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UFC 126: Silva vs Belfort Calendar of Events

Written on February 02, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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Join your favorite UFC fighters on the week-long marathon of events in preparation for UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort.

The 126 event is fast approaching, and officials are inviting fans to take part in the fight-week activities.

While this Wednesday’s press conference will not be an open gate, fans need not to get disappointed since they are still invited to attend Thursday’s open workout sessions.

The session features , , Rich Franklin, Forrest Griffin, , Ryan Bader, Antonio Banuelos and Miguel Torres. The event will conclude at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

The open workout takes place Thursday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT local time).

The event will feature a middleweight title fight between current champion Silva and top challenger Belfort, “UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort” takes place Feb. 5 and airs live on pay-per-view and .

Here are the week-long activity calendar for UFC 126:

Thursday, February 3:

UFC 126 Open Workouts
Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, Forrest Griffin, Rich Franklin, Ryan Bader, Jon Jones, Miguel Torres and Antonio Banuelos
12-2 p.m. at 
Mandalay Bay Events Center,
 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Friday, February 4:
, and Mark Munoz Appearance
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the
 Las Vegas Fight Shop, 
Fashion Show Mall,
3200 S. Las Vegas Blvd.

Rashad Evans Appearance
12-2 p.m. at 
The Gun Store, 
2900 E. Tropicana Ave.

UFC Autograph Session
Brendan Schaub, Court McGee, and Alan Belcher
1 p.m. at 
Mandalay Bay Events Center,
 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South

UFC Fight Club Exclusive Q&A Session
Begins with Anthony Pettis and Urijah Faber
(open to UFC Fight Club members only – join on-site if you’re not a member)
2 p.m. at Mandalay Bay Events Center,
 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South

UFC 126 Weigh-In
4 p.m. at 
Mandalay Bay Events Center,
 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South

$10,000 No-Limit Texas Hold’em Tourney with Bruce Buffer
$125 Buy-in – visit the Poker Room or call 702.730.5511
$150 bonus to any UFC Fight Club members who KO Buffer
7 p.m. at Bruce Buffer Poker Room at Luxor Casino,
 3900 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Saturday, February 5:
Matt Mitrione Appearance
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 
Las Vegas Fight Shop, 
Fashion Show Mall,
3200 S. Las Vegas Blvd.

Anthony Pettis Appearance
12-2 p.m. at 
Cox Store, 
9240 West Sahara

Court McGee and Nate Diaz Appearance
12-2 p.m. at 
The Gun Store, 2900 E. Tropicana Ave.

Randy Couture Appearance
12-2 p.m. at 
Affliction Clothing, 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino,
4455 Paradise Road

Krzystof Soszynski, Tyson Griffin and Anthony Njokuani Appearance
1-3 p.m. at Las Vegas Fight Shop, 
Fashion Show Mall,
3200 S. Las Vegas Blvd.

UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort – Live event
Doors at 3:15 p.m., first bout 4:20 p.m. at 
Mandalay Bay Events Center
(sold out, select tickets available at StubHub.com)

UFC 126 Closed-circuit Viewing Party
Doors at 5 p.m., first bout 7 p.m. at 
Islander Ballroom at Mandalay Bay
(tickets $50, available at Ticketmaster.com)

UFC 126 After-Party hosted by
11 p.m. at XS at Encore
3131 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
(standard cover charge applies, free admission with a UFC 126 event or closed-circuit party ticket stub)

Official Affliction UFC 126 After-Party

Immediately after UFC 126 at Tao at the Venetian Hotel on Las Vegas Blvd.
Randy “The Natural” Couture and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson are both set to appear.

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