UFC Fan Expo Details Revealed Including “Hall of Famers” Plus 50 More Fighters In Attendance

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced more than fifty UFC stars scheduled to appear at the UFC Fan Expo, presented by FOX Sports 1, on Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The largest collection of the sport’s biggest names ever assembled will be featured under one roof in July at the can’t-miss fan event of the year.

Fans will have the chance to meet their favourite stars during meet and greets and autograph sessions, grappling tournaments, Q&A presentations, training and development seminars, and much more. The UFC Fan Expo will feature over 300,000 square feet of activities for UFC fans. More than 150 exhibitors will also be on hand, giving fans the opportunity to purchase and experience some of the best sports and lifestyle products on the market today. This marks the fourth UFC Fan Expo held in Las Vegas since its inception in 2009, with additional UFC Fan Expos being held in Boston, London, Toronto and Houston.

Also during the UFC Fan Expo, Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar will team up once again for another moment in UFC history. The duo will be inducted to the UFC Hall of Fame. Griffin , who announced his retirement following UFC 160, captured the UFC light heavyweight championship and won Fight of the Night honors on five occasions. Bonnar met Griffin in an epic clash as finalists of The Ultimate Fighter Season one. Griffin and Bonnar will be the tenth and eleventh individuals to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. They will join current honorees Royce Gracie, Ken Shamrock, Dan Severn, Randy Couture, Mark Coleman, Chuck Liddell, Charles “Mask” Lewis, Matt Hughes, and Tito Ortiz.

UFC fighters scheduled to appear at the UFC Fan Expo include*:

Georges St-Pierre, UFC welterweight champion

Jon Jones, UFC light heavyweight champion

Ronda Rousey, UFC women’s bantamweight champion

Cain Velasquez, UFC heavyweight champion

Dominick Cruz, UFC bantamweight champion

Benson Henderson, UFC lightweight champion

Demetrious Johnson, UFC flyweight champion

Chuck Liddell, former UFC light heavyweight champion and UFC Hall of Famer

Matt Hughes, former UFC welterweight champion and UFC Hall of Famer

Forrest Griffin, former UFC light heavyweight champion and UFC Hall of Famer

Stephan Bonnar, UFC Hall of Famer

Carlos Condit, UFC welterweight

Daniel Cormier, UFC heavyweight

Urijah Faber, UFC bantamweight

Rich Franklin, UFC middleweight

Cung Le, UFC middleweight

Gilbert Melendez, UFC lightweight

BJ Penn, UFC welterweight

Luke Rockhold, UFC middleweight

Ryan Bader, UFC light heavyweight

Pat Barry, UFC heavyweight

Joseph Benavidez, UFC flyweight

Michael Bisping, UFC middleweight

Travis Browne, UFC heavyweight

Donald Cerrone, UFC lightweight

Phil Davis, UFC light heavyweight

TJ Dillashaw, UFC bantamweight

Kelvin Gastelum, UFC middleweight

Clay Guida, UFC featherweight

Martin Kampmann, UFC welterweight

Gray Maynard, UFC lightweight

Michael McDonald, UFC bantamweight

Chad Mendes, UFC featherweight

Erik Perez, UFC bantamweight

Anthony Pettis, UFC featherweight

Mike Pyle, UFC welterweight

Sean Sherk, UFC lightweight

Chael Sonnen, UFC light heavyweight

Miesha Tate, UFC women’s bantamweight

Josh Thomson, UFC lightweight

Eddie Wineland, UFC bantamweight

Tyron Woodley, UFC welterweight

Fighters and personalities are subject to change and not set in stone. Additional fighters may be added in the weeks to come.

Also present will be UFC Octagon Girls ARIANNY CELESTE, BRITTNEY PALMER, CHRISSY BLAIR and VANESSA HANSON will appear, as well as Best of PRIDE host KENDA PEREZ. UFC commentators MIKE GOLDBERG, JOE ROGAN and JON ANIK will also make appearances, along with RACHELLE LEAH and Octagon announcer BRUCE BUFFER.

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