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.

Related News

Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas 2 Weigh-in Results: Title Fight Rematch Ready to Go

  • 14 days ago
  • 6 views

The official weigh-ins for Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas 2 took place this afternoon in front of a packed house at the DoubleTree Hotel in Fresno. read news >>

UFC Fight Night Ottawa Weigh-in Results: Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson Official for Saturday’s Main Event

  • 13 days ago
  • 13 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship takes their Octagon to Ottawa, Canada for the first time on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson at TD Place Arena. read news >>

Tweets of the Week - 6/17

  • 14 days ago
  • 0 views

A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>

Nevada Commission approves early weigh-ins for UFC events

  • 7 days ago
  • 6 views

NEVADA COMMISSION APPROVES EARLY WEIGH-INS FOR UFC EVENTS By Damon Martin, www.FOXsports.com read news >>

Tweets of the Week - 6/24

  • 7 days ago
  • 3 views

A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>

Watch the UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2 Weigh-in Streaming Live at 7 PM ET

  • 27 days ago
  • 24 views

Watch the official weigh-in for UFC 199: Rockhold vs Bisping 2 streaming live from The Forum in Los Angeles on Friday at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. read news >>

UFC 199 Q&A with Flyweight Champ Demetrious Johnson Video Replay

  • 27 days ago
  • 8 views

Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson fielded questions from the fans prior to the official UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2 weigh-in on Friday at The Forum in Los Angeles. read news >>

UFC 199 Weigh-ins Results: Two Title Fights Officially Set

  • 27 days ago
  • 11 views

Before UFC 199 can take place on Saturday, the fighters on the card first had to weigh-in at The Forum on Friday, and all the athletes hit their mark on the scales. read news >>

Watch Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson Facebook chat

  • 16 days ago
  • 0 views

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson stopped by the official UFC live Facebook chat on Wednesday. Watch the entire session now on UFC.com. read news >>