The greatest fan experience of all time, The UFC Fan Expo, returns to Las Vegas this July in tandem with UFC 162: SIlva Vs. Weidman, and as always the athletes attending are high profile. This edition of the ‘Fight Week’ festivities will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on July 5th and 6th, transitioning into UFC 162 live on Pay-Per-View at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The main event being the showdown for the middleweight strap as Chris Weidman challenges the pound-for-pound king and middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
This year the UFC Fan Expo will host over 30 fighters on the roster who are scheduled to appear for autograph sessions, with such big names as Georges St. Pierre, Cain Velasquez, Jon Jones, Benson Henderson, Ronda Rousey, Chael Sonnen, and our very own BJ Penn just to name a few. The event will host hundreds of exhibitions and fighter booths, as well as a Grapplers Quest competition and grappling seminars with Ryron and Rener Gracie.
Also, fans can register to take part in training and development sessions with the likes of Chuck Liddell, Dominick Cruz, Uriah Faber, as well as the “Prodigy” himself. These sessions include seminars on each fighters favorite techniques, a Q&A session, and a chance to meet the fighters. For more information on how to attend click here.
The announced list of athletes attending to date is as follows:
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