Article

Fighters Set for Boston Fan Expo

ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP® CONFIRMS FIGHTERS FOR UFC® FAN EXPO IN BOSTON AUGUST 27 & 28
(LAS VEGAS, NV --- July 28, 2010) – With the city of Boston buzzing about the arrival of the UFC® Fan Expo™ at the John B. Hynes Convention Center on August 27 and 28, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® turned up the heat today by announcing the list of fighters that will participate in the weekend of festivities.

The following fighters will participate in autograph sessions and a variety of other fan activities: UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell, UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, WEC® lightweight champion Ben Henderson, WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, former UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz, Carlos Condit, Clay Guida, Cole Miller, Efrain Escudero, Gabriel Gonzaga, Jon Jones, Josh Grispi, Kurt Pellegrino, Matt Hamill, Martin Kampmann, Pat Barry, Roy Nelson, Thiago Alves, Anthony Johnson, Ricardo Almeida, Renzo Gracie, and former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber. Additional fighters added to the UFC Fan Expo will be announced in the coming weeks.

All the UFC Fan Expo activities will be planned in conjunction with UFC 118, which takes place at TD Garden on Saturday, Aug. 28. Headlined by a lightweight title rematch between champion Frankie Edgar and former division leader BJ Penn, UFC 118 also marks the mixed martial arts debut of three-time world champion boxer James Toney, who will take on UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture.

For more information on UFC Fan Expo and to purchase tickets, visit www.ufcfanexpo.com. To subscribe to the official UFC Fan Expo newsletter visit www.ufcfanexpo.com/newsletter. For companies interested in reserving space at this premier event, contact Ed Gallo, Event Director at 1-203-840-5546 or email egallo@ufcfanexpo.com. Don’t wait, space is limited and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Media

Recent
Web show host Aaron True had the audacity to tell UFC champion Ronda Rousey she doesn't have the strength to compete with a man. He will never make that mistake again.
Mar 6, 2015
New Yorkers Uriah Hall and Rafael Natal are set to clash at UFC 187 in Las Vegas. UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles takes a deeper look at this bout and the rest of the exciting card, coming your way Memorial Day weekend.
Mar 6, 2015
Lightweight contender Beneil Dariush sinks in a head and arm choke on Tony Martin, earning himself a second round submission victory. Dariush faces Daron Cruickshank during the prelims at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas.
Mar 6, 2015
No. 1 women's strawweight contender Joanna Jedrzejczyk debuts her skills against Juliana Lima inside the Octagon. Joanna takes on Carla Esparza for the women's strawweight title in the co-main event at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas.
Mar 6, 2015