Results for the Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown have been released, and the winning city is Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With that, UFC on FX 3 will head to the BankAtlantic Center in downtown Fort Lauderdale for the event on June 8th. The event, which is headlined by the rematch between Ian McCall and Demetrious Johnson, held a contest to to let the fans determine where the event would take place.
This will be the first UFC event in Florida in over three years. The last event, UFC Fight Night 17, took place in Tampa on February 7th, 2009. The last event to take place in the Miami area took place in Hollywood in June 2007. The event, which was headlined by Sam Stout vs. Spencer Fisher, was one of three events to take place in Hollywood between 2006 and 2007.
In addition to choosing where the event was to take place, fans have also been given the power to select a fight to air on the main card. The matchups to choose from are:
Bantamweight – Scott Jorgensen vs. Eddie Wineland
Welterweight – Mike Pierce vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha
Welterweight – Lance Benoist vs. Seth Bacyzinski
Along with Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson and those matchups, the event will feature welterweight matchups between Mike Pyle and Josh Neer, along with Charlie Brenneman taking on Erick Silva.
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