Las Vegas, Nev. – Want to ride The High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel and newest attraction in Las Vegas with UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, or bowl with UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell? Starting today, Monday, June 23, fans are invited to take part in the exclusive UFC International Fight Week™ auction on UFC.com/FightWeek.
The online auction features an assortment of UFC fighter experiences and items for every fan. And the best part: it’s all for charity! The items include a VIP experience to bowl with UFC fighters at Brooklyn Bowl, VIP access to the 20th Century FOX advance screening of “Let’s Be Cops,” as well as the opportunity to take in amazing nighttime views of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip as you mingle with UFC fighters on the all-new High Roller at the LINQ. The auction also features three different works of art, including a Bruce Lee painting by Octagon Girl® Brittney Palmer and multiple pairs of autographed fight gloves.
A complete list of items fans can look forward to is available at UFC.com/FightWeek.
Through the UFC Community Works® program, net proceeds from the 2014 UFC International Fight Week online auction will help support Three Square Food Bank, The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, One Drop and Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada. To learn more about the UFC Community Works program visit UFC.com/Community.
About UFC International Fight Week™
UFC International Fight Week™ returns to the Fight Capital of the World July 1-6, 2014. The weeklong celebration includes something for everyone from entertainment and arts to charitable events, and, of course, all things UFC. The event will also feature for the first-time ever, two huge fight cards in one weekend in the UFC’s hometown – UFC® 175 and The Ultimate Fighter® 19 Finale. Other fan favorite activities will return including UFC Fan Expo, a pool party with Octagon Girls®, training sessions with fighters, a free concert, weigh-ins and more! Tickets and event details are available at www.UFCFightWeek.com. Stay connected with UFC International Fight Week news on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/UFCFightWeek), Twitter and Instagram (@UFCFightWeek).
About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®) is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Beijing, Singapore and Sao Paulo, the UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries to 800+ million TV households worldwide in 28 different languages. The UFC has a multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S. which includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, The Ultimate Fighter® reality television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS™, a digital subscription service with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. UFC also owns over 100 UFC GYM® locations, UFC.TV® (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT™ (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC 360 (the internationally distributed magazine), a videogame franchise with EA SPORTS, best-selling DVDs and Blu-rays, UFC Fight Club®, UFC Fan Expo®, Octagon™ branded apparel and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit www.UFC.com and follow UFC at www.Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter and Instagram: @UFC.