Ahead of UFC’s highly anticipated debut event in Scotland, UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BISPING vs. LEITES, the organisation has today confirmed a series of fan events which will take place during the lead up to the event on Saturday, July 18.
On Wednesday, July 15 fans will have the opportunity to watch their favourite fighters from the UFC Fight Night Glasgow line-up train, as UFC hosts an exclusive open workout evening at The Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow. Fighters including Michael Bisping, Thales Leites, Joanne Calderwood, Stevie Ray and Robert Whiteford will all take part in individual workouts in front of fans and media, as well as facing off against their opponents for the very first time.
Doors to the event open at 17:30 BST. The event is free to attend but fans will need to secure a free-of-charge ticket in order to gain entry. Tickets can be secured by clicking this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/official-ufc-open-workouts-for-ufc-glasgow-tickets-17602663039
On Friday, July 17 fans are invited to attend the official UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: BISPING vs. LEITES live weigh-ins at the SSE Hydro. Doors will open to UFC Fight Club™ members at 12:00, with general admission following at 12:15.
Ahead of the fighters stepping onto the scales, there will be a live Q&A with UFC guest fighters, between at 12:45-13:30, while an autograph signing will follow between 14:30-16:00.
The weigh-ins, Q&A and fan signings are all free to attend and open to the public.
Summary of fan events during UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BISPING vs. LEITES fight week:
Wednesday, July 15
Ultimate Fan and Media Day
Details: Free to attend and open to all. To secure a free ticket: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/official-ufc-open-workouts-for-ufc-glasgow-tickets-17602663039
Location: Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ
17:30: Doors open to fans
18:30 – 19:30: UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites open workouts
19:30 – 19:45: UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites fighter face offs
Friday, July 17
Weigh-ins, Q&A and fan signings
Details: Free to attend. Location: SSE Hydro, Glasgow, G8 8YW
Doors open to UFC Fight Club members 12:00
Doors open to general public 12:15
UFC Guest fighter Q&A 12:45-13:30
UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites weigh-ins 14:00-14:30
UFC Guest fighter autograph signings 14:30-16:00
UFC FIGHT NIGHT® BISPING vs. LEITES FIGHT CARD
All bouts live and subject to change.
Daniel Omielanczuk (POL) vs. Chris De La Rocha (USA)
Jimmie Rivera (USA) vs. Marcus Brimage (USA)
Robert Whiteford (SCO) vs. Paul Redmond (IRE)
Light Heavyweight Bout
Ilir Latifi (SWE) vs. Hans Stringer (NL)
Jake Matthews (AUS) vs. Mickael Lebout (FRA)
Paddy Holohan (IRE) vs. Vaughan Lee (ENG)
Stevie Ray (SCO) vs. Leonardo Mafra (BRA)
Leon Edwards (ENG) vs. Pawel Pawlak (POL)
Women’s Strawweight Bout
Joanne Calderwood (SCO) vs. Bec Rawlings (AUS)
Joe Duffy (IRE) vs. Ivan Jorge (BRA)
Ross Pearson (ENG) vs. Evan Dunham (USA)
Michael Bisping (ENG) vs. Thales Leites (BRA)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BISPING vs. LEITES will be aired live from 3:00 p.m. in the UK and Ireland on the BT Sport app.