The Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that tickets to UFC® 126: SILVA vs. BELFORT at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas are sold out.
Headlined by a middleweight title bout pitting champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva against “The Phenom” Vitor Belfort, the Feb. 5 event also features a light heavyweight bout between former UFC champions Rich “Ace” Franklin and Forrest Griffin and a pivotal 205-pound contest between rising stars Ryan Bader and Jon Jones.
“Fans have been telling me how excited they are for this card ever since we announced the event,” UFC President Dana White said. “This is a stacked card from top to bottom and fans responded by making UFC 126 a sellout.”
Although tickets for UFC 126 are sold out, UFC fans can still take part in the fight night festivities at Mandalay Bay. Tickets for the official UFC 126 Closed Circuit viewing party in the Islander Ballroom at Mandalay Bay are still available and priced at $50.
Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com, www.mandalaybay.com or the Mandalay Bay box office. Doors for the viewing party will open at 5 p.m. PT and the event will be shown live on big-screen monitors starting at 7 p.m. PT.
UFC® 126: SILVA vs. BELFORT, which is presented by Bud Light, will be available live on Pay-Per-View on Feb. 5 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for Standard Definition and $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High Definition. UFC 126 will also be available on Pay-Per-View in Spanish in the United States.
For more information, or current UFC fight news, visit UFC.com. All bouts live and subject to change.
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