UFC® and QuintEvents to Offer Ultimate Travel and Ticket Packages to UFC 168 and UFC 169
UFC VIP Experience Packages for UFC 168 and UFC 169 Bring Fans Closer to the Action than Ever Before
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that it has partnered with QuintEvents, the Official event experience provider for premier events such as NFL Super Bowl, NBA All-Star Game, Kentucky Derby®, and Formula 1® to provide an innovative travel experience program to its fans for the highly-anticipated events UFC® 168: WEIDMAN vs. SILVA 2 on Dec. 28 in Las Vegas and UFC® 169 on Feb. 1, 2014 in Newark, N.J.
The UFC VIP Experience will bring fans closer to the action than ever before by offering unique ticket packages that include behind-the-scenes access to the official weigh-ins, backstage tours, meet and greets and autograph signings with top UFC stars, Q&A sessions, and photo opportunities. Packages also include travel/rooming, food and beverage hospitality services, and amenities. As an Official ticket and hospitality partner of the UFC, QuintEvents also provides a secure buying platform that allows fans to buy VIP tickets and amenities in a quick, easy fashion with fixed pricing.
"Fans are always asking me how they can get closer to the action at live events and the UFC VIP Experience brings them closer than ever before," UFC President Dana White said.
UFC® 168 packages, starting at just $1,999, are available now at QuintEvents.com(UFCVIPExperience.com in early November), and allow fans to take in the most anticipated rematch of all-time between UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and former divisional kingpin Anderson "The Spider" Silva at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 28. The upcoming UFC 169 event at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., will be released later this week with similar VIP access.
Dana White continues, "UFC 168 is going to be our biggest event of all time and we're excited to partner with QuintEvents to give our fans the chance to experience it all in one of the coolest ways possible – as VIPs."
"QuintEvents is proud to partner with the UFC to offer the UFC VIP Experience to fans for UFC 168 and UFC 169," says QuintEvents C.E.O. Brian Learst. "We've been fortunate to be a part of other huge sporting events like the Super Bowl and Kentucky Derby and we're excited to be a part of such a huge sporting event like UFC 168 and UFC 169."
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About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can't-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world's premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas and with offices in London, Toronto, Beijing, Sao Paulo and Singapore, UFC produces more than 30 live events annually. The UFC is the largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. In 2012, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group for live events and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2, including the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, now in its eighteenth season on FOX Sports 1.
In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries, to 882 million TV households worldwide, in 28 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions, in English throughout Canada via Premium Sports Broadcasting Inc. and Australia via Main Event and in French throughout Quebec via Interbox. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with over 2.5 million followers on Twitter. UFC businesses also include over 90 UFC GYM® locations in 28 US states and Australia, UFC FIT™ an in-home fitness and nutrition program, UFC 360 internationally distributed magazine, UFC.TV offering live event broadcasts and video on demand around the world, a new videogame franchise with EA Sports, DVDs and Blu-rays, UFC Fight Club®, UFC Fan Expo®, branded apparel and trading cards.
QuintEvents is proud to be the Exclusive Official Ticket, Hospitality and Travel Package Provider to the Breeders' Cup®, the Official Experience Package Provider to Churchill Downs® for the Kentucky Derby® and the Kentucky Oaks®, an Official Hospitality Provider for the NBA All-Star Game and NBA Draft, the Exclusive Official Ticket, Hospitality and Travel Package Provider to the Circuit of The Americas™ for the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX™ and MotoGP™ racing series, a Formula One Paddock Club™ Authorised Distributor for the FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, an Authorised Agency of MotoGP VIP Village™, and an Official NFL On Location Event Experience Provider, for events including Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, Draft and