Thứ Tư, ngày 23 tháng 7 năm 2014

UFC 178 Set For Sept. 27 at MGM Grand


JONES vs.

GUSTAFSSON TITLE REMATCH HEADS TO MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA 
IN LAS VEGAS

 



UFC®

178: JONES vs. GUSTAFSSON 2



SATURDAY, SEPT.

27 – LIVE ON PAY-PER-VIEW



TICKETS ON SALE

FRIDAY, AUG. 1 AT 10 A.M. PT


Multi-City Press

Tour Also Announced

 



Las

Vegas


The UFC® announced today

that the highly anticipated rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1

contender Alexander

Gustafsson
will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas

Saturday, Sept. 27. Jones defeated Gustafsson by unanimous decision in the 2013

Fight of the Year. Now, the two will meet again in what could be the biggest

fight of 2014.


GRAMMY

Award-winning band Kings of Leon announced its 2014 Mechanical Bull

Tour
will move its Saturday, Sept. 27 performance from the MGM Grand Garden

Arena to The Lot along the Las Vegas Strip when it headlines the Boulevard

Brew Fest
. Young The Giant, Kongos and others will join Kings of Leon

for the event presented by MGM Resorts International and Oregon Brewers

Festival.


“The first fight between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson was

the greatest light heavyweight fight in the history of the UFC,” UFC President

Dana White said. “This next one is gonna be epic! I really appreciate MGM

Resorts, Live Nation and Kings of Leon working together to help us bring this

huge fight to Las Vegas.”


With the announcement that the MGM Grand Garden Arena will serve

as the official venue of UFC 178, UFC officials also announced a multi-city

press tour beginning this week featuring Jones and Gustafsson. The full

schedule, which includes stops in Stockholm, Sweden, New York City, Atlanta,

Las Vegas and Los Angeles, is listed below:


  • Thursday, July 24 and Friday, July 25 –

    Gustafsson Media Days in Stockholm

    • Jones and Gustafsson to also participate

      on media conference call on Thursday at 1 p.m. PT. Dial-in information to

      follow

  • Monday, July 28 – Jones and Gustafsson

    Media Day in New York City

    • Moderated QA for fans and media with

      Jones and Gustafsson at Madison Square Garden Theater Lobby at 4 p.m. ET

  • Tuesday, July 29 – Jones and Gustafsson

    Media Day in Atlanta

  • Wednesday, July 30 –UFC 178 press

    conference in Las Vegas

    • MGM Grand Hotel’s Lobby at 11 a.m. PT

      (open to public)

  • Thursday, July 31 and Friday, Aug. 1 –

    Jones and Gustafsson media days in Los Angeles

    • Moderated QA for fans and media with

      Jones and Gustafsson on Friday at Club Nokia at LA Live at 4 p.m. PT

More information on the press tour can be obtained by emailing press@ufc.com.


Tickets

for UFC® 178: JONES vs. GUSTAFSSON 2 go on sale

Friday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. PT and are priced at $1,000, $750, $500, $300, $200,

and $100, not including applicable service charges.  Tickets are limited

to eight (8) per person.  To charge by phone with a major credit card,

call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.  Tickets also are available at www.mgmgrand.com

or www.ticketmaster.com


UFC Fight Club® members will

have the opportunity to purchase tickets Wednesday, July 30 at 10 a.m. PT via

the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A

special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter

subscribers Thursday, July 31 starting at 10 a.m. PT. To access this presale,

users must register for the UFC newsletter through
UFC.com.


Get

your VIP package today
! The UFC VIP Experience

packages your tickets with behind-the-scenes access to the official weigh-ins,

backstage tours, meet and greet and autograph signings with top UFC stars,

QA sessions, and photo opportunities, access to an in-arena VIP party

room, a chance to hold the championship belt inside the Octagon® and

more!


UFC®
178: JONES vs. GUSTAFSSON
2 will be available live

on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH

Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada on BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and

Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for

Standard Definition and $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High -Definition.


About

the Ultimate Fighting Championship
®



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and operated by Zuffa, LLC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®)

is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view

event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London,

Toronto, Beijing, Singapore and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 40 live

events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas

around the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries to 800+

million TV households worldwide in 28 different languages. The UFC has a

multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S., which annually includes

four live events broadcast on the FOX network, as well as
The Ultimate Fighter® reality

television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX

Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched
UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital

subscription service with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand

and original content. The UFC organization also licenses over 100
UFC

GYM
® locations, and

owns
UFC.TV® (offering live

event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world),
UFC

FIT


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UFC Magazine, and has a

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