The waiting for the announcement for the main event of the first ever UFC on Fox event is almost over.

UFC President Dana White has scheduled a special media conference call for 1pm ET/10am PT on Friday, Sept 2 to announce the main event for the Nov 12 show in Anaheim, Calif.

“The ‘big announcement’ tomorrow at 10am will be the Fox fight,” White wrote on Twitter. “The UFC and Fox are so pumped for UFC on Fox Sports!”

Now for the next 18+ hours the guessing games will begin on who will fill the slot of the UFC on Fox main event for the inaugural card.

While several ideas have been thrown out there, no confirmations have been made at this time.

White promised as of last weekend’s UFC 134 event in Brazil that the main event would be ‘a championship level fight’ and that they fully intended on bringing in the biggest names possible.

Several scenarios seem to exist but some of the more popular theories include Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson returning to the UFC in some form to potentially face someone like Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua or former champion Lyoto Machida.

Others still insist that a fight between Henderson and UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva could still be on the table despite White’s affirmation that the sport’s top pound-for-pound fighter would not appear on the first Fox card.

Another interesting name that keeps appearing is former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem. The Dutch wrecking machine was in Los Angeles this week visiting, which of course raised everyone’s eyebrows as to what he might be doing stateside.

The guesses will continue until 1pm ET on Friday when the UFC announces the first main event for their debut show on Fox. MMAWeekly.com will have full coverage of the media conference call on Friday.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC on FOX 21 Takeaways: Demian Maia Makes Jiu-Jitsu Cool Again

  • 29 days ago
  • 68 views

UFC on FOX 21 could be the end of a great career, the arrival of another, and the re-emergence of a great former champion. read news >>

Waiting for Uriah: Strange Decisions and the Occasional Spinning Knockout | FIGHTLAND

  • 13 days ago
  • 4 views

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Rising from season seventeen of the show that just won't die, the UFC's The Ultimate Fighter, Uriah Hall was the hottest prospect in town. Due to his flashy spinning te read news >>

Waiting for Uriah: Strange Decisions and the Occasional Spinning Knockout | FIGHTLAND

  • 13 days ago
  • 1 views

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Rising from season seventeen of the show that just won't die, the UFC's The Ultimate Fighter, Uriah Hall was the hottest prospect in town. Due to his flashy spinning te read news >>

Anthony Johnson Skips Jon Jones, Calls Out Daniel Cormier | MMAWeekly.com

  • 12 days ago
  • 121 views

Anthony Johnson isn't waiting around for Jon Jones, he's taking aim at UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. read news >>

Khabib Nurmagomedov Taunts Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor Ahead of Next UFC Fight

  • 4 days ago
  • 124 views

UFC lightweight star Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed he’s waiting on champion Eddie Alvarez to sign a contract sanctioning an upcoming bout and has also sent a message to featherweight champion Cono read news >>

Six bouts added to Sao Paulo Fight Night

  • 3 days ago
  • 1 views

In addition to Saturday's announcement of the Sao Paulo main event between Alexander Gustafsson and Rogerio Nogueira, UFC officials also made six more bouts official for November 19th's UFC Fight Nig read news >>

Twitter reacts to Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor UFC 205 main event announcement

  • 15 hours ago
  • 100 views

UFC 205’s main event is official, as is the remainder of the card for the Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden, which marks the UFC’s debut in New York City and return to the state after more than 21 yea read news >>