UFC President Dana White talks with members of the press following Wednesday night’s UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou event in Duluth, Ga. White touched on such topics as the UFC returning to Florida, Duane “Bang” Ludwig as “coach of the year”, Ric Flair’s attendance, Chris Weidman’s potential return date to fight Vitor Belfort and more!
UFC Fight Night 35 takes place this evening at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Costa Philippou meet in the night’s main event. UFC Fight Night 35 will air live on FOX Sports 1 starting at 4 p.m. ET, while two preliminary card fights will stream live on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 3 p.m. ET.
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Following tonight’s UFC Fight Night 35 main event between Luke Rockhold and Costas Philippou, the night’s big winners will gather for the traditional post-fight press conference. Fight fans can watch a live stream of the proceedings right here on ProMMAnow.com starting at approximately 9:30 p.m. ET (6:30 p.m. PT).
The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the Atlanta area Wednesday night as Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Costa Philippou square off in the main event. UFC Fight Night 35 will broadcast live on FOX Sports 1, while a couple preliminary card fights will stream live on UFC Fight Pass, the MMA promotion’s new subscription-based online network.
The next UFC event will take place in Duluth, Georgia, on January 15, and will be headlined by the five round middleweight bout between Luke Rockhold and Costa Philippou. The event will take place at The Arena at Gwinnet Center, and will be the first time the UFC has returned to the Atlanta area since UFC 145.
UFC Fight Night 35 was originally set to host Jason High in a welterweight fight against Adlan Amagov. Amagov was forced out due to injury so Beneil Dariush got the call up to face High. Now Dariush, who took the fight on short notice, is getting a short notice replacement in what could be Charlie Brenneman.