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UFC 101 Tickets on Sale to General Public on May 23

BJ Penn

BJ Penn

Tickets for UFC 101 on August 8th at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia will go on sale to the general public at 10am ET on Saturday, May 23.

The event features UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn squaring off with challenger Kenny Florian in the main event and UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva moving up to light heavyweight for a showdown with former title-holder Forrest Griffin.

UFC Fight Club members can purchase tickets for the event beginning on Thursday, May 21 at 10am ET. Subcribers to the UFC newsletter or the Wachovia Center Cyber Club will have access to a special presale on Friday, May 22 at 10am ET.

Tickets will be priced at $600, $400, $300, $200, $100 and $50 and are available via,, by phone at 1-800-298-4200, the Wachovia Center Box Office, or select ACME markets.

In addition to the ticket announcement, the promotion also confirmed Penn-Florian and Silva-Griffin as the event’s headlining bouts.

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