What You Need to Know About UFC 267 & UFC 268
UFC 267 & UFC 268 is right around the corner and these events have some changes you need to know about!
With UFC 267 and UFC 268 one week apart, you have a unique opportunity to become THE place to watch UFC fights in your area.
Let us help you be prepared for the crowds that will show up for these back to back title events.
UFC 267 is a special matinee event that takes place on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and will be available exclusively on ESPN+ for Business for commercial use.
What does that mean for me?
If you are an ESPN+ for Business subscriber—you will automatically have access to UFC 267!
If you are not yet an ESPN+ for Business subscriber—all you need to do is sign up before the fight, and then start promoting UFC 267 to your customers. Don’t forget to let them know about all of the other premium sports content that you’ll then have access to as well.
A UFC event at the price of ESPN+ for Business will be a highly valuable event for your business. Subscriptions start at $144/month and are based on your EVO.
ESPN+ for Business is only available through DirecTV.
What are the event details?
The main card will feature 6 fights! Which means A LOT of good action all day for your customers! We’ll highlight the title matchups below.
- Main card start time is 2p EST / 11a PST and is packed full of good matchups that your customers won’t want to miss.
- The prelims start at 11a EST / 8a PST - also exclusively on ESPN+ for Business.
Give your customers all of the action, AND get them amped up to come back for UFC 268 the next weekend.
How do I get ESPN+?
If you are a DirecTV subscriber, it’s easy! Give us a call, or head here to sign up.
How do I market UFC 267?
Once you are an active ESPN+ for Business subscriber, head here to our Marketing Hub, and get all of the UFC 267 marketing materials you will need.
What comes with ESPN+?
The best part about this is that ESPN+ for Business comes with a ton of exclusive premium sports content that your customers will love. You’ll get UFC Fight Nights, Division 1 College Football and Basketball, LaLiga, Bundesliga, NHL, and so much more.
Will UFC 268 be shown on ESPN+ as well?
No, UFC 268 will be back to a traditional PPV event. However, the early prelims will be on ESPN+ for Business.
Who are the title fights for UFC 267?
This double-championship event will not disappoint!
In the featured main event, light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz (28-8) defends his title against the streaking Glover Teixeira (32-7).
In the co-main, former bantamweight champion Petr Yan (15-2) squares off with American challenger Cory Sandhagen (14-3) for the interim title.
How is UFC 268 different than UFC 267?
The main difference is that UFC 268 will once again be a normal pay-per-view that you can purchase for your location here. Get in early on this fight so you can really capitalize on this rare opportunity of back-to-back UFC title events.
REMEMBER that while you don’t need the ESPN+ for Business subscription to access the main card, the early prelim & prelim fights will be on ESPN+.
UFC 268 is an event fans have been waiting for as the Octagon returns to Madison Square Garden on Saturday, November 6.
Who are the title fights for UFC 268?
In the main event, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will meet Colby Covington, the man who gave him the toughest fight of his career, in a highly-anticipated rematch.
The co-main event, Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili will battle once again for the strawweight title.
Plus, the “Fight of the Year” race heats up when UFC fan favorites Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler collide in a lightweight showdown.
Call us at 1-800-557-4263 to help you get set up for both UFC 267 and UFC 268!