ACTION-PACKED OPENING DAY OF
UFC FAN EXPO® HIGHLIGHTS 4TH ANNUAL UFC
INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK
Las Vegas – The 4th Annual UFC International Fight Week™ opens the 2015 UFC Fan Expo® with an action-packed day of excitement on Friday, July 10 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center at the Venetian and Palazzo Resorts. Highlighted by UFC® fan panels, preview shows, interactive Q&A sessions, a live-streaming weigh-in and an open forum with UFC President Dana White, fight fanatics will experience more VIP access than ever before!
Fan Expo Schedule for Friday, July 10:
10:15 – 10:50 a.m.
UFC Fan Expo Opening Ceremony – Bruce Buffer, The Voice of the Octagon®, will officially open Fan Expo and answer questions from fans in attendance.
11:00 – 11:50 a.m.:
UFC Legends Panel – Hosted by Joe Rogan, fans can participate in a Q&A session with some of the greatest legends of UFC’s pioneer era. UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell, Matt Hughes and Pat Miletich lead a panel that also includes Don Frye, Paul Varelans, Guy Mezger and Gary Goodridge.
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.:
Fan Q&A with UFC President Dana White – UFC President Dana White will participate in an open forum with fans.
1:30 – 1:55 p.m.:
UFC Health and Performance Q&A – UFC Vice President of Health & Performance Jeff Novitzky, along with executives from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), will update and educate fans on UFC’s year-round Anti-Doping Policy.
2:00 – 2:50 p.m.:
UFC Champions Panel – UFC Tonight Host Jon Anik leads an impressive panel of reigning UFC champions to discuss life as the top athlete in their individual weight class. Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, middleweight champion Chris Weidman, lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk are scheduled to participate on the panel.
3:00 – 3:50 p.m.:
UFC Women Fighters Panel – UFC correspondent Megan Olivi hosts a fan Q&A session with a panel featuring five of the biggest names in the women’s strawweight and bantamweight divisions. Strawweights Paige VanZant and Rose Namajunas will join bantamweights Miesha Tate, Julianna Pena and Liz Carmouche on the panel.
Live weigh-in for UFC® 189: ALDO vs. MCGREGOR – Watch the weigh-in of the biggest UFC event of 2015 live on the main stage!
4:45 – 5:30 p.m.:
UFC 189 Preview Show – UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin headlines a panel featuring three of the most notable UFC featherweights of the last decade to preview UFC 189’s main event. Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, former UFC & WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will give their perspective on the fight.
UFCFightWeek.com is the official destination for the most current list of scheduled events, with an official UFC International Fight Week App launching late-June in the Apple and Google Play stores.
Fans can now pre-register and join the UFC fan community at UFCregister.com to make the most of their UFC International Fight Week experience. They can earn UFC Rewards points and automatically upload UFC activation images and video to their Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Tickets for UFC Fan Expo are currently on sale at UFCFanExpo.com with two day passes beginning at $60 online and $65 onsite. One-day passes begin at $35 online and $45 onsite. *Events are subject to change.