UFC 143 to Air Live in 3-D at Theatres

January 20, 2012
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship, in conjunction with Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. and NCM Fathom, announced that tickets for the first-ever live, 3-D broadcast of a UFC Pay-Per-View event on the Big Screen are on sale now. The championship fight card, UFC 143: DIAZ vs. CONDIT, airs live and in 3-D in more than 100 theatres nationwide on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

The night’s main event pits the fiery and unpredictable Nick Diaz against hard-hitting knockout artist Carlos Condit for the interim UFC welterweight title. An exciting co-main event features heavyweight Roy “Big Country” Nelson battling submission ace Fabricio Werdum.

Tickets for UFC 143: DIAZ vs. CONDIT are available for purchase now at www.ufc.com/3D, as well as at theatre box offices across the country. Fans can visit the website for information on which theatres will be carrying the event in their respective regions.

“I know the fans love 3-D, so I’m happy to give them this championship fight live and in 3-D in theatres across the country,” UFC President Dana White said. “I cannot wait for this fight between Diaz and Condit to determine the interim UFC welterweight champion!”

  • RonnieV

    To me, being at a movie theatre to watch MMA fights doesn’t sound that appealing! Just how many meatheads will be blurting dumb stuff or standing the whole time. I would rather be in my favorite sports bar, or even my living room watching Diaz and Condit go at it!

  • bajafox

    Pass. How am I supposed to drink beer and smoke bowls in a theatre?

  • MikeMc1983

    Baja, I thought you lived in San Diego. (I may just be remembering wrong)
    In the inland empire, and The LA area people just bring beer in, and smoke up in the theater. I guess you’d know this if you ever went to a movie on a weekend in so cal. I can’t imagine it getting any better the closer you go to Mexico.