UFC 257 PPV Cost: UFC 257 is upon us and thus the biggest query right now is about its cost.
The first pay-per-view of 2021 has finally arrived at the scene and all eyes are on the feature bouts, the Conor McGregor Vs. Dustin Poirier fight and Dan Hooker Vs. Michael Chandler. It is a mega show that every MMA enthusiast would want to witness and must do so as well.
While a lucky 2000 will be present on the sight-The Etihad arena-and will watch the event live, the rest millions will have to depend on their television network and online subscription. It should be noted that there are no illegitimate freeways to the uninterrupted action and in order to see the supreme MMA action a nominal fee needs to be put into place.
UFC 257 PPV Cost
A Pay-Per-View show is different from the weekly fight night, hence it may cost a fortune depending on where you live. In the United States, all rights are reserved with ESPN, to sell a PPV, thus there is no comparison and no competition, you either buy it or leave it.
Just before new year’s eve ESPN modified its PPV price and now the new set price is $69.99. There is another variant and it comes with an annual ESPN+ subscription, it is priced at $89.98.
In the UK, BT Sport is the official telecast partner of UFC and comes at different costs such as £10, £16, and £29.99 a month, depending on the catalogue.
In Australia, Foxtel renders the live-action and delivers a number of packs for the viewers to choose and switch. However, you will need to order Foxtel Main Event in advance, which usually costs $54.95.
In India, Sony is the official broadcaster of UFC and is available at different prices across every set-top box platform. Moreover, the PPV can be streamed through the Sony Liv app and website.
UFC PPV can be universally streamed through UFC Fight Pass, which costs $9.99 a month.
Also Read: Conor McGregor Career Earnings
Why Is UFC PPV So Expensive?
Considering the exponential growth the sport has seen over the years, it is now a general realization that now UFC is slowly but surely making its way into every corner of the world. With this being the case, the Pay-Per-View shows are the premier events that attract more attraction, and hence with adequate marketing consumer base can be formed through a PPV.
Moreover, with the major revenue figures also dependent on these shows hence PPVs are bound to be expensive.
Also Read: Dustin Poirier Career Earnings
Is PPV Free With UFC Fight Pass?
UFC fight pass is the official streaming service of all UFC live events. It is a one-stop solution for information regarding an upcoming UFC show and contains the recording of every past fight. So, with high scale services, it is not a platform that can be explored without paying any price.
UFC Fight Pass current price:
- Month- $9.99
- Yearly- $95.99
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