Fight fans in Ohio can get a full day of in-person MMA on Friday, March 5th at the Arnold Sports Festival. If you're in the area, please join us for one -- or all -- of the following events, all of which are open to the public:
10:30 am WEC/UFC booth
Stop by the UFC/WEC booth at the Fitness EXPO to get fighter autographs, buy tickets and learn more about the fastest-growing sport in the world. Open until 6 pm.
Noon MMA Workshop
Featuring Randy Couture, Kevin Kearns, David Sandler, Reed Harris
2:00 Q&A with WEC fighters
Q&A with stars Urijah Faber and Donald Cerrone, both appearing in the WEC's first PPV event on April 24.
5:00 WEC: Bowles vs. Cruz official weigh-in
See the stars of March 6th's WEC: Bowles vs. Cruz at the official weigh-in, open to the public.
All events above take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center at 400 North High Street in Columbus.
6:00 WEC/Arnold Sports Tweetup
Come socialize with your favorite tweeters, fellow fans, and UFC and WEC fighters in person.
At The Frog Bear & Wild Boar sports bar, 343 North Front Street
RSVP to @WEConVersus or @ArnoldSports on Twitter
Directions from the Arnolds: Exit the convention center on High Street and turn left (toward Nationwide Arena), walking south to Nationwide Boulevard. Turn right at Nationwide and walk one more block – Frog Bear and Wild Boar is located across Front Street. Frog Bear and Wild Boar is located across Front Street adjacent to Nationwide Arena. Click here for driving directions.