UFC Fight Night Phoenix will mark the first UFC event in the Valley since December 2014;
The Ultimate Fighting Championship today announced that UFC Fight Night Phoenix will take place on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The main event for UFC Fight Night Phoenix will be announced at a later date. Three undercard bouts will feature two heavyweight fights, Cyril Asker (7-2) of Avignon, France vs. Dmitri Smoliakov (8-1) of Kaliningrad City, Russia and Viktor Pesta (10-3) of Prague, Czech Republic vs. Damian Grabowski (20-4) of Opole, Poland, along with a light heavyweight matchup between Joachim Christensen (13-4) of Copenhagen, Denmark vs. Bojan Mihalovic (10-4) of Odzaci, Serbia.
UFC Fight Night Phoenix represents the first UFC event in Arizona since December 13, 2014, where Junior dos Santos earned a unanimous decision victory over current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in the main event.
Tickets for UFC Fight Night Phoenix on sale NOW to the general public at the Talking Stick Resort Arena Box Office and online at Ticketmaster.com.