UFC 285 will be the event that determines the UFC’s new heavyweight champion. Once one of the UFC’s premier divisions, it has fallen far because of the situation surrounding the former champion, Francis Ngannou. However, Jon Jones and Ciryl Gane were chosen as the ones to breathe life into the now static weight class by Dana White.
At the UFC Vegas 67 post-fight presser, the UFC President announced that the vacant title would be up for grabs in the main event of UFC 285. This bout will also be Jones’ first heavyweight bout in the UFC.
And fans can be a part of the heavyweight division’s rebirth by getting a ticket for UFC 285. Tickets for the UFC 285 event are on sale right now. The tickets are available to purchase on the official site of the T-Mobile Arena. There are various tiers for the tickets. As the cost of the tickets goes up, the allotted seat also improves in quality.
The prices for a ticket to UFC 285: Jones vs Gane start at $387 including taxes. The floor seats which will place fans closest to the action in the cage begin at $2115. The tickets for the event cap out at a whopping $9457. It’s safe to say that watching this event live will entail breaking the bank for some fight fans.
UFC 285: Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane: Watch time and venue, and full fight card
UFC 285 will air live out of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 4. The doors for the event open at 2 p.m. PT with the early prelims starting at 6/3 p.m. ET/PT. The preliminary card is scheduled to kick off at 8/5 p.m. ET/PT. The main card will begin 2 hours later at 10/7 p.m. ET/PT.
The event will be broadcasted live on ESPN+ PPV but fans can catch the prelims on either ESPN or ESPN+. The card for UFC 285 is stacked from top to bottom with nary a boring fight. The full card for UFC 285 looks like this:
UFC 285 main card
Heavyweight (vacant title): Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane
Flyweight: Valentina Shevchenko (C) vs Alexa Grasso
Welterweight: Geoff Neal vs Shavkat Rakhmanov
Middleweight: Bo Nickal vs Jamie Pickett
Middleweight: Derek Brunson vs Dricus Du Plessis
Bantamweight: Cody Garbrandt vs Julio Arce
Flyweight: Viviane Araujo vs Amanda Ribas
Middleweight: Julian Marquez vs Marc-Andre Barriault
Strawweight: Jessica Penne vs Tabatha Ricci
Bantamweight: Da’Mon Blackshear vs Farid Basharat
Judging by the fights present on the card, UFC 285, the first pay-per-view of 2023 on American soil should be one to remember for fight fans.
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