During the press conference for UFC 204 Friday, ahead of the UFC 202 weigh-ins at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, UFC Vice President of Public Relations Dave Sholler revealed the schedule for the remainder of the calendar year.
On November 12th, the UFC makes its long-awaited debut in New York City at Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. The UFC will host an event in Albany, New York, less than a month later.
The Albany card is also a day before the following pay-per-view, UFC 206, which will be December 10th in Toronto. This will be the first time the UFC has returned to Toronto since UFC 165 in 2013.
The UFC will close out the year with its annual New Year's Eve card on December 30 in Las Vegas. The UFC will host an event in Sacramento on December 17th, the first since UFC 177 in 2014.
The UFC will put on a doubleheader in November, with one card in Belfast and another in Brazil. The full schedule is below:
Oct. 8 - UFC 204: Bisping v. Henderson 2 – Manchester, England
Oct. 15 - Fight Night: Lamas v. Penn – Manila, Philippines
Nov. 5 - Fight Night: Dos Anjos v. Ferguson – Mexico City, Mexico
Nov. 12 - UFC 205 – New York City (Madison Square Garden)
Nov. 19 - Fight Night – Belfast, Northern Ireland
Nov. 19 - Fight Night – Brazil
Nov. 26 - Fight Night – Melbourne, Australia*
Dec. 3 - Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale – Las Vegas
Dec. 9 - Fight Night – Albany
Dec. 10 - UFC 206 – Toronto, Canada
Dec. 17 - UFC on FOX 22 – Sacramento
Dec. 30 - UFC 207 – Las Vegas
*This event will be held on November 27th in Australia.