Next week's UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland

Both Setanta Sports and 3e will show the event, which takes place at the 3 Arena on 24 October.

THE UFC RETURNS to Ireland later this month, with tickets selling out for the event in a record 60 seconds.

After the success of last year’s event, MMA’s premier franchise is back at the 3 Arena in Dublin on 24 October and Irish fighters Joseph Duffy, Norman Parke, Paddy Holohan, Neil Seery, Cathal Pendred and Aisling Daly are all involved in bouts on the night.

UFC Fight Night Dublin

Today, it was announced that the main card will be broadcast live from 9pm on Setanta Sports and 3e as well as being available on UFC FIGHT PASS.

The demand for the UFC’s return to the 3Arena in Dublin has been unprecedented and we wanted to ensure all our fans would have the opportunity to see the action live,” said UFC Vice President and General Manager of EMEA James Elliot.

“By providing access across three fantastic platforms, Setanta Sports, 3e and UFC FIGHT PASS, we are ensuring maximum exposure of what will be an unmissable event for fight fans.”

Source: UFC - Ultimate Fighting Championship/YouTube

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