The Ultimate Fighting Championship is back in Sydney, Australia, this week for UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch. Former lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn will attempt to re-establish himself as a title contender in the 170-pound division against Jon Fitch, the No. 2 ranked welterweight in the world.
Leading up to the event, the UFC held a media conference call with both fighters fielding questions from reporters.
With the recent sellout of 55,000 tickets for UFC 129 in Toronto, UFC president Dana White and the company’s director of Canadian operations, Tom Wright, were also on the call to field questions about Canada in addition to the return to Australia.
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