UFC announces ten events scheduled for first quarter schedule of 2017

The UFC has announced its schedule for upcoming events in the first three months of 2017.

The first event of the year, which announced last week, is UFC Fight Night 203 which takes place on January 15 at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Pheonix, Arizona. Announced bouts for that card include Ben Saunders vs Court McGee, Erik Koch vs Tony Martin, and Devin Powell vs Jordan Rinaldi.

On January 28, the promotion will head to Denver for UFC on FOX 23 at the Pepsi Center.

On February 4, as announced for Super Bowl weekend, a Fight Night event will be held at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. No bouts have been announced for that card yet.

On February 11, UFC 209 will take place at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York which marks the third event the UFC will have held in the state.

On February 19, the first event in Canada of 2017 will take place at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax which will be the second event held in the city.

March 3 and 4 will feature a Fight Night event followed by UFC 210 in a double-header weekend at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

After that, the UFC will be going international with a Fight Night event in Brazil on March 11 and another Fight Night event at the O2 Arena in London on the 18th.


Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.


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