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Unprecedented 42K in UFC ticket sales

Updated: February 11, 2011, 5:32 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

In an unprecedented day of sales, the UFC sold 42,000 tickets for its UFC 129 event, which will be held April 30 at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

The total was considered 'presale' tickets, or tickets made available only to those in the UFC fan club. Tickets to the general public do not go on sale until Saturday.

UFC officials had predicted the event likely would set records in attendance and revenue for a North American MMA event and are prepared to open up additional seating at Rogers ...

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