Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to the city where it all started, Denver, Colorado, on Saturday, august 11 with the most anticipated rematch in the lightweight division between current champion Ben Henderson and former 155 king, Frankie Edgar.
Henderson, a Colorado Springs native, won the title in February after defeating Edgar who had the belt since early 2010.
UFC® HENDERSON vs. EDGAR II will take place at the Pepsi Center in Denver, the same venue that held UFC 135 where Jon Jones defended his light heavyweight title submitting Quinton “Rampage” Jackson last September. That was the return of the UFC to this city since November, 1993, when they visited the McNichols Sports Arena.
UFC will hold an open-to-the public press conference next Tuesday, june 12 at 11:00 a.m. MT. at the Ridgeline Room at the Pepsi Center.
Henderson, Edgar, and UFC president, Dana White, will be in attendance.
Tickets for UFC® 150: HENDERSON vs. EDGAR II will be on sale this Friday, june 15 at 10:00 a.m. MT at $300, $225, $150, $125, $90, $75, and $45. Tickets will be available at the Pepsi Center Box Office, by phone at 303-53-HORSE or online at www.TicketHorse.com.
UFC Fight Club members will get the chance to get tickets for this event on Wednesday, june 13 from 10:00 a.m. on through www.ufcfightclub.com.
A special Internet sale will be available for the UFC newsletter subscribers on Thursday, june 14 at 10:00 a.m. MT. To access this presale, users must be registered for the UFC newsletter at www.ufc.com.
UFC® 150: HENDERSON vs. EDGAR II, que es presentado por United States Marine Corp., estará disponible en Pay-Per-View a las 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT en UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, y en Canadá a través de BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel y Viewer’s Choice Canada a un precio sugerido de $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN para Definición Standard y $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN para Alta Definición.
UFC® 150: HENDERSON vs. EDGAR II, presented by the US Marine Corp., will be available on pay-per-view at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT at www.ufc.tv, iN Demand, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada through BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel and Viewer’s Choice Canada at a suggested price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for standard definition and $54.99 US/59.99 CAN for high definition.
For more info and updates visit www.ufc.com.
All fights subject to change.
Original Press Releas by www.ufc.com
Originally posted at The MMA Truth.