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UFC online auction opens to raise money for promotion's 'Fight for the Troops' benefit on Nov. 6 at Ft. Campbell

What do Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tony Hawk and JWOW all have in common? They're a part of the UFC "Fight for the Troops" online auction designed to raise money for wounded veterans.


Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is pulling out all the stops for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 31 event, which takes place next Wednesday (Nov. 6, 2013) at the Ft. Campbell Army Base astride the Kentucky-Tennessee border between Hopkinsville and Clarksville.

"Fight for the Troops 3" will benefit the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and The National Intrepid Center of Excellence, an advanced research facility "dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of military personnel and veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychological health issues."

In addition to the upcoming "Kennedy vs. Natal" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, UFC will also raise money with a special "Fight for the Troops" online auction, raffling off a bevy of prize packages which include but are not limited to:

• UFC VIP experience packages
• Private Training Session with a UFC Superstar Anderson Silva
• Dinner with UFC Octagon Girls
• Official piece of Octagon canvas
• Autographed UFC memorabilia and merchandise including event posters, Jon Jones, Georges St-Pierre, Junior dos Santos and Anderson Silva framed gloves
• Dinner with UFC Hall of Famers Matt Hughes, Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin
• Behind-the-Scenes UFC Tonight show experience in Los Angeles
• UFC on FOX Sports 1 experience
• Octagon collector's edition book autographed by UFC President Dana White
• UFC GYM Ultimate Fitness Experience including a 1 year membership
• Signed NBA basketball by the 2013 All Star Team
• EA Sports gift package
• Toyo Tires gift certificate for tires
• Century's MMA Pro Line Gear
• VIP visit for two to the FOX NFL Sunday pre-game show in Los Angeles
• Meet and greet with Regis Philbin and the Crowd Goes WILD Cast in New York
• UFC, NFL and MLB Topps Trading Cards package
• Sons of Anarchy autographed items including pilot script with signed headshots, posters and limited edition comic book

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UFC Fight Night 31: "Fight for the Troops 3" will feature a middleweight main event between Army Ranger Tim Kennedy and venerable Brazilian interloper Rafael Natal.

Elsewhere on the card, top female bantamweights Liz Carmouche and Alexis Davis will collide in a 135-pound throwdown, while lightweight up-and-comers Jorge Masvidal and Rustam Khabilov hook 'em up in a meaningful 155-pound scrap.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC Fight Night 31 fight card and rumors click here. And for up-to-the-minute "Fight for the Troops 3" news, notes and other items of interest click here.

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