TAKING OVER LAS VEGAS FROM JULY 3 – 7
Week-Long Celebration Includes UFC 239, UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and UFC Fan Experience
Las Vegas – UFC® today announced that the 8th Annual UFC International Fight Week™ will take place in Las Vegas from Wednesday, July 3, through Sunday, July 7, headlined by UFC® 239, presented by Modelo,the 2019 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and a two-day, interactive UFC Fan Experience®.
Among the highlights, the prestigious 2019 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Toyo Tires® will be held on Friday, July 5, and will honor specific achievements and contributions to UFC and the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.
On Friday, July 5, and continuing on Saturday, July 6, fans will be able to take part in an easily-accessible and fully interactive, free two-day UFC Fan Experience at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. The two-day fan experience will feature meet and greets, autograph sessions, and partner activations that provide unprecedented access to UFC champions, top-ranked contenders, Hall of Famers, and other UFC personalities.
In addition, fans from around the world who converge on Las Vegas for UFC International Fight Week will be able to enjoy the open workouts, weigh-ins, press conferences and live entertainment of a traditional Fight Week leading to the schedule’s culminating event, UFC® 239, on Saturday, July 6, at T-Mobile Arena.
Details regarding UFC Hall of Fame inductees and venue, the bout card for UFC 239, and additional events for UFC International Fight Week will be announced at a later date. Beginning in June, fans can download the UFC International Fight Week app on the App Store and Google Play.
UFC® is a premium global sports brand and the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. UFC boasts more than 278 million fans worldwide and has produced over 460 events in 24 countries since its inception in 1993. Acquired in 2016 by global sports, entertainment and fashion leader Endeavor (formerly WME | IMG), together with strategic partners Silver Lake Partners and KKR, UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas with a network of employees around the world. UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe, while programming is broadcast in over 165 countries and territories to more than 1.0 billion TV households worldwide in 40 different languages. UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports, delivers exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content to fans around the world. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram: @UFC.