Dana White Mocks PFL Ticket Sales Post UFC 300 Success – ‘You’re Having A Bad Week’

April 15, 2024
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Dana White Mocks PFL Ticket Sales Post UFC 300 Success - 'You’re Having A Bad Week'

Dana White mocked the PFL’s ticket sales following the UFC’s successful UFC 300 event. 

The UFC held its historic event on April 13 with many action-packed fights on the card. Max Holloway knocked out Justin Gaethje with just a second left in the fight to win the BMF title. Meanwhile, Alex Pereira stopped Jamahal Hill in the first round to retain his UFC Light Heavyweight Title. The event had 20,067 fans in attendance.

White was then asked about holding a UFC card in Hawaii, during which Bellator was also mentioned as the promotional outfit that had held cards there. White mocked the PFL following their recent acquisition of Bellator, stating he only found out at the last minute that the PFL had a card in Vegas on the Friday before UFC 300.

The PFL 2 card occurred at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas. It was headlined by Impa Kasanganay vs. Alex Polizzi. It turned out the PFL offered a special promotion, giving away two tickets for free if two were purchased. The promo for the two tickets will also take place for their April 19 card. White took his time to ridicule the promotion for having a lack of interest in their event. 

White On The PFL

“You know ‘PFL-ator’ was here on Friday? Did anybody know that? I didn’t know until…Friday. They were selling tickets buy two, get two free. I’m not busting on them. That’s a…fact. They put out a memo buy two, get two free. You’re having a bad…week if those are the memos you’re putting out. There were more people in my….green room tonight than there were at the fight,” White said 

White also called out Eddie Hearn after the Matchroom Boxing promoter indicated his desire to hold the first combat sports event at The Sphere in Las Vegas. Hearn wanted the Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano rematch. Their first fight was a record event at the Madison Square Garden, New York, in 2022. Taylor won the fight via a controversial split decision in front of a 19,187 crowd. The viewing figures also peaked at 1.5 million on DAZN, making it the highest-viewed female boxing event in history. Reports suggested a rematch could take place in June.

“There is a good chance she could fight Serrano next. Absolutely, the Serrano rematch is an option for the next fight. It would be a huge fight,” Hearn stated

White On Hearn

While that may be the case, White was clear that the UFC would hold any event before Hearn did. White singled out September for a UFC Noche event following the success of Alexa Grasso vs. Valentina Shevchenko on last year’s Mexican Independence Day, which ended in a thrilling split draw.

“I love you Eddie Hearn. I consider him a friend. Ain’t happening. Sorry, Eddie. Love ya, buddy. You can go in The Sphere in October,” White revealed


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