UFC 134 tickets for HSBC Arena on Aug. 27 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, on sale soon


Tickets for UFC 134, which was recently made official for the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janiero, Brazil on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, will go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 17, 2011, at 11:30 p.m. PT.

Due to limitations in the ticketing system, there will not be the usual pre-sale for UFC Fight Club members and Newsletter subscribers.

However, HSBC customers will be able to scoop up tickets for the event starting tonight at 8 p.m. local time.

"Silva vs. Okami" will feature a middleweight championship throwdown pitting longtime champion Anderson Silva against forever contender Yushin Okami.

Also booked for Brazil is a long-awaited light heavyweight rematch between former champions Mauricio Rua and Forrest Griffin, while Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will return to action in a heavyweight tilt against rising contender Brendan Schaub.

Here is the UFC 134 ticket sales information:

As noted, there will be no pre-sale for UFC Fight Club members and UFC Newsletter subscribers. Tickets to the general public will go on sale tomorrow at 11:30 p.m. PT.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online at INGRESSO.com and are priced at R$1,600, R$1,000, R$450, and R$275.

As announced by UFC President Dana White today at a press conference for the event, a total of 16,752 tickets will be available for consumption.

It is expected to sell out ... and fast.

The current "Silva vs. Okami" fight card is as follows:

Main Event:

185 lbs.: Anderson Silva vs. Yushin Okami

Main Card (Pay-per-view):

205 lbs.: Forrest Griffin vs. Mauricio Rua
265 lbs.: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Brendan Schaub
155 lbs.: Edson Barboza vs. Ross Pearson
205 lbs.: Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov

Preliminary Card (May not be broadcast):

155 lbs.: Spencer Fisher vs. Thiago Tavares
185 lbs.: Alexandre Ferreira vs. Rousimar Palhares
170 lbs.: David Mitchell vs. Paulo Thiago
170 lbs.: Mike Swick vs. Erick Silva
145 lbs.: Yuri Alcantara vs. Antonio Carvalho
135 lbs.: Yves Jabouin vs. Ian Loveland

For the latest UFC 134 news and notes check out our event archive right here.

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