WWE and UFC have announced a monumental five-year partnership to bring live events to the OCVIBE Honda Center in Anaheim, California. This unprecedented collaboration between two titans of the industry promises an exciting array of events that will captivate audiences through 2028.

The agreement, revealed today, heralds a new era of immersive sports and entertainment experiences at OCVIBE, a visionary district centered around the iconic Honda Center. Under this alliance, both UFC and WWE will stage a minimum of three events each at the venue annually, offering fans an unparalleled spectacle featuring the best of mixed martial arts and professional wrestling.

Beginning this year, spectators can anticipate a diverse lineup of events ranging from UFC’s high-stakes Pay-Per-View championship bouts and gripping Fight Nights to WWE’s thrilling Raw and SmackDown broadcasts. The fusion of UFC’s intense combat action and WWE’s larger-than-life storytelling promises to create an unmatched entertainment extravaganza for fans attending events at OCVIBE.

Moreover, this collaboration marks the debut of OCVIBE as a premier destination for marquee events, showcasing the talents of UFC fighters and WWE superstars in back-to-back spectacles. Fans can expect not only heart-pounding matches but also immersive fan experiences, including viewing parties and interactive activities, set against the backdrop of OCVIBE’s innovative technological innovations and diverse dining options.


Bill Foltz, CEO of OCVIBE, expressed excitement about the partnership, highlighting the significance of hosting such iconic events at the Honda Center and the transformative impact it will have on the Orange County entertainment landscape. He emphasized the goal of creating a vibrant hub for entertainment, sports, and culture, enhancing the community’s experience and engagement.

The collaboration kicks off during President’s Day weekend with a double-header event at Honda Center, featuring UFC 298: VOLKANOVSKI vs TOPURIA on Saturday, February 17, followed by WWE Monday Night Raw on February 19. This historic occasion marks the first time a venue has hosted consecutive UFC and WWE events, underscoring OCVIBE’s commitment to delivering unparalleled entertainment offerings.

Peter Dropick, Executive Vice President of UFC Event Development and Operations, lauded Honda Center’s longstanding partnership with UFC, citing its status as a favored venue for memorable UFC events over the years. He praised OCVIBE’s innovative approach to enhancing the fan experience, envisioning an elevated level of engagement and excitement for future events.

Honda Center’s rich history as a premier venue for both UFC and WWE events further solidifies its position as a cornerstone of sports and entertainment in Anaheim. With UFC’s illustrious legacy of hosting unforgettable matches and WWE’s decades-long tradition of delivering captivating performances, fans can anticipate a thrilling lineup of events at OCVIBE for years to come.

For more information about OCVIBE and upcoming events, visit ocvibe.com. To secure tickets for Honda Center events, including UFC and WWE shows, visit hondacenter.com.

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Steve Carrier

Steve is the Founder of RingsideNews. He has been writing about professional wrestling since 1996. He first got into website development at the time and has been focusing on bringing his readers the best professional wrestling news at it's highest quality.

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