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Tickets for UFC 148, To Go On Sale Next Week

Written on April 27, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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"UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II" is set to take place on July 7 at Las Vegas.

Tickets for the upcoming “: II” event, are set to go on sale, next week. The bout will be headline by a rematch between UFC middleweight champion and his rival, .

The upcoming bout will also showcase a bout between the following fighters: vs. for the bantamweight title, as well as Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le and Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz III.

UFC 148 was initially slated to take place at Brazil’s Joao Havelange Stadium on June 23. However a United Nations event  is set to be held in Rio de Janeiro on June 20-22, causing lack of hotel rooms for such a large UFC stadium show, so the UFC officials decided to bring back the fight to Las Vegas.

Tickets for UFC 148 will be available to the general public next Friday, May 4, at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT local time). However if your a UFC Fight Club member, you can purchase tickets as early as Wednesday, May 2, at 1 p.m. ET.  While, e-newsletter subscribers can get theirs on Thursday, May 3, at 1 p.m. ET.

Below is the the current UFC 148 lineup:

Champ Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen (for middleweight title)
Champ Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber (for bantamweight title)
Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le
Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz
Renan Barao vs. Ivan Menjivar
Fabricio Camoes vs. Melvin Guillard
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Gleison Tibau
Riki Fukuda vs. Constantinos Philippou

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