Resultados: Copa del Mundo Rusia 2018

Jun 20, 2018

Resultados: Copa del Mundo Rusia 2018 

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Boxing Champion Abner Mares Statement on the separation of parents and children at the U.S. Borders

Jun 20, 2018
Boxing Champion Abner Mares Statement on the separation of parents and children at the U.S. Borders

 

“I came to the United States from Mexico at age seven. I came here without the proper documents and didn’t speak English. Like so many women before her, my mother brought my brother, sister and myself here for a better life. Life wasn’t easy, and we watched her work three jobs. We all did what we could – I would dumpster dive for bottles and cans to help pay for food.

But it didn’t matter, because we were working towards our dreams – our American dreams.

Now, as an American resident who will become an American citizen in 2019, as a father, a son and a brother, it makes my heart break to see and hear of the forced separation of parents from their children at the borders. We all have dreams, we all have family…regardless of borders. What is happening at the borders of this country, of MY country, it is simply inhuman.

I’m an example of the American AND Mexican dreams combined, the North American dream.  I have a successful career in boxing, and a successful business in the United States and Mexico that employs both American and Mexican citizens. I am lucky enough to have a loving family that is happy, healthy and together.

As a father and human being I can’t stay silent, and I cannot condone what is going on…putting children of any age in a prison camp is not what we as caring humans do.

The founders of this country said that we are all ‘one people, under God, indivisible’ and that there is indeed, justice for all. The symbol of our country, the Statue of Liberty, herself, says to bring us your poor, your huddled masses…are we to remove that saying, ignore that line, that sentiment?

This isn’t unity, this isn’t diversity, this is division. This is going against what God asks of us as humans. The trauma these children and adults face will haunt them for their lifetime.

I join the world and condemn the unjust imprisonment of children and ask all my fans, followers and supporters to call their elected officials – Congressmen and Congresswomen, Senators, House Representatives, Councilmen, Mayors and Governors.

Your voice MUST be heard.

It’s simple. Go to facebook.com/townhall and all your representatives and their phone numbers appear. Or go to https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative to find your representative.

Email them, call them, and tell them that all it takes is one sentence of legislation, one phone call from the President to stop this.

“All families seeking asylum or crossing the border of the United States, either documented or not, shall not be separated from their minor children.”

It is not illegal to seek asylum at the border of any country. These people are not criminals. They are seeking asylum, a better life. It is not their fault the immigration system of the United States is broken and Congress has been unable to agree on a humane solution. They are innocent. They are children.

We can stop this.

It takes one sentence to put an end to this.

One sentence. It doesn’t take debate, pages of documents, weeks. One sentence, one vote, one call.

I urge lawmakers on all sides of the aisle to put people first and politics second.

Call your legislatures. Email your representatives. Demand a vote to end family separations today

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MIXED MARTIAL ARTIST LINDA DARROW CONFIRMED AS INAUGURAL UFC® SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

Jun 20, 2018

MIXED MARTIAL ARTIST LINDA DARROW CONFIRMED AS INAUGURAL UFC® SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

OnePride MMA’s women’s strawweight champion secures scholarship to UFC’s state-of-the-art UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas

SINGAPORE – UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and AirAsia today announced that current “OnePride MMA Pro Never Quit” women’s strawweight champion of Indonesia, Linda Darrow (6-0), has been selected as the first-ever student to be admitted into its UFC® Scholarship program.  As  part of this scholarship, Darrow, 28, will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the United States to train at the UFC Performance Institute® in Las Vegas, Nevada. Once at the Performance Institute, Darrow will have access to the facilities staff of experts in the fields of strength and conditioning, nutrition and physical therapy to help hone down her skills.

“We are excited to award this scholarship to Linda, as she is a wonderful role model for all aspiring mixed martial artists around the world,” UFC Vice President of International Partnerships Rene Valencia said. “Her journey is just beginning and we are immensely proud of our ground-breaking partnership with AirAsia, who are helping us create new MMA development opportunities for athletes.  We look forward to warmly welcoming Linda to Las Vegas and the UFC Performance Institute.”

The four-week curriculum, devised by UFC, will give athletes the opportunity to test themselves and train with the best MMA athletes in a world-class training facility.

