UFC Press Conference in Calgary on Wednesday
On the heels of a rumoured July 21 date for UFC 149 in Calgary Alberta, UFC officials have announced that they will hold a press conference this Wednesday, March 21 at Flames Central for a “major announcement”. The press conference will be hosted by UFC President Dana White as well as Director of Canadian Operations Tom Wright and is slated to begin at 12 noon local time. The event will will be open to the public.
The following day, on March 22, Alberta based UFC fighters Jason “The Athlete” MacDonald, Nick Ring and Mitch Clarke will take part in an open workout along with Calgary Stampeders Eric Fraser and Corey Mace who will try their hand at some MMA techniques. The open workout is scheduled for 11am-1pm at BDB Martial Arts and will also be open to the public.
Schedule of Events (all free and open to the public):
UFC Press Conference:
WHEN: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 – 12 p.m. MTN (doors to the public at 11:30 a.m.)
WHERE: Flames Central, 219-8th Street SW, Calgary
WHO: UFC President Dana White, UFC Director of Canadian Operations Tom Wright
UFC Open Workouts:
WHEN: Thursday, March 22, 2012 – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. MTN
WHERE: BDB Martial Arts, 3300 14th Ave NE
WHO: Jason MacDonald, UFC Middleweight
Nick Ring, UFC Middleweight
Mitch Clarke, UFC Lightweight
Eric Fraser, Calgary Stampeders defensive back
Corey Mace, Calgary Stampeders defensive lineman