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UFC 205 tickets: Average asking price tops $2,000 on resale market

 Conor McGregor addresses the media at the UFC

 Conor McGregor addresses the media at the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. Credit: Getty Images / Michael Reaves

UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden is on pace to be the most expensive UFC ticket ever recorded on the resale market.

The average asking price for Saturday night’s card as of Tuesday afternoon was $2,053.59, with a low of $768, according to TicketIQ, which monitors a number of secondary market sites.

The average of actual sales as of Tuesday afternoon was $1,067.

TicketIQ said its costliest previous UFC event in records dating to 2010 was UFC 137, which averaged an asking price of $1,148. That event in Las Vegas featured B.J. Penn against Nick Diaz in 2011.


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