The UFC has a slate of matches for the month of October. The first card starting out with John Lineker and John Dodson facing off. This match will be the main event of UFC Fight Night and will take place on Saturday, October 1. UFC 204 will be a showcase of a lot of talent on October 8th. Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson will be the main event, where they will battle for the second time. On October 15, UFC Fight Night will headline veteran B.J. Penn going up against Ricardo Lamas.
With the amount of fights plus the number of high profiled fighters, this October schedule is set out to be an exciting one. After the UFC was sold for $4 billion, President Dana White has had to meet high expectations. He’s been able to do just that, by picking great matches and giving the fans what they want. It’s time to look over the calendar for the must-see contests set to hit the Octagon in the month of October.
UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker vs Dodson
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Time: 11:00 P.M.-1:00 A.M. EDT
Location: Moda Center in Portland, Oregon
TV Channel: Pay-Per-View
UFC Fight Night will be played Saturday, October 1 at 11:00 P.M. John Lineker will go at it against “The Ultimate Fighter” champion John Dodson at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. Bantamweight has become one of the most compelling collections of talent in the organization this year and these two men are a huge part of that rise to stardom.
UFC 204: Bisping vs Henderson
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016
Time: 10:00 P.M.-12:00 A.M. EDT
Location: Manchester Arena in Manchester, United Kingdom
TV Channel: Pay-Per-View
UFC 204 will by headlined by Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson, who faced each other back in 2009, with Henderson coming out victorious. The card starts at 10:00 P.M. EDT and will be played in Manchester, United Kingdom. You know these two will be heckling each other continuously during fight week and will be fun to watch going into Saturday.
UFC Fight Night 97: Penn vs Lamas
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: 10:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. EDT
Location: Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines
TV Channel: UFC Fight Night Pass
UFC Fight Night: Manila will be featured with plenty of fighters, but the main event will be BJ Penn vs Ricard Lamas. It is scheduled to take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena located in Manila, Philippines on October 15. The fight would take place in the featherweight division. Will Penn, the former champion, be able to turn back the clock and pick up a long over-due victory or will Lamas put another loss on Penn’s resume and crush his dreams of returning to UFC?