The UFC will be making its return to Philadelphia for the first time in two years with UFC 133 featuring Rashad Evans vs Phil Davis.The event takes place on Saturday, August 6th at Wells Fargo Center and tickets go onsale tomorrow at 10 am. Tickets will be sold exclusively through ComcastTIX. You can go online to ComcastTIX.com or call 1-800-298-4200. Tickets will also be available through the Wells Fargo Center box office.
The card is headlined by former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans taking on former Penn State wrestler and Harrisburg native Phil Davis. The winner of the fight is expected to earn a title shot against Jon Jones, when he's healthy.
"I'm definitely glad to be back in Pennsylvania for the biggest fight of my life," Davis said. "It's going to be good to be able to fight in front of all my family and friends. I feel like I can take this fight wherever I want. I can wrestle with Rashad, I can strike with him, and I feel confident wherever this fight goes. Rashad Evans is the most dangerous opponent I've ever faced, but I don't think for a minute that I'm outmatched. I'm going to take care of this fight and do whatever I have to do to beat Rashad."
Here's the full card as it stands now.
Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis
Rich Franklin vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama
Jorge Rivera vs. Alessio Sakara
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
Dennis Hallman vs. Brian Ebersole
Johny Hendricks vs. Mike Pierce
Riki Fukuda vs. Rafael Natal