UFC For The Troops Not Yet Approved By The US Army

0

Bloodyelbow.com has the scoop from an army official:

According to military sources speaking exclusively to BloodyElbow.com, the Department of the Army has not yet approved the Ultimate Fighting Championship event titled, “Fight for the Troops” set to take place in Fort Bragg, NC on December 10th. It is not clear whether official command at Fort Bragg has approved the event either.

UFC President Dana White said on live national television during the broadcast of UFC Fight Night 15 that the event would take place at Fort Bragg and would send proceeds to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The UFC has staged an event on a military base. On December 13th, 2006 the UFC held UFC Fight Night 7 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California.

DISCUSS THIS NEWS IN THE MMANEWS.COM FORUMS >>



Want to advertise your site in this space? E-mail the website staff today!

LATEST NEWS

Conor McGregor

Quote: Conor McGregor vs. Georges St-Pierre Would be Biggest Fight in UFC History

There's no denying the drawing power of Conor McGregor and Georges St-Pierre. With news of "Rush's" return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), many have...
Mackenzie Dern

Mackenzie Dern: ‘Hopefully I Can Make my UFC Debut in June or July’

Mackenzie Dern is looking to join the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster this year. Dern may only have a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) record of...
UFC 209 Media Conference Callvideo

UFC 209 Media Conference Call Live Stream Today (Feb. 23) at 5 p.m. ET

The UFC 209 media conference call takes place today (Feb. 23) at 5 p.m. ET. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be providing a live...
Derrick Lewis

UFC Fight Night 105 Medical Suspensions: Derrick Lewis Out Just 30 Days

Derrick Lewis has avoided a lengthy medical suspension, at least for now. Lewis earned a knockout victory over Travis Browne at an Ultimate Fighting Championship...
Cody Garbrandt

Cody Garbrandt: ‘I Truly Don’t Think Dominick Cruz Will be The Same’

Cody Garbrandt feels the damage has been done. Garbrandt met Dominick Cruz in an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title bout back in Dec. 2016....