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UFC 99: The Comeback Officially Announced, Headlined by Franklin-Silva

Rich Franklin

Rich Franklin

On the heels of their official announcement of UFC 98: Lesnar vs. Mir 2, the UFC officially announced today UFC 99: The Comeback, which is slated to take place on June 13th at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany.

Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin and former PRIDE title-holder Wanderlei Silva will meet in a  in a 195-pound catchweight bout to headline the UFC’s first trip to Germany.

Tickets for UFC 99 are priced from 250 Euro to 45 Euro and go on sale to UFC Fight Club members on Monday, March 9th and for UFC Newsletter subscribers on Wednesday, March 11th. Tickets, which are available via or from the Lanxess Arena, will then go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 13th.

Unofficially confirmed bouts for UFC 99 include Caol Uno vs. Spencer Fisher, Marcus Davis vs. Dan Hardy, Mike Swick vs. Ben Saunders, and Cain Velasquez vs. Heath Herring. Paul Taylor and Stefan Struve are also expected to be in action on the card.

UFC 99 will air in the United States on tape-delayed pay-per-view beginning at 10pm ET.

For the latest UFC 99 fight card check out the UFC rumors section.

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