UFC European Tour Begins In March
Posted by Joseph Lee on 10.09.2013
The first event is in London...
MMA Junkie reports that UFC's European tour will begin in March of next year. London will host the first event, according to an interview with UFC CEO and co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta on BT Sport's UFC: Beyond the Octagon. The events will take place throughout Europe in major cities.
"It's going to be a significant event and we're really excited that we're going to be here on a consistent basis. We are going to find some incredibly talented fighters from various countries in this market that someday will probably be a UFC champion."
He didn't provide an exact date, venue or broadcast plans. He also didn't reveal any other European events. He did say that the UK is a priority for the company.