“We are very pleased to receive this exciting news that Linda Darrow of Indonesia has been selected as the inaugural UFC training scholarship recipient,” Chairman Komite Olahraga Beladiri Indonesia (KOBI) A. Ardiansyah Bakrie said. “KOBI was established under the Ministry of Sports in Indonesia to support the growth and development of MMA in Indonesia, we appreciate the efforts of UFC and AirAsia as sponsors, and recognise both organisations as further enhancing the credibility of MMA in Indonesia and globally.”

“This is  a great honour for the Indonesian MMA community, we are honoured that Linda Darrow the “OnePride MMA Pro Never Quit” Women’s Strawweight Champion of Indonesia, has been selected for this prestigious scholarship,” Chairman, OnePride MMA Indonesia David Burke said. “We would like to thank both UFC and AirAsia for this sponsorship, and hopefully in the future other Indonesian MMA fighters might also be capable of qualifying for other UFC scholarships, this will go a long way to motivating Indonesian MMA Fighters and without a doubt have a positive impact to the MMA community in Indonesia.”

As the world’s first mixed martial arts multi-disciplinary research, innovation and performance center, the Performance Institute is a state-of-the-art 30,000 square-foot facility providing benefits and services to all athletes competing under the UFC banner.

“We’re thrilled to support UFC’s scholarship and contender series programs,”  AirAsia Group Head of Branding Rudy Khaw said. “AirAsia is committed to helping people make their dreams come true, whether it’s connecting them to one of our 130 destinations or helping them to become world-class mixed martial artists. We look forward to working together with UFC on these two opportunities for eligible athletes in the Asia-Pacific region.”

UFC’s partnership with AirAsia will also see one athlete from the Asia-Pacific region take part in the UFC’s original content series, Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. This UFC FIGHT PASS®program is focused on finding the next generation of UFC ready athletes by providing access to the world’s biggest MMA stage in front of UFC President Dana White.  Fans can tune in to watch the program on UFC Fight Pass®, the global brand’s digital subscription service.

For more information on AirAsia, please visit airasia.com or follow AirAsia on Facebook and YouTube (AirAsia), Twitter and Instagram (@airasia), Weibo (@亚航之家) or WeChat and Zhihu (@亚洲航空). Formore information on UFC, please visit UFC.com. Follow us on, WeChat, Youku, QQ, Facebook (UFC Asia), Twitter and Instagram (@ufc).

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COMPLETE SUCCESS AT THE 4TH ANNUAL GREEN BELT CHALLENGE!

Jun 20, 2018
COMPLETE SUCCESS AT THE 4TH ANNUAL GREEN BELT CHALLENGE!
Photos by Lina Baker @seeyouringside
Photos by Cecy Sulaiman, Ray Navarrete and Valentin Romero
 
(June 19, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA) – The 4th Annual Green Belt Challenge hosted by the World Boxing Council, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, U.P.A.C. and USA Boxing was a complete success! With hundreds of boxers, and thousands attending over this three day show, The Green Belt Challenge has become one of the biggest shows in the United States. There were boxers competing from all over the U.S. including Georgia, New York, Texas, Massachussets, Arizona and even Tahiti! This completely free show for all boxers and their families, provide a healthy, fun and positive atmosphere for everyone to enjoy. World Champions and prospects stopped by to enjoy the three day show including, Leo Santacruz, Lucas Matthysse, Israel Vazquez, Mia St. John, Mariana “La Barby” Juarez, Sindy Amador, Aaron McKenna, Chango Carmona, Jose Armando Santacruz, Jose Balderas, Jousce Gonzalez, Joet Gonzalez, Oscar Negrete, Daniel Franco and many more!
The 4th Annual Green Belt Challenge had two ELITE bouts this year which were a huge hit on the last day as Iyana “ROXY” Verduzco faced Merari Vivar and Ezequiel Matthysse faced Jerry Bradford. It was two competitive and exciting fights, the venue was completely at capacity for these two great bouts.
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Gilberto Ramirez and Alex Saucedo Ready for Oklahoma City Fight Night

Jun 20, 2018

Gilberto Ramirez and Alex Saucedo Ready for Oklahoma City Fight Night

June 30 at Chesapeake Energy Arena, LIVE on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 9 p.m. ET
Ramirez to defend WBO super middleweight title against Alexis Angulo
Saucedo to return home in 140-pound battle against Lenny Zappavign

(Photo Credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank)

Signal Hill, Calif. (June 19, 2018) — Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez and Alex “El Cholo” Saucedo showcased their skills for the media Tuesday at Hill Street Boxing Gym as they finalize preparations for their respective nationally televised bouts, June 30 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.

