Welterweight contenders Rory “Ares” MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine will battle in the main event of Halifax’s first UFC show October 4th.
The UFC announced today sales for the show will go on sale to the public August 22nd.
In addition, the city will host an 11am ADT press conference August 19th featuring MacDonald (17-2-0), Saffiedine (15-3-0), Cole Harbour native TJ Grant (21-5-0), and Jason Saggo (10-1-0).
UFC Director of Canadian and New Zealand Operations Tom Wright will emcee the event.
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Additional bouts will be announced in the next few weeks.
As usual, UFC Fight Club members, get first dibs on tickets, starting Wednesday August 20th at 10am ADT, with UFC Newsletter subscribers getting second crack Thursday August 21st at 10am ADT.