A look at the ticket prices for UFC 286, which will see Leon Edwards defend his title against Kamaru Usman, at the O2 Arena in London, England.
This weekend, the UFC will go live from the O2 Arena in London, England, when it hosts the trilogy main event fight between Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman at UFC 286. With the welterweight championship on the line, UFC 286 has managed to create buzz among MMA fans.
While many fans around the world will be tuning in on their TV sets to watch the card, those in London, England, have the opportunity to watch this event live. Considering the hype around the event, the ticket prices are set accordingly.
As per the O2 Arena website, UFC 286 tickets start at a price of around $380 and go up to the astronomical figure of NEARLY $6,000 for premium tickets. For an event of such magnitude, the prices might somewhere seem justified. After all, UFC 286 will put an end to one of MMA's most anticipated trilogy.
Considering the rates at which the UFC 286 tickets are priced, the promotion should expect to have a field day when it comes to gate revenue. While UFC 285 generated a gate revenue of $12.5 million, which was the highest for a heavyweight fight, with UFC 286, the promotion will look to do better.
UFC 286 has many stars lined up for the card to be one of the most memorable one's in recent history
Since the main event trilogy fight between Edwards and Usman was announced, fans have mainly been focused on that fight. However, the attention behind the main event of UFC 286 shouldn't take away the shine from the brilliant fight card the UFC has set.
In the co-main event, former interim UFC lightweight champion Justin Gaethje will make his return to the octagon. While Gaethje has suffered mixed results lately, Gaethje meets a highly talented and motivated Rafael Fiziev, who is looking to secure a title shot against Islam Makhachev.
Another fight on the main card that fans must watch out for is between Marvin Vettori and Roman Dolidze. Coming off a loss against Robert Whittaker, the UFC has done Vettori no favor, as in Dolidze, 'The Italian Dream' faces a fighter on a 4-fight win streak.
Even when it comes to the prelims and the early prelims, UFC 286 has some brilliant names like Sam Patterson, Muhammad Mokaev, and Joanne Calderwood on the card. With such a star-studded lineup of fighters, MMA fans around the world will be in for a treat when UFC 286 goes live.