Immediately following its big Super Bowl weekend even in Las Vegas, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has requested its next couple of pay-per-view dates for Las Vegas.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship Monday evening confirmed the first two bouts for its Aug. 17 Boston event, which helps launch Fox's new nationwide sports network, FS1.
Ed Herman and Trevor Smith will square off in a middleweight confrontation at UFC on Fox 8, promotion officials revealed Friday.
John Makdessi and Edson Barboza will do battle at UFC 162, promotion officials announced Friday.
The UFC announced a pair of bouts for the UFC on Fox 8 Seattle fight card on Thursday.
After a series of changes, middleweights Chris Camozzi and Rafael Natal will now meet at UFC on FX 8 in Brazil.
A middleweight bout between Anthony Smith and fellow promotional newcomer Antonio Braga Neto is in the works for UFC on FUEL TV 10.
Mike Goldberg will replace Jon Anik in the broadcast booth next week at UFC on FUEL TV 9, though Anik plans to return the following week at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale.
Official fighter weigh-ins for The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale take place Friday, April 12, at MGM Grand Hollywood Theatre in Las Vegas.
A featherweight bout between Felipe Arantes and Godofredo "Pepey" Castro is the latest addition to June's UFC on FUEL TV 10 lineup.