Tickets going on sale Friday for first ever UFC fights in Capital Region

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(NEWS10) – Now that the ban on Mixed Martial Arts has been lifted in New York, we are only a couple of months away from seeing the first ever UFC fights here in the Capital Region.

Tickets go on sale Friday morning at 10:00am and it’s loaded with 10 fights in total on December 9th.

The main event brings number 10 ranked Heavyweight Derrick Lewis in to fight Shamil Abdurakhimov. In the Light Heavyweight class we’ll see number 15 ranked and New York native Gian Villante take Patrick Cummins.

A special treat this morning, Lewis and Villante will be in studio to talk about fighting here in New York.

That will be at 8:15.

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