The UFC pulls a switch on the UFC on Versus 2 fight card in Salt Lake City on Aug. 1, moving the whole event to San Diego. In a UFC press release, UFC President Dana White cites poor ticket sales for the switch.
“Our television ratings in Salt Lake City have always been strong. When we finally found the opportunity to bring a UFC event there with a great card, I was very surprised and disappointed in ticket sales. As a result, for the first time in UFC history, I decided to pull the plug and move this August 1st event to the San Diego Sports Arena.”
Their has also been rumors the “Mormon Influences” were to blame for the change in venue.