UFC® BANS VUVUZELAS FROM UFC 116

DANA WHITE – ‘WE’LL MAKE ENOUGH NOISE THIS WEEKEND’
As the world prepares for the greatest heavyweight title fight of the past two decades, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® made a stunning announcement today that will undoubtedly have a global impact. UFC President Dana White confirmed that vuvuzelas, pesky noise makers used infamously by South African fans at this year’s World Cup, have been banned at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday.

Thus, when UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar enters the cage to battle interim beltholder Shane Carwin in the most important heavyweight fight since the Ali era, fans will have to rely on their voices, hands, and feet to root on their favorite athlete.

“This decision was pretty simple for me,” White said. “Vuvuzelas make the most horrific sound I’ve ever heard. I’d rather let Brock punch me in the face than hear 15,000 people blow on those things. This is the biggest heavyweight fight we’ve ever done. We’ll make enough noise this weekend when Brock and Shane finally step inside the Octagon.”

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UFC superstars Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor, Robbie Lawler, and Rory MacDonald make noise in Toronto, Canada. Check out the press conference recap and staredown between the fighters.
28 mars 2015
Voyez les face-à-face entre Conor McGregor et Jose Aldo ainsi qu'entre Robbie Lawler et Rory MacDonald lors de leur escale à Toronto dans le cadre de la tournée mondiale de l'UFC 189.
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Voyez la conférence de presse de New York dans le cadre de la tournée mondiale de l'UFC 189 mettant en vedette Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor, Robbie Lawler et Rory MacDonald.
27 mars 2015
Jose Aldo et Conor McGregor partagent de nouveau la scène au The Strand Theatre. Hué par les fans, l'Irlandais McGregor ajoute l'insulte à l'injure en se moquant du champion poids plume. Les billets pour l'UFC 189 seront en vente le vendredi 27 mars.
27 mars 2015