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Friday, 04/27/2012, 10:35 am

Report | UFC 147 Venue May Be Set For The Belo Horizonte | UFC NEWS

UFC 147 is now rumored to be taking place at the Belo Horizonte.

After recent issues with scheduling in Rio De Janeiro and issues with hotel rooms due to an international event in the city. TATAME reports that the event will happen at Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on June 23rd.

The IMX company that produces UFC events in the country pre-reserved the Journalist Felippe Drummond Stadium (Estadio Jornalista Felippe Drummond) from June 18th until June 23rd.

“They were verifying the facilities and will need an engineer to see if the ceiling can handle a 20 tones structure”, informed the assessors of the administration of the stadium.

Full capacity at the stadium is varied, for example a volleyball event could support 18,000 & concerts in previous years such as Ozzy Osbourne and Roverto Carlos had around 14,000


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