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UFC 128 Official for March 19 in New Jersey with Shogun-Evans, Faber-Wineland

Mauricio Shogun RuaThe UFC’s return to New Jersey is now official with “UFC 128: Shogun vs. Evans” on March 19 at the Prudential Center in Newark.

As expected, the pay-per-view UFC 128 fight card is headlined by light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. former title-holder Rashad Evans and also features the UFC debut of former WEC champs and bantamweight contenders Urijah Faber and Eddie Wineland.

Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian Loveland, Kurt Pellegrino vs. Gleison Tibau, and Edson Barboza vs. Anthony Njokuani have also been confirmed for UFC 128, with additional bouts to be announced in the coming weeks, likely including a rumored matchup between middleweights Chael Sonnen and Yoshihiro Akiyama.

Tickets for UFC 128 are prices from $60 to $500 and go on sale to the general public on Thursday, January 13 at 10am ET. UFC Fight Club members can buy UFC 128 tickets on Jan. 11, while UFC newsletter subscribers can buy tickets on Jan. 12.

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