If you thought last week’s highly-anticipated return of MTV’s Jersey Shore was big news in the Newark area, “UFC 128: Shogun vs. Evans” will take fist-pumping to a whole new level. Tickets for the blockbuster extravaganza go on sale Tuesday morning.
The star-studded card takes place March 19th inside the Prudential Center in New Jersey. A light heavyweight title scrap between champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Rashad Evans will headline the pay-per-view broadcast.
UFC Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase seats for the show this morning at 10AM ET/7AM PT via UFCFightClub.com.
A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC Newsletter subscribers on Wednesday, January 12th at 10AM ET/7AM PT
The general public will have access to the remains on January 13th at 10AM ET/7AM PT.
Here are the athletes rumored/expected to participate in the show:
Dan Miller vs. Nick Catone*
Luiz Cane vs. Karlos Vemola*
Ricardo Almeida vs. Mike Pyle*
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Nate Marquardt*
Bredan Schaub vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic*
Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian Loveland
Kurt Pellegrino vs. Gleison Tibau
Edson Barboza vs. Anthony Njokuani
Kamal Shalorus vs. Jim Miller
Urijah Faber vs. Eddie Wineland
Rashad Evans vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)
* – Not yet confirmed by the UFC