TICKETS FOR UFC on FOX: JOHNSON vs. MORAGA ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 17
May 11, 2013
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Las Vegas, Nevada – Inaugural UFC® flyweight
Johnson will make his second title defense against surging
contender John Moraga on
Saturday, July 27 when the UFC heads back to KeyArena in Seattle,
At only 26 years old, Johnson earned the division’s title last
September with a win over Joseph
Benavidez. Following a unanimous decision victory over John Dodson in
January, he’s now set to take on Moraga, a two-time NCAA wrestling
All-American at Arizona State University. The 29-year-old is
currently riding a seven-fight win streak.
The main card airs live on FOX at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, preceded by
the prelims on FX at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT. FUEL TV previews the card
the week before on signature shows UFC TONIGHT and UFC ULTIMATE
INSIDER, and also carries the WEIGH-IN SHOW on Friday, July 26 at 7
p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and provides post-event analysis.
Tickets for UFC® on FOX: JOHNSON vs. MORAGA go on sale Friday, May
17 at 10 a.m. PT and are priced at $250, $175, $125, $75, and $50.
Tickets are available at the KeyArena Box Office, all Ticketmaster
locations, by phone 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
Ticket prices do not include applicable service charges.
UFC® Fight Club™ members will have the opportunity to purchase
tickets to this event Wednesday, May 15 at 10 a.m. PT via the
website www.ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale
will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, May 16,
starting at 10 a.m. PT. To access this presale, users must register
for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.
For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com. All
bouts live and subject to change.
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