The UFc has dipped its toe in the Asian market over the years, but now the expansion plans are all systems go. UFC Managing Director of Asia Mark Fischer announced that the UFC will be doing an event planned for January 4, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands. While no fights have been announced yet, Fischer says this will mark the beginning of their expansion, and fans can expect several shows in the region throughout 2014.
UFC Managing Director of Asia Mark Fischer:
“This marks a bold step for UFC’s expansion in Asia and is the first of a series of events in Asia planned for 2014. After kicking off the year in Singapore, our fans can expect several other UFC events around the region on the docket next year, including two more fights at the Venetian’s Cotai Arena in Macau.”
“We know many fans in Singapore and Southeast Asia have been waiting to experience the excitement of a live UFC event, and this will certainly be a great springboard for our continued development in this part of the world.”
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