UFC 126 Silva vs. Belfort Nearing Sell-Out Status; Mandalay Bay Viewing Party Added


UFC 126 Anderson Silva vs Vitor Belfort poster

UFC 126: Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Monday revealed that UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort is nearing sell-out status.

UFC middleweight champion, and always among the argument over the mythical pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, Anderson Silva attempts to defend his belt for a record eight time against “The Phenom,” Vitor Belfort, in the UFC 126 main event. Also featured is a light heavyweight battle between former UFC champions Rich Franklin and Forrest Griffin.

To meet further demand, the UFC is adding an official closed circuit viewing party in the Islander Ballroom at Mandalay Bay. UFC 126 takes place in the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday night.

Tickets for the closed circuit viewing party are $50 and go on sale Tuesday at 10 a.m. PT. 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.

(Check out the MMAWeekly.com Rumors section for the latest fight for UFC 126 and other MMA events.)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 27 days ago
  • 47 views

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Frank Mir, is scheduled to return to mixed martial arts (MMA) action after a one-year hiatus when he collides with Antonio Silva at U read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 2 views

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight No. 1 contender Josh Koscheck will make his Octagon return against the struggling Jake Ellenberger -- not Neil Magny -- at the upcoming UFC 18 read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 25 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), suddenly, has quite an exciting Featherweight division. And, at least according to 145-pound standout, Frankie Edgar, the weight class can thank Conor McGregor f read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 1272 views

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Diego Nunes was back in action this weekend, headlining the Superior Challenge mixed martial arts (MMA) event from inside the Sweden AXA Spor read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 18 views

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight kingpin Renan Barao passed out while trying to make weight for his championship rematch against TJ Dillashaw, which was scheduled for the UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 70 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Frankie Edgar, who blew the doors off No. 2-ranked Cub Swanson earlier this month in Austin, Texas, argued his case for a crack at the 145 read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 11 views

Two for one special! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to pay-per-view (PPV) this weekend (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) with UFC 181 from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Get comple read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 1 views

After nearly 70 professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fights, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Yves Edwards is dropping the curtain on his cagefighting career. From his offici read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 0 views

On the heels of political change in Victoria, Australia, the Ultimate Fighting Championship plans to hold a pay-per-view event in Melbourne in November 2015. read news >>