The fan-friendly nature of mixed martial arts is one of the sport's most endearing qualities, and will be on display once again following the UFC's announcement that Friday's ‘UFC On Versus 5' open workouts will be available to fans. The action will be held at Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson Museum, which will also host Saturday's weigh-ins.
Main card fighters Dan Hardy, Chris Lytle, Ben Henderson, Jim Miller, Donald Cerrone, and Charles Oliveira have been tabbed for the workouts, which will be open to the public free of charge.
Lytle and Oliveira will be available starting at 1:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT. Miller and Cerrone are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. ET, and Hardy and Henderson finish off the event at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Also on hand for the fan-friendly day, former WEC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will be available to sign autographs from 12:00 p.m. ET to 1:00 p.m. ET. UFC heavyweight Pat Barry and featherweight prospect Erik Koch will available to followers from 3:00 p.m. ET to 4:00 p.m. ET.
‘UFC on Versus 5' is the UFC's first foray into Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It will be held August 14th at the Bradley Center, and is headlined by a welterweight matchup between Dan Hardy and Chris Lytle.