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ESPN+ raises UFC Pay-Per-View price for the fourth time, $79.99, starting with UFC 283.

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Watching UFC pay-per-view on ESPN+ is already pretty expensive, but fans will be in the bag again as Disney prepares to raise prices for the biggest MMA promotion in the world in 2023.

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This will be the fourth time PPV prices have increased since the partnership between ESPN and UFC became official in 2019. When the deal first took place, the price to watch UFC on PPV was $59.99. will be $79.99

This does not include the required ESPN+ subscription to purchase PPV. The price has recently increased from $6.99 to $9.99 per month.

In recent years, fans have been unhappy with price increases, especially during the economic downturn in the United States.

According to Disney, the price increase reflects “the value of ESPN+ and the popularity and quality of the UFC event.”

UFC 283 takes place on January 21 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, followed by UFC 284 on February 11 and UFC 285 on March 4. To watch all three events will cost over $240. Does not include monthly ESPN+ subscription.

Dana White has previously said he has no interest in PPV’s price hike, saying it was completely ESPN’s decision to do so.

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