‘UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II’ Tickets on Sale Next Week

Written by Tom Ngo
April 25th, 2012

UFC Middleweight Anderson Silva

Talk about the hottest ticket in town. The Las Vegas Strip is the place to be this Fourth of July weekend. “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” takes place July 7th inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Nevada.

UFC Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase seats for the show on Wednesday, May 2nd at 1PM ET/10AM PT.

A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC Newsletter subscribers on Thursday, May 3rd at 1PM ET/10AM PT.

The general public will have access to the remains on Friday, May 4th at 3PM ET/12AM PT via Ticketmaster.

In addition to showcasing countless superstars, the card is headlined by a pair of title scraps. Middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) defends his throne against Chael Sonnen in the main event, while Urijah Faber challenges Dominick Cruz for his bantamweight belt in the night’s second-to-last fight.

As if that isn’t enough MMA action for one city block, the UFC Fan Expo will be jumping off across the street at Mandalay Bay Events Center on July 6th-7th.

Here is UFC 148’s current lineup:

Gleison Tibau vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Riki Fukuda vs. Constantinos Philippou

Melvin Guillard vs. Fabricio Camoes

Renan Barao vs. Ivan Menjivar

Demian Maia vs. Dong Hyun Kim

Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin

Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch

Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le

Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz (UFC Bantamweight Champion)

Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva (UFC Middleweight Champion)

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