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Tuesday, 10/25/2011, 07:26 am

This weeks scheduled UFC 137 fan events in Las Vegas (Updated)


The UFC is heading out to their home turf of Las Vegas once again this week and there is a nice list of UFC events open to the public.

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was set to feature a welterweight championship bout between George St Pierre and Carlos Condit. However GSP was forced to withdraw with a knee injury and in his place will come BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz.

The public festivities kick off this Wednesday the 26th and will roll through all week long leading up to fight night. If you are going to be in town, check out the schedule below.

WEDNESDAY

10 am – 5 pm
UFC Octagon Nation Tour in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

THURSDAY

10 am – 5 pm
UFC Octagon Nation Tour in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

1 pm (doors at noon)
UFC 137 press conference
with Dana White, BJ Penn, Nick Diaz (fingers crossed), Matt Mitrione, Cheick Kongo, Mirko Cro Cop and Roy Nelson
Brooklyn Bridge at New York New York Hotel and Casino
3790 Las Vegas Blvd

FRIDAY

10 am – 5 pm
UFC Octagon Nation Tour in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

noon-1 pm
Joe Lauzon autograph session
UFC Octagon Nation truck in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

1:30-2:30 pm
Dominick Cruz autograph session
UFC Octagon Nation truck in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

2 pm (doors at 1)
Q&A with Frank Mir
Mandalay Bay Arena
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South

3 pm (doors at 1)
Rampage Jackson vs Chuck Liddell compete in PRIDE mode to win the title “UFC Undisputed 3 Champion”
Mandalay Bay Arena
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South

3-4 pm
Melvin Guillard autograph session
UFC Octagon Nation truck in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

4 pm (doors at 1)
UFC 137 weigh-in
Mandalay Bay Arena
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South

6-8 pm
Shawn Tompkins Memorial & Fundraiser*
Tapout Training Center
4040 W. Hacienda Ave.

6-7:30 pm
Jake Ellenberger autograph signing*
Luxor Las Vegas
3900 Las Vegas Boulevard South

6:30 – 8:30 pm
Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste and Strikeforce Champion Miesha Tate autograph session*
Las Vegas Fight Shop
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
3663 S. Las Vegas Blvd

SATURDAY

10 am – 5 pm
UFC Octagon Nation Tour in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

10 – 11 am
Joe Lauzon autograph session
UFC Octagon Nation truck in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

11am – 1 pm
Frankie Edgar autograph session*
Las Vegas Fight Shop
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
3663 S. Las Vegas Blvd

noon-1 pm
Melvin Guillard autograph session
UFC Octagon Nation truck in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

1-3 pm
UFC Encyclopedia signing with Frank Mir
Barnes & Noble
3860 Maryland Parkway

1-3 pm
Tito Ortiz autograph signing*
Las Vegas Fight Shop
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
3663 S. Las Vegas Blvd

2-3 pm
Dominick Cruz autograph session
UFC Octagon Nation Tour in the PBR Fan Zone
Mandalay Bay (Convention Center parking lot)
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

SUNDAY

12-2 pm
Roy Nelson and Dan Hardy autograph signing*
The Gun Store
2900 E. Tropicana Avenue

*Click here for the latest UFC 137 coverage provided by BJPENN.COM


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