ronda-rousey-18.jpgOfficial fighter weigh-ins for the UFC’s first event on the new FOX Sports 1 cable network are slated for Aug. 16 at TD Garden in Boston.

The same venue then hosts the following night’s event, UFC Fight Night 26, which features a main event light heavyweight fight between former two-division title challenger Chael Sonnen and former champion Mauricio Rua. In the co-main event, former Striketorce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem meets contender Travis Browne.

The six-fight main card airs live on FOX Sports 1 (8 p.m. ET) following a four-fight preliminary card (6 p.m. ET) on the same channel and three fights on Facebook (4:30 p.m. ET)

The first fighter steps on the scale at 4 p.m. ET local time, and doors open to the public at 3 p.m. The weigh-ins are free and open to the public.

Prior to the weigh-ins, UFC Fight Club members are invited to a Q&A session with women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who this fall coaches opposite Miesha Tate on Season 18 of “The Ultimate Fighter.” The two then fight for Rousey’s title Dec. 28 in the co-main event of UFC 168.

Doors for the Q&A open to Fight Club members at 1 p.m. ET with the Q&A taking place at 2 p.m.

The latest UFC Fight Night 26 card includes:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 6 p.m. ET)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 4:30 p.m. ET)

For the latest on UFC Fight Night 26, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Ronda Rousey)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

Video: UFC 184 fighter weigh-ins replay

  • 28 days ago
  • 8 views

LOS ANGELES – Check out a video replay of today’s official fighter weigh-ins for UFC 184.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC 185 weigh-ins set for Friday in Dallas; Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone hosts Q&A

  • 21 days ago
  • 2 views

UFC 185 fighter weigh-ins take place next Friday, and the preceding UFC Fight Club Q&A session features a lightweight title contender.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Video: UFC 185 fighter weigh-ins replay

  • 14 days ago
  • 17 views

DALLAS – Check out a video replay of today’s official fighter weigh-ins for UFC 185.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Video: UFC Fight Night 62 fighter weigh-ins replay

  • 7 days ago
  • 0 views

RIO DE JANEIRO – Check out a video replay of today’s official fighter weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 62.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC 184 weigh-in video

  • 28 days ago
  • 357 views

At the UFC 184 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters taking part in Saturday night's UFC 184 fights will step on the scale Friday evening, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event read news >>

Video: UFC 184 weigh in results for 'Rousey vs. Zingano' with live updates

  • 28 days ago
  • 15 views

The official weigh in event for UFC 184: "Rousey vs. Zingano" is set to go down later today (Fri., Feb. 27, 2015) from the Event Deck at L.A. Live on Hearn Court in Los Angeles, California. As usual, read news >>

UFC 184 staff picks: Anyone picking Zingano over Rousey? Pennington over Holm?

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

Were any of MMAjunkie’s writers and radio hosts willing to predict an upset in Saturday’s UFC 184 co-headliners, which feature a pair of heavy, heavy favorites?Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Video: Watch Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano Face off Live at UFC 184 Weigh-ins

  • 28 days ago
  • 2 views

UFC 184 is upon us. Saturday evening, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey faces arguably her toughest test to date as she takes on the 9-0 Cat Zingano inside Los Angeles' Staples Center. B read news >>

UFC 184 weigh in results for Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano with full video replay

  • 28 days ago
  • 28 views

The official weigh in event for UFC 184: "Rousey vs. Zingano" went down earlier today (Fri., Feb. 27, 2015) from the Event Deck at L.A. Live on Hearn Court in Los Angeles, California. We nearly had a read news >>