Got your tickets to UFC 149 in Calgary yet? Well, your fight card just added a little more Canadiana with reports surfacing that Toronto’s Claude Patrick will fight James Head in the welterweight division. The number of Canadian fighters on the card now totals at six, including:
- Mitch Clarke
- Nick Ring
- Mitch Gagnon
- Antonio Carvalho
- Ryan Jimmo
- Claude Patrick (added today)
Sportsnet.ca: Patrick to fight Head at UFC 149 in Calgary
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As expected, UFC 149 tickets are now officially sold out for the July 21 date in Calgary. The Saddledome is expected to host over 18,000 fans for the event, with many more expected during the two weeks’ of lead-up events preceding the fight itself. These events include autograph signings and interactive fan activities during the Calgary Stampede, a tailgate party during the July 19 Roughriders/Stampeders CFL game, and open workouts during fight week.
Calgary Herald: UFC 149 in Calgary sold out
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UFC 149 tickets went on presale Thursday and Friday this week (and were quickly snapped up), and it’s anticipated that the general release set for Saturday, May 5th will also sell out quickly. It’s one of the hottest tickets in Canada this summer, and oddsmakers have weighed in on the title match between defending champion Jose Aldo and challenger Erik Koch. The Brazilian is the heavy favorite to defend his featherweight title at -385 odds. However, Koch is an impressive 13-1 in his career, so it remains to be seen whether he can pull off the upset in Calgary.
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For one of the hottest events in Canada this year, UFC 149 Calgary sure knows how to make headlines even before the first ticket is officially sold.
UFC 149 tickets don’t go on sale til late next week and the official lineup hasn’t been finalized yet, but the fight card for UFC 149 in Calgary got another shakeup this week when it was announced that current light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones would not face challenger Dan Henderson at UFC 149, despite UFC President Dana White penning the bout for Calgary a few weeks ago. In place of the Jones/Henderson bout will instead be the original headline fight between featherweight champ Jose Aldo and Erik Koch.
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