Dana White says UFC 261 to be held in Florida with 100% capacity on April 24

UFC President Dana White said he expects 15,000 fans to be at the event

Rose Namajunas reacts after the second round of a women's strawweight title bout against Poland's Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223 Saturday, April 7, 2018, in New York. Namajunas won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Rose Namajunas reacts after the second round of a women's strawweight title bout against Poland's Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223 Saturday, April 7, 2018, in New York. Namajunas won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – UFC 261 will be held in Jacksonville, Florida with 100% capacity on April 24, according to UFC President Dana White.

“We are back,” White said in a video posted on Twitter.

White said the card will be held at the VyStar Veterans Memoria Arena.

The UFC President expects 15,000 fans for the event.

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He said the card will feature three title fights.

“Thank you Jacksonville, I love you guys,” White said.

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A Major League Baseball team is hoping to feature a game in April with a full-capacity crowd.

The CEO of the Texas Rangers is hoping for a full crowd for the team’s home opener on April 5.


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