UFC is Going to Hold their First Ever Event in Russia this Fall
The UFC is trying to regain some headlines in the sports world and by holding their first ever event in Russia, they will certainly do that.
UFC Fight Night Moscow will take place on September 15, 2018.
With all the ongoing issues between the United States and Russia, this move comes with some controversy as well.
The ongoing investigation into the connection between Russia and our most recent Presidential election accompanied with the multiple world issues that are facing Russia and decisions they are making has a lot of people raising their eyebrows about this decision from the UFC.
Their reason though is simple... it makes business sense.
The UFC has been struggling of late with the loss of major stars and an over saturation of fights so their global marketing strategy has been ramped up in hopes of gaining fans worldwide.
We will see if this Russia event does exactly that or is just another example of something that isn't working as of late for the UFC.