In the main event, Ramirez (37-0, 25 KOs) will defend the WBO super middleweight title against unbeaten Colombian challenger Alexis Angulo (23-0, 20 KOs), while Oklahoma City native Saucedo (27-0, 17 KOs) will face Australian puncher Lenny Zappavigna (37-3, 27 KOs) for the WBO International super lightweight title.

Ramirez-Angulo and Saucedo-Zappavigna will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 9 p.m. ET. Undercard action, including appearances by 2016 Olympic gold medalist Robson Conceicao, female fighting sensation Mikaela Mayer, and heavyweight knockout artist Trey Lippe Morrison, will be broadcast on ESPN+ beginning at 6 p.m. ET.

Promoted by Top Rank, tickets to this world championship extravaganza are ON SALE NOW. Priced at $200, $100, $60, $40 and $25, not including facility and service fees, tickets may be purchased at the Chesapeake Energy Arena box office, online at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

This is what the fighters had to say.

Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez

On Alexis Angulo

“We’ve seen a couple of tapes. He’s a big puncher. He has a good record, and I have been preparing very hard for him. I’ve been doing a lot of sparring with different guys, and I’m ready to put on a great performance for Oklahoma City and the people watching on ESPN.”

“He’a dangerous fighter because we don’t know what he brings. Like I said, I prepared really well for this fight. We don’t know what kind of strategy he brings to the ring, so we’re preparing with different styles.”

On the super middleweight division

“I am looking for unification fights. That’s what I want. But first things first. We have a tough fight with Angulo, and after that, we are looking at any of those fighters. Let’s do it. Let’s make it happen.”

On being active after a long layoff

“For me, being more active is helpful. I like fighting three or four times a year. It makes me feel good and motivated. If you don’t fight enough, it hurts you in the ring.”

Alex “El Cholo” Saucedo

On Lenny Zappavigna

“Lenny is an aggressive fighter and I am as well. We both have great knockout percentages, so it’s going to be a great fight for Oklahoma City. I’m ready.”

On Oklahoma City

“I want to give all my people back home a great event. We have ESPN and Top Rank coming through. It’s going to be a special night for the city, and I am proud to represent my people. I want everyone to come out and support this event. If everything goes well, we’ll be back with bigger things.”

“I wanted to bring a tough fight to the city, so they could see that we’re ready to move on to bigger things. It’s going to be a tough fight, but I believe I’m ready to put him out of there as well.”

“I was born in Chihuahua, Mexico. I came to Oklahoma City when I was 7 years old. I started third grade in Oklahoma City, and I’ve been there ever since. Everyone watched me as an amateur fighter, as a professional fighter. Now they have the opportunity to see me fight on ESPN, at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, on one of the biggest boxing events in Oklahoma. I’m really motivated about and excited to give everyone a show.”

On a future title shot

“There are two guys with belts, Jose Ramirez and Maurice Hooker, who I’d love to fight. But right now, I need to worry about June 30.”

On his preparation

“I felt great in sparring. I feel like my trainer {Abel Sanchez} and I worked on everything we wanted to.”

 

 

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“Tenemos la mejor base mexicana de la liga”: Gabriel Gutiérrez

Jun 20, 2018

Tenemos la mejor base mexicana de la liga”: Gabriel Gutiérrez

Alejado ya de las lesiones, el receptor Gabriel Gutiérrez, uno de los elementos más experimentados de los Charros de Jalisco, espera tener otra destacada actuación con la novena tapatía el próximo invierno.

En la temporada anterior con Jalisco, Gabriel Gutiérrez vio acción en 42 encuentros, dejando un promedio de bateo de .277, con dos cuadrangulares conectados y 14 carreras impulsadas.

Si bien ha tenido poca participación este año con los Toros de Tijuana en la Liga Mexicana de Beisbol, el nativo de Guasave, Sinaloa espera que la próxima campaña con Charros juegue con la regularidad a la que está acostumbrado.

Muy contento con la oportunidad que nos dan y agradecido con Dios por la salud y disfrutando la poca oportunidad que se nos brinda (en Tijuana), tratando de aprovecharla al máximo”.

