LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MARCH 04: Jon Jones celebrates after winning during the UFC heavyweight championship fight against Ciryl Gane of France during the UFC 285 event at T-Mobile Arena on March 04, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Although Nevada ranks first on the list, it is no surprise that New York and New Jersey are among the top 10 most UFC-obsessed states in America. The data collected has established the percentage of states searching for the “UFC.”

Google data for various search terms associated with UFC in the United States was recently analyzed by combat sports experts over at

Sports fans and those specifically interested in UFC living in New Jersey and New York are always eager to stay up to date on the latest news and events. Lucky for us, New York is home to one of the most iconic venues for the sport, Madison Square Garden, and it’s right in our backyard.

A spokesperson from has commented on the findings:

“Over the years, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has emerged as one of the most popular sports in America. With millions of fans across the country, the UFC has been able to establish itself as a major player in the world of sports entertainment. The popularity of the UFC can be attributed to several factors, including the quality of the fights, the charisma of the fighters, and the high level of production values associated with the events. The study links and explores the history of each state’s link to fighting and MMA.”

Scroll below to see the top 10 most UFC-obsessed states in America. 

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