The UFC will shift to September for International Fight Week, bringing UFC 266, the 2020 UFC Hall of Fame and UFC Fan Experience to that month.
Set for September 21-25, fighters will be inducted into the hall and the week will conclude with UFC 266 taking place all in Las Vegas.
This will be the ninth annual event, which was postponed last year due to COVID.
The card will feature Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega on Saturday, September 25.
Below is more information from a press release:
UFC announced that the 9th Annual UFC International Fight Week will take place in Las Vegas from Tuesday, September 21, through Saturday, September 25, headlined by UFC 266: VOLKANOVSKI vs. ORTEGA, presented by Modelo. The event-filled week will also include the traditional 2020 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and a two-day, interactive UFC Fan Experience.
The prestigious 2020 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Toyo Tires will be held on Thursday, September 23, and will honor specific achievements and contributions to UFC and the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.
In addition, on Friday, September 24, and continuing on Saturday, September 25, fans will be able to take part in an easily accessible and fully interactive, free, two-day UFC Fan Experience that will feature meet and greets, autograph sessions, and partner activations that provide unprecedented access to UFC champions, top-ranked contenders, Hall of Famers, and other UFC personalities.
Fans from around the world who converge on Las Vegas for UFC International Fight Week will also be able to enjoy ceremonial weigh-ins, press conferences and live entertainment of a traditional Fight Week leading to the schedule’s culminating event, UFC 266: VOLKANOVSKI vs. ORTEGA, on Saturday, September 25, at T-Mobile Arena.
Details regarding the bout card for UFC 266, event locations and additional activities for UFC International Fight Week will be announced at a later date. For more information, visit UFCFIGHTWEEK.COM .