Tabcorp closes deal with UFC

UFC and Tabcorp deal will only be extended to Australian players.

Tabcorp will include Mixed Martial Arts wagering in its portfolio.

Australia.- Mixed Martial Arts arrive at sports betting offerings in Australia due to a recent deal between the maximum promoter Ultimate fighting Championship (UFC) and leading wagers operator Tabcorp.

The exciting agreement will bring Australian players the option to officially bet on UFC’s competitions at TAB.com.au website, starting next November 27th with the UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Jacare 2 at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.

The partnership deal contemplates also publicity for Tabcorp. The gaming brand will be the presenting sponsor for every UFC live events in Australia and TAB.com.au logo will appear in UFC athletes’ fight kit.

“We are delighted to be in business with TAB.com; we look forward to working with them as we continue to grow our sport not only in Australia, but around the world,” UFC executive vice-president and general manager for Australia, New Zealand and Canada, Tom Wright, said.

Craig Nugent, chief operating officer wagering and media at Tabcorp, concluded: “TAB.com.au is proud to be the first Australian-owned and operated UFC partner; this partnership reflects UFC’s growing popularity among our customers.”