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UFC Makes Sanchez vs. Kampmann Official for March 3 in Louisville
- Friday, January 7th, 2011 at 6:54 am by Staff
On March 3, the UFC will visit Kentucky for the first time when UFC on Versus: Sanchez vs. Kampmann goes down at the KFC Yum! Center, the new state-of-the-art riverside home of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team. The card will obviously be headlined by a bout between Diego Sanchez (#23 Welterweight) and Martin Kampmann (#8) with a co-main event of Mark Munoz (#21 Middleweight) vs. CB Dollaway (#7). Go here to view a full lineup of announced and rumored bouts.
“Diego Sanchez and Martin Kampmann are two fighters who always go for broke, so this should be a great fight,” UFC President Dana White is quoted as saying in the press release. “Both of these guys feel they belong at the top of the welterweight division and they’ll have a chance to prove it on March 3. The same goes for Munoz and Dolloway. They push the pace and look to finish fights and both want to fight the best middleweights out there. We’re really excited to bring a card like this to Louisville.”
Tickets go on sale Fri., Jan. 14, and the event will air live on VERSUS at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST. Tickets are priced at $200, $150, $125, $80 and $40. Tickets can be purchased in person at the KFC Yum! Center, Kentucky Exposition Center, Kentucky International Convention Center Box Offices or at any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets can also be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com or over the phone by calling 1-800-745-3000. UFC Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event on Weds., Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. EST on Ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers on Thurs., Jan. 13 starting at 10 a.m. EST. To access this pre-sale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.
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