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UFC Announces Eight 2013 Events Including Full Schedule For UFC On FOX | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and FOX Sports gear up for an exciting new year of UFC coverage by unveiling the 2013 UFC on FOX broadcast schedule featuring four live events on FOX. Next year, UFC® on FOXkicks off on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the United Center in Chicago, with additional events planned on April 20, July 27 and Dec. 14.

Other highlights from the 2013 FX, FUEL TV and Pay-Per-View schedule include UFC: JONES vs. SONNEN, which will be held at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, April 27. Charismatic star Chael Sonnen will get a shot at UFC champion Jon Jones’ light heavyweight title on April 27 after the two serve as coaches opposite each other on Season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter, which will debut in January 2013 on FX.

“2013 is shaping up to be a huge year for the UFC and we can’t wait to bring more great fights to FOX!” said UFC President Dana White. “We’re going to continue to take the UFC all over the world putting on the biggest and best fights. FOX is an amazing broadcast partner and we’re going to do some big things next year.”

UFC 2013 Schedule Highlights*:

Date Location Event  
Saturday, Jan. 19

Brazil

UFC on FX: BELFORT vs. BISPING  
Saturday, Jan. 26

United Center, Chicago, Ill.

UFC on FOX  
Saturday, Feb. 2

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nev.

UFC 156: ALDO vs. EDGAR**  
Saturday, Feb. 16

International Event

UFC on FUEL TV  
Saturday, April 20

City to be announced

UFC on FOX  
Saturday, April 27 Prudential Center, Newark, N.J. UFC: JONES vs. SONNEN**  
Saturday, July 27

City to be announced

UFC on FOX  
Saturday, Dec. 14 City to be announced UFC on FOX  

*Please note this is not the full 2013 schedule. Additional FX, FUEL TV and Pay-Per-View events and on-sale dates will be announced at a later time.

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11 Comments to UFC Announces Eight 2013 Events Including Full Schedule For UFC On FOX | UFC NEWS

  1. ABEYTA says:

    Salt Lake City, Utah @Energy Solutions Arena. PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. UFC fanatic says:

    Please come to Jacksonville, Florida. There is so many fans who love to watch UFC and want to see it here. Please!!

  3. Mike b says:

    The UFC needs to come back to moheagan sun in ct,to hold one of their fox events,they always used to come around 03,04.They should put machida vs hendo as a main event for one of their fox cards,that will be sick.Hopefully 2013 will be a better year,this year was good but had a shitload of setbacks.the best years the UFC had,me personally was 07,and 2011.looking foward to a better year in 2013.

  4. Anselmo says:

    UFC should come to Ottawa,On at the Scotia Bank Arena!

  5. Paul says:

    The UFC should come to Liverpool England the echo arena this would be unreal team sonnen

  6. Mayor of Deviance says:

    Awesome another United Center event! I hope it’s more exciting than the last though. I fell asleep during Weidman vs Maia (not kidding).

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