UFC announces return to London at O2 Arena in March next year

UFC announces return to London at O2 Arena in March next year as English capital looks to play host to more memorable moments in sport’s history

  • London will play the host to UFC Fight Night on March 16th at the O2 Arena
  • It will be the organisations’s 11th live event ever in the English capital 
  • London has witnessed some of the most memorable moments in UFC history 

UFC have officially announced their eagerly anticipated return to London on March 16 at the O2 Arena next year.

It will be the UFC’s 11th live event in the English capital and tickets will inevitably be in very high demand.

London has witnessed some of the most memorable moments in UFC history down the years, including Michael Bisping’s remarkable victory over the legendary Anderson Silva in February 2016.

The O2 Arena in London will play host to UFC Fight Night on Saturday, March 16

The O2 Arena in London will play host to UFC Fight Night on Saturday, March 16

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And some of UFC’s big stars British stars can’t wait for the action to start over St Patrick’s Day weekend.    

UFC light heavyweight and local Londoner, Jimi Manuwa, said: ‘There’s nothing like the London fans, especially for me as it’s my home town. 

‘Walking out to a packed O2 arena, looking at the crowd and seeing so many familiar faces is a dream in itself.’

Meanwhile, fellow British UFC welterweight, Danny Roberts, added: ‘I have had some of my best career highlights in London, and I know that every time I perform there, I will be adding another one to the list. 

‘MMA fans are some of the best sporting fans in the world, and London is that one city that I know they will show me that.’ 

UFC fans have been urged to purchase tickets early to avoid disappointment. They will go on sale to the public on Friday, February 1

London witnessed Michael Bisping's remarkable victory over Anderson Silva back in 2016

London witnessed Michael Bisping’s remarkable victory over Anderson Silva back in 2016

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