Edmonton, Canada – On Friday, September 8, the headlining stars of UFC® 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko took to the stage in front of raucous fans at Rogers Place. All fighters made weight and champion Amanda Nunesand No. 1 contender Valentina Shevchenkolook set to determine finally who will reign supreme above the women’s bantamweight division.
UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko is UFC’s first-ever event in Edmonton at Rogers Place and takes place on Saturday, September 9. Edmonton now becomes the 10th Canadian city to host a UFC card. UFC® 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko marks the UFC’s second Canadian event this year, following a successful return to Halifax in February.
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Tickets for UFC® 215: NUNES vs. SHEVCHENKO are available and priced at $379.75, $253.16, $126.58, $94.94, $63.29, (plus additional fees). Tickets are available for purchase via Ticketmaster.ca and limited to eight (8) per person.
UFC® 215: NUNES vs. SHEVCHENKO will be available live on pay-per-view on Saturday, September 9 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Vubiquity, and in Canada on BellTV, Rogers, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Canal Indigo for a suggested retail price of $49.99 US/CAN for Standard Definition and $59.99 US/CAN for High-Definition.
Since 2008, the UFC has staged 23 events in the Great White North, across nine different cities – Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. Edmonton now becomes the 10th Canadian city to host a UFC card. UFC events have set single-day event gate records in five Canadian venues: Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome (UFC 149), Montreal’s Bell Centre (UFC 124), Ottawa’s The Arena at TD Place (UFC Fight Night), Toronto’s Rogers Centre (UFC 129) and Winnipeg’s MTS Centre (UFC 161).