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Jun 24, 2019

UFC Fight Night PR & Events Schedule

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - On Saturday, June 29, UFC will return to Minneapolis at Target Center after a seven-year hiatus with UFC FIGHT NIGHT on ESPN: NGANNOU vs DOS SANTOS. It's fight week and fans and media are invited to events in and around Minneapolis leading up to the big night. Starting on Wednesday, June 26, there will be open workouts at Mall of America which will include the main card fighters Ngannou and Dos Santos, as well as local favorite Rocco Martin.  A full media-day schedule is on Thursday, June 27th with interview opportunities available. Fans are invited to come to the official weigh-ins at Target Center on Friday, June 28 to see all the fighters before they enter the octagon the following day.
 
Media wishing to apply for credentials: ufc.allow.me/media
 
Full schedule with details below:

Wednesday, June 26           
UFC FIGHT NIGHT on ESPN: OPEN WORKOUTS 
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Mall of America
60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425
5:30pm - 7:30 pm

Participants:
Francis Ngannou – No. 2 UFC heavyweight
Junior Dos Santos – No. 3 UFC heavyweight
Jussier Formiga – No. 1 UFC flyweight
Joe Benavidez – No. 2 UFC flyweight
Demian Maia – No. 12 UFC welterweight
Rocco Martin – UFC welterweight

Details: 
5:30pm: Media check-in & doors open to the public
6pm: Rocco Martin workout and media scrum
6:15pm: Joe Benavidez workout and media scrum
6:30pm: Junior Dos Santos workout and media scrum
6:45pm: Demian Maia workout and media scrum
7pm: Jussier Formiga workout and media scrum
7:15pm: Francis Ngannou workout and media scrum
 
• Media entrance: Check-in will take place at the Level 1 East Entrance
• Short video and interview opportunities available
• Please note that due to scheduling, no work space will be available following this event

Thursday, June 27
UFC FIGHT NIGHT on ESPN: MEDIA DAY
CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Hyatt Regency Bloomington - Minneapolis
3200 E 81st St
Bloomington, MN 55425
12pm – 4pm

Participants:
Francis Ngannou – No. 2 UFC heavyweight
Junior Dos Santos – No. 3 UFC heavyweight
Jussier Formiga – No. 1 UFC flyweight
Joe Benavidez – No. 2 UFC flyweight
Demian Maia – No. 12 UFC welterweight
Rocco Martin – UFC welterweight
Roosevelt Roberts – UFC lightweight
Vinc Pichel – UFC lightweight
Alonzo Menifield – UFC light heavyweight
Paul Craig – UFC light heavyweight


Friday, June 28
UFC FIGHT NIGHT on ESPN: WEIGH-INS
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Target Center
600 N 1st Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
3pm – 4:30pm

Details:
3pm – 3:45pm: Media check-in & doors open to the public
4pm: UFC FIGHT NIGHT on ESPN weigh-ins

• Available live on UFC.com 

Saturday, June 29
UFC FIGHT NIGHT on ESPN: NGANNOU vs DOS SANTOS
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT WWW.TARGETCENTER.COM/UFC


Target Center
4pm – 11pm

Details:
4pm: Media check-in
5pm: Prelims on ESPN
8pm: UFC FIGHT NIGHT live on ESPN
11pm: UFC FIGHT NIGHT concludes

• Media check-in will be available from 4pm – 5pm
• Media dinner will be available in the press room from 4pm – 6pm
• Video and interview opportunities available
• Internet and work space available in the press room
 

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