UFC 118: EDGAR vs. PENN 2 NOW OFFICIAL! Tickets on sale Wednesday

For a city steeped in sports history, finally Boston will get to witness world-class mixed martial arts in its own backyard.

After a back-and-forth instant classic at UFC 112 in April, which saw Frankie Edgar shock the mixed martial arts world and take the UFC lightweight strap from around BJ Penn’s waist, the two will square off again on Saturday, August 28 at UFC 118: EDGAR VS. PENN 2, which is live from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts and presented by TapouT.

Also on this card, Randy Couture takes on boxing legend James Toney as Toney makes his mixed martial arts debut. Plus Rousimar Palhares takes on Nate Marquardt, and Gray Maynard and Kenny Florian battle for the next top lightweight contender spot.

Tickets will be priced at $600, $400, $300, $200, $100 and $75. The general public can purchase tickets on Friday, June 25 at 10am ET.

UFC Fight Club presale for Ultimate members starts Wednesday, June 23 at 10 a.m. ET via ufcfightclub.com.

Newsletter subscriber presale starts Thursday, June 24 starting at 10 a.m. ET.

In conjunction with UFC 118: EDGAR vs. PENN 2, the UFC is pleased to hold its third UFC Fan Expo at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts on Friday, August 27 and Saturday, August 28, 2010. For more information on UFC Fan Expo and to purchase tickets, visit www.ufcfanexpo.com.

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