“We are delighted to partner with BoomTV to host the UFC Invitational Warzone Tournament on our official Twitch channel, ”said David Shaw, senior vice president of international and content, UFC. “The UFC is always looking for unique ways to engage and connect with our fans on a deeper level. Our research shows that there are a large number of UFC fans who are prolific players, so this is a perfect way to reach that audience.
The winning trio will receive a solid prize package, comprising: a $ 10,000 in cash prizes; paid flights to Las Vegas; a two-night stay at Resorts World Las Vegas; seats in Dana White’s personal section during UFC® 269: OLIVEIRA vs. POIRIER Saturday December 11; custom Venum merchandise; and the official UFC replica championship belts. Teams that place in the top five will also receive cash prizes, including $ 6,250 for second place, $ 5,000 for third place, $ 2,500 for fourth place, and $ 1,250 for fifth place.
“I am delighted to participate in this tournament,” said Max Holloway, former UFC featherweight champion. “Call of Duty is one of my favorite games and I can’t wait to check out the new map of the Pacific. Other streamers should be careful – my team is set to win on December 9, baby!
“We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to partner with the UFC,” said Stev Lawson, director of business development, BoomTV. “BoomTV has truly become the premier esports entertainment platform and we look forward to providing unique opportunities to the community alongside the UFC.”
UFC joined Twitch in 2019 and quickly became the second most followed sports property on the platform, with more than 168,000 subscribers. The UFC Twitch channel provides viewers with event recaps, archival footage from the UFC FIGHT PASS, previews of upcoming events, and more. All revenue generated from UFC Twitch subscriptions goes to the American Cancer Society, an organization dedicated to ending cancer.