It is now official says the UFC. Brock Lesnar (4-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will defend his heavyweight title against the undefeated (12-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC). The fight is scheduled to take place at UFC 116 on July 3rd in Las Vegas.
Tickets for the event will be available to Ultimate UFC Fight Club Members Tuesday, May 11. Price levels are said to be:$100, $200, $300, $500, $750 and $1,000. General public will have a chance to buy the tickets Thursday, May 13.
This will be the third time that the two heavyweights are being scheduled to face off as Brock Lesnar was forced to pull out of both a UFC 106 and UFC 108 fight due to a intestinal disorder diverticulitis which was life threatening. Lesnar has taken several months off and says he is back 100% recovered.
Here is the UFC 116 card so far. We will update you as the UFC releases it.
- Champ Brock Lesnar vs. interim champ Shane Carwin (heavyweight title-unification bout)
- Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Wanderlei Silva*
- Kurt Pellegrino vs. George Sotiropoulos*
- Nate Marquardt vs. TBA*
- Cheick Kongo vs. Roy Nelson*
- Brendan Schaub vs. Chris Tuchscherer*
- Stephan Bonnar vs. Krzysztof Soszynski*
- Matt Brown vs. Chris Lytle*
- Jon Madsen vs. Karlos Vemola*
- Julio Paulino vs. Daniel Roberts*
- Kendall Grove vs. TBA*
- Goran Reljic vs. TBA*