Hang Tight Puerto Rico, UFC is On the Way


UFC LogoEverybody across the globe wants to know when the UFC is coming to their city, country or region. And if the UFC has already been there, when are they coming back?

One of the locals that UFC president Dana White is asked about over and over again is Puerto Rico.

In a recent online chat presented by Metro PCS, White had a little bit more information on Puerto Rico, saying that it’s still a work in progress, but that they are making headway and the Octagon will be there soon.

“We’ve been focused on Puerto Rico,” said White. “We’ve been doing some work down there.”

Puerto Rico has a population of more than 3.7 million people, so the UFC isn’t taking the U.S. territory lightly.

“We want to do a pay-per-view down there,” added White. “We know it’s a big market for us. I will say that we’ll probably do an event there in 2014.”

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for all the latest UFC news and updates.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 28 days ago
  • 5 views

More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) when UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" kicks off from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

Get ready fans, UFC 178 is coming at you like a ton of bricks. The event, which marks the return to pay-per-view for the company, boasts a UFC title fight and some other awesome bouts. Demetrious Joh read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

UFC 178 was a long time coming for Eddie Alvarez. It took nearly two years of legal wrangling, followed by wholesale regime change to disentangle the Bellator lightweight champion from his previous p read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 9 views

More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) when UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" kicks off from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 70 views

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has a Pay-Per-View date with Dustin Poirier this Saturday at UFC 178, but he's happy to talk about who he plans on fighting next. Speaking with media members in Las V read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 2 views

A women’s bantamweight clash between Jessica Eye and Leslie Smith has been added to the UFC 180 lineup. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 6 views

Another bout has been added to the UFC’s debut in Mexico, this time on the women’s side of the sport. Jessica Eye will meet Leslie Smith at UFC 180 in November. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 58 views

Las Vegas is a city famous for its sleight of hand, and that old magicians’ trick is what Dana White thinks Wanderlei Silva was doing with his retirement announcement.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 12 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving a pair of bantamweight ladies a chance to shine at the upcoming UFC 180: "Velasquez vs. Werdum" pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, which takes place on Nov. read news >>