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UFC 162 Fight Card: Second Annual Fight Week Set For July 3-6

UFC 162 Fight Card: Second Annual Fight Week Set For July 3-6

The UFC has several events planned around UFC 162, putting together the second annual “UFC Fight Week.”

The week begins July 3 and culminates July 6 with UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman.

“The UFC has always done a big Vegas show around Fourth of July weekend. Fans from all over the country, tons of people from Brazil and Canada, and as far away as Japan and Australia, are coming to Vegas to see UFC 162 and take part in Fight Week,” said Dana White, UFC president. “Las Vegas is the UFC’s hometown, it’s the fight capital of the world, and we’re proud to contribute to the local economy. The annual Fight Week event in Vegas is the ultimate week-long celebration for UFC fans around the world!”

Wednesday, July 3

· UFC Community Day:

· UFC fighters will participate in events to support local Las Vegas charities

Thursday, July 4

· UFC Downtown

· Meet-and-greets and autograph signings with UFC fighters at select locations at Fremont Street Experience at Golden Nugget Las Vegas, The D Las Vegas, Golden Gate Casino, El Cortez Hotel & Casino

· Free Three Days Grace Concert at Fremont Street Experience, presented by Bud Light

Friday, July 5

· UFC Fan Expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mandalay Bay

· Autograph and Q&A sessions, meet-and-greets, grappling tournaments, seminars, UFC FIT demonstrations™, more than 150 exhibitors and more

· UFC® 162 Weigh-Ins at 4 p.m. at MGM Grand Garden Arena

· UFC Exclusive Party at Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo Las Vegas at 8 p.m.

· UFC party for fans with DJ, food, beverages and special appearances by UFC fighters

· Tuff-N-Uff: Future Stars of MMA Tournament at South Point Casino

Saturday, July 6

· UFC® 162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN at MGM Grand Garden Arena

· UFC Fan Expo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mandalay Bay

*All times PST

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