The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Aug. 28, when the promotion holds its second event on Fox Sports 1..

UFC and Bankers Life Fieldhouse officials revealed the news on Saturday evening. No bouts have been officially announced for the show, but tickets for the event go on sale June 14. The UFC debuts on FS1 on Aug. 17. That inaugural event takes place at the TD Garden in Boston and will reportedly feature a welterweight showdown between Thiago Alves and Matt Brown.

The UFC first visited Indianapolis in 2010 and has not been back since. UFC 119 took place at what was then called Conseco Fieldhouse and saw Frank Mir knock out Mirko Filipovic in the evening’s heavyweight main event.

The notoriously lackluster pay-per-view event also saw Ryan Bader take a unanimous decision victory over fellow light heavyweight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co-headliner. The show netted a live gate of $1.6 million and was attended by 15,811 spectators.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC on FOX 21 Fighter Pulled at the Last Minute for Potential Anti-Doping Violation

  • 29 days ago
  • 15 views

Despite stepping on the scale and making weight Friday morning, middleweight Adam Hunter has been pulled from Saturday's UFC on FOX 21 fight card in Vancouver. read news >>

Paige VanZant UFC on FOX 21 Open Workout Video

  • 29 days ago
  • 14 views

Paige VanZant put on a show at the UFC on FOX 21 open workouts Thursday afternoon in Vancouver. read news >>

UFC on Fox 21: Demian Maia's Incredible 15-Year Summit

  • 29 days ago
  • 10 views

UFC on Fox 21's Demian Maia is turning 39 in just over two months. His first professional MMA fight was 15 years ago. He heads into his fight against former welterweight contender Carlos Condit, seek read news >>

UFC on FOX: Winning Ugly, Losing Pretty, and What It Gets You in the End

  • 29 days ago
  • 5 views

In this life you get out what you put in, right? That seems like Day One karmic thought. If you’re willing to put in work, you’ll get results. As you get results, you’ll see opportunities increase an read news >>

UFC on Fox 21 Video: Paige VanZant — Warrior Code

  • 29 days ago
  • 13 views

Go one-on-one with women's strawweight sensation Paige VanZant and find out what makes her a UFC warrior. Don't miss VanZant's return against Bec Rawlings. read news >>

UFC on Fox 21 Joe Rogan Video Preview: Demian Maia vs. Carlos Condit

  • 28 days ago
  • 47 views

UFC commentator Joe Rogan breaks down the main event of UFC on Fox 21. Don't miss Damian Maia take on Carlos Condit on Saturday, Aug. 27, in Vancouver. read news >>

UFC on Fox 21: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

  • 28 days ago
  • 15 views

UFC on Fox 21 is set for Saturday night. The event is headlined by a welterweight showdown between top contenders Demian Maia and Carlos Condit. Maia enters the contest on a five-fight win streak, wh read news >>

Watch the UFC on Fox 21 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Shortly Following the Event

  • 28 days ago
  • 13 views

Watch the UFC on Fox 21: Maia vs. Condit post-fight press conference streaming live from Rogers Arena in Vancouver shortly following tonight's event. read news >>

UFC on FOX 21 Fight Highlights: Felipe Silva Scores First-Round TKO in Debut

  • 28 days ago
  • 26 views

Check out the UFC on FOX 21 fight highlights from the bout between Felipe Silva and Shane Campbell. read news >>