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Disney Bets on ESPN Plus Subscribers Paying More for UFC Pay-Per-View

Disney Bets on ESPN Plus Subscribers Paying More for UFC Pay-Per-View

UFC regulars will pay more to watch premiere fights starting Friday, as ESPN Plus will up its pay-per-view rates on select matches. The price increase coincides with parent company Disney’s focus on streaming services and partnerships with sports betting operations. ESPN’s streaming service is the exclusive broadcast home of the […]

Joaquin Buckley (right) scored one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history on Saturday when he finished Impa Kasangany (left) with a spinning back kick. (Image: UFC/ESPN)

Buckley, Sandhagen Score Insane Head Kick KOs at UFC Fight Night (VIDEO)

If you didn’t watch UFC Fight Night 179 on Saturday, you missed two amazing knockouts, including one that could easily go down as the KO of the year. The action started on the preliminary card when Joaquin Buckley took on Impa Kasangany in a middleweight bout. Buckley Lands Spinning Back […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov (left) and Conor McGregor (right) could be in line for a 2020 rematch if they win their respective fights early next year. (Image: Brandon Magnus/Zuffa/Getty)

Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor Rematch Could Happen in 2020

Conor McGregor hasn’t fought since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018, but a win against Donald Cerrone next month could set the Irishman up for a rematch for the lightweight championship. UFC president Dana White told ESPN that if McGregor and Nurmagomedov can each win their early 2020 bouts, […]

Jon Jones (pictured) will defend his light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes in the main event of a UFC show in February. (Image: Sean M. Haffey/Getty)

Jon Jones Will Fight Dominick Reyes for UFC Light Heavyweight Title

UFC President Dana White announced on ESPN that Jon Jones will face rising star Dominick Reyes for the UFC light heavyweight championship on Feb. 8 in Houston. Jones (25-1) is the current light heavyweight champion, having won the title over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232 in Dec. 2018. Jones Among […]

Luke Rockhold is facing Yoel Romero in the main event of UFC 221 in Perth, Australia Saturday. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Lackluster Lineup for UFC 221 Brings New Challengers into Mix

UFC 221 isnt being held in Las Vegas or New York, but instead in Perth, Australia. The remote location and a lack of stars on the fight card makes this faraway fight night a little less bright. But the world will still tune in, knowing one of these fighters might […]