With the second annual UFC Fan Expo taking place in conjunction with “UFC: 114 Rampage vs. Rashad” this Memorial Day weekend, the wold’s biggest MMA organization announced today they will host their third UFC Fan Expo inside the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA on Friday, August 27th and Saturday, August 28th.
“I think everyone knows how much it means to me to bring the UFC to Boston and to give fans this two-day event packed with amazing UFC experiences,” said UFC President Dana White.
Although it wasn’t officially announced in the press release, it’s been heavily rumored UFC 118 will take place August 28th inside the TD Garden – home of the loathed Boston Celtics. Today’s announcement certainly seals the deal, as the Octagon will make its long awaited Massachusetts debut.
The UFC Fan Expo provides millions of fans the opportunity to experience, celebrate, learn and rub shoulders with some of the most exciting athletes in sports today. The jam-packed weekend will include exhibitions, training & development sessions with elite fighters and iconic MMA coaches, fan-inspired special events and competitions, meet & greets with top fighters and demos of various fighting techniques.
The third UFC Fan Expo is expected to attract over 150 leading vendors covering roughly 200,000 gross square feet of space. The packed exhibit floor will feature apparel, electronic gaming, food & beverages, fight gear, fitness equipment and supplies, nutritional supplements, lifestyle products and much more.