UFC 257 on ESPN + It was giving those who bought the fight a huge headache as the event started.
Several users expressed their frustration on social media as two of the five fights began on the main card. The joint main event includes a comeback match for Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler’s debut against Dan Hooker.
Several users reported the issue to ESPN’s Fan Support Twitter account.
The company responded to several tweets: “This is something we are aware of and are currently looking into.”
The prepaid offer was $ 69.99 for a standalone event but offered various bundle packages for more money. Customers can obtain an annual membership of ESPN + or Disney + with their purchase if they so choose.
This isn’t the first time ESPN has pissed off fans.
The National League Soccer Championship between LSU and Clemson last year was causing problems for ESPN users before it was quickly resolved in the game.
Last week, local New York City CBS was giving trouble to trying to watch the Kansas City Chiefs play-off match against the Cleveland Browns. The issue was not resolved until the second quarter of the match.
UFC 257 is set to be a huge pay-per-view that’s supposed to be a major draw for the UFC and the company in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s a tough way to start 2021 when trying to grow your audience.