A UFC Fight Night will take place in London in July, just four months after the MMA promotion last came to the UK.
In March, the UFC held its first UK pay-per-view event in seven years, when British champion Leon Edwards retained the welterweight title against rival Kamaru Usman at the O2 Arena.
On Saturday, July 22, the UFC returns to the O2 Arena for a Fight Night, though no fights have been confirmed yet (see rumored fights here).
Ticket prices for the event have yet to be revealed, but are expected to be cheaper than for the UFC 286 event in March. At UFC 286, the average ticket price was £225.50, while the same type of seat was £88 at Fight Night organized by the UFC in March 2022.
As Fight Night events are smaller in scale than pay-per-views, ticket prices for the July card should be lower than UFC 286, but may still be more expensive than the Fight Nights in 2022 in London.
Additionally, all three UFC events at the O2 Arena since March 2022 have been plagued by scalpers, who have sold tickets at dramatically increased prices, on top of the increased base price.
A statement from the UFC on Friday (April 21) read: “After three consecutive sold-out events in London, fans are encouraged to register their interest early for the best chance of securing tickets via ufc.com/ London and follow @UFCEurope on social media for the latest updates on this event.
“Tickets will go on sale from 10am BST on Friday May 26, via AXS and Ticketmaster. Fight Club members can buy tickets early at 9am BST on Wednesday May 24th, while those who registered their interest early in this event will get priority access at 10am BST on Thursday May 25th.
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