Reminder: UFC 218 tickets on sale this week for Holloway vs. Edgar in Detroit

As a reminder, tickets for the UFC’s return to Michigan are on sale today.
Featuring a featherweight title fight between streaking Hawaiian champ Max Holloway (18-3 MMA, 14-2 UFC) and future UFC Hall of Famer Frankie Edgar (22-5-1 MMA, 16-5-1 UFC), “UFC 218: Holloway vs. Edgar” takes place Dec. 2 at the new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.Holloway currently is ranked No. 1 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA featherweight rankings; Edgar checks in at No. 3.Tickets, which are priced at $250, $175, $125, $100, $75 and $50, go on sale to the general public at on Friday at 10 a.m. ET. But UFC e-newsletter subscribers have access to a special pre-sale today at 10 a.m. ET, using the pre-sale code “CHAMP.”
In addition to the featherweight title main event, UFC 218 features a co-main event heavyweight showdown between Francis Ngannou (10-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and former title challenger Alistair Overeem (43-15 MMA, 8-4 UFC). Plus, “TUF 26” coaches Eddie Alvarez (28-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Justin Gaethje (18-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet in a crucial lightweight bout, and Olympic gold medalist wrestler and former flyweight title challenger Henry Cejudo (11-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) will take on Sergio Pettis (16-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC).
UFC 218 is the promotion’s first visit to Michigan and the Detroit area since UFC 123 in 2010.
The UFC 218 lineup currently includes:
  • Champ Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar
  • Francis Ngannou vs. Alistair Overeem
  • Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje
  • Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis
  • Drakkar Klose vs. David Teymur
  • Cortney Casey vs. Felice Herrig
  • Yancy Medeiros vs. Alex Oliveira
  • Razak Al-Hassan vs. Sabah Homasi
  • Amanda Cooper vs. Angela Magana
  • Jeremy Kimball vs. Dominick Reyes
For more on UFC 218, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.The Blue Corner is MMAjunkie‘s official blog and is edited by Mike Bohn.

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