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Dana White Announces Two Huge Fights – Dillashaw – Barao 2, Jones – Gustafsson 2

Andrew Ravens

TJ Dillashaw

Those who have been complaining about lack luster cards that the UFC has been giving their die hard fans, well here you go, you got what you wanted.

The following is from UFC.com:

Dana White Reveals Big News In Las Vegas

Big news revealed by UFC President Dana White today in Las Vegas…

UFC President Dana White made two big announcements on FOX Sports 1’s UFC Tonight on Friday, setting the stage for an exciting late summer / early fall in the UFC.

First up, the UFC’s August 30 event at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California will feature the bantamweight championship rematch between TJ Dillashaw and the man he beat for the crown earlier this year, Renan Barao. Tickets for the Pay-Per-View event go on sale on Friday, July 18.

Then White revealed that on September 27, fight fans will witness another highly-anticipated rematch, as Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson meet for the UFC light heavyweight title. This bout will air live on Pay-Per-View from Las Vegas, with no venue determined as of yet.

Site Reminder: TUF 19 Finale goes down this Sunday night on Fox Sports 1. MMA Frenzy will have the latest news leading up to, during and after the event, as well as having the latest and greatest live play-by-play coverage of the event. From the first fight of the prelim side of the card on Fox Sports 1 and to the fight the big fights on the main card that airs on Fox Sports 1. he headlining fight is Frankie Edgar VS. BJ Penn, the co-main event will see the the middleweight division winner be crowned and also the light heavyweight tournament winner be crowned. The event airs from Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The show starts with Jumabieke Tuerxun vs. Leandro Issa at 7 p.m. ET on UFC Fox Sports 1 and then starting the real fights with the main card at 9 p.m. ET with Adriano Martins vs. Juan Manuel Puig Carreon. We will be providing live play-by-play coverage for each fight, as well as having minute to minute updates through the night and after the fights happen. Also, stay tuned for the post event news.

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