LAS VEGAS (January 15, 2016) – UFC announced today that UFC 196 will feature a lightweight title fight between champion Rafael Dos Anjos and featherweight champion Conor McGregor Saturday, March 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The March 5 Pay-Per-View event also will feature UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm taking on Miesha Tate.
Tickets for UFC 196®: DOS ANJOS vs. McGREGOR, presented by EA SPORTS UFC® 2, go on sale Friday, Jan. 22 at 12 p.m. PT and are priced at $1,454, $954, $654, $454, $304 and $204 (prices do not include applicable service charges and handling fees). Tickets are available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com and by phone at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available at the MGM Grand box office. Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.
UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 12 p.m. PT via the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, Jan. 21 starting at 12 p.m. PT. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.
UFC 196®: DOS ANJOS vs. McGREGOR will be available live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada on BellTV, Rogers, Shaw Communications and Sasktel for a suggested retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for Standard Definition and $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High -Definition.