The UFC revealed ambitious plans today to promote its blockbuster fourth-quarter of 2013. World champions Jon Jones, Cain Velasquez, Georges St-Pierre and Ronda Rousey will kick off a six-day world tour starting Monday, July 29 in the California Bay Area.
Title challengers Alex Gustafsson, Junior dos Santos, Johny Hendricks, and Miesha Tate will accompany the tour in an effort to promote their respective pay-per-view events: UFC 165 : Jones vs Gustafsson, UFC 166 : Velasquez vs Dos Santos 3, UFC 167 : St-Pierre vs Hendricks, and UFC 168 : Weidman vs Silva 2 featuring co-main eventers Rousey and Tate.
The six-day tour begins and ends with UFC heavyweight champion Velasquez and former heavyweight champion dos Santos on a press tour across the SF Bay area on July 29, and concluding with a joint Q-and-A session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 2.
The 2013 UFC World Tour full schedule is below.
The World Tour Schedule
· July 29 – California Bay Area: Press tour with UFC heavywei...