Dana White announces UFC 261 will admit full crowd

With MLB and NFL groups enabling fans to fill arenas to one hundred percent capability, it was just a matter of time prior to Dana White did the exact same.

The UFC president revealed Monday that UFC 261, presently set up for April 24, will be held with a complete crowd in Jacksonville’s VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena (capability: 15,000 fans):

“I have been waiting a year for this day to tell you ‘We are back,'” White stated. “I just want to say thank you Jacksonville, I love you guys and we will see you soon.”

White included that the occasion will include 3 title battles: a rematch in between welterweight champ Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal, ladies’s strawweight champ Zhang Weili’s defense versus Rose Namajunas and ladies’s flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko versus Jessica Andrade.

White didn’t expose the precise date tickets will go on sale, just that it will be “soon” and fans ought to examine Ticketmaster.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.