UFC: Releasing More Tickets for UFC 124
"The fans are really fired up for this fight. Josh Koscheck’s mission is to take the world title from Georges St-Pierre in front of his hometown crowd in Montreal. With such high demand, we released additional tickets and expect Bell Centre to be electric on Dec. 11." ---Dana White, UFC President
UFC’s return to Canada seems to be a blockbuster hit. UFC officials announced today that additional tickets will be released for next month’s “UFC 124: St-Pierre vs. Koscheck II” event in Montreal. This was due to the high demand of the fans.
The event, that’ll take place in Dec. 11 features a rematch between UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and top contender Josh Koscheck. The fight will happen at Montreal’s Bell Centre and airs live on pay-per-view. It will mark UFC’s fourth-ever trip to Montreal and the second in this year.
The Bell Centre hosted two biggest crowds in UFC history with 21,451 attendees at “UFC 97: Redemption” in April 2009 and 21,390 fans attending “UFC 83: St-Pierre vs. Serra II” in April 2008.
“The fans are really fired up for this fight,” UFC president Dana White stated today. “Josh Koscheck’s mission is to take the world title from Georges St-Pierre in front of his hometown crowd in Montreal. With such high demand, we released additional tickets and expect Bell Centre to be electric on Dec. 11.”
The new tickets are priced at $75 and $100 and are available now at the Bell Centre box office and Evenko.ca.
The full UFC 124 card includes:
* Champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Josh Koscheck (for welterweight title)
* Sean McCorkle vs. Stefan Struve
* Jim Miller vs. Charles Oliveira
* Mac Danzig vs. Joe Stevenson
* Thiago Alves vs. John Howard
* Mark Bocek vs. Dustin Hazelett
* Jesse Bongfeldt vs. Rafael Natal
* Sean Pierson vs. Matthew Riddle
* Joe Doerksen vs. Dan Miller
* Ricardo Almeida vs. T.J. Grant
* Pat Audinwood vs. John Makdessi