Ha sido poca actividad, lo fundamental ha sido no desesperarse, sabía que podía jugar a diario, estaba preparado para hacerlo, y no caí en ese juego de la frustración y en cambio, traté de seguir preparándome al máximo para cuando llegara la oportunidad”, externó Gutiérrez.

 En años previos, las lesiones fueron un factor que afectó en gran medida el desempeño de Gabriel Gutiérrez en la LMP, siendo la campaña anterior la primera que pudo estar en el roster de principio a fin con los Charros de Jalisco, algo que espera repetir.

En otros años habían ocurrido accidentes, golpes en la cara, fracturas en la mano, son cosas en las que no puede hacer nada uno, después se vinieron unas cirugías en la rodilla, tuve tres cirugías, se me dificultó un poco, pero gracias a Dios eso ya quedó atrás”, indicó.

Gabriel Gutiérrez considera que el aporte de los extranjeros será fundamental la siguiente temporada, ya que al tener un plantel de elementos nacionales muy completo, los importados podrán marcar la diferencia en los momentos apremiantes.

Todo el tiempo que hemos estado en Jalisco es lo que ha hecho falta, el complemento de los extranjeros, llegan unos, nos funcionan pero lamentablemente se tienen que ir por diferentes situaciones”

Hablando de la base mexicana yo creo que es la mejor que tenemos en la liga, eso es muy importante, ya con dos o tres extranjeros que nos lleguen a ayudar o a complementar lo que hace falta se dará el ansiado campeonato”, expresó Gabriel Gutiérrez.

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La Copa Mundial de la FIFA regresa a nuestra región

Jun 20, 2018

La Copa Mundial de la FIFA regresa a nuestra región

Estamos muy emocionados y agradecidos de que las Asociaciones Miembro de la FIFA hayan otorgado a la región de Concacaf el honor de albergar la Copa Mundial de la FIFA 2026, en su nuevo formato extendido.

Esta es una victoria monumental para la familia de Concacaf, ya que el United Bid ejemplifica la sólida colaboración que existe en nuestra región, más allá de la política y de los negocios.

Queremos agradecerle a las Asociaciones Miembro que apoyaron al United Bid, las cuales ahora pueden evaluar la efectividad de un modelo de organización multinacional para cumplir con los requisitos de un formato expandido de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA, abriendo las puertas a que más países en el futuro se unan para tener el honor de ser sede del mundial.

Asimismo, queremos felicitar a las Asociaciones Miembro de Canadá, Estados Unidos y México, y al equipo del United Bid por haber ganado la candidatura para la región de Concacaf.

Durante los próximos ocho años, Concacaf y sus Asociaciones Miembro continuarán apoyando a los tres países sede y a la FIFA en la preparación de la más grande competencia deportiva del mundo, y darle la bienvenida a los 48 equipos y a sus millones de aficionados.

También trabajaremos juntos para aprovechar esta oportunidad como una plataforma para acelerar el desarrollo del fútbol en nuestra propia región, con el potencial de crear un impacto social positivo a través del deporte, así como de romper récords de asistencia y de ganancias que contribuyan a la sostenibilidad de nuestro juego.

CORTESIA: CONCACAF

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Zurdo’ Ramirez, Alex Saucedo & Jose Ramirez to host Media Workouts in L.A. Area

Jun 20, 2018

 ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez, Alex Saucedo & Jose Ramirez

• NEXT TUESDAY! ‘Zurdo’ and Saucedo Media Day @ Hill St. Boxing Gym

• NEXT WEDNESDAY! Jose Ramirez Media Day @ Robert Garcia Boxing Academy

LOS ANGELES (June 15, 2018) – Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez, Alex ‘El Cholo’ Saucedo, andJose Ramirez will host media workouts this upcoming Tuesday, June 19, and Wednesday, June 20 in preparation for their respective ESPN-televised bouts.

On Tuesday at noon, ‘Zurdo’ and Saucedo, who will headline the June 30 world championship event at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, will train at the Hill St. Boxing Gym (1201 E Hill St, Signal Hill, CA 90755).

On Wednesday at noon, Jose Ramirez, the newly crowned WBC super lightweight world champion, will work out for the media ahead of his July 7 world title defense at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Ramirez’s media day will take place at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy (18815 Roberts Rd, Riverside, CA, 92508).

