UFC and Fox Release Dates for All Four UFC on Fox 2013 Events


UFC on Fox LogoWith UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz right around the corner, UFC and Fox officials have already laid out the dates for all four of the “Big Fox” events for 2013.

When the UFC and Fox first partnered up on their seven-year, $90-million television deal, they indicated that there would be at least four events per year on the Fox broadcast network.

They kicked off the partnership with the “unofficial” UFC on Fox 1, pitting Cain Velasquez against Junior dos Santos, in November of 2011. The UFC-Fox partnership moved ahead with the intended four events on Fox in 2012, and will follow up with four more in 2013.

The first “Big Fox” event for 2013 is UFC on Fox 6, which will see the UFC return to the United Center in Chicago. A long-awaited bout between Donald Cerrone and Anthony Pettis has been bandied about for UFC on Fox 6, but hasn’t yet been verified by either camp or UFC officials.

UFC on Fox Schedule for 2013

UFC on Fox 6
Jan. 26, 2013
United Center
Chicago, Ill.

UFC on Fox 7
April 20, 2013
Location TBD

UFC on Fox 8
July 27, 2013
Location TBD

UFC on Fox 9
Dec. 14, 2013
Location TBD

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for all the latest UFC news and updates.

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

Related News

  • 28 days ago
  • 3 views

Zane Simon & T.P. Grant are joined by Sherdog's Patrick Wyman for a look at everything scouting in MMA including Mirsad Bektic, Makwan Amirkhani, Albert Tumenov, Kelvin Gastelum, and in a special non read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 0 views

An injury to Manny Gamburyan has led to Japanese bantamweight Takeya Mizugaki replacing him against top prospect Aljamain Sterling at UFC on Fox 15 in New Jersey. It may shock you, but there's been a read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 0 views

The April lineup for the UFC’s return to New Jersey continues to grow with the addition of a welterweight bout.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 13 views

A look at the Saturday, February 14th UFC Fight Night on Fox Sports 1 in Broomfield, Colorado. The main event features Ben Henderson moving up to welterweight to take on Brandon Thatch. The original read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 2 views

A key middleweight fight has been re-booked, and now will serve as the co-main event when the UFC returns to New Jersey in April. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 4 views

UFC on Fox 15 in New Jersey now has its co-main event, as Ronaldo Souza's rescheduled bout with Yoel Romero is headed for Newark on April 18th. Middleweight contenders Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero w read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 0 views

A middleweight bout that was originally scheduled for later this month has been shifted to April 18, and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is rebooked to face Yoel Romero in New Jersey, officials announced on W read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 1 views

The much anticipated middleweight bout between Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza has been rescheduled. The two will now meet in the co-main event at UFC on FOX 15 on April 18. UFC Tonight reported on Wed read news >>

  • 18 days ago
  • 0 views

The UFC on FOX card in Newark, New Jersey now has a co-main event, as top middleweight contenders Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Yoel Romero square off on April 18 at Prudential Center. read news >>