As it stated in No bouts were revealed for the event, which will mark the fourth card held by the UFC in New York.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship will continue to expand into the New York area this summer.The promotion announced on Friday that UFC on Fox 25 will take place at NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in Long Island.
Next Saturday, UFC 210 will go down at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo with a bill topped by a light heavyweight championship rematch between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson
The main card will be televised on Fox.After mixed martial arts was legalized in New York, the Las Vegas-based organization debuted in the state with UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 12.
That card saw Conor McGregor claim lightweight gold with a second-round stoppage of Eddie Alvarez in the evening’s main event.Earlier this year, UFC 208 took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Feb. 11, when Germaine de Randamie took a unanimous decision over Holly Holm to win the inaugural women’s featherweight title.
as declared in UFC officials today announced that NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, plays host to UFC on FOX 25 on July 22.
For more on UFC on FOX 25, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.
February’s UFC 208 event took place in Brooklyn, and next week’s UFC 210 sees the octagon touch down in Buffalo.
New York was the last state in the U.S. to legalize MMA, and UFC officials long expressed their desire to visit the Empire State.
This July sees the UFC continue its promise of bringing events to New York, when the promotion visits Long Island for the first time.
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UFC Long Island Event Announced
Who do you want to see compete at UFC Fight Night Long Island?
The UFC is coming to Long Island.
It marks the third event in New York this year — after UFC 208 in Brooklyn and UFC 210 in Buffalo.
See you @NYCBLive on July 22, Long Island!
The event — which will be officially branded as UFC on FOX 25 — will take place on July 22.
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