UFC Announces First Quarter Schedule for 2017

UFC 208 – January 21 from Anaheim, CA
UFC 209 – February 11 from Brooklyn, NY
UFC 210 – March 4 from Las Vegas, NV

UFC on FOX 23 – January 28 from Denver, CO
Fight Night Phoenix – January 15
Fight Night Houston – February 4
Fight Night Halifax – February 19
Fight Night Brazil – March 11

After an action-packed 2016 campaign, the UFC is not resting on its laurels in 2017, as the promotion announced the ten events that will fill the first three months of the year with plenty of high-impact bouts.

With the Sunday, January 15 event at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix (to be aired on FS1) already announced, fight fans got a new dose of dates on Wednesday, beginning with UFC 208, which lands at Honda Center in Anaheim on Saturday, January 21.

The first FOX event of 2017 will take place on Saturday, January 28, as the Octagon travels to Pepsi Center in Denver.

After the FS1 card on Super Bowl weekend in Houston’s Toyota Center on Saturday, February 4, the UFC will make its debut in the borough of Brooklyn, New York, as February 11th’s UFC 209 event will be at the home of the Brooklyn Nets and New York Islanders, Barclays Center.

Sunday, February 19 will see the first Canadian event of the year, as Scotiabank Centre in Halifax hosts a UFC Fight Night event on FS1.

Next up will be a two-night extravaganza in Las Vegas, as T-Mobile Arena hosts a Fight Night card on Friday, March 3, and UFC 210 on Saturday, March 4.

A week later, on March 11, the UFC will be at a location to be announced in Brazil for a UFC Fight Night card on FS1, and then it’s off to London, England’s O2 Arena for a Fight Night event on Saturday, March 18.

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