Ultimate Fighting Championships is coming to Western New York for the first time in the Key Bank Center this Spring.

It will be a pay-per-view event on Saturday, April 8 and will be designated UFC 211 (210). The makeup of the card is expected to be announced later", according to the Buffalo News.

As the popularity of the sport is on the rise, it is only recently legal in New York State. Mix martial arts were banned in the state until earlier this year. This weekend's card at Madison Square Garden was going for about $25,000 on secondary market.

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