UFC LogoThe Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Saturday that it will close out 2013 with four major Pay-Per-View events featuring eight of the sport’s biggest stars. The following events will mark one of the biggest and best stretches in company history:

UFC 165, Saturday, Sept. 21 from Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The event is headlined by UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones taking on Swedish star Alexander Gustafsson.

UFC 166, Saturday, Oct. 19 from Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The event is headlined by the rubber match between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior dos Santos.

UFC 167, Saturday, Nov. 16 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The main event pits welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre against the hard-hitting Johny Hendricks.

UFC 168, Saturday, Dec. 28 from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defends her title against archrival Miesha Tate.

The UFC also announced the UFC World Tour, a series of press and fan events beginning July 29 featuring the stars of these cards. Select UFC stars from the upcoming cards will visit the following cities, with exact dates and locations to be announced shortly:
• Bay Area
• Las Vegas
• Los Angeles
• New York
• Houston
• Dallas
• Chicago
• Montreal, Quebec, Canada
• Stockholm, Sweden
• London, England
• Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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