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UFC 134 Tickets Sells Out in Just 74 Minutes

Written on June 20, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Tickets sold out in just 74 minutes -- a fact defining UFC 134 as one of the most thrilling events to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this August.

It was on June 16 when UFC President, , announced the pre-selling of tickets for   for arena-VIP customers. Meanwhile, the tickets went on sale to the general viewers on Saturday.

The first day of ticket selling was a success. UFC 134 officials announced that the tickets for the first UFC event in Brazil for over 13 years were sold out in just 74 minutes. The said event will be held in August 27 at the HSBC Arena in de Janeiro, featuring the match between UFC middleweight champion – – and top contender – – in a pay-per-view show.

The UFC 134 is expected to be watched by over 17,000 MMA fans. Dana White expects this event to be the first among the many shows that will take place all throughout the country next year, including pay-per-view events and UFC Fight Night shows.

As of today, UFC 134 would be the second UFC event to be held in Brazil. The first one took place in Sao Paulo in October 1998 – the “UFC Ultimate Brazil” (UFC 17.5)

The latest UFC 134 card now includes:

MAIN CARD
Champ Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami (for middleweight title)
Forrest Griffin vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Edson Barboza vs. Ross Pearson
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Brendan Schaub
Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov

PRELIMINARY CARD
Spencer Fisher vs. Thiago Tavares
vs. Paulo Thiago
vs. Mike Swick
Yves Jabouin vs. Ian Loveland
Yuri Alcantara vs. Antonio Carvalho
Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira vs. (not yet announced officially)

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