Official UFC® Viewing Party
Sunday 27 May 2018
Space By Echo Arena
With just over a week to go until the sell-out debut event in Liverpool, UFC® has confirmed that Space by Echo Arena, will host the Official UFC Viewing Party for MMA and sports fans across the city.
Tickets will be priced at £12.50 (including fees) per person and will be available to purchase via The Echo Arena website from 10:00 a.m. BST on Friday, May 18.
With the live event selling out in under an hour, UFC wanted to ensure more fans had access to watch the action, soak up the atmosphere and celebrate their local rising star, Darren Till, as he takes on his toughest test yet.
From 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, fans will be able to watch a live stream of UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: THOMPSON vs. TILL with the main card scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. Doors will open to the general public at 1.30 p.m. (All times BST).
Guest fighters travelling to Liverpool, which will include No. 8 ranked bantamweight Aljamain Sterling, will be on hand to meet fans in attendance.
UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: THOMPSON vs. TILL sees local breakthrough star and the face of Liverpool MMA Darren Till go toe to toe with the welterweight division’s No.1 contender, Stephen Thompson, in one of the most eagerly anticipated welterweight bouts of the year.
Till will share the spotlight with fellow Liverpudlian, Molly “Meatball” McCann, as she makes her highly anticipated UFC debut, when she takes on Gillian Robertson in a women’s flyweight bout.
Coupled with Liverpool FC’s participation in the Champions League Final on the Saturday evening, there will be a real party atmosphere in the city of Liverpool, in what promises to be a momentous weekend of sporting action for the city.
OFFICIAL UFC VIEWING PARTY: UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: THOMPSON vs. TILL
When: Sunday 27th May
Time: 1.30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (approx.) BST
Location: Space by Echo Arena.
Ticketed via the Echo website: www.echoarena.com/ufcviewingparty
Description: Official UFC Viewing Party
Open to General public
For the latest information on the event, please visit www.ufc.com or follow @UFCEurope on twitter.
Stihl Timbersports® World Championship 2018
Friday 19 & Saturday 20 October 2018
Echo Arena Liverpool
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship sees the best athletes from across the globe compete in a series of woodchopping challenges utilizing axes and saws. The sport was founded in 1985, and includes six different disciplines – the Underhand Chop, the Stock Saw, the Standing Block Chop, the Single Buck, the Springboard and the Hot Saw. Over 5,500 spectators attended this year’s event in Norway, with millions worldwide tuning in to the action on TV. STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® is in fact recognized as one of the longest running shows on ESPN.
Athletes from over 20 nations will be battling it out in Liverpool next year for the Individual and Team titles. In the team event on Friday 19th October, the national teams will compete against each other in a knockout system, where the disciplines of Stock Saw, Underhand Chop, Single Buck and Standing Block Chop are completed by four athletes in a relay. The world's top twelve athletes will then compete against one another in all six disciplines as part of the individual competition on Saturday 20th October. In each discipline the competitor is awarded points according to their achieved time, with the athlete achieving the highest number of points declared the Individual World Champion.
2018 will be the first time that the World Championship will be hosted in the UK, with ‘Team GB’ looking to make the most of the home advantage, whilst the 2017 individual winner Jason Wynyard and team competition winners New Zealand will be hoping to retain their titles.
★ Tickets at www.echoarena.com
★ Echo Arena Box Office Tel. 0844 8000 400
★ Hotels Near Liverpool Echo Arena