Dana White Confirms Oregon Show, Penn vs. GSP At UFC 93

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UFC President Dana White has confirmed with Yahoo Sports the UFC’s schedule for the rest of the year and into 2009.

  • UFC 88 in Atlanta on Sept. 6
  • Ultimate Fight Night on Sept. 17 in Omaha, Neb.
  • UFC 89 on Oct. 18 in Birmingham, England
  • UFC 90 on Oct. 25 in Chicago
  • UFC 91 on Nov. 15 in Portland, Ore.
  • The Ultimate Fighter Finale on Dec. 13 in Las Vegas
  • UFC 92 on Dec. 27 in Las Vegas.
  • UFC 93 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas.

White also confirmed the lightweight fight between Kenny Florian and Joe “Daddy” Stevenson will take place at UFC 91 in Portland Oregon. Also the welterweight title fight between BJ Penn vs. GSP will take place at UFC 93

the anticipated welterweight title fight between champion Georges St. Pierre and lightweight champion B.J. Penn would be moved to Super Bowl weekend on Jan. 31, 2009, in Las Vegas.

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  1. iwebie

    January 15, 2009 at 1:43 am

    This upcoming weekend is sure to be a weekend of excitement and cheer for UFC and MMA fans. UFC 93 in

    Dublin will be a fun fest of MMA cheer right after the

    holiday season, and with the card expected, should be a

    nice start to a jam packed 2009 MMA year.

  2. bt 420

    January 26, 2009 at 12:25 am

    bj penn will get his face punched off my the 2nd round bj talks way to much he will not be able to go all the rounds in this fight watch the fight with bj vs huges he gets pumped i am just saying bj cant push it that far but it should be a good fight GST WILL WIN

  3. bj

    January 31, 2009 at 3:24 am

    too many bj haters! they are both great fighters and i give both full respect. anyone who thinks this will be a lopsided fight is smoking crack! i think bj will come out on top because his better standup (boxing) and his ability to catch you in a submission from any position. yes his cardio might be a factor but remember this, GSP does have a glass jaw and when he gets rattled or thrown off his game plan he has a hard time getting back on track. the ONLY reason why bj lost the first fight is because of his cardio. bj all the way baby!! HAWAIIAN!!

    and another one for the crack smokers i think alves would give GSP a very tough fight, GSP would definitely not walk all over him that's for sure!

  4. Ben

    February 1, 2009 at 3:24 am

    Penn got spanked, It was glorious to watch! Who said GSP was over rated? GSP absolutely dominated Penn and its because GSP is a far superior athlete, its really that simple! OH CANADA!

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