UFC has evolved into a global phenomenon, there’s no denying that. The MMA promotion has millions of fans around the world who watch their favorite fighters pulverize opponents in convincing fashion.

The ever-increasing popularity of UFC has prompted ESPN to increase its pay-per-view prices. Yes, you read that right. The network has another price hike in store for fans of the popular combat sport.

According to Newsday, UFC PPVs on ESPN+ will now cost $74.99. Previously, UFC PPVs were available for $69.99. The new prices will be come into effect with UFC 270 on January 22.

If you thought the surge was only announced for individual UFC PPVs, think again. The annual subscription for ESPN+ PPV package has also been raised from $89.98 to $99.98.


ESPN, which acquired exclusive rights for UFC PPVs in 2018, has been gradually increasing the prices. This is the third such surge during the last four years. The network started with $59.99 for individual UFC PPVs.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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