sport’s biggest names ever assembled will be featured under one roof in July at the can’t-miss fan event of the year.
Today the Ultimate Fighting Championship, along with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, announced the first annual International Fight Week taking place July 3 through July 7. In addition to various scheduled parties, concerts and events, UFC 148 will take place during that week, along with a two-day UFC Fan Expo.
UFC veteran Tito Ortiz will be the ninth person added to the UFC Hall of Fame. The “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” will fight in the octagon for one last time against Forrest Griffin before retiring at UFC 148 and is expected to be inducted into the Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo prior to the fight.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship® presents its seventh UFC Fan Expo® event on Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. UFC® President Dana White made the announcement today during a press conference to promote UFC® 143, which takes place this Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center.