If you want to take a few afternoon hours off from work next Wednesday (March 24), head over Radio City Music Hall for the UFC 111 pre-fight news conference.

On stage answering questions will be Dana White, Georges St-Pierre, Dan Hardy, Frank Mir and Shane Carwin.

Doors open at 2 p.m., with the presser scheduled to begin at 3.

Afterward, head over to Johnny Utah's (25 W. 51st St.) for the afterparty from 5-7 p.m. UFC fighters are scheduled to appear, but we're not sure who yet. Most likely, it'll be guest fighters from around the tri-state area.

On Friday (March 26), head over to the Prudential Center in Newark (site of UFC 111) for an autograph session with Cain Velasquez, Nick Catone and Stephan Bonnar from 1-3 p.m. UFC 111 weigh-ins start at 4 p.m. If you can't make it there, no worries. Fightin' Words will be live streaming the weigh-ins.

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