MENU
#UFC 216 #Rizin 7 #Conor McGregor #Tony Ferguson #Nick Diaz #GSP #Nate Diaz #Kevin Lee #Michael Bisping #Quinton Jackson


UFC on FX 5 Browne vs Bigfoot PosterThe Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday made UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot official for Oct. 5 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn.

The main event features Travis Browne vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in a heavyweight battle. The UFC on FX 5 fight card also features Ultimate Fighter season 14 winnner Johnson Dodson vs. Jussier Formiga in flyweight action, another heavyweight fight pitting Matt Mitrione vs. Rob Broughton, and Josh Neer vs. Justin Edwards in a welterweight showdown.

“Travis Browne is undefeated in his career and wants to prove that he’s ready for a shot at the title,” UFC president Dana White said. “He’s got a tough test in front of him in ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, who’s beaten two former UFC champions and also finished Fedor. I’m excited to finally get back to Minneapolis and I’m confident this card is going to deliver for the fans at the Target Center.”

UFC on FX 5 was originally slated for a September date in Indianapolis, but was moved due to a scheduling conflict.

Tickets for UFCon FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot go on sale to the public on Friday, Aug. 10. Doors open on fight night at 3 p.m. CT with the first bout slated for 4 p.m. CT.

The main card will also air live on FX at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

For more UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

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

Comments

Show Comments

Related News

UFC Fight Night 117 play-by-play and live results (8 p.m. ET)

  • 24 days ago
  • 47 views

MMAjunkie is reporting live from UFC Fight Night 117. Join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 8 p.m. ET.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 117 weigh-in results and live video stream (6 a.m. ET)

  • 25 days ago
  • 125 views

Check out the results and live video stream for the UFC Fight Night 117 early and official weigh-ins.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Five bouts set for Fresno card

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 views

The UFC's first card in Fresno is starting to take shape, with five bouts made official for the Dec. 9 event at Save Mart Center. read news >>

UFC 216 play-by-play and live results (6:30 p.m. ET)

  • 9 days ago
  • 13 views

MMAjunkie is reporting live from UFC 216. Join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT).Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Main Event Set But One Fighter Misses Weight Badly at UFC Fight Night in Japan | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago
  • 37 views

The weigh-ins are official for UFC Fight Night in Japan read news >>

Rankings: Rockhold, Hall, Usman & Perry Rise

  • 25 days ago
  • 7 views

In this week's official UFC rankings release, Luke Rockhold and Uriah Hall are making moves in the middleweight division. Plus, Kamaru Usman and Mike Perry are on the rise at welterweight. read news >>

That big UFC 217 event with 3 title fights? Here's the official poster

  • 13 days ago
  • 44 views

As far as UFC events go, UFC 217 is a biggie, and now the November blockbuster has an official poster.Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre Official Fight Poster Unveiled | MMAWeekly.com

  • 13 days ago
  • 6 views

What do you think of the official UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre fight poster? read news >>

Here's the official UFC-Gdansk poster with 'Cowboy' and Darren Till

  • 12 days ago
  • 5 views

Check out the official poster for UFC Fight Night 118, which marks just the second time the UFC has visited Poland.Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

UFC 216 early weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

  • 10 days ago
  • 384 views

MMAjunkie is reporting live from the early and official UFC 216 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT local time).Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>