UFC 178 To Happen At The MGM Grand Garden Arena In Las Vegas
Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.22.2014
The location has been set...
MMA Junkie reports that UFC 178 will happen on September 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Live Nation and MGM Resorts worked out a deal as Kings of Leon were originally set to perform on that date in the venue. Instead, the band will move to The Lot on the Las Vegas strip.
UFC President Dana White said: "The first fight between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson was the greatest light heavyweight fight in the history of the UFC. This next one is gonna be epic! I really appreciate MGM Resorts, Live Nation and Kings of Leon working together to help us bring this huge fight to Las Vegas."
It was already known that the event would be in Las Vegas, but a venue was only selected today. Tickets go on sale on August 1 at 1 PM ET (10 am PT local time) and are priced at $1,000, $750, $500, $300, $200 and $100. Here's the current card:
Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier
Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero
Amanda Nunes vs. Cat Zingano
Brian Ebersole vs. John Howard
Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson