The UFC Fan Expo is just three weeks from invading the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas on July 6th and 7th. The popular MMA Expo is making its third appearance in Las Vegas and the UFC has announced the list of the sport’s biggest names that will be featured at this can’t-miss fan event of the year.
Over 50 UFC and Strikeforce stars are scheduled to appear at the UFC Fan Expo at varies times and functions. Fans can meet their favorite UFC and Strikeforce stars of the past and present during autograph sessions, exciting special events, interactive Q&A sessions, meet and greets, and much more!
The list of fighter appearing is extensive featuring former champion*: UFC Hall of Famer CHUCK LIDDELL, UFC Hall of Famer RANDY COUTURE, Former two-division UFC champion BJ PENN, UFC light heavyweight champion JON JONES, Former PRIDE champion WANDERLEI SILVA, Former UFC light heavyweight champion TITO ORTIZ, UFC lightweight champion BENSON HENDERSON, UFC interim welterweight champion CARLOS CONDIT, UFC heavyweight champion JUNIOR DOS SANTOS, UFC bantamweight champion DOMINICK CRUZ, Former light heavyweight champion RASHAD EVANS, Former UFC heavyweight champion FRANK MIR, Former PRIDE champion DAN HENDERSON, Former UFC heavyweight champion CAIN VELASQUEZ, Former UFC welterweight champion MATT SERRA, Former interim UFC heavyweight champion SHANE CARWIN, STRIKEFORCE women’s bantamweight champion RONDA ROUSEY, STRIKEFORCE lightweight champion GILBERT MELENDEZ, Former STRIKEFORCE heavyweight champion ALISTAIR OVEREEM, STRIKEFORCE Heavyweight Grand Prix champion DANIEL CORMIER.
The Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz will also be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo. He is also in the co-main event of UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II card, which coincides with the Expo.
Also featuring*: PAT BARRY, ALAN BELCHER, JOSEPH BENAVIDEZ, STEPHAN BONNAR, DANNY CASTILLO, DONALD CERRONE, PHIL DAVIS, SHANE DEL ROSARIO, JOHN DODSON, EVAN DUNHAM, REUBEN DURAN, BRIAN EBERSOLE, JAKE ELLENBERGER, LOUIS GAUDINOT, CLAY GUIDA, DAN HARDY, JOHNY HENDRICKS, CONOR HEUN, CJ KEITH, JOSH KOSCHECK, DUANE LUDWIG, RORY MACDONALD, VINNY MAGALHAES, OLYMPIC SILVER MEDALIST SARA MCMANN, IAN MCCALL, MICHAEL MCDONALD, JIM MILLER, ROY NELSON, ANTHONY PETTIS, JENS PULVER, MIKE PYLE, FRANCISCO RIVERA, BEN ROTHWELL, AMIR SADOLLAH, CHRIS SAUNDERS, CHAN SUNG JUNG, JAMIE VARNER, and EDDIE YAGIN.
It’s not just about the fighters though, UFC Octagon Girls ARIANNY CELESTE and BRITTNEY PALMER will there, as well as the STRIKEFORCE ring girls CHRISSY HUBBARD and VANESSA HANSON. UFC commentators MIKE GOLDBERG, JOE ROGAN and JON ANIK will also make appearances, along with Octagon announcer BRUCE BUFFER.
Tickets for the UFC Fan Expo are on sale NOW at www.ufcfanexpo.com. Tickets for Friday, July 6 are priced at $40, while tickets for Saturday, July 7 are priced at $45. A two-day pass is also available and is priced at $60. Fans are encouraged to buy their tickets now and save because ticket prices are higher at the door.
*Fighters and Personalities at the UFC Fan Expo are subject to change