The welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Tarec Saffiedine is now official for UFC Fight Night 34 main event on January 4th in Singapore.
UFC officials announced the fight booking on Tuesday evening and tickets for the event coming from the Marina Bay Sands will go on sale this Thursday.
Along with announcing the main event, the UFC also confirmed four other fights on the card including Tatsuya Kawajiri making his UFC debut against Hacran Dias.
“UFC is excited to have finally landed in Singapore, a growing regional hub for both marquee sporting events and for mixed martial arts,” said Mark Fischer, Managing Director of UFC Asia. “The Singapore government’s vision in this area and support from the likes of the Singapore Sports Council, Singapore Tourism Board and Economic Development Board; as well as partners like Marina Bay Sands encouraged UFC to be the first global sports body to set up its Asian headquarters in Singapore. We know UFC fans across the region have been hoping to see world-class fighters in action and what better way to kick off our series of events in Asia in 2014 than through an event right here at the beautiful Marina Bay Sands integrated resort.”
Tickets for UFC Fight Night 34: Ellenberger vs. Saffiedine will go on sale to the public on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. and tickets are priced at $688, $488, $288, $188 and $88 (booking fees not included). Tickets can be booked online at www.marinabaysands.com/ticketing, at any Marina Bay Sands box office or any SISTIC outlet. Exciting ticket packages with hotel room and restaurant options are also available via www.marinabaysands.com/packages.
The current UFC Fight Night 34 card is below:
Jake Ellenberger (29-7) vs. Tarec Saffiedine (14-3)
Tatsuya Kawajiri (32-7-2) vs. Hacran Dias (21-2-1)
Kiichi Kunimoto (15-5-2, 1NC) vs. Hyun Gyu Lim (12-3-1)
Shunichi Shimizu (28-8-10) vs. Kyung Ho Kang (11-7, 1NC)
Katsunori Kikuno (21-5-2) vs. Quinn Mulhern (18-3)