Tickets for “UFC 78: Validation” will go on sale today despite the event having no announced main event or a single official bout. MMAFrenzy.com has learned that Karo Parisyan will face Hector Lombard on the card that will likely be headlined by a rematch between Tito Ortiz and Rashad Evans. Other matches expected on the card are Joe Lauzon vs. Jason Reinhardt, Frank Edgar vs. Spencer Fisher, Thiago Alves vs. Ryo Chonan, David Terrell vs. Ed Herman, and Tamdan McCrory vs. Akihiro Gono.
Here is the complete schedule for the ticket sales:
Fight Club Presale: Starts Tuesday, October 2 – 10am Eastern
Newsletter Presale: Starts Thursday, October 4 – 10am Eastern
Public On-Sale Date: Starts Saturday, October 6 – Noon Eastern
To purchase tickets today you will need to be a UFC Fight Club member or purchase a membership ($74.99) to score the early seats. On Thursday everyone who has the presale password, “Rogan”, will be able to purchase tickets for the event. Finally, the tickets will become available to the general public this Saturday at noon.
Stay tuned to MMAFrenzy.com for continuing coverage of the event and check out the UFC 78 rumors page for the latest fight card.