The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be returning to the New England for the first time in two years year as UFC President Dana White announced that the UFC 220 PPV will be held at the TD Garden in Boston.

th, 2016.  That event was headlined by TJ Dillashaw losing his bantamweight title to Dominic Cruz in the main event of the card.  This will mark the return to New England with the PPV slated for January 20

Brett Okamoto of ESPN broke the news of the event coming to Boston, which will be the fifth one in the city since 2010 when the promotion made its debut in the state for UFC 118.  While no fights have been listed for the card currently, UFC Lightweight champion Conor McGregor has expressed his interest in fighting in Boston in the past, and has done so twice in his career.  White has already hinted at the possibility of a title unification match between McGregor and interim champion Tony Ferguson that is rumored to be at UFC 219 in December, but could be pushed back to the Boston card.

The UFC has not listed tickets for the UFC 220 event, but did announce that UFC 221 will be held in Perth, Australia.  The promotion has held a Fight Night in Bangor, ME in the past, and last August White filmed an episode of his web series “Looking For A Fight” in the city as well.

UFC 217 will be this weekend from New York City and will feature three title fights as part of the fight listing.

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