Less than a week after one of its greatest fights ever—albeit a boxing match—the UFC is making sure they won’t have any silly fights in the days following “the big event.”
That’s why the UFC is trying to do right by some of its fans who had difficulties streaming the Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather boxing match on Saturday night.
The UFC said in a statement—okay, a tweet by UFC Prez Dana White—that they are refunding fans who purchased the fight but were unable to access the stream after buying the bout.
This is a nice gesture by the UFC, and the proper thing to do. But they’re not the only ones dealing with fallout from streaming problems. A fan has filed a class-action suit against Showtime over the poor quality of the stream for the pay-per-view bout.
The amount of buys for the fight has not been publicized yet, but White had said prior to the event that the fight was tracking to be a record-setter.
So guessing the refund here is a drop kick in the bucket for the UFC.
Source: Larry Brown Sports