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UFC 239 VIP Experience Recap

Posted by Evan Chronis on Jul 9, 2019 8:30:16 AM

UFC 239 was one for the history books — literally.

In an unforgettable night in the sport's history, Jorge Masvidal set a UFC record after knocking out Ben Askren in five seconds with a flying knee and Amanda Nunes and Jon Jones continued their historic title reigns. 

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But the real winners of the weekend were the fans who attended UFC 239 with the UFC VIP Experience. Take a look at the exclusive access offered to guests throughout all of International Fight Week. 

UFC Fighter Meet-and-Greet

The UFC's best and brightest all flocked to Las Vegas for International Fight Week, giving fans the opportunity to meet and interact with their favorite fighters. Whether it was current champions or contenders, guests of the UFC VIP Experience were in for a treat. 

 

UFC Summer Press Conference

Every year during International Fight Week, the UFC holds a press conference to promote the upcoming cards that will highlight the rest of the year. 

Several champions and former champs took the stage in Las Vegas, promoting the next four pay-per-view events that will run from the end of July through October. 

The fighters featured were:

  • UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway
  • UFC Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier
  • UFC Lightweight ChaMPION Khabib Nurmagomedov
  • UFC Interim Lightweight Champion Dustin Poirier
  • UFC MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION ROBERT WHITTAKER
  • UFC Interim Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya
  • Stipe Miocic
  • Frankie Edgar

UFC 239 Ceremonial Weigh-Ins

You could feel the tension on the air during the ceremonial weigh-ins on Friday night. Guests of the UFC VIP Experience were given a privileged vantage point of the affairs, as Jon Jones faced off against Thiago Santos and Amanda Nunes stood face-to-face with title challenger Holly Holm. But the head-to-head that got the most crowd reaction was when Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren stood mere inches from each other after months of trash talk. 

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UFC VIP Experience Hospitality

Before the main card starts, guests of the UFC VIP Experience are treated to premium in-arena hospitality, featuring complimentary food, drinks and entertainment. 

Hospitality played host to the exclusive Mic'd Up with Modelo Q&A session featuring Dan Severn, Calvin Kattar, Rob Font and Andrea Lee. Severn told tales of what it was like to compete in the early days of the UFC, while Kattar, Font and Lee compared that to what it looks like to be a fighter in the modern age. 

Fighters were actively enjoying hospitality as well, walking around and meeting fans throughout the night. 

 

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Topics: UFC 239

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