Thousands of UFC fans head to expo at Mandalay Bay
Mixed Martial Arts fans are packing the Valley this weekend for UFC 148. Video by ktnv.comvideo
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Mixed Martial Arts fans are packing the Valley this weekend for UFC 148.
The fight features two big matchups. But Friday, it was all about the fans.
The UFC Fan Expo was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, and it featured some of the biggest names in the sport.
More than 50,000 fans are expected to attend Friday and Saturday, ahead of the big fight.
Organizers say it's their way of thanking the people who are taking the time to come out.
This is the third time the UFC Fan Expo has come to Las Vegas.
The UFC says it's key to keeping fans pumped ahead of one of its biggest fights in a long time.