UFC Champs & Hall of Famers to make guest appearances at the 2015 IMMAF World Championships

IMMAF World Championships 2015UFC® athletes will make special guest appearances at the 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA during the 4th Annual UFC International Fight Week™, taking place this week in Las Vegas. UFC Hall of Famers, current UFC champions and top-ranked contenders will be on hand to watch all of the exciting action.

The five-day tournament at the Flamingo Las Vegas will begin with preliminaries from Monday, July 6 to Thursday, July 9. Tickets to the 2015 IMMAF World Championships preliminaries are available at Ticketmaster. Entry is free to hotel guests of the Flamingo and for accompanied children. Special offers are available to UFC Fight Club® members. Standard tickets cost $21.00. BUY TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/1ejEiD0

The finals of the IMMAF World Championships will move to the UFC Fan Expo® at the Sands Expo & Convention Center at the Venetian on Saturday, July 11, where IMMAF’s 2015 champions and medalists will be crowned. UFC Fan Expo® tickets are available atUFCFanExpo.com with two-day passes beginning at $60 online and $65 onsite. One-day passes begin at $35 online and $45 onsite.

UFC FIGHTER APPEARANCE SCHEDULE

Monday, July 6: Forrest Griffin – UFC Hall of Famer
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., IMMAF Preliminaries at the Flamingo, Sunset Ballroom

Tuesday, July 7: Tyrone Woodley – No. 3 UFC welterweight contender
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., IMMAF Preliminaries at the Flamingo, Sunset Ballroom

Wednesday, July 8: Joanna Jedrzejczyk – UFC women’s strawweight champion
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., IMMAF Preliminaries at the Flamingo, Sunset Ballroom

Thursday, July 9: Cub Swanson – UFC featherweight contender
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., IMMAF Preliminaries at the Flamingo, Sunset Ballroom

Saturday, July 11: Chuck Liddell – UFC Hall of Famer
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., IMMAF Finals at UFC Fan Expo, Sands Expo & Convention Center

ABOUT THE IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The inaugural 2014 IMMAF World Championships of MMA was the first international competition for amateur MMA in the world to be organized by a non-profit, democratic governing body in accordance with Olympic values, attracting over 100 athletes from 23 countries. Returning to Vegas as bigger and better, the 2015 IMMAF Championships of Amateur MMA at UFC® International Fight Week is expected to welcome over 150 athletes across 30 countries and 5 continents. The event which forms part of the planet’s largest celebration of combat sports, as it hits the city for Fight Week, is to be broadcast on UFC FIGHT PASS and international television post-event. With eight weight classes for men (Flyweight – Heavyweight) and four for women (Strawweight – Featherweight), the contest follows a tournament format and competitors will be selected each day by draw to determine who they will face in the next rout over 5 days of competition. The 2015 IMMAF World Championships are presented by Tuff-N-Uff and sanctioned by the United States Mixed Martial Arts Federation (UMMAF) under the Nevada State Athletic Commission. For more information visit http://www.immaf.org/championship-2015/

About UFC®

UFC® is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in 158 countries and territories to over 1 billion TV households worldwide in 21 different languages. The UFC has a multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S., which annually includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network, as well as The Ultimate Fighter® reality television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS®, a digital subscription service that is available throughout the world with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. The UFC organization also licenses over 100 UFC GYM® locations, and owns UFC.TV® (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT® (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC Magazine, and has a video game franchise with EA SPORTS, UFC Fight Club®, UFC Fan Expo®, UFC branded apparel, DVDs and Blu-rays and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter and Instagram: @UFC.