Fans invited to open workouts in St. Louis for UFC Fight Night 124

If you’re heading to St. Louis the UFC’s debut in “The Gateway to the West,” there’s a fight-week event you can attend for free.

UFC Fight Night 124 takes place Sunday at Scottrade Center in St. Louis and is the promotion’s first trip to the city. The card airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

In the main event, Jeremy Stephens (26-14 MMA, 13-13 UFC) takes on exciting young up-and-comer Dooho Choi (14-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) in a featherweight bout. In the co-feature, Vitor Belfort (26-13 MMA, 15-10 UFC) fights Uriah Hall (13-8 MMA, 6-6 UFC) at middleweight in what could be Belfort’s retirement bout. In addition, Jessica-Rose Clark (8-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC) takes on Paige VanZant (7-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) in a women’s flyweight bout.

Prior to the event, fans can attend open workouts with six of the fighters from the main card.

On Friday at Scottrade Center, the fighters will work out and meet the media in 20-minute increments starting at 1 p.m. CT local time. Doors open to the public at 12:30 p.m. and will be followed by workouts by Hall, Choi, Clark, Belfort, VanZant and Stephens.

Of note, there are no ceremonial weigh-ins for fans on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 124 ahead of Sunday’s card.

The complete UFC Fight Night 124 card includes:

MAIN CARD (FS1, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Jeremy Stephens vs. Dooho Choi
  • Vitor Belfort vs. Uriah Hall
  • Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Paige VanZant
  • Emil Meek vs. Kamaru Usman

PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Darren Elkins vs. Michael Johnson
  • James Krause vs. Alex White
  • Matt Frevola vs. Marco Polo Reyes
  • Thiago Alves vs. Zak Cummings

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6 p.m. ET)

  • Jessica Eye vs. Kalindra Faria
  • Irene Aldana vs. Talita Bernardo
  • J.J. Aldrich vs. Danielle Taylor
  • Mads Burnell vs. Mike Santiago
  • Kyung Ho Kang vs. Guido Cannetti

For more on UFC Fight Night 124, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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