Just one week after showcasing its newest potential international star in undefeated women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, the UFC is heading to Hollywood (the Florida one).
But after the United States suffered problems with issuing travel visas, about a dozen of the fighters pegged for UFC Fight Night 70—including the lightweight and bantamweight finalists in this season’s The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil—are forced to watch Saturday’s event from home.
But stripping the card to its bare bones wouldn’t stop President Dana White and the UFC brass from moving full steam ahead with this card. Folks who’ve already purchased tickets are free to get their money back. But for the rest of us who aren’t part of the 145,000 or so people currently residing in Hollywood (and with the humidity, why would you want to?), we can still watch the card from home.
Here are three reasons why, despite losing a bulk of its appeal, you should still tune in.