Ready for UFC Sydney 2012?
In a post UFC 140 interview with Ariel Helwani, UFC president Dana White reluctantly gave confirmation that UFC on FX 2 will be held in Australia on March 4th 2012 (aus time).
This is fantastic news for the fans who have been desperately waiting for a more official confirmation regarding the UFC Sydney 2012 event.
The UFC on FX 2 event is likely to host fights from the newly introduced flyweight division which features UFC fighters under the 125lb (56.7kg) weight limit.
UFC on FX 2 is so far looking like it will be held at the Allphones Arena (formerly Acer Arena) in Sydney’s Olympic Park and rumours are that the following fights will be featured:
– Welterweight bout: Martin Kampmann vs. Thiago Alves
– Flyweight bout: Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson
– Flyweight bout: Joseph Benavidez vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani
It is not yet confirmed whether the UFC Sydney 2012 event will be free-to-air or a pay-per-view event.
Watch the video below and skip to 6:25 for Dana’s comments on the UFC Sydney 2012 event:
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