Wow, I didn’t realize how many critical scraps were going down in Beantown until actually looking at the official “UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen” event poster.
Take a gander. Not too shabby for a freebie fight card, right?
As depicted above, the August 17 show takes place inside TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Light heavyweights Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Chael Sonnen headline the festivities.
Heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne serve as the co-main attraction.
Fox Sports 1 will be making its debut that day. The network created to rival ESPN broadcasts the main card live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
Here is the show’s official agenda:
(Facebook 4PM ET/1PM PT)
Ramsey Nijem vs. James Vick
Cody Donovan vs. Ovince St. Preux
Cole Miller vs. Manny Gamburyan
(Fox Sports 1 6PM ET/3PM PT)
Diego Brandao vs. Daniel Pineda
Mike Brown vs. Steven Siler
Conor McGregor vs. Max Holloway
Michael McDonald vs. Brad Pickett
(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Johnson
Uriah Hall vs. John Howard
Matt Brown vs. Mike Pyle
Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara
Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne
Chael Sonnen vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua