UFC 147: Belfort vs. Silva Tickets On Sale Thursday

UFC 147 BannerIt’s a little later than normal, but UFC 147: Belfort vs. Silva tickets go on sale Thursday, May 24, for the June 23 event in Brazil. It is scheduled to take place at the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, after plans to first hold the event in São Paulo and then in Rio de Janeiro were nixed.

The Ultimate Fighter: Brasil coaches Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva will square off in a middleweight tilt in the UFC 147 main event. The co-main event features Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Russow in a heavyweight bout.

The event also features the finals of both the featherweight and middleweight tournaments playing out on TUF: Brasil. The finalists of each weight division featured on the reality show, which will air its last episode on Sunday, June 17, before the PPV event, will face off on the main card. The winners will be declared The Ultimate Fighters and win lucrative contracts with the UFC.

UFC 147 tickets go on sale to the public this Thursday, May 24, at 8 p.m. BRT exclusively on www.ticketsforfun.com.br.

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