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With Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane combating each other for the heavyweight interim title bout, UFC Houston is about to have an action-packed August this year. The event that features other bouts as well will be held at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, and begins with UFC 265: LEWIS vs. GANE on Saturday, August 7, 2021.


Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane – The Main Event at UFC Houston

The main event features a sensational bout, wherein, No. 2 ranked Derrick Lewis takes on No. 3 ranked Ciryl Gane for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. As mentioned earlier, the bout will take place on Saturday, August 7, 2021, and simulcasted on ESPN+ in English and Spanish starting at 6 PM. The prelims will be shown exclusively on ESPN2 & ESPN+ at 8 PM ET/5 PM. PT, followed by the ESPN+ Pay-Per-View main card, which will start at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT.


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Ticket Sales Details

Sales for the event tickets will start on Friday, July 9 at 10 AM CT. Click here to buy tickets for the event. Ticket sales are restricted to eight per person. UFC Fight Club members get to purchase tickets on Wednesday, July 7 at 10 AM CT on Additionally, a special pre-ticket sale will be available for UFC newsletter subscribers on Thursday, July 8, starting at 10 AM CT. Register for the UFC newsletter through to access this presale.


Other Bouts at UFC Houston

In addition to the main event featuring Lewis and Gane, the audience will enjoy a co-main event, wherein UFC featherweight and bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes faces No. 6 ranked Julianna Pena and aims to keep her 135-pound title. Other fights at the event includes No.4 ranked Jose Aldo versus No. 8 ranked Pedro Munhoz.


About Toyota Center

Opened on October 6, 2003, Toyota Center is an indoor arena in downtown Houston. It is home to the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. The address of the center is 1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77002, United States. To know more about Toyota Center, click here.


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