SHANGHAI — The UFC is headed to China for the first time.

The mixed martial arts organization said Sunday that it will stage its first event in China at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai on Nov. 25, 2017. The General Tire-sponsored event is titled UFC Fight Night Shanhai.

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