Tickets for UFC 82: Pride of a Champion are now on-sale to UFC Fight Club Members. UFC 82 will take place on March 1st at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
The event will be the second event held in Columbus and the third Ohio UFC event in less than a year. In March the UFC held UFC 68 in Columbus featuring with UFC 68, highlighted by Randy Couture leaving retirement to capture the promotion’s Heavyweight Title. In October the promotion returned to hold UFC 77 in Cincinnati which was headlined by Anderson Silva’s successful title defense against Rich Franklin.
UFC 82 will again be headlined by Silva who will take on PRIDE Champion Dan Henderson for the UFC Middleweight Title. Other confirmed bouts include Josh Koscheck vs. Dustin Hazelett and Jorge Gurgel vs. John Halverson. Evan Tanner, Jon Fitch, and Travis Lutter are also expected to fight at the event.
Tickets for the event are available through Ticketmaster.com
On Saturday, December 29th a special one-day presale will begin at 10am ET using the presale password “BUCKEYES”. General ticket sales will begin at 10am ET on Sunday, December 30th.