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Dinki-di: UFC considers Australia venue for February 2010

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) continues its quest for world domination with a recent inquiry into the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia, according to Fighter's Only Magazine.

The venue, formerly known as the Sydney SuperDome, can seat up to 21,000 fans and was recently contacted by Zuffa about a possible date in February 2010, according to the report.

The arena is probably best known for playing host to gymnastics and basketball for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games as well as its frequent WWE wrestling shows.

UFC President Dana White talked about Australia as a possible destination as recently as last week when he appeared on Toronto's am640 to hype UFC 97.

Despite the recent mention, the Outback has long been on Zuffa's radar. White first commented on a possible trip down under to the boys at during a media conference for UFC 84 back in early 2008.

Here's a snip:

We’re focused on Germany, the Philippines and Australia next. The Philippines is definitely happening. We’re working on that right now. Australia and Germany, those three are right now.

Germany is already set for June 13 from Lanxess Arena in Cologne while a Philippines show is in the works. If an Australian event comes to fruition by next year, one has to imagine that Brazil and Japan are not far behind.

And that's a good thing.

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