The UFC’s first card in the Detroit area since 2010 looks fantastic on paper, and tickets for the event go on sale today.
Featuring a featherweight title fight between streaking Hawaiian champ Max Holloway (18-3 MMA, 14-2 UFC) and future UFC Hall of Famer Frankie Edgar (22-5-1 MMA, 16-5-1 UFC), “UFC 218: Holloway vs. Edgar” takes place Dec. 2 at Detroit’s brand new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The night’s main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Holloway is currently ranked No. 1 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA featherweight rankings, while Edgar checks in at No. 3.
Tickets, which are priced at $250, $175, $125, $100, $75 and $50, go on sale to the general public at Ticketmaster.com on Friday at 10 a.m. ET.
UFC newsletter subscribers have access to a special pre-sale beginning Thursday at 10 a.m. ET, while UFC Fight Club members can purchase tickets beginning today at 10 a.m. ET.
The UFC 218 lineup currently includes:
The lineup for the UFC’s debut in Fresno, Calif., continues to grow with the addition of a bantamweight bout.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The UFC’s debut event in mainland China has a few new official fight-card additions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
With a final addition to the fight card, the lineup is set for next month’s UFC 218 event.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
In today's fantasy preview, we'll examine the lineup to see who has the edge going into Saturday's card and if there might be an upset brewing at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis. read news >>
The UFC’s return to Boston in January continues to build with the addition of a new light heavyweight bout. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The UFC heads to mainland China for the first time next week, and the lineup is set for the card. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
With an amended main event rematch, the lineup is set for next month’s UFC 218 pay-per-view in Michigan.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Listen to a live stream of today’s UFC 218 media call with champ Max Holloway and Jose Aldo.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
The biggest fight of Francis Ngannou’s young career is right around the corner against Alistair Overeem at UFC 218.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 122 event in China.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>