Report: UFC 193 headed to Etihad Stadium in Melbourne

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is officially heading to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on Nov. 15 for UFC 193: Lawler vs. Condit. The news was announced on Wednesday morning by the venue that will be hosting the event — and it is a big one.

UFC 193 will be held at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium which seats more than 53,000.

So, yes, the UFC is finally doing a stadium show.

THE WAIT IS OVER!#UFC IS HERE!@EtihadStadiumAU will host #UFC193 on Nov 15, 2015.
Tickets on sale Sept 21 at 10am. pic.twitter.com/e3bYzZxM66

— Etihad Stadium (@EtihadStadiumAU) August 19, 2015

It is a great way for the UFC to hold their debut event in Melbourne.

Also rumored for the event is a heavyweight rematch between Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.

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