The June 30 doubleheader featuring Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez making the fourth defense of his WBO super middleweight title against the hard-hitting Alexis Angulo, and Oklahoma City’s Saucedo against Lenny Zappavigna in a 10-round special attraction, will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 9 p.m. ET.

The July 7 event featuring Jose Ramirez’s first defense of his WBC super lightweight title against former amateur standout and longtime contender Danny O’Connor will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET.

If you plan on attending the workouts, please RSVP to Evan Korn (EKorn@toprank.com) and Gardy Lopez (Glopez@toptank.com) by Monday, June 18 at noon PT.

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Mikaela Mayer, Robson Conceicao, y Mike Alvarado Estelarizarán las Peleas de Respaldo del 30 de Junio en OKC

Jun 20, 2018

Mikaela Mayer, Robson Conceicao, y Mike Alvarado Estelarizarán las Peleas de Respaldo del 30 de Junio en OKC

EN VIVO en la Chesapeake Energy Arena
ESPN+ transmitirá todas las peleas de respaldo en vivo a las 6:00 p.m. ET

OKLAHOMA CITY (15 de junio del 2018) — El ex campeón junior welter de la OMB Mike Alvarado, la sensación del boxeo femenino Mikaela Mayer y el medallista de oro olímpico de Río 2016 Robson Conceicao verán acción en la cartelera del 30 de junio en el Chesapeake Energy Arena en Oklahoma City. La cartelera estará encabezada por la defensa del título del campeón mexicano Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramírez contra el colombiano Alexis Angulo y la pelea de regreso a casa del contendiente de las 140 libras Alex “El Cholo” Saucedo contra el fuerte Lenny Zappavigna.

Alvarado (38-4, 26 KOs) peleará contra Martin Martínez (17-4-1-1, 10 KOs) en un combate a 10 asaltos en el peso welter, Mayer (5-0, 3 KOs) enfrentará a la también invicta Sheena Kaine (5 -0, 1 KO) en un duelo a seis rondas en el peso ligero, y Conceicao (7-0, 4 KOs) chocará ante Gavino Guaman (5-2, 1 KO) en una pelea súper pluma de ocho asaltos.

En una promoción de Top Rank, las taquillas para este gran espectáculo de campeonato mundial ya están A LA VENTA a precios de $200, $100, $60, $40 y $25, sin incluir los costos de instalación y servicio, los boletos se pueden comprar en la boletería de la Chesapeake Energy Arena, en línea en Ticketmaster.com, en todos los puntos de venta de Ticketmaster o por teléfono al 1-800-745- 3000.

Los combates Ramírez-Angulo y Saucedo-Zappavigna serán televisados en vivo por ESPN y ESPN Deportes a las 9 p.m. ET, mientras que la acción de las peleas preliminares se transmitirá en vivo y exclusivamente en los Estados Unidos por ESPN+ a partir de las 6:00 p.m. ET. ESPN+ es el servicio de transmisión por suscripción multideporte y directo al consumidor lanzado recientemente por el segmento Direct-to-Consumer & International de The Walt Disney Company en conjunto con ESPN.

“Estoy realmente emocionada de estar peleando en una misma cartelera junto al campeón, Zurdo Ramirez,” dijo Mayer. “Top Rank continúa poniendome en carteleras increíbles con los mejores talentos del boxeo. Pelear en Oklahoma City es la oportunidad perfecta para conocer más fanáticos del boxeo y darles un espectáculo emocionante mientras continúo mi ruta hacia un campeonato mundial.”

“He estado reconstruyendo toda mi organización en los últimos tres años. Estoy entrenando ahora con uno de los mejores profesores de la ciencia del boxeo, Tony Aguilera,” dijo Alvarado. “Estoy emocionado de mostrar lo que me ha mantenido dedicado a trabajar duro. El 30 de junio, estaré un paso más cerca de asegurar mi legado contra cualquiera que se interponga en mi camino.”

“Vengo con mucha confianza a pelear en OKC. He tenido un gran campamento de entrenamiento de alto nivel en Miami,” dijo Conceicao.” Estoy evolucionando todos los días y estoy seguro de que daré un gran espectáculo para todos los fanáticos de OKC y los que estén viendo en vivo por ESPN+.”

