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UFC Planning May 24th Event in Las Vegas

Details are beginning to emerge regarding an event the UFC is planning for May 24th.

The event, tentatively believed to be UFC 85, will be held in Las Vegas, likely at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Depending on how the card shapes up it could also be moved to the larger MGM Grand Garden Arena. Three fights are currently rumored for the event.

In a potential main event Sean Sherk, who we reported could fight on the UFC 84 card in Montreal, will return at the event to take on BJ Penn or Joe Stevenson pending their fight next weekend for the UFC Lightweight Championship.

Additional fights which a rumored for the event are Rashad Evans vs. Thiago Silva and Tito Ortiz vs. Lyoto Machida.

To stay up-to-date on the event check out the UFC 85 rumors page.


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