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The UFC® returns to Connecticut for the first time in nearly a decade on Friday, September 5 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT with a five-round main event pitting two of the best middleweights against one another as fourth-ranked Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza takes on seventh-ranked Gegard Mousasi in a bout that could determine the division’s next title contender.


As part of this exciting event, a red carpet experience will take place from 4:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. outside of the Shrine Night Club. 


An autograph session will be hosted for ticket holders beginning at 4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.  The autograph session, which will feature Chuck Liddell, Anthony Pettis and the Fighter Girls, will take place in Shrine, located in the Fox Tower.


Limited tickets for the UFC Main Event are still available and may be purchased online at, by calling the Foxwoods’ Box Office at 800-200-2882, Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or at


Only UFC ticketholders will gain access to the autograph session, however, a ticket does not guarantee admittance, as it is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Wristbands will be distributed at the entrance of Shrine beginning at 3:45 p.m. 


The UFC is the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization.  The UFC event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Grand Theater.   The card will be broadcast nationally on FOX Sports 1.  Tickets are $100-$350 and are available at