The constant stream of rumors and speculation regarding the headliner for the UFC's debut on Fox is about to be put to rest. Promotion President Dana White has scheduled a media conference call for Friday afternoon, during which the UFC will reportedly make a "major announcement."
White elaborated with this tweet Thursday afternoon.
The "BIG Announcement" 2 morrow at 10 am will be the FOX fight. The UFC and FOX are so pumped for @UFCONFOXSports!!!!!!!!
The call is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT. MMA Nation will be on hand to bring you the latest news as it develops.
A myriad of fighters have been rumored thus far for the UFC's network debut, including Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, former WEC lightweight champion Ben Henderson, lightweight contender Clay Guida, and former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir. The big event is slated for November 12th at the at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.