Tickets for UFC 83: Serra vs. St. Pierre 2 are sold out the promotion today announced. UFC 83, which will be Canada’s first-ever UFC event, now ranks as the fastest sellout in UFC history.
UFC President Dana White vowed to return to the country in the press release announcing the impressive sales:
“Most of the tickets for UFC 83 were sold in the first 24 hours of our UFC Fight Club presale, and the rest were gone within one minute of the public on-sale today. I’m excited to say that this event is a sellout, and the fastest one in UFC history, so it’s safe to say we definitely will be back in Canada after this inaugural event.”
More than 21,000 fans will pack The Bell Centre on April 19th for the event which is headlined by a welterweight title clash between Canadian Georges St. Pierre and welterweight title-holder Matt Serra. Additional Canadian fighters include Patrick Cote, Kalib Starnes, Mark Bocek, Jason MacDonald, Sam Stout, Jonathan Goulet, and Joe Doerksen.
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