As it stated in That was January 4, 2014 and took place from the Marina Bay Sands in Marina Bay.
@UFC_Asia @ufc pic.twitter.com/SMS8rH2UNE — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) February 23, 2017Miesha Tate announced plans for the UFC to head to Singapore for an event this June Wednesday night.
UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs. Lim was the first time the Octagon set up shop in Singapore.
Currently, the only set event in that month is UFC 212 from Brazil on June 3.
The card is set for June 17 and will likely be a “Fight Night” event.
according to The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on Thursday announced its long-awaited return to Asia, with a card set down for Singapore on June 17.
“The fighter that we are going to sign will be able to step in and fight right away – he’s that good.
Chinese welterweight Li “The Leech” Jingliang was a winner at UFC on Fox 23 in Denver on January 28, as was “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung-jung on his return after three years in the military with a commanding performance at UFC Fight Night in Houston on February 4.
We’ve had a couple of events in Macau but it’s completely different going to a Beijing or a Shanghai.
“We’re aware of the need for an Asian champion as we’ve never had one,” said Carr.
UFC to launch Asia push with fight in Singapore this June
according to He said 93 million, or 35 per cent of UFC fans hail from the Asia-Pacific, and that one million of the 1.5 million MMA fans here are UFC fans.
Joe Carr, UFC’s senior vice-president, head of international and content, confirmed a UFC event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on June 17.
Penn to withdraw from the UFC Fight Night Manila.
UFC, which established its regional headquarters here in 2013, cancelled its sole event in Asia last October after injury forced Hall of Famer B.J.
Carr described Singapore as the “perfect market” to restart Asian efforts, particularly in South-east Asia where Singapore-based ONE Championship is number one.
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