'UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II' tickets on sale next week, range $100 to $1,000


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chris-weidman-19.jpgTickets for the UFC’s traditional year-end blockbuster in Sin City go on sale next week.

“UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2,” which is already shaping up to be one of the year’s best fight cards, take place Dec. 28 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Tickets for the event, which features a pay-per-view rematch between newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and former titleholder Anderson Silva, range from $100 to $1,000. Sales are limited to eight tickets per person.

The general public can purchase tickets Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT). However, UFC Fight Club members can buy tickets on Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. PT, and UFC.com e-newsletter subscribers can purchase their seats on Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. PT.

In addition to the highly marketable Weidman (10-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) vs. Silva (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC) fight, UFC 168 also features UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. rival “TUF 18? coach Miesha Tate (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC), as well as heavyweight contenders Josh Barnett (33-6 MMA, 5-1 UFC) vs. Travis Browne (15-1-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC).

The UFC recently announced a seven-day, seven-stop UFC 168 media tour that kicks off next week.

The latest UFC 168 card includes:

  • Champ Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva – for UFC middleweight title
  • Champ Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate – for women’s bantamweight title
  • Josh Barnett vs. Travis Browne

For the latest on UFC 168, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Chris Weidman)

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