There is literally no interest in MMA in the Middle-east however there is alot of money over there (mostly owned by 1% of the population who ironically are sponsoring these events) and an interest in all things Western, this is purely a phase that will probably burn out (unfortunately).
The case with Brazil is that there are 200m people in that country and LOADS are watching it on free TV when infact there isn't much money in that country, when it comes time to discuss PPV in Brazil the UFC are going to see that the format will not work.
UK+I MMA Watch (updated 03-Jul-14)
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