“UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort” Official Viewing Party Tickets on Sale Today

Written by Tom Ngo
January 18th, 2011

UFC Poster 126 Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort

Courtesy of the star-studded cast featured in “UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort,” tickets for the February 5th show are selling like hotcakes. To help accommodate the frenzied demand, the company will host a closed circuit viewing party inside the Islander Ballroom at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tickets go on sale this morning at 10AM PT/1PM ET. Seats cost $50 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster.com and MandalayBay.com.

Doors for the viewing party open at 5PM local time in order for you to get your party on. The live pay-per-view broadcast will be shown live on big-screen monitors starting at 7PM PT.

With action inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center, as well as in the Islander Ballroom, the resort has now become the ultimate destination for fight fans during the biggest pigskin weekend of the year.

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight king Anderson Silva puts his belt on the line against Vitor Belfort in the card’s featured attraction. Former light heavyweight champ Forrest Griffin battles Rich Franklin in the night’s co-main event.

Here are the athletes participating in the extravaganza:

Preliminary Bouts:

Daniel Roberts vs. Mike Pierce
Kyle Kingsbury vs. Ricardo Romero
Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs. Demetrious Johnson
Gabe Ruediger vs. Paul Taylor
Chad Mendes vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Donald Cerrone vs. Paul Kelly

Main Bouts:

Antonio Banuelos vs. Miguel Torres
Ryan Bader vs. Jon Jones
Jake Ellenberger vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha
Forrest Griffin vs. Rich Franklin
Vitor Belfort vs. Anderson Silva (UFC Middleweight Champion)

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