Largest-Ever Roster Of UFC Superstars Confirmed For 2016 UFC Fan Expo

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UFC® is excited to announce that it has confirmed its largest-ever roster of UFC superstars, UFC Hall of Famers and legends for the 2016 UFC Fan Expo®, which takes place from Friday, July 8 through Sunday, July 10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The three-day event concludes the 5th annual UFC International Fight Week™, the world’s largest celebration of combat sports that takes over Las Vegas from Tuesday, July 5 through Sunday, July 10.

UFC Fan Expo has expanded to three days, offering fight fans unparalleled access to UFC champions, top-ranked contenders, UFC Hall of Famers, celebrities, legendary athletes and Octagon Girls®, while offering numerous interactive and immersive activations.

The following participants are scheduled to attend UFC Fan Expo (listed alphabetically):

  1. Jhenny Andrade
  2. Luciana Andrade
  3. Carly Baker
  4. Dennis Bermudez
  5. Michael Bisping*
  6. Chrissy Blair
  7. Kahili Blundell
  8. CM Punk
  9. Bryan Caraway
  10. Johnny Case
  11. Arianny Celeste
  12. Henry Cejudo
  13. Donald Cerrone
  14. Mark Coleman^
  15. Carlos Condit
  16. Dominick Cruz*
  17. Red Dela Cruz
  18. John Dodson
  19. Rashad Evans
  20. Urijah Faber
  21. Don Frye^
  22. Cody Garbrandt
  23. Jamillette Gaxiola
  24. Forrest Griffin^
  25. Uriah Hall
  26. Vanessa Hanson
  27. Dan Hardy
  28. Max Holloway
  29. Kyoji Horiguchi
  30. Matt Hughes^
  31. Cris “Cyborg” Justino
  32. Dong Hyun Kim
  33. Ricardo Lamas
  34. Chuck Liddell^
  35. Neil Magny
  36. Guy Mezger
  37. Stipe Miocic*
  38. Rose Namajunas
  39. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira^
  40. Khabib Nurmagomedov
  41. Camila Oliveira
  42. Brian Ortega
  43. Alistair Overeem
  44. Brittney Palmer
  45. Kristie Pearson
  46. Raquel Pennington
  47. Kenda Perez
  48. Anthony Pettis
  49. Sergio Pettis
  50. Dustin Poirier
  51. Ovince Saint Preux
  52. Luke Rockhold
  53. Yair Rodriguez
Ben Rothwell
  55. Junior Dos Santos
  56. Dan Severn^
  57. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
  58. Jeremy Stephens
  59. Aljamain Sterling
  60. Stephen Thompson
  61. Tecia Torres
  62. Paige VanZant
  63. Chris Weidman
  64. Pete Williams^

*Denotes UFC champion
^Denotes UFC Hall of Famer

With more than 600,000 square feet of all things UFC, fans will have the unique opportunity to engage with a record-number of athletes during autograph and photo sessions or participate in activities conducted by UFC partners including: Reebok, EA Sports, MetroPCS, Bud Light, Harley-Davidson®, Toyo Tires®, Topps®, Monster Energy and UFC GYM®.

UFC Fan Expo will also include amateur martial arts tournaments from various disciplines and highly-anticipated superfights, providing hours of amateur competition featuring both up-and-coming and legendary athletes from around the world.

The expo will feature a host of athlete engagement sessions with an exemplary list of athletes including: three current UFC champions, seven former UFC champions, nine UFC Hall of Famers and numerous mixed martial arts (MMA) pioneers. Each participant’s session will take place at one of more than 30 UFC brand stations throughout the Fan Expo grounds with autograph and photo opportunities for all fight fanatics in attendance.

UFC International Fight Week features the 2016 UFC Fan Expo®, UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, a UFC Reebok experience and the Ulti-man 5k, as well as numerous fan events throughout Las Vegas the entire week.

The historic week will be highlighted by three events in three nights, with 36 bouts and five UFC championships on the line. The three events are headlined by the landmark UFC® 200: CORMIER vs. JONES 2, on Saturday, July 9 at T-Mobile Arena.

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