THE UFC® RETURNS TO HISTORIC SAITAMA SUPER ARENA ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
FIVE-ROUND HEAVYWEIGHT MAIN EVENT - (8)MARK HUNT VS. (9)ROY NELSON
PRESS CONFERENCE - JUNE 26 - TOKYO - WITH UFC PRESIDENT DANA WHITE
UFC® FIGHT NIGHT TOKYO: HUNT vs. NELSON TO AIR LIVE AND ON DEMAND ON UFC FIGHT PASS®
Las Vegas, Nev. – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization is making its highly anticipated return to Japan, a land revered for its rich martial arts heritage, on September 21, 2014.
The UFC® and the Saitama Super Arena will again play host to an exciting evening of mixed martial arts action with UFC® FIGHT NIGHT TOKYO: HUNT vs. NELSON, headlined by international mixed martial arts heavy hitters Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson.
To kick things off, UFC President Dana White and a selection of UFC fighters will host a press conference in Tokyo, Thursday, June 26, officially launching public ticket sales for the can’t miss event of the fall.
Outside of Japan, UFC FIGHT NIGHT TOKYO will air live on UFC FIGHT PASS.
For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.
About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Beijing, Singapore and Sao Paulo, the UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries to 800+ million TV households worldwide in 28 different languages. The UFC has a variety of multi-year broadcast agreements with some of the biggest networks throughout Europe, including BT Sport, TV12, C More, Abu Dhabi Media, Setanta and RTL9. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS™, a digital subscription service with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. UFC also owns over 100 UFC GYM® locations, UFC.TV® (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT™ (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC 360 (the internationally distributed magazine), a videogame franchise with EA SPORTS, best-selling DVDs and Blu-rays, UFC Fight Club®, UFC Fan Expo®, Octagon™ branded apparel and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit www.UFC.com and follow UFC at www.Facebook.com/UFC and Twitter: @UFC.