Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® will host a special press conference on Tuesday, June 12 at 11 a.m. MT at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo. to formally announce its next Pay-Per-View event coming to the Mile High City. The press conference is free and open to the public. It will be streamed live at www.ufc.com.
UFC® 150: HENDERSON vs. EDGAR 2 will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11 with the highly anticipated lightweight title rematch between champion Benson Henderson and former divisional kingpin Frankie Edgar. Denver’s Pepsi Center also served as the site of UFC 135, where Jon Jones defended the light heavyweight crown by submitting Quinton “Rampage” Jackson last September.
Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, June 15 for UFC® 150: HENDERSON vs. EDGAR 2. Prices will be announced in the days to come.
UFC® 150: HENDERSON vs. EDGAR 2 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, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Viewer’s Choice Canada 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.
WHO: The Ultimate Fighting Championship
DANA WHITE, UFC President
BENSON HENDERSON, UFC lightweight champion
FRANKIE EDGAR, former UFC lightweight champion
WHAT: Special Press Conference
WHEN: Tuesday, June 12 at 11 a.m. MT
Media Check-in: 10 a.m. MT
WHERE: Pepsi Center
Ridgeline Room on Club Level
1000 Chopper Circle
Denver, Colo. 80204
For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas and with offices in London, Toronto and Beijing, UFC® produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. In 2011, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group. The agreement includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, with additional fight cards and thousands of hours of programming broadcast on FOX properties FX and FUEL TV. This includes the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, which now airs on FX in an exciting new live format.
In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 149 countries and territories, to nearly one billion homes worldwide, in 20 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions and in English throughout Canada via Premium Sports Broadcasting Inc. and in Quebec through Interbox. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with over two million followers on Twitter. Ancillary UFC businesses include best-selling DVDs, an internationally distributed magazine, UFC.TV offering live event broadcasts and video on demand around the world, the best-selling UFC Undisputed® video game franchise distributed by THQ, UFC GYM®, UFC Fight Club affinity program, UFC Fan Expo® festivals, branded apparel and trading cards.