Is MMA growing in popularity?
MMA is one of the fastest growing sports in the world in terms of popularity, with the UFC leading the way, miles ahead of the competition. In the last five years, nine UFC events have garnered over 1 million PPV (pay-per-view) sales. This is a huge increase, and the number continues to increase.
Is MMA losing its popularity? From March 1, 2019, to September 1, 2019, there were 19,371 battles in the world, according to the official Tapology. Between March 1, 2020, and September 1, 2020, there were only 3,764 – down 80.6%.
Is MMA a growing sport?
Although MMA only appeared in the 1990s, its prowess has been, quite simply, remarkable; it is currently one of the fastest growing sports in the world. According to a recent report, MMA is only second only to the adventure race when it comes to speeding, recording a growth rate of 19.5% since 2013.
Where is MMA most popular?
1. United States. Details: The author of this article is American. But it cannot be argued that the United States produces the highest MMA talent of any country in the world.
Which country is the UFC most famous for? Canada is the Mecca (or one of the meccas) of the UFC. The sport is very popular there and Canada is responsible for the largest attendance at the UFC, UFC 129, with over 55,000 absent from the Rogers Center.
Where is MMA most popular in the US?
1. California. It comes as no surprise to everyone that the most populous state in the United States will also represent the largest pool of talent in regional MMA.