UFC on Fox 6 Official for January 26 in Chicago, Tickets Go on Sale November 30
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 11.15.2012
UFC returns to Chicago...
The UFC announced today that they will be holding the UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson event on Saturday, January 26 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
The event will be headlined by a bantamweight title fight with reigning champion Demetrious Johnson defending against challenger John Dodson.
In the co-main event, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in likely his last UFC fight ever will face Glover Teixeira. The former WEC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, will face Donald Cerrone in a potential lightweight title eliminator fight.
The UFC also announced the following fights which will take place on the card which feature several Chicago natives:
* Chicago native and Elmhurst College grad Ricardo Lamas vs. Erik Koch in a featherweight fight that could earn the winner a title shot.
* Chicago's Clay Guida making his featherweight debut against Japanese star Hatsu Hioki.
* Chicago police officer Mike Russow vs. Shawn Jordan in a heavyweight bout.
* T.J. Grant vs. Matt Wiman in a lightweight battle.
The main card will be broadcast live on Fox at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
UFC President Dana White stated in a press release for the card: "Chicago is a great fight town and we're excited to come back to the United Center on Jan. 26. This will be our first big event on FOX for 2013 and we've lined up an incredible card, including the flyweight title fight. I can't wait to get back to Chicago for this event!"
Tickets for the event will be available on Friday, November 30 at 10AM CT. Tickets will be priced at $250, $150, $100, $75, $50 and $40. Tickets will be available at the United Center Box Office, Ticketmaster Outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Ticket prices do not include applicable service charges.
UFC Fight Club members will be able to buy tickets to this event on Wednesday, November 28 at 10AM CT via ufcfightclub.com. An internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers on Thursday, Nov. 29, starting at 10AM CT. You can access this pre-sale by registered for the UFC newsletter at UFC.com.