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LAS VEGAS – With tickets going on sale to the public Friday, Aug. 8 for UFC® 178: JONES vs. CORMIER, the UFC® has announced press tour stops in Las Vegas and Los Angeles next week.  
 
  • Monday, Aug. 4 – UFC 178 Ultimate Media Day in Las Vegas
  • MGM Grand Lobby at 11 a.m. PT
  • Featuring UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier
  • Open to the public
  • Media should RSVP to CSullivan@ufc.com no later than Sunday, Aug. 3
 
  • Tuesday, Aug. 5 – Q&A Fan Event in Los Angeles
  • Moderated Q&A for fans and media with Jones, Cormier, McGregor and Poirier at Club Nokia at LA Live at 4 p.m. PT
  • Doors open at 3 p.m. PT
 
More information on the press tour can be obtained by emailing press@ufc.com.
 
Tickets for UFC® 178: JONES vs. CORMIER, presented by MetroPCS, go on sale Friday, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m. PT and are priced at $800, $600, $400, $250, $125 and $75. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (800) 745-3000, and will be available at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Box Office. Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. Ticket prices do not include applicable service charges.
 
UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event Wednesday, Aug. 6 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, Aug. 7 starting at 10 a.m. PT. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.
 
UFC®178: JONES vs. CORMIER will be available live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH 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.

About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Beijing, Singapore and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries to 800+ million TV households worldwide in 28 different languages. The UFC has a multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S., which annually includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network, as well as The Ultimate Fighter® reality television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription service with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. The UFC organization also licenses over 100 UFC GYM® locations, and owns UFC.TV® (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT™ (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC Magazine, and has a videogame franchise with EA SPORTSUFC Fight Club®UFC Fan Expo®Octagon™ branded apparel, best-selling DVDs and Blu-rays and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit www.UFC.com and follow UFC at www.Facebook.com/UFC and on Twitter and Instagram: @UFC.
 
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Press Contact for UFC:
Dave Sholler
702-588-5541
dsholler@ufc.com
 
Chris Costello
702-588-5546
ccostello@ufc.com

Press Contact for MGM Grand:
Katharine Sherrer
702-891-1815
ksherrer@mgmresorts.com

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