Fort Lauderdale, Florida Wins UFC Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown Challenge

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The UFC has announced the winner of its most recent Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwndown, as Fort Lauderdale, Florida's BankAtlantic Center will be the host for UFC on FX 3. The card takes place June 8, with FX and FUEL TV expected to carry the entire fight card.

In the main event, Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall will meet in a rematch of their UFC flyweight tournament semifinal that was incorrectly scored and eventually ruled a draw. The winner will face Joseph Benavidez later this yeaar for the first-ever UFC flyweight title.

This will be the first UFC card to be held in Florida since UFC Fight Night 17, which happened in 2009. This marks the first show to be held in Fort Lauderdale.

UFC officials also announced that fight fans will be given the opportunity to vote for which bout makes the main card. Voting can be done at The fights to be nominated include Scott Jorgensen-Eddie Wineland, Mike Pierce-Carlos Eduardo Rocha, and Seth Paczynski-Lance Benoist.

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