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UFC Holding Fight Night Event In Japan In September

May 17, 2017 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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MMA Junkie reports that the UFC will return to Japan for a Fight Night event on September 23 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. No broadcast plans or fights have been announced. It will be the ninth UFC event in Japan and the fifth at the Saitama Super Arena. The most recent was UFC Fight Night 75 in September 2015.

UFC Senior Vice President of International and Content Joe Carr said: “Our fervent fan base in Japan is a cornerstone of our success in the region, and we are thrilled to bring another action-packed live event to the market this year. Japan has a rich history in MMA and the traditional martial arts, making it an attractive destination for our athletes. There is already huge interest from both our athletes and fans surrounding this event.

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