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MMA Crossfire – UFC debuts in Saskatoon August 23rd

Move over, Saskatchewan Roughriders. The UFC is coming to Saskatoon August 23rd.

UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Oliveira will feature streaking featherweights #5 Max “Blessed” Holloway (13-3-0) vs #7 Charles Oliveira (20-4-0, 1NC).

Welcome back to The Crossfire.

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Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday June 26th at 10AM CT. As usual, UFC Fight Club get first dibs, with pre-access available Wednesday June 24th beginning at 10AM CT. Tickets are limited to six per person for Fight Club members.

UFC Newsletter subscribers getting pre-access Thursday June 25th, starting at 10AM CT. Ticket sales are limited to a maximum of eight per person for Newsletter subscribers. The prices are $225, $150, $100, $75 and $50 CDN.

Holloway impressively put away Cub Swanson in his last fight and is riding a six-fight win streak.

The 25-year-old Brazilian Oliveira submitted Nik Lentz less than a month ago.

It’s an important fight that gets the winners name into the title-shot conversation.

Additional bouts are scheduled to be announced.

A Wednesday, June 24th press conference is also planned at the SaskTel Centre arena floor beginning at 10:30AM CT.

It’s free and open to the general public. There will be an autograph signing afterwards.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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