UFC 166 tickets for sale soon for 'Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3' at Toyota Center in Houston

Victor Decolongon

The stars at night, are big and bright (clap, clap, clap, clap) ... deep in the heart of Texas!

Get 'em while they're hot!

Tickets for UFC 166, which is set to go down inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 19, 2013, will go on sale to the general public on Fri., Aug. 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. ET.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Club members and UFC Newsletter subscribers, naturally, will be able to scoop up tickets prior to them being available for public consumption thanks to two separate special pre-sales.

UFC 166 is headlined by a heavyweight championship trilogy bout as Cain Velasquez puts his title on the line against Junior dos Santos in what will be the third meeting between the pair in less than two years.

That's not all.

Top UFC lightweight contenders Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez are also slated to hook 'em up in a bout that could have serious 155-pound title implications.

Here is the current UFC 166 tickets sales schedule (all times ET):

  • UFC Fight Club presale: Weds., July 31 at 11 a.m.
  • UFC Newsletter presale: Thurs., Aug 1 at 11 a.m.
  • General tickets sale: Fri., Aug. 2 at 11 a.m.

UFC 166 tickets can be purchased right here through SBNation.com (via Tickets Now) with a discount for first-time buyers (details here). It will also be available to watch on pay-per-view (PPV) in the United States, and elsewhere, at 10 p.m. ET on fight night.

For the latest UFC 166: "Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3" news and notes be sure to check out our complete event archive right here.

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