The UFC officially announced its long-rumored UFC 103 event on Tuesday, confirming that the pay-per-view event will take place on September 19 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas as expected.
Four previously-reported fights were added to the event’s official lineup, as Tyson Griffin vs. Hermes Franca, Josh Koscheck vs. Frank Trigg, Efrain Escudero vs. Cole Miller, and Mike Swick vs. Martin Kampmann were all formally announced.
Tickets for UFC 103 go on sale to UFC Fight Club members this Thursday, July 16 at 10am CT, while UFC Newsletter subscribers can purchase tickets beginning at 10am CT on Friday, July 17 using the presale password “TEXAS”. Finally, the tickets will go on sale to the general public on Saturday at 10am CT.
Rich Franklin is expected to co-headline UFC 103 against an opponent to-be-determined alongside a heavyweight matchup between veteran Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic and up-and-comer Junior dos Santos.