UFC to recognize First Responders

Dana White, President of the UFC plans to make UFC 216 a celebration of the city and provide more than 1,500 free tickets to first responders

They will also get food and beverage vouchers courtesy of the arena and have t-shirts on their seats upon arrival.

An acknowledgement of their heroism is planned for the pay-per-view broadcast.

White also expects several victims in attendance for Saturday’s card, which is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Las Vegan Kevin Lee.

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