MetroPCS Celebrates First-Ever UFC Event in NYC with Once-in-a-Lifetime Fan Giveaways

November 02, 2016

Fans can meet UFC athletes and win tickets to the UFC® 205: ALVAREZ vs. McGREGOR at select MetroPCS stores

UFC 205: ALVAREZ vs. McGREGOR—the first-ever UFC event in the state of New York, slated for Saturday, November 12—is one of the hottest tickets in a town that knows something about hot tickets. To commemorate this historic event, MetroPCS, the official wireless partner of UFC in the US, is giving fans a chance to win epic UFC 205 prizes.

Five lucky grand prize winners will receive a prize package including a pair of UFC 205 suite tickets in Madison Square Garden, reserved seats at the UFC 205 weigh-ins and passes to walk the MetroPCS ‘purple carpet’ prior to the event. Eight second prize winners will each receive a pair of tickets to the MetroPCS watch party taking place at American Whiskey in NYC.

Fans can enter to win at select MetroPCS stores today through Sunday, November 6, or by texting to a short code provided in-store. And, on select dates in stores, fans can meet some of UFC’s most-popular and rising stars such as, former lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and “Super” Sage Northcutt to name a few. A full list of participating MetroPCS stores, details on UFC athlete appearances and full contest rules can be found here.

MetroPCS has also teamed up with HOT 97 and 98.7 ESPN, who will each host remote broadcasts at select MetroPCS stores through Saturday, November 11 to give away tickets to UFC 205 and to the local-market watch parties. For contest details and event locations, see HOT 97 and 98.7 ESPN.

In UFC 205’s main event, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will face UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title. Other top athletes, including UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, former UFC middleweight champion and New York native Chris Weidman, Stephen Thompson and former women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate are also scheduled to compete on the main card.

Since 2011, MetroPCS has been the exclusive wireless partner of UFC in the U.S. As part of the partnership, MetroPCS delivers exclusive video and other mobile content to fight fans, including highlights of the week, UFC personality profiles, special segments and more.

MetroPCS is the flagship prepaid brand of T-Mobile US, Inc., and a leading provider of unlimited talk, text and data plans with taxes and regulatory fees included—there are no surprises, period. MetroPCS offers the freedom and convenience of an affordable, no-contract wireless service, riding on T-Mobile’s blazing-fast nationwide network. For more information on MetroPCS, please visit:

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