A full week of events is scheduled for this week’s UFC 116 card at the MGM, headlining a heavyweight mega-showdown between Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin. The activities begin tomorrow:
Wednesday, 12 noon: Free and open to the public, Brock Lesnar, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Krzysztof Soszynski, Shane Carwin and Stephan Bonnar will hold open workouts at the MGM Grand’s Conference Center, Marquee Ballroom. Limited to the first 2000 fans.
Thursday, 1 p.m.: Free and open to the public, the final press conference for UFC 116 will be held at the Hollywood Theatre at the MGM Grand. UFC President Dana White, Brock Lesnar, Shane Carwin, Chris Leben and Yoshihiro Akiyama will attend. Limited to the first 250 fans.
Friday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. : Weigh-in, free and open to the public; and UFC Fight Club exclusive Q&A Session. Fight Club Member Q&A Check-in begins at 1 p.m. Each member must print and bring their unique barcode accompanied with photo ID to gain entry. Each member may bring one guest. At 1 p.m., Friday, a UFC autograph session with Clay Guida, Cain Velasquez, and Kenny Florian will take place. At 2 p.m., Dan Hardy will host the Fight Club Q&A session. At 3 p.m., doors open to general public for UFC 116 weigh-in. Fighters step on the scale at 4.
5 p.m., Fight Club Party at Diablo’s Cantina following weigh-in: Organized by Fight Club member Robunsaid, 3770 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas.
Saturday, July 3, Fight Day: Doors open to UFC 116 at 3:45 at the MGM’s Grand Garden Arena. First bout is at 4:30. Main card begins at 7 pm.