No changes to the UFC Fairfax lineup have been announced this week, except that the times for the Fight Pass (10:30am) & Fox Sports 1 (11:00am) prelims have been publicized. Today is the first day that tickets for the event are available to the general public through Ticketmaster.
February 8, 2015
This week saw two more big names added to the UFC Fight Night 63 Fairfax card. The newest member in the cycle of opponents for Jorge Masvidal is Al Iaquinta, who is coming off two back to back impressive finishes of Ross Pearson and Joe Lauzon.
Also added to the card, is veteran Gray Maynard. This time, "The Bully," who is coming off a three fight losing skid, will be facing decorated Russian prospect Alexander Yakovlev. Despite having 21 wins in his career, Yakovlev has lost his first two bouts in the UFC.
Tickets to the event go on sale on Friday, 2/13/15, and according to mmajunkie.com, prices are going to be fairly reasonable for the rare daytime event at the Patriot Center.
February 1, 2015
It was just announced yesterday (1/31/15) that Benson Henderson, who previously had stepped in to fight Jorge Masvidal at the Fairfax card is now jumping up a weight class and fighting Brandon Thatch as the main event of the UFC's Broomfield, CO event on 2/14. As of yet, no new opponent has been put in against Masvidal.
Nearby Maryland fighter, Ron Stallings will get a shot at having a UFC fight with a full training camp behind him. He recently fought, and lost to Uriah Hall in Boston on 8 days notice.
Two Prominent female bantamweight fights will happen in Fairfax as well. Julianna Peña, coming off a long layoff, from a brutal knee injury, will return to the octagon after her Ultimate Fighter finale win back in November of 2013, she will be facing Milana Dudieva. #7 ranked Liz Carmouche, arguably the fighter that has come closest to finishing current champ Ronda Rousey, will also be on the card against Lauren Murphey.
Also, fan favorite, Clay Guida will be facing Robbie Peralta.
General admission tickets for this UFC Fight Night event will go on sale on Friday, 2/13/15.
January 18, 2015
by Felix Falcon
The card will be headlined between #1 Ranked Featherweight Chad "Money" Mendes against #3 Ranked Ricardo Lamas. Also, Michael Chiesa vs. Mitch Clarke and Bobby Green vs. Jorge Masvidal have been announced so far.
Per the report, the main card will start at 1pm eastern time.
We will keep on top of this developing story and continue to bring you more information as more becomes public.