UFC Fight Week begins Wednesday in Las Vegas
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Wednesday marks the beginning of UFC Fight Week in Las Vegas and will culminate with one of the biggest sporting events of the year, UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman.
UFC Fight Week is the ultimate experience for UFC fans.
The celebration will feature unprecedented access to UFC stars, a fan expo, the Ultimate Poker tournament, a UFC Hall of Fame induction ceremony, a free 4th of July concert on Fremont Street, the Tuff-N-Uff MMA tournament, a fan party, weigh-ins, and autograph parties.
Several hotel-casino properties are participating including MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Palazz0, Golden Nugget, The D, Gold Gate, El Cortez, South Point and more.
UFC fighters will also participate in a community day to support local Las Vegas charities.
Wednesday, July 3
-- UFC Community Day:
Thursday, July 4
-- UFC Downtown
Meet-and-greets and autograph signings with UFC fighters at select locations at Fremont Street Experience at Golden Nugget Las Vegas, The D Las Vegas, Golden Gate Casino, El Cortez Hotel & Casino
-- Free Three Days Grace Concert at Fremont Street Experience, presented by Bud Light
Friday, July 5
-- UFC Fan Expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mandalay Bay
Autograph and Q&A sessions, meet-and-greets, grappling tournaments, seminars, UFC FIT demonstrations™, more than 150 exhibitors and more
-- UFC® 162 Weigh-Ins at 4 p.m. at MGM Grand Garden Arena
-- UFC Exclusive Party at Lagasse's Stadium at The Palazzo Las Vegas at 8 p.m.
UFC party for fans with DJ, food, beverages and special appearances by UFC fighters
-- Tuff-N-Uff: Future Stars of MMA Tournament at South Point Casino
Saturday, July 6
-- UFC® 162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN at MGM Grand Garden Arena
-- UFC Fan Expo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mandalay Bay
For more information about the events, visit www.ufc.com/fightweek.