Verizon Center

Verizon Center in Washington, DC

UFC on Versus 6, slated for Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C, will take place at the Verizon Center, according to MMAWeekly.com sources.

The Verizon Center is the home of the NBA’s Washington Wizards and the NHL’s Washington Capitals. It has a capacity of just under 21,000 for basketball games, although it’s not yet clear what the set-up will be at the arena for the UFC’s first event in the United States’ capital city.

The Verizon Center is aptly nicknamed “The Phone Booth” because of its association with the telecomm industry. Prior to being named the Verizon Center it was the MCI Center.

The event was just recently announced, but the UFC on Versus 6 fight card is already coming together with bouts that include Mac Danzig vs. Matt Wiman, Charlie Brenneman vs. Anthony Johnson, and Paul Sass vs. Michael Johnson.

Check out the UFC on Versus 6 fight card and rumors page for all the latest updates.

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

Related News

K.J. Noons vs. Yan Cabral slated for UFC Fight Night 67 in Brazil

  • 29 days ago
  • 4 views

The UFC has added a lightweight bout to UFC Fight Night 67. Former EliteXC lightweight champion and Strikeforce title contender K.J. Noons will make his return to the Octagon on May 30 in Goiania, Br read news >>

Watch UFC Fight Night 62's post-fight press conference on MMAjunkie

  • 28 days ago
  • 5 views

RIO DE JANEIRO – UFC Fight Night 62 takes place Saturday at Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro. As usual, you can watch a live video stream of the post-fight news conference here on MMAjunkie read news >>

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare post-fight press conference

  • 28 days ago
  • 36 views

Bloody Elbow is the place to be to check out a live video stream of the UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare post-fight press conference, which will kick off at approximately 1:30am ET/10:30pm PT. Join read news >>

Watch UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare live stream online, fight time, TV schedule

  • 27 days ago
  • 4 views

UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare takes place tonight from the Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Find out all your options for how to watch the action right here. Last Saturday night, the PPV event in Dallas, read news >>

Brazil Star Thiago Silva Dismisses 'Motherf----r' Conor McGregor Before UFC 189

  • 22 days ago
  • 267 views

Jose Aldo versus Conor McGregor at UFC 189 will be one of the biggest fights of the year, and even Thiago Silva of Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil has an opinion on the July bout.The defender was hear read news >>

Formiga vs. Reis and Parke vs. Burns slated for UFC Fight Night 67 in Goiania

  • 20 days ago
  • 3 views

The Goiania card continues to fill up as ranked flyweights Jussier Formiga and Wilson Reis are scheduled to face each other alongside TUF: The Smashes champion, Norman Parke, and Brazilian prospect, read news >>

UFC Fight Night 63 weigh-ins set for special time Friday in Virginia

  • 19 days ago
  • 2 views

UFC Fight Night 63 fighter weigh-ins take place Friday at a special time in Virginia, and fans can attend the event for free in addition to Thursday workout sessions with the main and co-main event f read news >>

The Month in UFC History: April's Finest Fights

  • 20 days ago
  • 0 views

Some of the best, most important and most memorable fights in UFC history have taken place in the month of April. read news >>

Watch UFC Fight Night 63 post-fight press conference on MMAjunkie

  • 19 days ago
  • 5 views

FAIRFAX, Va. – UFC Fight Night 63 takes place Saturday at Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. Watch a live video stream of the post-fight news conference on MMAjunkie at approximately 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p read news >>