Georges St. Pierre. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship today announced their historic UFC 100 event, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on July 11. Although no fights were officially announced, the promotion promises to put on an event that fans “will never forget”.
From today’s press release:
For over 15 years, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been the gold standard for mixed martial arts (MMA), the leader in the world’s premier combat sport. So it is with great pride that the UFC announces an event that will celebrate the past, the present, and the future of this organization. On Saturday, July 11th, Bud Light will present UFC 100 live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and it will be a night no fight fan will ever forget.
Featuring the premier athletes in the sport of MMA today, the UFC 100 fight card will be stacked with fighters who have carried on the legacy established by the greats of the UFC such as Royce Gracie, Dan Severn, and Mark Coleman, while building a foundation for the future warriors of the Octagon.
The current rumored card for the event is as follows:
Georges St. Pierre vs. Thiago Alves (UFC Welterweight Title)
Frank Mir vs. Brock Lesnar (UFC Heavyweight Title)
Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Alan Belcher
Mark Coleman vs. Stephan Bonnar
Jonathan Goulet vs. Dong-Hyun Kim
Matt Grice vs. Shannon Gugerty
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