In a press confrence to announce UFC 83, Dana White announced that 13k+ of the avalible 21.5k tickets have alrady been sold to UFC Fight Club Menbers. Tickets go on sale Thurday to the general public, so if you plan on going, you better act fast.
[White] “IMore than 13,000 tickets were sold for UFC 83 in the first 24 hours of the UFCÂ® Fight Club“„¢ presale,”
“I don’t think anyone realizes how many Canadian fans are here,……….I don’t care where we go, there’s always a ton of Canadian fans there, so we’ll keep bringing events [to Canada].“
UFC 83 Confirmed Fights
Matt Serra vs. Georges St. Pierre
Travis Lutter Vs. Rich Franklin
Marc Bocek vs. Mac Danzig
Nate Quarry Vs. Kalib Starnes
Charles McCarthy Vs. Michael Bisping
Jonathan Goulet vs. Kuniyoshi Hironaka
Joe Doerksen vs. Jason MacDonald
Rich Clementi vs. Sam Stout
Ed ‘Short Fuse’ Herman vs. Demian Maia
Patrick Cote vs. TBA
Franklin and Lutter were originally scheduled to fight at UFC 82 at the Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, but Franklin was forced to withdraw with an injury. Franklin underwent MCL surgery and is expecting to be fully ready to fight in April.