The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) started in 1993 and is now the largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion in the world and features the top-ranked fighters of the sport represented in 11 weight divisions. As of 2017 UCF has held over 400 events and counting.  If you're a fan of MMA and UFC fighting there are plenty of Orlando restaurants and bars showcasing UFC fight night watch parties in Orlando. Here are a few places where you can watch the UFC fights in Orlando this year. 

SHOTS | Orlando

Shots Orlando located in the heart of Downtown Orlando is one of the newest Orlando nightlife venues in the area. Featuring nightly drink specials in Downtown Orlando, food and flatscreen TV's the eccentric bar packs a punch on fight night. 

Elixir Orlando

Trying to decide where to watch the UFC fight in Downtown Orlando? The sleek Downtown Orlando restaurant and bar is loved by the locals for its consistent quality service, solid drink specials, and distinctive bar food.  Pair that with their flatscreen surrounded bar streaming local and national sports and you've got yourself the ultimate fight night watch spot. 

Graffiti Junktion | Thornton Park

America's favorite burger bar in Orlando is also a favorite hangout for sports enthusiasts of all kinds.   Belly up to the bar or grab a table and watch all the UFC fight night action. The casual restaurant in Thornton Park has a full menu of burgers, wings, salads, and an arsenal of foreign and domestic beers and a full liquor bar. 

Ferg's Depot | Orlando

Ferg’s Sports Bar & Grill — is known as a gathering spot for Orlando Magic and Orlando City Soccer Stadium fans.  The venue has both an indoor and outdoor bar, full menu with classic fare such as sandwiches, salads, 

Harry Buffalo | Downtown Orlando

The Harry Buffalo Restaurant & bar in Downtown Orlando is located in The Church Street District.  The local chain serves new American fare, bison burgers & more in a lively setting. Home to Buffalo Bills fans during the NFL football season, Harry Buffalo's atmosphere and huge TV's make it a must on game day or fight night in Orlando. 

Duffy's Sports Grill | Lake Mary

Duffy's Sports Grill in Lake Mary serves up the food you love in a casual dining, sports-themed experience. The restaurant and sports bar in Lake Mary is a great place to eat, drink and watch the UFC fight. Become a Duffy's Sports Grill MVP and enjoy all the perks. 

Friendly Confines | Winter Park

Sports memorabilia & TVs fill this casual American hangout for beers, burgers & other pub fare. Stop in on game day or make plans to host your UFC fight night watch party here for an epic experience. 

Gator's Dockside SoDo

The family-friendly, sports-themed restaurants offer a fun atmosphere for everyone! Gator's Dockside is known for their big screen TVs, great food, and friendly service. 

Social House

The contemporary casual restaurant and bar known as the Social House is a perfect venue to gather with friends, watch the fight, grab a bite to eat and unwind. The casual bar and restaurant in Waterford Lakes has all the essentials for a great night out. 

UFC fights are a full-contact sport growing in popularity. If you've been a lover of MMA since day one or you're just getting into it following the McGregor vs Mayweather fight, here are a few places to watch the UFC fights in Orlando.  Have a sports bar or venue that we failed to mention? Tell us in the comments below.  

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