Tickets Now On Sale For Ufc 43: Meltdown;8-fight, Mega Star Card To Be June 6 At Thomas & Mack In Las Vegas
TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR UFC 43: MELTDOWN;
8-FIGHT, MEGA STAR CARD TO BE JUNE 6 AT THOMAS & MACK IN LAS VEGAS
Light Heavyweight Number One Contender Chuck Liddell To Fight Former Heavyweight Champ Randy Couture For Interim Light Heavyweight Title
Ken Shamrock To Meet England’s Ian Freeman; Tank Abbott To Battle Kimo; Frank Mir To Fight Wes Sims In Ultimate Fighting Championship Heavyweight Match Ups
LAS VEGAS, April 28, 2003…. Tickets, $300, $200, $100, $60 and $30, for Ultimate Fighting Championship 43: Meltdown, which will feature an eight-fight, mega star card Friday, June 6, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, are now on sale at the T&M box office, at all UNLV ticket outlets including The Galleria at Sunset, Meadows Mall, Boulevard Mall, all Station Casinos and Fiesta hotel/casinos and at www.unlvtickets.com. Tickets also may be ordered by telephone at 1-866-388-3267, toll free, or in Las Vegas at (702) 739-3267. Ticket purchases are subject to transaction fees. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is the host of the event and UFC fans can reserve rooms by calling 1-800-HRD ROCK or by visiting the website at www.hardrockhotel.com.
The all-star star card will feature UFC number one light heavyweight contender Chuck Liddell (11-1-0 in mixed martial arts) of San Luis Obispo, Calif., fighting former two-time UFC heavyweight champ Randy Couture (7-4-0) of Gresham, Ore., in the main event for the interim light heavyweight championship. Couture will drop down a weight division to meet Liddell. The card also will include three classic heavyweight match ups when legendary Ken Shamrock (8-5-2) returns to the Octagon to meet Ian Freeman (13-6-0) of Sunderland, England, powerful knockout specialist Tank Abbott (8-8-0) battles fellow Huntington Beach, Calif., fighter Kimo Leopoldo (7-3-1), and Las Vegas jiu jitsu expert Frank Mir (5-1-0) takes on Wes Sims (6-1-1) of Columbus, Ohio. The remainder of the card will be announced.