With the much anticipated UFC 129 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto just over three months away, the UFC has revealed how much it will cost to obtain a ticket to the biggest MMA event in North American history.
The event, headlined by Canadian MMA hero Georges St-Pierre defending his welterweight championship against Jake Shields is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Apr. 30 at the Rogers Centre. The stadium that fit more than 68,000 in for WrestleMania 18 is expected to hold over 40,000 for the UFC's first event in Ontario.
UFC Canada revealed on Wednesday that 42,000 tickets would be released for the GSP-headlined event, with prices ranging from $50 to $800. Tickets for UFC 129 will range from $50-$225 in the stands, while a seat on the floor will cost between $300-$800.
Tom Wright, UFC's Director of Canadian Operations, explained that UFC 129 will be all about the best possible fan experience.
“We are really excited to bring a UFC event to Rogers Centre and want to create the ultimate experience for fans,” said Wright. “We are working on specialized fan zones and other unique features that will make this a can’t-miss event. With this card and the level of energy we expect inside Rogers Centre on April 30, UFC 129 is going to be off the charts.”
Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. ET. While members of the UFC Fight Club will have the first opportunity to buy tickets on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. ET.
In addition to Jake Shields vs. GSP, other fights on the card for UFC 129 include Matt Hamill taking on Phil Davis and Jose Aldo defending the UFC Featherweight Championship against London, Ontario native Mark Hominick.
Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster locations and at the Rogers Centre Box Office at Gate 9. They can also be ordered from Ticketmaster by phone at 1-855-985-5000 and online at www.ticketmaster.ca.
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