The Ultimate Fighting Championship is Going Big.
The company is kicking off a new seasonal #GoBig campaign September 4th with a free public event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, with many of the division champs scheduled to attend.
The event will be live streamed on ufc.com.
More than 20 fighters will attend, including UFC champions Ronda Rousey, Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor, Robbie Lawler, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rafael dos Anjos.
Contenders Holly Holm, Alexander Gustafsson, Carlos Condit, Donald Cerrone, Luke Rockhold and Vitor Belfort will also be there.
The complete list will be announced in a few days.
The campaign includes the following upcoming events:
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BARNETT vs. NELSON
Sunday, September 27 (Saturday, September 26 in U.S.) at Saitama Arena in Tokyo, Japan
- Josh Barnett– former UFC heavyweight champion and No. 8 heavyweight contender
- Roy Nelson– No. 12 heavyweight contender
UFC 192: CORMIER vs. GUSTAFSSON
Saturday, October 3 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas
- Daniel Cormier– UFC light heavyweight champion
- Alexander Gustafsson– No. 2 light heavyweight contender
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: POIRIER vs. DUFFY
Saturday, October 24 at 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: HENDERSON vs. BELFORT
Saturday, November 7 at Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Dan Henderson– former STRIKEFORCE and PRIDE champion
- Vitor Belfort– former UFC light heavyweight champion and No. 4 middleweight contender
UFC 193: LAWLER vs. CONDIT
Sunday, November 15 (Saturday, November 14 in U.S.) at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia
- Robbie Lawler– UFC welterweight champion
- Carlos Condit– former UFC interim welterweight champion and No. 4 welterweight contender
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BROWN vs. GASTELUM
Saturday, November 21 at Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: HENDERSON vs. ALVES
Saturday, November 28 at Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul, Korea
THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: TEAM MCGREGOR vs. TEAM FABER FINALE
Friday, December 11 at TBD in Las Vegas, Nev.
- Fight card to be announced
- The Ultimate Fighter season 22 premieres Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1
UFC 194: ALDO vs. MCGREGOR
Saturday, December 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
- Jose Aldo– UFC featherweight champion
- Conor McGregor– UFC interim featherweight champion
- Chris Weidman– UFC middleweight champion
- Luke Rockhold– former STRIKEFORCE middleweight champion and No. 1 middleweight contender
UFC FIGHT NIGHT : DOS ANJOS vs. CERRONE
Saturday, December 19 at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla.
UFC 195: ROUSEY vs. HOLM
Saturday, January 2 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
- Ronda Rousey– UFC women’s bantamweight champion
- Holly Holm– No. 9 UFC women’s bantamweight contender
- Joanna Jedrzejczyk– UFC women’s strawweight champion
The #GoBig campaign launches officially September 26th with UFC Fight: Barnett vs Nelson and winds down with UFC 195: Rousey vs Holm.