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Monday, 06/03/2013, 07:43 am

UFC Fan Expo 2013 Set To Feature Over 30 Fighters, Several Champions Included

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:

Ryan Bader

Pat Barry

Joseph Benavidez

Michael Bisping

Travis Browne

Donald Cerrone

Carlos Condit

Dominick Cruz

Urijah Faber

Phil Davis

T.J. Dillashaw

Kelvin Gastelum

Forrest Griffin

Benson Henderson

Matt Hughes

Jon Jones

Martin Kampmann

Cung Le

Chuck Liddell

Gray Maynard

Gilbert Melendez

Chad Mendes

B.J. Penn

Mike Pyle

Luke Rockhold

Ronda Rousey

Georges St-Pierre

Chael Sonnen

Josh Thomson

Cain Velasquez

Eddie Wineland

Cat Zingano

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