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UFC 221: Whittaker vs Rockhold | Perth Arena | Sunday, 11. February 2018

Australia’s inaugural UFC® champion Robert Whittaker will defend his middleweight belt for the first time on home soil as UFC® 221: WHITTAKER vs ROCKHOLD is confirmed to take place at Perth Arena on Sunday, February 11. Whittaker will **** the highest ranked opponent in the division he’s yet to **** – #3 ranked middleweight and former UFC® middleweight champion, America’s Luke Rockhold in a 5-round main event.

In addition to the five-round middleweight championship main event between Robert Whittaker (20-4, fighting out of Sydney, Australia) and Luke Rockhold (16-3, fighting out of Santa Cruz, CA, USA) the following bouts are scheduled to take place – all subject to approval from the Combat Sports Commission of Western Australia:

• Rising star of the light heavyweight division Tyson Pedro (6-1, fighting out of Sydney, Australia) will **** steely Russian Saparbek Safarov (8-1, fighting out of Makhachkala, Russia)
• #4 ranked flyweight and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist Jussier Formiga (20-5, fighting out of Natal, Brazil) takes on adopted Aussie and #8 ranked flyweight Ben Nguyen (17-6, fighting out of Brisbane, Australia)

Additional bouts for UFC® 221: WHITTAKER vs ROCKHOLD will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets go on-sale to the public on Friday, December 15 at 1 p.m. AWST / 4 p.m. AEDT through Ticketek.

UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event on Tuesday December 12 at 1 p.m. AWST / 4 p.m. via the website www.ufcfightclub.com.

A special presale will be available to UFC fans and newsletter subscribers Wednesday December 13 and Thursday December 14, starting at 1 p.m. AWST / 4 p.m. AEDT. To access this presale, users must register at the UFC® 221: WHITTAKER vs ROCKHOLD microsite www.ufc.com/perth.
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  • Tickets to the public go on sale 15/12/17. When is the pre sale I registered for?
  • Prices
  • Join us (and very special guests) live on Facebook midday tomorrow AWST for your #UFC221 info!
  • Robert Whittaker MMA vs Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight championship title at #UFC221 🥇🎫👊
  • #jediforperthufc
  • Perth NEEDS GSP -v- WHITTAKER!! Actually **** that!! -------------> I NEED GSP -v- Robert Whittaker!!
  • Gastelum V Whittaker Main event?
  • Andrew Hearn
  • Dana White you said the Perth card would be stacked & I hope your listening....5 Fights I would love to see here in Perth would be: 1) Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou 2) GSP vs Robert Whittaker 3) Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade 4) Colby Covington vs Darren Till 5) Dominic Cruz vs Jimmie Rivera
  • Wikipedia leaked the first fight....
  • Alister Hanbidge 😊😊😊😊
  • Is there any news on when tickets for Perth will be released
  • is it an 18+ event?
  • How much will the tickets be roughly?? And when do they go on sale
  • When can I buy tickets ? Can you sell me four now ?
  • Hopefully GSP vs Whittaker DOES happen!
  • Could it be? #UFC221
  • Will you guys be offering packages for people travelling from Melb/Syd etc?
  • Have the fighters been announced yet?
  • Is 7am - 1pm the confirmed time of the show? Will work out perfectly for Laneways Festival on the same day if it is.
  • Brad Harold Art Vandalay we should go. (As long as its in school holidays or on a weekend) ..... (which there is a 98.7% chance it is) 😂
  • Gemma Stephens
  • Worth a trip Matt South
  • How many people will Perth arena seat for UFC?
  • Any idea when the tickets will be on sale??