ESPN’s deals with UFC and Top Rank essentially locked up the combat sports space for the Disney-owned company and are a huge win for the consumer. ESPN’s $1.5 billion UFC deal is a huge win …
May 23, 2018 · UFC President Dana White called the deal, reported to be $300 million annually for five years, as «a monumental day for UFC, our athletes and our fans. We are now part of the ESPN …
ESPN and the UFC have agreed to a five-year deal worth $1.5 billion that will bring mixed martial arts to the Worldwide Leader in Sports and quite possibly its biggest audience ever.
The UFC is leaving Fox Sports and heading to ESPN as part of a five-year deal worth $1.5 billion that could potentially bring more eyes into mixed martial arts than ever before.
Now, the two have reached another deal that will bring fights to ESPN proper. In total, the two deals are worth around $1.5 billion for UFC.
Watch video · Add in the UFC’s new stateside television deal with ESPN worth $1.5 billion over five years, and White said the value of the UFC brand now sits at a whopping $7 billion.
The overall package is five years, $1.5 billion. This $300 million/year deal is actually $150 million/year for TV rights, and another $150 million for the cards streamed on ESPN+.
ESPN+, priced at $4.99 ($49.99 year,) is currently only available in the U.S. UFC Fight Pass will remain available. Fans with the ESPN app may choose to purchase a Fight Pass subscription or PPV
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ESPN now holds 30 Ultimate Fighting Championship events per year, 20 of which will be broadcast on the network’s new streaming platform, ESPN+, with the other 10 to air on the linear network.
May 23, 2018 · Fans of the UFC will have to tune into a new channel to catch their favorite MMA events. The UFC is moving from Fox Sports to ESPN in a five-year deal worth $1.5 billion.
ESPN’s deals with UFC and Top Rank essentially locked up the combat sports space for the Disney-owned company and are a huge win for the consumer. ESPN’s $1.5 billion UFC deal is a huge win for fight fans
“ESPN is doubling down on UFC, the mixed martial arts league the Disney-owned sports behemoth secured its first TV rights deal in April. Sources familiar with negotiations say ESPN has struck a deal for a second portion to the package currently held by Fox Sports that will bring the total cost in the neighborhood of $300 million per year for five years, totaling $1.5 billion.