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UFC 178 Set For Sept. 27 at MGM Grand



JONES vs.
GUSTAFSSON TITLE REMATCH HEADS TO MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA 
IN LAS VEGAS 

UFC®
178: JONES vs. GUSTAFSSON 2

SATURDAY, SEPT.
27 – LIVE ON PAY-PER-VIEW

TICKETS ON SALE
FRIDAY, AUG. 1 AT 10 A.M. PT

Multi-City Press
Tour Also Announced
 

Las
Vegas

The UFC® announced today
that the highly anticipated rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1
contender Alexander
Gustafsson
will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
Saturday, Sept. 27. Jones defeated Gustafsson by unanimous decision in the 2013
Fight of the Year. Now, the two will meet again in what could be the biggest
fight of 2014.

GRAMMY
Award-winning band Kings of Leon announced its 2014 Mechanical Bull
Tour
will move its Saturday, Sept. 27 performance from the MGM Grand Garden
Arena to The Lot along the Las Vegas Strip when it headlines the Boulevard
Brew Fest
. Young The Giant, Kongos and others will join Kings of Leon
for the event presented by MGM Resorts International and Oregon Brewers
Festival.

“The first fight between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson was
the greatest light heavyweight fight in the history of the UFC,” UFC President
Dana White said. “This next one is gonna be epic! I really appreciate MGM
Resorts, Live Nation and Kings of Leon working together to help us bring this
huge fight to Las Vegas.”

With the announcement that the MGM Grand Garden Arena will serve
as the official venue of UFC 178, UFC officials also announced a multi-city
press tour beginning this week featuring Jones and Gustafsson. The full
schedule, which includes stops in Stockholm, Sweden, New York City, Atlanta,
Las Vegas and Los Angeles, is listed below:

  • Thursday, July 24 and Friday, July 25 –
    Gustafsson Media Days in Stockholm
    • Jones and Gustafsson to also participate
      on media conference call on Thursday at 1 p.m. PT. Dial-in information to
      follow
  • Monday, July 28 – Jones and Gustafsson
    Media Day in New York City
    • Moderated Q&A for fans and media with
      Jones and Gustafsson at Madison Square Garden Theater Lobby at 4 p.m. ET
  • Tuesday, July 29 – Jones and Gustafsson
    Media Day in Atlanta
  • Wednesday, July 30 –UFC 178 press
    conference in Las Vegas
    • MGM Grand Hotel’s Lobby at 11 a.m. PT
      (open to public)
  • Thursday, July 31 and Friday, Aug. 1 –
    Jones and Gustafsson media days in Los Angeles
    • Moderated Q&A for fans and media with
      Jones and Gustafsson on Friday at Club Nokia at LA Live at 4 p.m. PT

More information on the press tour can be obtained by emailing press@ufc.com.

Tickets
for UFC® 178: JONES vs. GUSTAFSSON 2 go on sale
Friday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. PT and are priced at $1,000, $750, $500, $300, $200,
and $100, not including applicable service charges.  Tickets are limited
to eight (8) per person.  To charge by phone with a major credit card,
call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.  Tickets also are available at www.mgmgrand.com
or www.ticketmaster.com

UFC Fight Club® members will
have the opportunity to purchase tickets Wednesday, July 30 at 10 a.m. PT via
the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A
special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter
subscribers Thursday, July 31 starting at 10 a.m. PT. To access this presale,
users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.

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UFC®
178: JONES vs. GUSTAFSSON
2 will be available live
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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.

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