UFC 160 tickets on sale March 22; 10 bouts already slated for card


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

cain-velasquez-22.jpgTickets for the UFC’s next Memorial Day weekend show, “UFC 161: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2,” go on sale to the general public on March 22.

The event takes place May 25 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (11-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) meets Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (18-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) in the pay-per-view headliner, which follows prelims on FX and Facebook.

Tickets for the event range from $75 to $800.

The general public can buy tickets beginning March 22 at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT local time).

However, UFC Fight Club members can buy tickets on March 20 at 10 a.m. PT, and UFC.com e-newsletter subscribers can purchase their seats on March 21 at 10 a.m. PT.

Much of the fight card is set for the event, which follows the UFC’s tradition of hosting a major PPV card in Las Vegas on Memorial Day weekend. In the night’s co-headliner, former heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) meets Mark Hunt (9-7 MMA, 4-1 UFC), who recently replaced injured Alistair Overeem. The winner is likely to get a shot at the Velasquez-Silva winner.

The latest UFC 160 card includes:

  • Champ Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva – for heavyweight title
  • Junior dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt
  • James Te Huna vs. Glover Teixeira
  • T.J. Grant vs. Gray Maynard
  • Donald Cerrone vs. KJ Noons
  • Gunnar Nelson vs. Mike Pyle
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Abel Trujillo
  • Amir Sadollah vs. Stephen Thompson
  • Colton Smith vs. Robert Whittaker
  • Estevan Payan vs. Jeremy Stephens

For the latest on UFC 160, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Cain Velasquez)

view original article >>

Related News

  • 29 days ago
  • 47 views

The biggest weekend of the year for MMA is upon us, and leading the way is UFC 175. Headlined by two championship fights, the event has a big feel to it and could go down as one of the great events in UFC history. Chris Weidman defends his title against Lyoto Machida, while Ronda Rousey defends her strap against Alexis Davis. Before those main features, though, we have a stacked preliminary card full of promising prospects and established vets. Last weekend, I was just above the .500 mark. After read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 58 views

UFC 175 is the first fight card of the weekend, and the 11-fight card features two championship fights. Chris Weidman defends his UFC middleweight title against No. 3-ranked contender Lyoto Machida in the night's main event, and Ronda Rousey returns to defend her bantamweight championship against No. 2-ranked Alexis Davis in the co-main event. Before the fights take place on Saturday, all 22 athletes must make weight on Friday. A reminder that there is no one-pound allowance for championship fig read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 16 views

UFC bantamweight Alex Caceres advises fans not to purchase the PPV, as his fight with Urijah Faber will steal the show. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 7 views

The UFC 175 card could end up being one of the best in 2014. It features a good combination of high-profile bouts, veterans trying to make another push into the title picture and lesser-known fighters hoping for a breakthrough. Two championship fights highlight the event. Chris Weidman will put the middleweight title on the line in a toss-up match with Lyoto Machida. Then there's women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who's become one of the promotion's top individual draws and will face Al read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 34 views

Kid Nate looks back at last night's UFC 175 card the day after with commentary on Dana White, Ronda Rousey, Weidman vs. Machida, Uriah Hall, Stefan Struve and the rest of the card.? We talked in depth about Weidman vs Machida last night and I skipped it pretty much in this one -- quick review -- 4.5 stars, watch it now if you understand what you're seeing and understand high level MMA. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 69 views

Less than an hour after the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the cancelation of UFC 176, two of the event’s undercard bouts have found a new home. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 40 views

Less than a day after the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the cancellation of UFC 176, five more of the event’s bouts have found new homes. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 55 views

Several bouts have been added to the August 23 UFC card in Macau, headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le. The UFC's third trip to Macau is shaping up to be the best one yet, as this Fight Pass card will be featuring two bouts with divisional significance and top 10 contenders in Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le, and Tyron Woodley vs. Dong Hyun Kim. Apart from the TUF: China Featherweight finals, more bouts have been added to the card, as reported first by MMA-in-Asia.com. Zhang Lipeng, the winner o read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 32 views

Tickets for the UFC’s first event in Tulsa go on sale today, and $172 will get you cageside.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>