NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- UFC 166 tickets are expected to among the most popular fight tickets available in 2013, and Ticketability.com has seats for UFC in Houston available in all price ranges. The action on Oct. 19 will culminate with a highly anticipated match-up of Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos for the UFC Heavyweight Championship. However, there will be at least eight exciting battles scheduled to take place before that showdown.
Those who purchase their UFC 166 tickets from Ticketability.com will enjoy watching these titans battle for the third time. The first time there was a Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos battle came on Nov. 12, 2011, in Anaheim, Calif. Junior dos Santos won by knockout that evening. However, Cain Velasquez gained a measure of revenge on Dec. 29, 2012, in Las Vegas when he earned a victory by decision, 50-45, 50-43, 50-44.
Cain Velasquez enters UFC 166 as the current UFC Heavyweight Champion. The 31-year-old is from Salinas, Calif. He was a successful wrestler in high school and at Arizona State University. He made his debut in mixed martial arts on Oct. 7, 2006. A victory over Jesse Fujarczyk got his career off to a winning start. He would claim the UFC Heavyweight Championship after he impressed with a memorable win over Brock Lesnar on Oct. 23, 2010.
Junior dos Santos is a 28-year-old who was born in Cacador, Brazil. He is best known as being the only one to have defeated Cain Velasquez. He started fighting professionally in 2006. His first UFC fight came on Oct. 25, 2008. He knocked out Fabricio Werdum that evening. His victory over Cain Velasquez in 2011 earned Junior dos Santos the UFC Heavyweight Championship for the first time. However, his first loss in a UFC fight came in the rematch between the fighters.
Those who attend UFC in Houston will be heading to a premier entertainment center. The Toyota Center opened in 2003, and sports fans know it best as the home of the NBA's Houston Rockets. The first event to take place here was a Fleetwood Mac concert. Other musical acts to perform here have included Metallica, P!nk, Madonna and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The Latin Grammy Awards also took place at the arena in 2008. The Toyota Center is conveniently located in downtown Houston.
Ticketability.com has affordable tickets available for concerts, sports events and theater productions taking place in world-class venues located throughout the United States. Many of those who will buy UFC 166 tickets from the organization will also consider attending UFC 164 on Aug. 31 in Milwaukee and UFC 165 on Sept. 21 in Toronto. NFL tickets are especially popular now as teams get ready for the 2013 season to start in September.
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