After a successful pay-per-view event this past weekend, the UFC returns to free TV this week with UFC Fight Night 30. A number of fan friendly events are on the docket.
UFC Fight Night 30 takes place Saturday at Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England. Middleweight Mark Munoz and Lyoto Machida meet in the headliner, which airs on FOX Sports 2 following prelims on Facebook.
Fans are invited to the folliwing activities ahead of Saturday’s event:
Wednesday – Q&A with Michael Bisping and Carly Baker. The event takes place at The Printworks in Bierkeller Entertainment Complex. The event begins at 4 p.m. BST and includes a Q&A, autographs, and ticket and prize giveaways.
Friday – UFC Fight Night 30 weigh-ins. Official event weigh-ins take place at Manchester Central and kick off at 4 p.m. BST. Doors open at 1 p.m. for an autograph session with Alexander Gustafsson, Bisping, Dustin Poirier, Gegard Mousasi and Conor McGregor. A Q&A with Chael Sonnen then takes place at 2:30 p.m.
Friday – UFC Fight Club Party and fighter Q&As. The event takes place at The Printworks in Bierkeller Entertainment Complex, and it begins at 7 p.m. BST. McGregor, Gustafsson, Bisping, Poirier, Mousasi and Baker will be in attendance, and there will be satellite Q&A sessions with fighters around the world. The event includes meet-and-greets and giveaways.
For more on UFC Fight Night 30, including the full fight card, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.
(Pictured: Chael Sonnen)