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UFC 72 In Ireland After All; UFC 73 July 7th

After lots and lots of back-and-forth flip flopping of dates and venues it appears, for now at least, that we know the dates and locations for all of UFC’s “numbered” events through early July. UFC 71 will still be held on May 26th in Las Vegas so no changes there. “UFC 72″, which we originally thought to be the name for the July 7th event, will instead be held June 16th in Ireland. The event priously known as UFC 72 will be UFC 73 on July 7th with the location still to be determined.

Also, here are all the rumored fight cards for UFC 71, UFC 72, and UFC 73:

UFC 71:

  • Chuck Liddell vs. Quinton Jackson
  • Karo Parisyan vs. Josh Burkman
  • Ivan Salaverry vs. Terry Martin
  • Chris Leben vs. Kalib Starnes
  • Eric Schafer vs. Sean Salmon
  • Keith Jardine vs. TBA

UFC 72:

  • Rich Franklin vs. Martin Kampmann
  • Forrest Griffin vs. Hector Ramirez
  • Tyson Griffin vs. Clay Guida
  • Jorge Gurgel vs. TBA

UFC 73:

  • Anderson Silva vs. Nathan Marquardt
  • Tito Ortiz vs. Rashad Evans
  • Sean Sherk vs. Hermes Franca


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