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"KENFLO" THROWS FIRST PITCH FOR PHILLIES vs. DODGERS

Philadelphia, PA (USA) -- Before taking the mound for the first pitch at the Phillies vs. Dodgers game (May 13), UFC number one lightweight contender Kenny Florian joins Phillies star Shane Victorino by the dugout. Victorino, a UFC aficionado, talked to Florian about his upcoming fight against BJ Penn in the Pennsylvania debut of UFC in a Pay-Per-View event at the Wachovia Center on August 8.

Philadelphia, PA (USA) -- Before taking the mound for the first pitch at the Phillies vs. Dodgers game (May 13), UFC number one lightweight contender Kenny Florian joins Phillies star Shane Victorino by the dugout. Victorino, a UFC aficionado, talked to Florian about his upcoming fight against BJ Penn in the Pennsylvania debut of UFC in a Pay-Per-View event at the Wachovia Center on August 8.

The live event in Philadelphia, billed as UFC 101: DECLARATION, will be seen by a world-wide audience on pay-per-view. The event features BJ Penn in an attempt to defend UFC lightweight crown against number one contender Florian. Also slated for the event is UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva moving sliding back up to the 205-pound weight class to take on former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin.

Tickets for UFC 101 will go on sale Saturday, May 23 at 10am ET and will be priced at $600, $400, $300, $200, $100 and $50. Tickets are available via www.ComcastTIX.com, UFC.com, by phone at 1-800-298-4200, the Wachovia Center Box Office, or select ACME markets.

UFC® Fight Club™ members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event Thursday, May 21 starting at 10 a.m. ET via UFC.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers and the Wachovia Center Cyber Club on Friday, May 22 starting at 10 a.m. ET. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com or the Wachovia Center Cyber Club at WachoviaCenter.com.

Photo Credit: Eric Nemeth

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