UFC-on-Fox-Logo-450x260The UFC will return to Seattle this summer for UFC on Fox 8 on July 27 at the KeyArena.  The date of the event has been known, and now the location has been revealed.

The Seattle Times first reported the news citing UFC officials on Friday. It will be the third time the UFC has held an event at the KeyArena.

The promotion put on their first show in Seattle on March 26, 2011, with UFC Fight Night 24: Nogueira vs. Davis.  13,741 spectators attended the event.

Most recently, they returned on Dec. 8, 2012, with UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz, featuring a lightweight title bout between champion Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz.  14,387 fans were in attendance garnering a gate of $1.52 million.

The UFC has yet to announce any fights for the annual trip to Seattle, but the main card will air live on Fox while the preliminary bouts will be featured on FX and Facebook.

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

Related News

UFC on FOX 15 lineup finalized with eight bouts on FOX

  • 27 days ago
  • 14 views

The lineup for UFC on FOX 15, the UFC’s return to New Jersey, is set.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC on Fox 15 bout order finalized, Herrig vs. VanZant opens up main card

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

See the bout order for the finalized UFC on Fox 15: Machida vs. Rockhold card in Newark, New Jersey on April 18th. The bout order for UFC on Fox 15 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey is n read news >>

Lyoto Machida Takes Weapons Inventory Ahead of Luke Rockhold (video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago
  • 15 views

Ahead of his UFC on FOX 15 fight with Luke Rockhold, Lyoto Machida spoke with MMAWeekly.com, taking stock of his weapons arsenal and detailing his strengths. read news >>

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

  • 25 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: Patrick Cummins wants to 'surprise' Ovince St. Preux on the feet at UFC on FOX 15

  • 25 days ago
  • 10 views

Former barista turned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Patrick Cummins wants to show off his entire mixed martial arts (MMA) arsenal when he takes on Ovince St. Preux read news >>

Luke Rockhold's Keys to Beating Lyoto Machida at UFC on FOX 15 (video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 23 days ago
  • 11 views

Luke Rockhold goes one-on-one with MMAWeekly.com to break down his upcoming fight with Lyoto Machida. read news >>

UFC on FOX 15's Luke Rockhold: I believe I'm the best fighter in the world

  • 23 days ago
  • 13 views

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has long been considered one of the best 185-pound fighters in the world. By the time this year is over, the 30-year-old aims to prove he’s the read news >>

Watch UFC 185 post-fight press conference on MMAjunkie

  • 22 days ago
  • 44 views

DALLAS – UFC 185 takes place Saturday at American Airlines Center in DALLAS. You can watch a live video stream of the post-fight news conference here on MMAjunkie at approximately 1:30 a.m. ET (10:30 read news >>

Watch Friday's UFC 185 weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 5 p.m. ET

  • 22 days ago
  • 4 views

DALLAS – UFC 185 fighter weigh-ins take place Friday, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT, 4 p.m. CT local time).Filed under: News, UFC, read news >>

Trending News

Top News

Jump to: