UFC® ANNOUNCES SERIES OF FAN EVENTS AHEAD OF UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: BISPING vs. LEITES


Ahead of UFC®’s highly anticipated debut event in Scotland, UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: BISPING vs. LEITES, the organisation has today confirmed a series of fan events which will take place during the lead up to the event on Saturday, July 18th.

On Wednesday, July 15th fans will have the opportunity to watch their favourite fighters from the UFC Fight Night Glasgow line-up train, as UFC hosts an exclusive open workout evening at The Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow. Fighters including Michael Bisping, Thales Leites, Joanne Calderwood, Stevie Ray and Robert Whiteford will all take part in individual workouts in front of fans and media, as well as facing off against their opponents for the very first time.

 UFC Fight Night Glasgow

Doors to the event open at 17:30 BST. The event is free to attend but fans will need to secure a free-of-charge ticket in order to gain entry. Tickets can be secured by clicking this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/official-ufc-open-workouts-for-ufc-glasgow-tickets-17602663039

 

On Friday, July 17th fans are invited to attend the official UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: BISPING vs. LEITES live weigh-ins at the SSE Hydro. Doors will open to UFC Fight Clubmembers at 12:00, with general admission following at 12:15.

 

Ahead of the fighters stepping onto the scales, there will be a live Q&A with UFC guest fighters, between at 12:45-13:30, while an autograph signing will follow between 14:30-16:00.

The weigh-ins, Q&A and fan signings are all free to attend and open to the public.

Summary of fan events during UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BISPING vs. LEITES fight week:

Wednesday, July 15th

Ultimate Fan and Media Day

Details: Free to attend and open to all.

To secure a free ticket: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/official-ufc-open-workouts-for-ufc-glasgow-tickets-17602663039

Location: Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

17:30: Doors open to fans

18:30 – 19:30: UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites open workouts

19:30 – 19:45: UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites fighter face offs

Friday, July 17th

Weigh-ins, Q&A and fan signings

Details: Free to attend

Location: SSE Hydro, Glasgow, G8 8YW

Times:

Doors open to UFC Fight Club members                      12:00

Doors open to general public                                    12:15

UFC Guest fighter Q&A                                             12:45-13:30

UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites weigh-ins                14:00-14:30

UFC Guest fighter autograph signings                           14:30-16:00                          

 

For the latest information on this event, please visit www.ufc.com or follow @UFC_UK on twitter.

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Author: Emma Bramford

Having been around combat sport for over two decades, my passion for MMA just grows and grows. I am a columnist for MMA UnCaged Magazine and have contributed to many leading MMA sites in the past but the time for my own is here, whilst still maintaining contributing articles to other MMA sites.

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