Vegas is OPEN!!! Poirier vs McGregor July 10th. tix on sale this week pic.twitter.com/F2VZ0APzrw— danawhite (@danawhite) April 14, 2021
UFC 264 is official for a full capacity crowd at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 10.
UFC president Dana White announced the news via social media on Wednesday.
“I am so happy to finally be able to say Vegas is back,” White said. “This summer, Las Vegas is back open for business and on July 10, UFC 264 will be at the T-Mobile Arena here in Vegas at 100 percent capacity. Ladies and gentlemen, that’s 20,000 fans.”
Tickets will go on sale, and as of now, the card remains headlined by the trilogy bout between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, according to White. tensions have risen between the two lightweights on social media this week, sparked by Poirier’s revelation that McGregor never donated the $500,000 he promised to The Good Fight Foundation following their second fight at UFC 257 in January.
UFC 264 is the promotion’s third confirmed event with no crowd limits. The first, UFC 261, will take place at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., on April 24 and is topped by a welterweight title rematch between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Later, UFC 262 will go down at the Toyota Center in Houston for a card headlined by a clash for the vacant lightweight title between Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira.
T-Mobile Arena has not hosted the Octagon since UFC 248 on March 7, 2020, which was the last event before the coronavirus pandemic took hold across the United States.
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