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07-03-2019, 15:47   #511
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cheers, so I might get that now. Roughly how long does the pre-sale last before they go on general sale?

And also how much am I looking at for tickets? I dont want to be up in the gods but not looking for ultra expensive ring side seats
It really all depends on what kind of card they put on. It's not just the ticket prices either, the taxes are insane. I think my tickets for McGregor v Khabib were about $800 each with taxes included, about 150 quid worth of taxes on each ticket if I remember correctly.

If I were you I wouldn't get the fight club membership until the Tuesday of the week the tickets go on sale. The fight club presale happens on a Wednesday and the membership lasts a year, there's not any advantage buying the membership now if the tickets aren't on sale for another number of weeks.
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12-09-2019, 01:47   #512
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Anyone thinking of heading to MSG for UFC 244 this year?
Fairly stacked card so far and looking like they’ll keep bulking up the main and prelims
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13-09-2019, 11:29   #513
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Dollar rate making this more expensive that is was years ago to head however some very nice fights on that card would be some craic.
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Dollar rate making this more expensive that is was years ago to head however some very nice fights on that card would be some craic.
Yeah, dollar not half as sweet as it used to be. In NYC that weekend so going to head to it once tickets are got next week hopefully. A cracking card so hopefully a sell out and there should be a buzz. Always nice to meet a few Irish over
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I see plenty of tickets floating around the presales for 244. My usual section is 231 dollars , i think i paid 580 dollars for the mcgregor card and 390 for the gsp card for the same section. 231 is chape for the msg...there are tickets for 181 dollars as well.
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Does anyone know when they announce the venues for UFC events for next year? Planning on heading over to Vegas for the first time to watch one
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Does anyone know when they announce the venues for UFC events for next year? Planning on heading over to Vegas for the first time to watch one
There international fight week event falls on the saturday of the first full week of July every year. Calendar says 11th July for 2020.
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There international fight week event falls on the saturday of the first full week of July every year. Calendar says 11th July for 2020.
Cheers mate that's a great shout. Is it always on the first full week yes? It makes sense but it would kill me if they done it the week before ha
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Cheers mate that's a great shout. Is it always on the first full week yes? It makes sense but it would kill me if they done it the week before ha
Usually but it would be insane to book anything this far out. I remember UFC 189 had its date confirmed in January of that year, and even that was quite far out.
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Cheers mate that's a great shout. Is it always on the first full week yes? It makes sense but it would kill me if they done it the week before ha
If you can spare the few quid, book a few rooms for each weekend. It'll cost you the first night as a deposit, but it's fully refundable.

When I did UFC 100 it saved me plenty. I made 4 bookings. 2 each for the Mandalay Bay and the MGM for each of the 2 possible weeks it could be.

When the date and venue was confirmed I cancelled the 3 I no longer needed and got my deposits back. I think I actually made a few quid profit as the exchange rate had changed to my benefit.

The prices for my dates and venue all bumped up once the event was confirmed so I got a great deal.
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I’m planning on going over for international fight week next year as well.

Been to the last Dublin card and have been to Vegas once before but going to a big card over there has been on my list for a long time.
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Fight week is brilliant, see so many fighters in expo and in hotel lobbies and the fight shop.
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I would urge anyone heading to vegas to just book the cheaper hotels on the strip (luxor,excalibur) still only a 10 min walk from MGM.

im just back from my 4th time there (haven't been for a UFC event) but stayed in the excalibur for the second time, you only sleep in it and only 5 mins to MGM, luxor a little longer

i wouldnt stay anywhere different, rooms are perfect and clean.

even the likes of hooters (now OVO) 10 mins
tropicana (10 mins)
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I would urge anyone heading to vegas to just book the cheaper hotels on the strip (luxor,excalibur) still only a 10 min walk from MGM.

im just back from my 4th time there (haven't been for a UFC event) but stayed in the excalibur for the second time, you only sleep in it and only 5 mins to MGM, luxor a little longer

i wouldnt stay anywhere different, rooms are perfect and clean.

even the likes of hooters (now OVO) 10 mins
tropicana (10 mins)
Tropicana was done up relatively recently I think? Park MGM (formerly Monte Carlo) is worth checking, might be 10/15 more a night but should be a nice step up.

If you're only there for the fight and piss up, cheap and cheerful all the way, if you're doing a bit longer and 'doing vegas', it's one of the cheapest places to get really good 4* and some 5* hotels.
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Park MGM was renovated when it changed from the Monte Carlo but the rooms look pretty drab. I was in Vegas last May, stayed in 3 separate hotels over 9 nights. I checked out the Park but didn't like the look of it. Ended up in the Luxor, Ballys and Vdara.
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