UFC Offers Up Partial Early 2013 Schedule

Four UFC on Fox events are planned for 2013, including one to start the new year.

The UFC announced eight events for next year, providing fans with an early glimpse into the fight card schedule.

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping will take place January 19 from a city in Brazil, while a UFC on Fox card is set for a week later from Chicago.

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar goes down February 2, while an international Fuel TV card is set for February 16.

“2013 is shaping up to be a huge year for the UFC and we can’t wait to bring more great fights to Fox,” UFC president Dana White said. “We’re going to continue to take the UFC all over the world, putting on the biggest and best fights. Fox is an amazing broadcast partner and we’re going to do some big things next year.”

April will see another Fox card, along with Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen meeting from Newark, New Jersey.

PARTIAL UFC 2013 EVENT SCHEDULE

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping, Saturday, January 19, Brazil

UFC on Fox, Saturday, January 26, Chicago, Illinois

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar, Saturday, February 2, Las Vegas

UFC on Fuel TV, Saturday, February 16, TBD

UFC on Fox, Saturday, April 20, TBD

UFC: Jones vs. Sonnen, Saturday, April 27, Newark, New Jersey

UFC on Fox, Saturday, July 27, TBD

UFC on Fox, Saturday, December 14, TBD

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Fight Cards

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Event Date: August 23, 2014
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos

Event Date: August 23, 2014
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Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

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