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Friday, 11/11/2011, 06:15 am

Celebrity Line Up Announced for UFC on FOX 1 Red Carpet Event

In the lead up to the UFC’s debut on network television, Fox Executives have promised to roll out the red carpet and get their long list of celebrity employees to attend the event as if it was a big breakthrough television occasion.

Yesterday they distributed a list of confirmed celebrities ready to put on their nicest attire and hit the red carpet at the UFC on Fox 1 live show.

UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion, Cain Velasquez and contender, Junior Dos Santos the event marks the first UFC event on the network. The championship bout will air live on FOX and is available in 115 million homes nationwide.

In the release Fox executives confirmed that their celebrity army will hit the red carpet starting at 4:00 pm Local Time.

The confirmed list of celebrities attending the UFC’s big night are as follows, however, if you know anything about the Hollywood scene, if the red carpet is rolled out, more of Hollywood’s hottest names are sure to attend.


Michael Strahan (FOX NFL SUNDAY)
Odette Annable (House)
Harry Shum, Jr. (Glee)
Matthew Morrison (Glee)
Howie Mandel (Mobbed)
Max Greenfield (New Girl)
Jake Johnson (New Girl)
Lamorne Morris (New Girl)
Hannah Simone (New Girl)
Jesse Spencer (House)


Joelle Carter (Justified)
Walton Goggins (Justified)
Nick Searcy (Justified)
Nick Kroll (The League)
Dayton Callie (Sons of Anarchy)
Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy)
Dorian Brown (Wilfred)
Jason Gann (Wilfred)
Fiona Gubelmann (Wilfred)

Noted Celebrities from TV and Film:

Dave Annable (Brothers & Sisters)
David Arquette
Travis Barker
Gina Carano (Haywire)
Claire Coffee (Grimm)
Ryan Guzman (Step Up)
Gilles Marini (Brothers & Sisters)
Nicole Murphy (Model)
Ronnie Mund (The Howard Stern Show)
Amanda Righetti (The Mentalist)
Mickey Rourke (Immortals)
Matt Sanders (Avenged Sevenfold)
Karina Smirnoff (Dancing with the Stars)
Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family)
Nick Swardson (Jack and Jill)
Kenny Wormald (Footloose)
Neon Trees

Sports Celebrities:

Jim Brown (NFL Legend)
Brad Penny
Kelly Slater (Professional Surfer)

From Fuel TV:

Danny Kass (Adventures of Danny & The Dingo)
Luke Trembath (Adventures of Danny & The Dingo)
Bas Rutten (Punk Payback with Bas Rutten)
Mike “Rooftop” Escamilla (Strangers in Danger)
Zack “Catfish” Yankush (Strangers in Danger)
Charlie Andrews (Knights of Mayhem)

From the UFC:

Michael Bisping
Carlos Condit
Dominick Cruz
Chuck Liddell
Gilbert Melendez
George St. Pierre
Brian Stann

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8 Responses to “Celebrity Line Up Announced for UFC on FOX 1 Red Carpet Event”

  1. James Toney says:

    Fuckin Asshole

  2. e says:

    is that a woman rockin a moustache and beard?

  3. This guy says:

    Nobody wants your fake garbage. Get a real job loser.

    On the subject:

    This is totally fricken awesome! MAINSTREAM BABY! I am so glad I decided to get cable tv. I never watch but now I will!

  4. Fightclub says:

    hatin’ on Rourke? C’mon man, The Wrestler? That movie was the shit; and if you didn’t like it at least you get to see Marisa T’s titz. lol

  5. Ninja Oreo Dollop says:

    It’s very strange they are having a red carpet event. The red carpet and it’s celebrities are not something I think of when I watch MMA. At least Gina Carano will be there.

    • Fightclub says:

      Yeah it doesn’t mix well; but I understand that the UFC is trying to make MMA more mainstream. Celebrities, well usually little more than a bunch of overpaid morons, do attract the masses. sad, but true.

  6. Dosan says:

    Hollywood is a joke.

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