Conor Mcgregor proves yet again why he is called the face of the fight game as he sold out the T-Mobile arena in a single day.
McGregor makes his much-anticipated UFC return against Donald Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246. The former lightweight champion has been away from the sport ever since his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. Since then he has been the center of attraction for all the wrong reasons. Many believed that the controversies outside the octagon have damaged the public image of the former champion. However, the ticket sales for UFC 246 would completely contradict that notion.
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According to Kevin Lole, the tickets for Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone Sold out in a day.
It’s a surprise considering the ticket prices were a bit higher for this event. The price was starting at 350$ and went all the way up to 1500$. UFC has even raised the price of PPVs starting from UFC 246. However, when it’s a Conor McGregor show fans make sure they tune in one way or another.
One fan even claimed that after 3 minutes of tickets going live he was not able to book any tickets.
This is a crucial matchup for the future of the lightweight division. UFC president, Dana White has already announced that if Conor McGregor gets past Donald Cerrone he will fight for the title next. On the other hand, Khabib Nurmagomedov faces Tony Ferguson on April 18th. It’s also possible that Conor might replace Khabib or Tony if one of them gets injured before the title fight. On the other hand, Donald Cerrone is coming off two brutal losses in the lightweight division. Hence it is believed that he would be able to put up a much better performance in the welterweight division against Conor McGregor.
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