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UFC Fight Night 1.14.23: Strickland vs Imavov marks the first event of Reignmakers UFC with expanded contest types for users to choose from. Beginning on Jan. 14, 2023, users will be able to choose from CORE, RARE, ELITE, LEGENDARY and REIGNMAKER tier contests in all UFC Fight Nights and Pay-Per-Views moving forward.
Similarly to UFC 281 and UFC 282 Event Packs, UFC Fight Night 1.14.23: Strickland vs Imavov Event Packs will come in one SKU. Unlike previous Event Packs, UFC Fight Night 1.14.23: Strickland vs Imavov packs will include five (5) fighter game cards with one RARE+ card guaranteed (RARE-REIGNMAKER). The pack pool will include all 24 fighters in the event and fighter game cards of all rarities. Each of the 24 fighters scheduled to fight at UFC Fight Night 1.14.23: Strickland vs Imavov will be included in the pack pool with a supply of 1200 CORE tier fighter game cards, 300 RARE tier fighter game cards, 75 ELITE tier fighter game cards, 15 LEGENDARY tier fighter game cards and 1 REIGNMAKER tier fighter game card.
How Contests Work
Reignmakers UFC scoring will work the exact same as the DraftKings’ DFS scoring system users are accustomed to:
For more information on how the MMA scoring works on DraftKings, visit our Rules & Scoring page.
All lineups will feature a captain. Whichever fighter users place in their captain spot will receive a 1.5x bonus for all statistics accrued. Our DFS product has an entire page dedicated to MMA Captain Mode if looking for more information.
Contest Rarity Requirements
All Reignmakers fighter game cards have a series of properties associated with them and these properties impact the way you play the game
Card rarity is the most commonly used property to gate contests. Every contest will have rarity rules tied to entry.
The rarity requirements needed from Reignmakers UFC fighter game cards for the CORE, RARE, ELITE, LEGENDARY and REIGNMAKER tier contests for 2023 UFC Fight Nights are shown below:
Note: Captains must be at the rarity tier of the contest or higher so a RARE contest requires a captain to be at least of the RARE tier, ELITE contest requires a captain to be at least of the ELITE tier, etc.
Contest Fighter Requirements
Rosters are considered eligible as long as they include five (5) fighters scheduled to fight from a given event. No duplicate fighters are allowed. If a user owns multiple fighter game cards of the same fighter, they may be used in separate lineups but not within the same lineup. I.e. Nassourdine Imamov cannot be rostered twice within the same five (5) fighter lineup.
Contest Types for UFC Fight Nights Moving Forward
2023 UFC Fight Nights will include contests at all rarity levels moving forward. Essentially, each UFC Fight Night will include a CORE contest, a RARE contest, an ELITE contest, a LEGENDARY contest and a REIGNMAKER contest.
UFC Fight Night events will include $125,000 in total fantasy contest prizing, while Pay-Per-View contests will include $250,000 in total fantasy contest prizing!
The $125,000 UFC Fight Night prize pool will be divided by rarity tier as follows:
Pack Price and Odds of Getting CORE vs. RARE
The cost of a UFC Fight Night 1.14.23: Strickland vs Imavov Event Pack will be $19.99 and each pack will guarantee users a fighter on the Main Card of the event. Only the 24 fighters scheduled to fight at UFC Fight Night 1.14.23: Strickland vs Imavov will be included in the pack pool.
Each fighter in UFC Fight Night packs will have 1200 CORE editions, 300 RARE editions, 75 ELITE editions, 15 LEGENDARY editions and one (1) REIGNMAKER edition, equating to 28,800 total CORE tier fighter game cards, 7,200 total RARE tier fighter game cards, 1,800 total ELITE tier fighter game cards, 360 total LEGENDARY tier fighter game cards and 24 total REIGNMAKER tier fighter game cards within the UFC Fight Night 1.14.23: Strickland vs Imavov pack pool.
How to Build Your Lineup
UFC Fight Night Event Packs
Event packs will be an ongoing theme for Reignmakers UFC as they will be available for purchase in anticipation of every Pay-Per-View and UFC Fight Night, beginning in 2023. Starting with the first event, UFC Fight Night 1.14.23: Strickland vs Imavov, contests of five different rarity tiers (CORE, RARE, ELITE, LEGENDARY and REIGNMAKER) will be offered at all events.
Packs will consist of CORE, RARE, ELITE, LEGENDARY and REIGNMAKER tier NFTs for all 24 fighters scheduled to fight on UFC Fight Night 1.14.23: Strickland vs Imavov:
Kelvin Gastelum, Nassourdine Imamov, Dan Ige, Damon Jackson, Punahele Soriano, Roman Kopylov, Ketlen Viera, Raquel Pennington, Umar Nurmagomedov, Raoni Barcelos, Claudio Ribeiro, Abdul Razak Alhassan, Mateusz Rebecki, Nick Fiore, Javid Basharat, Mateus Mendonca, Allan Nascimento, Carlos Heranandez, Isaac Dulgarian, Dan Argueta, Charles Johnson, Jimmy Flick, Priscila Cachoeira, Sijara Eubanks
NOTE: Users holding a Kelvin Gastelum fighter game card from the Fight Night 1.14.23 set will be airdropped a Sean Strickland fighter game card of the same rarity and serial number. Eligibility for this airdrop only includes the users holding Kelvin Gastelum game cards from the Fight Night 1.14.23 set at the time of the Friday (1/13/2023) deadline at 12 p.m. ET. If you pull a Kelvin Gastelum fighter card from a pack earlier and sell, you will not be eligible for the airdrop. Those who buy a Kelvin Gastelum fighter game card after Friday (1/13/2023) at 12 p.m. ET also will not be eligible for the airdrop. Packs must be opened by the deadline for the fighter game cards to be considered eligible for the airdrop.
