Just two days ago, leading martial arts media announced ticket prices for the UFC 264 event, right after the UFC confirmed it would be held at the T-Mobile Arena and it's the hall that holds the UFC’s indoor attendance record.
Ticket prices for the event led by the third fight of Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier range between $ 300, for those positions at the very top of the hall up to ten thousand dollars for those near the cage. But the UFC doesn't have to worry about such people, fortunately, they have a sufficient number of celebrities among the fans who don't mind such a price.
Many, however, worried that a few thousand dollars for a place worth mentioning could be a problem. And they were very wrong. Although you had to be a member of the UFC Fight Club, a special section on the UFC.com website, to buy a ticket, tickets simply went up in flames.
Dana White boasted about it on Twitter, revealing that the hall would be sold out to the last seat, which would mean 20 thousand and 800 people.
Just for comparison, ticket prices for the UFC 261 event, hosted by Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal next weekend in Jacksonville, ranged between $ 79 and $ 7,600, while UFC 262, led by a fight between Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira, can be purchased for 221 to $ 4,300.
Those two shows also sold out within minutes. This above still exceeded all expectations, but it is called the Conor McGregor effect. Looking at how this has been done, there is no doubt that so much more would be flamed, just that ticket holders have a place to stay.
On July 10, the hall will burn, there is no doubt about it, and the UFC owners will once again rub their hands and count the newly earned dollars. Already with this ticket sale, if the average price is $ 500, they are in the plus over ten million ...
This speaks in favor of how important the UFC has become, and how big a fan base the UFC has. Lately, the UFC has been gaining more and more popularity, and to be honest, one of the biggest "culprits" for that is Connor McGregor, whom most consider the "icon" of the UFC.
That is why it is not surprising that there is so much interest in his match. Certainly the UFC will become more and more popular over the years with the emergence of new talent and new fighters. But the UFC doesn't have to worry about such people, fortunately, they have a sufficient number of celebrities among the fans who don't mind such a price. Many, however, worried that a few thousand dollars for a place worth mentioning could be a problem.