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UFC officially raises its PPV prices

MMA Junkie reports that the UFC has permanently raised its pay-per-view prices $5 due to what the company calls “rising costs in producing live events.”  For most, the usual $54.99 HD PPV fans have been accustomed to pay will increase to $59.99. Read more »

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Ticket demand for UFC 183 up from 182

According to SeatGeek.com, tickets on the secondary market for UFC 183 are up 9% from UFC 182 with an average price of $460 per ticket.  In addition, there are still tickets available according to Ticketmaster with the best “get in” price for a ticket going for $238. Read more »

January 29, 2015 | Jason Cruz

UFC officially raises its PPV prices

MMA Junkie reports that the UFC has permanently raised its pay-per-view prices $5 due to what the company calls “rising costs in producing live events.”  For most, the usual $54.99 HD PPV fans have been accustomed to pay will increase to $59.99. Read more »

January 29, 2015 | Jason Cruz

UPDATED: UFC heading to Philippines for UFC Fight Night 65 May 16th

UFC is finally heading to the Philippines per a report by Bloody Elbow.  MMA Junkie reports that the deal has been finalized to hold UFC Fight Night 65 in Manila at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. Read more »

January 28, 2015 | Jason Cruz

Silver steps down as NY State Assembly Speaker

NY Times reports that Sheldon Silver will be replaced as speaker of the NY State Assembly and Assemblyman Joseph Morelle will become the interim speaker starting next week.  Notably, Morelle sponsored a bill that would legalize professional mixed martial arts in the state. Read more »

January 28, 2015 | Jason Cruz

UFC on Fox 14 draws 3.049M, Prelims do 607K on FS1

Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 14 drew an average of 3.049 million viewers per Nielsen.  In addition, the Prelims on FS1 drew 607,000 viewers for the three hour show preceeding the two hour network card. Read more »

January 27, 2015 | Jason Cruz