The UFC comes to Long Island for the first time on July 22 at the renovated Nassau Coliseum with a card loaded with local fighters.
UFC Long Island airs on Fox, starting with prelims at 6 p.m. and the main card at 8 p.m. Fight Pass prelims start at 4 p.m.
But first, there must be some promotional events to hype the card and give the fans a chance to see the fighters.
Thursday, July 20
Open workouts will be held at UFC Gym in New Hyde Park (2020 Jericho Turnpike) beginning at 11:30 a.m. They are free and open to the public.
11:30 a.m.: Kelvin Gastelum
Noon: Darren Elkins
12:30 p.m.: Patrick Cummins
1 p.m.: Dennis Bermudez
1:30 p.m.: Gian Villante
2 p.m.: Chris Weidman
Friday, July 21
Ceremonial weigh-ins will start at 6 p.m. at Nassau Coliseum. The event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, July 22
The fights, a ticketed event, start at 4 p.m.
Chris Weidman: Parlay Gastropub in Rockville Centre