This just in from UFC:
Las Vegas – UFC® is proud to announce its largest-ever roster of UFC superstars, UFC Hall of Famers and legends for UFC Fan Expo®, taking place Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11, at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at the Venetian/Palazzo, as part of its 4th Annual UFC International Fight Week™.
As the centerpiece of the largest celebration of combat sports in the world, UFC Fan Expo provides fight fans with unprecedented access to UFC champions, top-ranked UFC contenders, celebrities, legendary fighters, Octagon Girls® and budding amateur stars while attending various martial arts tournaments.
The two-day event will be highlighted by a myriad of athlete engagement sessions with a list of elite participants including: six current UFC champions, eight UFC Hall of Famers and six mixed martial arts (MMA) pioneers. Each participant’s session will take place at one of 22 UFC brand stations throughout the Fan Expo grounds with autograph and photo opportunities for all fight fanatics in attendance.
Eight UFC partners will also conduct signing sessions with select contracted fighters during Fan Expo at sponsor-assigned stations. These partners include: Bud Light, EA Sports, Harley-Davidson, Toyo Tires, Monster Energy, MusclePharm, UFC Gyms and Action Combat Ops.
Fan Expo also includes marital arts tournaments from six different disciplines providing 130 hours of amateur competition involving more than 4,000 amateur athletes from 30 countries.
UFC International Fight Week features the 2015 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, a UFC Reebok experience, the Ulti-man 5k and UFC Gym® Fitness Challenge, as well as fan events at Fremont Street Experience. UFC International Fight Week will be capped off with two highly anticipated events in UFC® 189: MENDES vs. MCGREGOR on Saturday, July 11and The Ultimate Fighter® Finale on Sunday, July 12.
Fans can now pre-register and join the UFC fan community at UFCregister.com to make the most of their UFC International Fight Week experience. They can earn UFC Rewards points and automatically upload UFC activation images and video to their Facebook and Twitter accounts.
UFCFightWeek.com is the official destination for the most current list of scheduled events. Download the official UFC International Fight Week app at iTunes or Google Play stores, to navigate the week and download a full events schedule, itinerary planner, UFC fan band perks, push notifications and more!
Tickets for UFC Fan Expo are currently on sale at UFCFanExpo.com with two day passes beginning at $60 online and $65 onsite. One-day passes begin at $35 online and $45 onsite. *Events are subject to change.
For additional information please visit UFC.com, and follow UFC Fight Week on Twitter @UFCFightWeek.
The following participants are scheduled to attend UFC Fan Expo:
Rafael dos Anjos*
*Denotes UFC champion
^Denotes UFC Hall of Famer