For all you hardcore British MMA fans that can’t get enough Octagon action, tickets for UFC 105 have officially been made available today. The show will be kicking off inside the MEN Arena in Manchester, England on November 14th.
UFC Fight Club members can purchase tickets this Thursday, September 10th at 10AM BST. UFC.com newsletter subscribers can get their tickets this Saturday, September 12th, at 10AM BST. Us common folk gain access on Monday, September 14th at 10AM BST.
Popular Brit Michael Bisping is slated to headline the promotion as he takes on Denis Kang, and up-and-coming welterweight and local-boy Dan Hardy takes on the undefeated Dong Hyun Kim.
Although it wasn’t what they had hoped, these two bouts are slated to be the night’s final bouts.
And that’s why it’s free … but, we’ll take it.
“Both Kang and I are looking to take that next step up the ladder to the top of the division, and there’s so much on the line for both of us,” Bisping stated. “I have things to prove and cannot wait to go in all guns blazing in front of my hometown fans in Manchester.”
To increase ticket sale efforts, Bisping and Hardy will be on hand to sign autographs at 5:30 PM local time on Sunday, September 13th, at the MEN Arena.
The U.K. on ESPN will broadcast the event live in the U.K. The show will be made available in North America via same-day tape-delay on Spike TV.
Here are the fighters rumored to be competing in the night’s event:
Nick Osipczak vs. TBD
Terry Etim vs. TBD
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. TBD
Roli Delgado vs. Andre Winner
John Hathaway vs. Paul Taylor
DaMarques Johnson vs. Peter Sobotta
Ross Pearson vs. Aaron Riley
Matt Brown vs. James Wilks
Dan Hardy vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Michael Bisping vs. Denis Kang