2016 UFC International Fight Week And Fan Expo Set
UFC today announced that the 5th Annual UFC International Fight Week™, the world’s largest celebration of combat sports, will be capped off by the third and final day of UFC Fan Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center. UFC International Fight Week will take place from Tuesday, July 5th – Sunday, July 10th.
UFC International Fight Week will also feature three events in three nights, headlined by the landmark UFC 200: DIAZ vs. McGREGOR 2 on Saturday, July 9th at T-Mobile Arena.
The trio of events begins on Thursday, July 7th, with a matchup for the world lightweight championship, with UFC FIGHT NIGHT: DOS ANJOS vs. ALVAREZ, at MGM Grand Garden Arena and airing exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS. On Friday, July 8th, The Ultimate Fighter Finale main event will showcase UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk in a title defense against top-ranked contender Claudia Gadelha at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Tickets for each event will go on-sale:
UFC 200: DIAZ vs. McGREGOR 2: Friday, April 29 – 10 a.m. PT
UFC Fan Expo: Friday, April 29 – 12 p.m. PT
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: DOS ANJOS vs. ALVAREZ: Friday, May 6 – 10 a.m. PT
The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Friday, May 6 – 12 p.m. PT
For the first time in UFC history, UFC Fan Expo has expanded to three days to offer fight fans unparalleled access to UFC champions, top-ranked contenders, UFC Hall of Famer’s, celebrities, legendary fighters and Octagon Girls, while offering numerous interactive and immersive activities. UFC Fan Expo will take place from Friday, July 8th – Sunday, July 10th.
With more than 600,000 square feet, fans will have the unique opportunity to engage with a record-number of athletes during autograph and photo sessions or participate in activities conducted by UFC partners including: Reebok, EA Sports, Bud Light, Harley-Davidson, Toyo Tires, Monster Energy and UFC GYM.
UFC Fan Expo will also include amateur martial arts tournaments from various disciplines, providing hours of amateur competition featuring athletes from around the world.
UFC International Fight Week will feature the 2016 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, a UFC Reebok Experience and the Ulti-man 5k, as well as numerous fan events throughout Las Vegas the entire week.
The UFC International Fight Week app will be the official destination for the most current list of scheduled events. The app is scheduled to launch in June.
To purchase tickets, please visit UFCTICKETS.
Tickets for UFC Fan Expo will be offered in various packages, with three-day passes beginning at $75 online. Two-day passes begin at $65, while one-day passes are $45. Fans can also purchase VIP elite packages for $300 or VIP ultimate packages for $3,000. *Events are subject to change.
For additional information, please visit UFC.com and follow UFC Fight Week on Twitter @UFCFightWeek.