UFC NEWS – UFC 144 Tickets On Sale Today

November 28, 2011 8:03 am by Pedro Carrasco

Presale tickets go on sale today following this morning’s UFC 144 pre-fight press conference in Tokyo Japan.

Event officials announced today from the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Ballroom in Tokyo, Japan that today interested buyers can access tickets through UFC Mobile and tomorrow event partners WOWOW and Nikan Sports will have tickets available for purchase.

Outside of these presale events, tickets to the general public go on sale on December 10 and are expected to range from $75.00 to $1,285.00 (¥5,800 to ¥100)

“Japan is the spiritual home of martial arts; the world has learned from the Japanese many aspects of how to compete in hand-to-hand combat with respect and honor. But Japan also has a proud history of modern mixed martial arts, and I am excited to bring the Ultimate Fighting Championship back here and to begin the build-up today to one of the most highly anticipated events of the year,” stated UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta at today’s press conference.

“UFC 144: Japan” is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000.

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