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UFC stars to lead seminars this weekend

It’s not every day that you get a chance to learn a jump shot from LeBron James. Nor does the opportunity present itself to be taught how to throw a football like Peyton Manning. However, for mixed martial arts fans, the ability to learn strategy and techniques from the sport’s most influential figures presents itself at this year’s UFC® FAN EXPO™.

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May 12, 2010

UFC® FAN EXPO™ OFFERS FANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN WITH MMA’S TOP STARS

Training & Development Sessions to feature Brandon Vera, Frank Mir, Jens Pulver, Matt Serra, Randy Couture and Urijah Faber

Renowned jiu-jitsu coach Eddie Bravo, Muay Thai legend Mark DellaGrotte, and striking instructor Shawn Tompkins to also lead seminars
 

Las Vegas, NV – It’s not every day that you get a chance to learn a jump shot from LeBron James. Nor does the opportunity present itself to be taught how to throw a football like Peyton Manning. However, for mixed martial arts fans, the ability to learn strategy and techniques from the sport’s most influential figures presents itself at this year’s UFC® FAN EXPO™. See video

At this year’s Expo, fans will have the opportunity to learn from the sport’s best athletes and coaches on Friday, May 28th and Saturday, May 29th at the UFC Fan Expo. From jiu-jitsu techniques with former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra to explosive takedowns with former WEC featherweight titlist Urijah Faber, the UFC Fan Expo’s Training and Development sessions offer fans the ultimate mixed martial arts experience.

“This is a chance for fans to learn MMA from the best,” White said. “Whether you have been training for a long time or just beginning the sport, there is something for everyone at these Training and Development Sessions.”

Tickets for UFC® FAN EXPO™ and Training & Development sessions are on sale now and can be bought exclusively at UFCFanExpo.com. Please note that audience seating for each Training & Development Session is limited; the cost to participate in a session is $150 per person, per session.

Training & Development Session Schedule (All Times Pacific)

Friday, May 28
9am-11am – Frank Mir
10am-12pm – Brandon Vera
12pm-2pm – Urijah Faber
1pm-3pm – Jens Pulver
3:30pm-5pm – Matt Serra
5pm-7pm – Eddie Bravo

Saturday, May 29
9am-11am – Shawn Tompkins
10am-12pm – Kru Mark DellaGrotte
12pm-2pm – Randy Couture

This year’s UFC Fan Expo leads into UFC® 114: RAMPAGE vs. EVANS, featuring the long-awaited grudge match between former light heavyweight champions Rampage Jackson and Rashad Evans. For more UFC Fan Expo information and to purchase tickets, visit UFCfanexpo.com. For companies interested in reserving space at this premier event, contact Ed Gallo, Event Director at 1-203-840-5546 or email egallo@ufcfanexpo.com.  
 
 

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