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“UFC on Versus 2″ moved from Salt Lake City to San Diego due to poor ticket sales

According to a recent press release from The Ultimate Fighting Championship, “UFC on Versus 2” will be moved to San Diego, California.

UFC President Dana White has cited poor ticket sales as the reason behind the recently reported venue switch.

The event was originally scheduled to take place at The EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The event is scheduled to be headlined by a light heavyweight battle between Jon “Bones” Jones and Vladimir Matyushenko in the main event. Other fights scheduled include a battle between middleweight stars Yushin Okami and Mark Munoz, the return of Takanori Gomi against Joe Stevenson, and a bout between welterweight prospects John Howard and Jake Ellenberger.

“UFC on Versus 2″ takes place on August 1, and will air on Versus.

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