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UFC Fight Night 21 Likely for March 31 in North Carolina

octagonUFC Fight Night 21, which takes place on March 31 and serves as the lead-in for the debut of The Ultimate Fighter 11, is expected to take place in North Carolina, according to MMAjunkie, with a specific location and venue to-be-determined.

The UFC’s most-recent event in North Carolina was UFC Fight Night 16: Fight for the Troops in December 2008 in Fayetteville, with UFC 5 and UFC 3 also held in the state.

Raleigh and Charlotte are the likely front-runners to host the card, which currently doesn’t have any rumored matchups or fighters.

The event will be the fourth Zuffa-promoted event in March, following WEC 47 Bowles vs. Cruz on March 6 in Columbus, Ohio, UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones on March 21 in Denver, Colorado, and UFC 111: St-Pierre vs. Hardy on March 27 in Newark, New Jersey.

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