The UFC is coming to the Times Union Center in Albany on Friday December 9th. This will be just the second UFC event in New York state since mixed martial arts was deemed legal again by the state earlier this year. Presale tickets are on sale now through Friday October 28th at 9pm. 1045 The Team listeners will be able to use the code "WTMM" with the link below to get tickets before the general public. UFC Fight Night Albany's main event is a bout between two heavyweights as Derrick "The Black Beast Lewis (16-4) battles against Shamil "Abrek" Abdurakhimov (17-3). The under card features New York's own Gian Villante (14-7) taking on Patrick Cummins (9-4). Gian Villante will be joining Levack and I in studio at 430pm on Friday to preview UFC Fight Night. The rest of the fight card for UFC Fight Night Albany is listed below the presale ticket link. (All fights listed on the card are subject to change)

http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/00005158C5477D3

  • Anthony Hamilton vs. Francis Ngannou
  • Raphael Assuncao vs. Aljamain Sterling
  • Oluwale Bamgbose vs. Joseph Gigliotti
  • Juliana Lima vs. Tatiana Suarez
  • Tiago Trator vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
  • Keith Berish vs. Ryan Janes
  • Randy Brown vs. Charlie Ward
  • Corey Anderson vs. Sean O’Connell
  • Andrew Sanchez vs. Trevor Smith
  • Marc Diakiese vs. Frankie Perez