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Video: Dana White Said They Always Plan to Come Back to Denver

Written on July 25, 2011 by Lulu

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According to MMAWeekly's interview with Dana White, UFC planned to go back to Denver a long time ago.

The successful Ultimate Fighting Championship made a journey in Denver almost 20 years ago. However, the said promotion hasn’t done any pay-per-view event in the Mile High City since “The Ultimate Ultimate” in 1995. The promotion is still not under the Zuffa LLC back then.

Dana White, the president of UFC, said in an interview with MMAWeekly.com that the company already planned their return to Denver. Now, they can finally do it. The big event that is set to take place in Denver will be UFC 135, where the UFC light heavyweight champion – Jon Jones – put his title on the line against the former champ — Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. UFC 135 also pits UFC Hall of Famer – Matt Hughes – against inaugural “Ultimate Fighter” winner – Diego Sanchez – as its co-main event on September 24 at the Pepsi Center.

Check out Dana White’s full interview at MMAWeekly.com after the jump.

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Tim Boetsch vs Nick Ring, Set for UFC 135 in Denver

Written on July 20, 2011 by Lulu

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Tim Boetsch will return to Denver to redeem himself, as he faces Nick Ring on a middleweight bout for UFC 135 this September.

As he returns to Denver this September, Tim Boetsch will be on a middleweight showdown against Nick Ring for the upcoming UFC 135. The said fight announcement was made by UFC officials on Tuesday.

It will be Tim Boetsch’s chance to redeem himself, after he loss his last match against Matt Hamill in 2008. However, he said that the altitude really affects his cardio leaving him lacking of air that he needs to last on a fight. But now as a middleweight, Tim Boetsch is hoping to obtain another win after his victory against Kendall Grove.

On the other hand, the former “Ultimate Fighter” competitor – Nick Ring – wants to improve his career stats in UFC. After his recovery from an injury, the former TUF contestant performed well and has gone 2-0. Nick Ring is hoping to win again on his upcoming match to make it to 3-0.

The match between the two fighters will be a part of the preliminary card for UFC 135 that will take place in Denver in September.

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