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Korean Zombie vs. Poirier in May - Tickets on Sale Today

UFC® COMES BACK TO PATRIOT CENTER WITH AN EXCITING NIGHT OF ACTION ON TUESDAY, MAY 15
FEATHERWEIGHT MAIN EVENT
DUSTIN POIRIER vs. ‘THE KOREAN ZOMBIE’ CHAN SUNG JUNG

Plus, ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone meets Jeremy Stephens and
D.C.’s Mike Easton battles Canadian standout Yves Jabouin

Tuesday, May 15
Patriot Center – Fairfax, Va.
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 16

Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® is bringing an exciting night of action to the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. on Tuesday, May 15. It will mark the UFC’s second trip to the Patriot Center, with the first being held in front of a sellout crowd on Jan. 11, 2010.

In the night’s main event, red-hot featherweight rising star Dustin Poirier battles international sensation “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. The winner is expected to emerge as a challenger to the UFC 145-pound title currently held by Brazilian star Jose Aldo.

The following fights have also been confirmed for this card: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs. Jeremy Stephens in lightweight action; Jason MacDonald vs. Tom Lawlor at middleweight; Igor Pokrajac vs. Thiago Silva in a light heavyweight bout; Washington, D.C.’s Mike Easton vs. Yves Jabouin in bantamweight action. Additional fights are expected to be announced at www.ufc.com in the weeks to come. The night of action will air live on FUEL TV at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT.

“We’re excited to head back to the Patriot Center again with another great night of fights, including a featherweight main event pitting Dustin Poirier against ‘The Korean Zombie,’” UFC President Dana White said. “Poirier and ‘The Korean Zombie’ are two of the most exciting fighters in the UFC. This is going to be a fun fight. From top to bottom, I will deliver for the fans in Virginia.”

“We are thrilled to have UFC return to the Patriot Center,” said Barry Geisler, General Manager of the Patriot Center. “The UFC provides a unique and live sporting event experience that MMA fans will not want to miss come May 15th.”
 
Tickets for UFC® on FUEL TV go on sale Friday, March 16 at 10 a.m. ET and are priced at $229, $154, $104, $69, and $44. Tickets are available at the Patriot Center box office, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

UFC® Fight Club™ members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event Wednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m. ET via the website www.ufcfightclub.com.  A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, March 15, starting at 10 a.m. ET. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.  


 
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