After much speculation over the last few weeks, the UFC officially made the UFC featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Erik Koch the main event of UFC 149 in Calgary on July 21st. In an official release today, the promotion confirmed all five main card fights and five more on the undercard. They will be holding a press conference on Wednesday at Noon ET9 a.m. PT (streamed live) that features Aldo, Koch, and Canadian fighter Nick Ring. Tickets for the event go on sale this weekend:
Tickets for UFC® 149: ALDO VS. KOCH go on sale to the public on Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m. MTN. Tickets are priced at $650, $400, $275, $200, $125 and $85 and are available through Ticketmaster.ca, charge by phone 1-855-985-5000, at all Ticketmaster outlets, and the Saddledome Box Office. Ticket prices do not include applicable service charges.
As usual, Fight Club members and UFC newsletter subscribers will have first dibs a day or two before tickets officially go on sale. You can catch the current card after the jump.
SBN coverage of UFC 149
July 21st, live on PPV from Calgary, AB: