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UFC Possibly Returning to Germany in 2010

June 22, 2009 | Posted by Bill Wannop

Fighters Only Magazine is reporting that Marek Lieberberg, who served as co-promoter for UFC 99 in Cologne, is looking into the possibilities of returning to Germany as early as April 2010.

“I believe that in April 2010, a second mixed martial arts event will be held at the [König-Pilsener] arena in Oberhausen,” he said recently. “They have expressed an interest. ”

Oberhausen is much smaller the Cologne, however König-Pilsener Arena seats 13,000 and the city itself is well-positioned to draw fans from countries outside Germany.

UFC 99: The Comeback, which took place on June 13, 2009 in the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany drew 12,800 spectators and a $1.3 million gate.

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