Saskatoon

UFC to stage first ever Saskatchewan Fight Night on Aug. 23

The UFC is coming to Saskatoon. It’s a Saskatchewan first, as the UFC stages mixed martial arts event on Aug. 23 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon.

Top 10 featherweights will battle in the cage in Saskatoon

Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. (Associated Press)

The UFC is coming to Saskatoon.

It's a Saskatchewan first, as the UFC stages the mixed martial arts event on Aug. 23 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon.

The event is a UFC Fight Night and will feature a five-round main event with two top 10 ranked featherweights — Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira.

More details on the fight card will be announced soon.

Tickets for the event go on sale June 26.

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