The Bars & Fan Faces of the UFC

There’s nothing more exciting than watching a UFC fight and watching on your own isn't exactly ideal. Many UFC fans have a blast going out and watching with friends at bars and restaurants. UFC fans enjoy joining others who crave the thrill of UFC fights. It's a real social event!

Today, where to watch the UFC is just as important as to which fighter to root for. Below are photos sent to us from some of the thousands of locations that showcase the UFC each month.

If you'd like to submit a UFC photo with the opportunity to score some UFC prizes, just email, hashtag #JHPUFC on social media, or share photos on our Twitter, Instagram or Facebook page.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Lake Forest, CA

Holy Cow Pub, Colorado Springs, CO

Catas Lounge, Newark, NJ

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Frankie's Sports Bar, Fort Worth, TX

OC Tavern, San Clemente, CA

Lakeside Bar & Grill, Peoria, AZ

Backbone NCO Lounge, Fort Hood, TX

Buffalo Wild Wings, Minot, ND

Smokin' Joes, Sarasota, FL

Buffalo Wild Wings, Mount Hope, WV

Buffalo Wild Wings, Cross Lanes, WV

If you haven’t watched a UFC fight at your local bar or restaurant, you’re missing out on an exciting experience. Our  Venue Search can show you where to watch UFC fights near you, and here are a few features you might enjoy at a bar on fight night:

  • An energetic crowd that shares the same UFC passion
  • Bar & menu specials catered to the UFC fan
  • Multiple high-definition screens. Some places have screens that reach from the ceiling to the floor!
  • Bars that run various contests, such as Pick the Winners
  • Free giveaways or raffles sponsored by various liquor representatives
  • Bar staff getting the crowd into a UFC frenzy with their own Ring Girl or passing a UFC championship belt around for photo opportunities


Since 2001, Joe Hand Promotions has been the exclusive commercial distributor for the UFC in the United States. For over 40 years, Joe Hand Promotions has been the nation’s premier TV distributor of pay-per-view and closed-circuit sporting events for commercial establishments.


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