UFC 155 Announced For Dec. 29, MGM Grand Garden Arena Hosts

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UFC 155 announced for December

UFC officials have announced the promotion’s year-end event.

UFC 155 will take place on December 29 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the promotion announced on Friday.

A heavyweight main event rematch between champion Junior dos Santos and top contender Cain Velasquez was also announced.

The first time the two fought, the roles were opposite as Velasquez owned the title. Of course, he lost the bout to dos Santos at the inaugural “UFC on FOX” event last November.

Also on the card, light heavyweights Forrest Griffin and Phil Davis throw down, while middleweight contenders Tim Boetsch and Chris Weidman also face off.

Another interesting middleweight match up will take place between Alan Belcher and Yushin Okami. And representing the lightweights, Joe Lauzon and Gray Maynard will meet at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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