También estará en acción en la cartelera el sensacional pegador del peso pesado Trey Lippe Morrison (14-0, 14 KOs) de Tulsa, Oklahoma; el ex cotizado amateur Chris Zavala haciendo su debut profesional en una pelea de cuatro asaltos en peso superpluma contra Tyler Pacheco (1-1, 0 KOs); el nativo de Oklahoma City Aaron Morales (2-0, 2 KOs) en un combate de cuatro asaltos en el peso gallo; y el invicto prospecto de 140 libras Julian Rodriguez (16-0, 10 KOs) contra Alejandro Barbosa (11-2, 7 KOs) en un choque a ocho asaltos.

Alvarado ha cambiado su carrera y su vida desde que los problemas personales descarrilaron su carrera, ya que ha ganado cuatro peleas consecutivas (tres por nocaut). En su última pelea, anotó uno de los mejores nocauts de un golpe de 2017 con un nocaut en el tercer asalto sobre Sidney Siqueira en la peleas preliminares de la función de Terence Crawford contra Julius Indongo en Lincoln, Nebraska. Alvarado ha sido parte de múltiples candidatas a ‘Pelea del Año’, incluida la primera pelea de su trilogía contra Brandon Ríos, que ganó los honores de ‘Pelea del Año’ de Sports Illustrated en el 2012. Alvarado perdió esa pelea por nocaut técnico en el séptimo asalto, pero menos de seis meses después, superó a Ríos para ganar una decisión unánime.

Mayer, quien estará haciendo su tercera aparición en el ring del 2018, está en camino a una oportunidad por el título mundial. En su última pelea, el 12 de mayo en la cartelera Vasiliy Lomachenko-Jorge Linares en la ciudad de Nueva York, dominó a Baby Nansen durante seis rondas. La nativa de Los Ángeles abrió su campaña del 2018 el 10 de marzo en Carson, California, con un nocaut de 35 segundos sobre Maria Semertzoglou.

En 2016, Conceicao se convirtió en el primer boxeador brasileño en capturar el oro olímpico. Tiene marca de 2-0 con un par de victorias por decisión en 2018, con su última pelea el 28 de abril en Filadelfia. En esa noche, venció a Alex Torres Rynn durante seis asaltos.

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2018 UFC® HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY!

Jun 20, 2018

2018 UFC® HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY!

INDUCTEES INCLUDE RONDA ROUSEY, BRUCE CONNAL, ART DAVIE AND MATT SERRA

CEREMONY TO TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, JULY 5 AT THE PEARL AT THE PALMS CASINO RESORT STARTING AT 7 P.M.

Las Vegas – UFC® today announced that tickets to the 2018 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be available at 10 a.m. PT on Friday, June 15, via Ticketmaster. The 2018 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, July 5, at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Tickets to the 2018 UFC Hall of Fame Induction ceremony are priced at $20.00 (does not include fees), with all proceeds benefitting Three Square Foodbank, southern Nevada’s largest hunger-relief organization.

The UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony stands as one of the marquee events during the 7th annual UFC International Fight Week™, which takes place from Tuesday, July 3 through Sunday, July 8.

The 2018 UFC Hall of Fame class of 2018 includes:

  • Ronda Rousey (Modern) – Former UFC and Strikeforce bantamweight champion and the first and only UFC women’s champion to successfully defended her title six times.
  • Bruce Connal (Contributor) – Pioneering television producer who led the production of more than 300 UFC televised events during his 19-year tenure with UFC.
  • Art Davie (Contributor) – UFC creator and co-founder who partnered with legendary Brazilian jiu-jitsu master Rorian Gracie on a project that would eventually be rebranded to the Ultimate Fighting Championship®.
  • Matt Serra (Pioneer) – Former UFC welterweight champion and winner of Season four of The Ultimate Fighter®.
  • Dan Henderson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (Fight) – Classic 2011 fight between former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and UFC 17 middleweight tournament champion and former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson.

To see a complete list of UFC athletes and fights currently enshrined in the UFC Hall of Fame, as well as details regarding the UFC Hall of Fame format, please visit UFCHOFFAQ.

Established in 2007 to provide hunger relief, Three Square Food Bank offers wholesome, nutritious food to nonprofit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites that serve a wide range of Southern Nevadans. Three Square’s mission is to provide wholesome food to hungry people, while passionately pursuing a hunger-free community. For more information, please visit THREESQUAREFOODBANK.

To view the UFC Hall of Fame fight library, please visit UFCHOF. For additional information, please visit UFC.com.

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