‘Strikeforce: Melendez vs.Healy’ Tickets on Sale This Week

Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez

Gilbert Melendez

‘Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy’ tickets on sale this week

Tickets for September’s “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy” go on sale this week.

“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy” is set to take place at the Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, on September 29th.  The main event features a lightweight title fight between champion Gilbert Melendez and challenger Pat Healy.  The main card will air live on Showtime, while the preliminary card will air on Showtime Extreme.

The tickets, available through Ticketmaster and the Power Balance Pavilion box office, will range from 40$ to $125.

Tickets will be available to the general public on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT). Members of the UFC Fight Club can purchase tickets Friday at 1 p.m. ET until 3 p.m. and UFC.com e-newsletter subscribers can get tickets through a presage at 3 p.m. ET.

Melendez last competed in May, when he met Josh Thomson in the third bout of their championship trilogy. Melendez edged out his rival on the scorecards, earning the split-decision nod.

He has not lost since 2008 and is currently on a seven-fight winning streak.

Meanwhile, Healy has won his past five contests, all under the Strikeforce banner, rising into the division’s upper tier. His last victory came in July against Mizuto Hirota.

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