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Las Vegas – From legendary athletes and historic fights, to its undisputed place in the sports landscape, UFC has built an unforgettable legacy that stands the test of time. International Fight Week 2016, and the history-making UFC® 200 event, is a celebration of the heroes and moments that have paved the way, and those who are evolving the sport for the future.

Stars of UFC® 200, will be joined by many top athletes competing in the three International Fight Week events including UFC FIGHT NIGHT® and THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® FINALE, in a special press conference, Friday, April 22 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

The press conference will take place at 2 p.m. PT on the weigh-in stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC President Dana White will be on hand to introduce the athletes and discuss the epic event. The event will be streamed live at

Following the event, UFC invites media and fans to attend the UFC® 197: JONES vs. SAINT PREUX weigh-in at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The following athletes will be present at the UFC® 200 launch event in Las Vegas:


Dana White – UFC president
Miesha Tate – UFC women’s bantamweight champion
Amanda Nunes – No. 4 UFC women’s bantamweight contender
Jose Aldo – No. 1 UFC featherweight contender and interim title challenger
Frankie Edgar – No. 2 UFC featherweight contender and interim title challenger
Cain Velasquez – No. 1 UFC heavyweight contender
Travis Browne – No. 7 UFC heavyweight contender
Joanna Jedrzejczyk – UFC strawweight champion
Claudia Gadelha – No. 1 UFC strawweight contender
Rafael dos Anjos – UFC lightweight champion
Eddie Alvarez – No. 2 UFC lightweight contenderWHEN:

Friday, April 22 at 2 p.m. PT


MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, Nev.

In addition, UFC will host an event in New York City at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, April 27. More information on that event will be available in the coming days.

For information on UFC® 200 and all International Fight Week activities, please visit

Tickets for each event will go on-sale the following dates: UFC 200®, Friday, April 29 at 10 a.m. PT; UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: DOS ANJOS vs. ALVAREZ, Friday, May 6 at 10 a.m. PT; and The Ultimate Fighter® Finale: Friday, May 6 at 12 p.m. PT.

Also, tickets for UFC Fan Expo, taking place from Friday, July 8 to Sunday, July 10, will be offered in various packages, with three-day passes beginning at $75 online. Two-day passes begin at $65, while one-day passes are $45. Fans can also purchase VIP elite packages for $300 or VIP ultimate packages for $3,000. *Events are subject to change.

Additional information and current fight news is available at All bouts live and subject to change.