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UFC officially announces UFC 88 in Atlanta; Liddell vs. Evans to headline


The UFC officially announced Monday afternoon that UFC 88 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 6 at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.

The promotion has also announced that a light heavyweight bout between Chuck Liddell and Rashad Evans will headline the event. The two had been scheduled to fight on June 7 in London at UFC 85 but the bout was postponed after Liddell sustained a severe hamstring injury while in training.

Tickets for the event will go on-sale to UFC Fight Club members this Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET. A second pre-sale will be held this Friday at 10 a.m. ET for those who subscribe to the UFC’s e-mail list. And the general public will be able to buy tickets starting this Saturday at noon ET.

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