UFC debut event in Poland on sale Feb. 26
UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today confirmed tickets for UFC® FIGHT NIGHT GONZAGA vs CRO COP 2 will go on sale to the general public on Thursday 26 February.
The event, set to take place in Krakow, Poland on 11 April and featuring six Polish fighters, has seen incredible interest since it was announced on January 23 by local star Jan Blachowicz, with thousands of fans registering their interest to receive information about tickets.Blachowicz shared his elation at the news: “This means a great deal to me. UFC in Poland is growing so quickly and Polish fans have been traveling all over the world to watch MMA events for a long time now. For us to have a UFC event in our home country is truly amazing.”
UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets ahead of the crowd on Tuesday 24 February at 10.00 GMT via www.ufcfightclub.com, while a special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Wednesday 25 February starting at 10.00 GMT.
To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.After a three year absence, legend Mirko “Cro Cop”Filipovic will return to the Octagon® in Krakow to meet Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga in the five round heavyweight headline event, while Blachowicz returns home to Poland to face Jimi ‘Poster Boy’ Manuwa, in a co-main event clash with big implications for the 205 lb. class.
David Allen, Senior Vice President and General Manager for UFC in EMEA said: “Polish people have reacted incredibly well to the news of our debut event in Krakow.There is incredible demand for information about tickets and interest in the bouts revealed so far so we expect tickets to sell out fast. Now we can’t wait to get to Poland!”
UFC® FIGHT NIGHT GONZAGA vs CRO COP 2 (final event order tbc)
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Mirko Cro Cop
Light Heavyweight Bout
Jimi Manuwa vs. Jan Blachowicz
Daniel Omielanczuk vs. Anthony Hamilton
Seth Baczynski vs. Leon Edwards
Krzysztof Jotko vs. Garreth McLellan
Marcin Bandel vs. Jason Saggo
Pawel Pawlak vs. Sheldon Westcott
Peter Sobotta vs. Sergio Moraes