NOTE: Users holding an Isaac Dulgarian fighter game card from the UFC Fight Night 1.14.23 set will be airdropped a Nick Aguirre fighter game card of the same rarity and serial number. Eligibility for this airdrop only includes the users holding Isaac Dulgarian game cards from the UFC Fight Night 1.14.23 set at the time of the Friday (1/13/2023) deadline at 12 p.m. ET. If you pull an Isaac Dulgarian fighter game card from a pack earlier than the snapshot time (1/13/2023 at 12 p.m. ET) and sell, you will not be eligible for the airdrop. Those who buy an Isaac Dulgarian fighter game card after Friday (1/13/2023) at 12 p.m. ET also will not be eligible for the airdrop. Packs must be opened by the deadline for the fighter game cards to be considered eligible for the airdrop. The airdrop will occur on Friday (1/13/2023) after the snapshot time (12 p.m. ET).
For all UFC Fight Nights, packs will include all fighters scheduled to fight in that weekend’s events, so this format will remain consistent in 2023.
UFC Fight Night Fighter Card Utility
All fighters within UFC Fight Night fighter packs are scheduled to fight on that weekend’s card and are eligible to roster within that specific UFC Fight Night’s contests. All fighter game cards within 2023 Event Set packs from here on out will only be usable within their specific event (notated on both the packs and the fighter game cards). Once the event has ended, these players will no longer be draftable within Reignmakers UFC contests. However, these fighter game cards can be used within the crafting portal and may be required at a later date to enter specific portfolio-gated contests.
With only 7,636 packs available for the event, supplies will go fast!
What Sets Will Be Playable Within UFC Fight Night 1.14.23?
Heatwave, UFC 281, UFC 282, Genesis and UFC Fight Night 1.14.23 fighter game cards will all be playable within UFC Fight Night 1.14.23 gameplay.
Can I Play Rarer Fighter Game Cards in Less Rare Contests?
Yes, if a contest requires a card to be “RARE or higher” or “RARE+: that means an ELITE, LEGENDARY or REIGNMAKER tier card may be used in that given roster spot as well. If a contest requires an “ELITE or higher” or “ELITE+” card, LEGENDARY and REIGNMAKER fighter game cards may also be used in that given roster spot. If a contest requires a “LEGENDARY or higher” or “LEGENDARY+” card, a REIGNMAKER tier card may also be used in that roster spot.
Will there be ELITE, LEGENDARY and REIGNMAKER contests?
Yes, beginning in 2023, Reignmakers UFC contests will be offered at all rarity levels. Now that the “Weigh-In” phase is over, ELITE, LEGENDARY and REIGNMAKER contests will be offered at UFC Fight Night and Pay-Per-View Events.
How Do I Dictate Which Fighter I Start in the Captain Spot?
There is a designated captain spot within rosters. Any fighter placed in the captain spot will have their score multiplied by 1.5x.
What Happens if a Fighter is Removed from the Card or Their Fight is Canceled?
The fighter will receive a “0” but will still be eligible to be played within UFC Fight Night contests. A lineup with a scratched fighter included would still be eligible for payouts. If a fighter is scratched prior to 12 p.m. ET on the Friday leading up to the event and a replacement fighter is announced, users holding the scratched fighter will receive an airdrop of the replacement fighter. If a replacement fighter is not announced, the fight is canceled, or a fighter is scratched after the 12 p.m. ET deadline, holders of the scratched fighter card will receive a ticket to a $5,000 make-good DFS contest for the next upcoming UFC card. In the contest, each eligible scratched fighter will receive a corresponding allotment of DFS make-good contest tickets.
Can I Start Fighters In Lineup Spots that are Not Scheduled to Fight in this week’s UFC Fight Night?
No, fighters who are not a specific UFC Fight Night card are ineligible to be played within the given UFC Fight Nights’ contests. Fighters are defined as “on the card” if they are listed in DraftKings’ draftable pool.
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Due to weigh-in results, the bout between Priscila Cachoeira & Sijara Eubanks was canceled. Holders of Priscila Cachoeira & Sijara Eubanks fighter game cards at the LEGENDARY & REIGNMAKER Tier will receive a free pack airdrop @here. All Sijara Eubanks LEGEDENARY Tier holders will receive a UFC Fight Night 1/14 pack. Snapshot for holders airdrop eligibility TODAY 1/13 @ 2:30 p.m. ET All Priscila Cachoeira LEGENDARY Tier holders will receive one free UFC 283 pack per card held. Snapshot for holders airdrop eligibility TODAY 1/13 @ 2:30 p.m. ET Sijara Eubanks AND Priscila Cachoeira REIGNMAKER Tier holders will receive 3 UFC Fight Night 1/14 Event Packs each. Snapshot for holders airdrop eligibility TODAY, 1/13 @ 2:30 p.m. ET Additionally, there will be Make-Good DFS contests held for UFC 283 as promised. We previously communicated a $5,000 DFS Make-Good Contest for all Tiers. Holders will instead receive entry tickets based on how many Priscila Cachoeira or Sijara Eubanks fighter game cards they hold across all Tiers (max 150 entries). Contest Prizing breakdown by Rarity Tier held: $5,000 CORE + RARE Contest = 1 ticket per CORE fighter, 2 tickets per RARE fighter $5,000 ELITE + LEGENDARY + RM Contest = 1 ticket per ELITE fighter, 2 tickets per LEGENDARY fighter, 3 tickets for RM fighter Snapshot for holders for BOTH Make-Good Contests eligibility Start of UFC Fight Night 1/14 @ 5 p.m. ET.