UFC Announces Upcoming Canadian Events for 2012
UFC visits Canada for its UFC 149, 152 and 154 events.
UFC President Dana White has officially announced that the promotion will hold three pay-per-view events in Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.
White made the announcement during a press conference, held earlier today at the Flames Central in Downtown Calgary. “This place has been the mecca for mixed martial arts ever since we set foot in this country,” White said.
The first event, UFC 149 will take place on July 21 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, home of the NHL’s Flames. It will feature UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo, defending his belt against a yet to be named opponent.
The next Canadian event, UFC 152, marks the promotion’s third visit to Toronto and is slated to go down on September 22nd and lastly, the UFC 154 which will take place on November 167th in Montreal. White also announced that the promotion will bring three more events in the same cities in 2013.
“I’m so pumped to come back up here with a sick card and blow the doors off that arena,” He said.
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