Once again, the UFC will hold a kickoff event to the summer, brining several top contenders to Dallas for “UFC Summer Kickoff.”
The event takes place Friday before weigh-ins for UFC 211.
Along with UFC president Dana White, bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt, challenger T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Holly Holm are all set to be in attendance.
Below is a press release for the event:
The summer of 2017 will be one of the hottest in UFC history. It features International Fight Week, multiple title fights and some of the sport’s top athletes competing. In anticipation of the event, Dana White will host a Summer Kickoff press conference with some of the athletes from UFC 212 through UFC 214. Additional fight announcements will be made during the event.
Fans are invited to attend the press event free of charge and doors will open at 3:30 p.m. CT. The weigh-ins will take place following the press conference on the same stage.
Dana White – UFC President
Claudia Gadelha – No. 1 UFC strawweight contender
Karolina Kowalkiewicz – No. 2 UFC strawweight contender
Holly Holm – No. 5 UFC bantamweight contender
Bethe Correia – No. 11 UFC bantamweight contender
Michael Chiesa – No. 7 UFC lightweight contender
Kevin Lee – No. 11 UFC lightweight contender
Cody Garbrandt – UFC bantamweight champion
TJ Dillashaw – No. 2 UFC bantamweight contender
More athletes to be announced during the event
Friday, May 12 at 4:30 p.m. CT
American Airlines Center