After years of waiting for UFC on FOX 2 to arrive, the world of mixed martial arts is finally getting its next live event.
The live event will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 12, 2020.
The first UFC on FX event took place in March and featured a number of exciting bouts, including the return of a beloved welterweight champion, Demetrious Johnson.
The live event marks the first time the UFC has returned to the Las Vegas Strip, and the promotion will host its first live event on the UFC network since 2014.
The new event, which will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1, will feature a mix of former UFC welterweights, heavyweights and lightweights and a number in-ring talent.
The first-ever UFC on the Fox 2 event will air live on Saturday, June 13 at 10am ET (7pm BST).
A number of UFC fighters have already made the move to Fox Sports 1.
In addition to Johnson, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao is the main attraction of the event, alongside former UFC light heavyweight champion Robbie Lawler, former Bellator MMA light heavyweight champ Renato Sobral, former lightweight champion and UFC welman Mark Hunt and former UFC middleweight champion Jon Jones.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, who has fought in MMA since 2004, is also on the card, as is current UFC light heavyweight champion Anthony Pettis, former Strikeforce lightweight champion Robbie Faria, former heavyweight champion and current UFC welsh champion Georges St-Pierre, former welterman and current Strikeforce welter-puncher Josh Koscheck, and former lightweight contender and current Flyweight champion Ronda Rousey.
A number in the card are expected to fight for a chance to defend their title.UFC fighter Daniel Cormier, who is currently under contract with the promotion, will face former lightweight titleholder Cain Velasquez in the main event, while the main card features a rematch between former UFC heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos and former featherweight champion Conor McGregor.UFC welterwoman Germaine de Randamie is also scheduled to defend her title against UFC brawler Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
The UFC on ESPN pre-fight show, which takes place prior to the main show, will also feature a number fighters who have been announced to headline their respective UFC on FS1 fights.
Former heavyweight champion Georgi Karakhanyan will take on former UFC title challenger Lyoto Machida, and current middleweight champ Demetrius Andrade will take a title shot against former lightweight champ Dominick Cruz.
UFC veteran Nate Diaz will take his fight to the lightweight title against champion Anthony Johnson.
Former Strikeforce middleweight titlist Benson Henderson will fight former UFC champion Fabrico Werdame, former featherweights Cody Garbrandt and Tyron Woodley and current lightweight champion Tyron Jones.