Disney claims the increase showcases "the value of ESPN+ and the popularity and quality of UFC events".
“I talked to Jimmy Pitaro 3-4 years ago. I said if you could convince the league to bring it back, I’ll come back."
"This is a time of enormous change and challenges in our industry, and our work will also focus on creating a more efficient and cost-effective structure."
The subscription streaming service now has 24.3 million subscribers as of October 1st.
The world’s number one basketball league has always been serious about streaming and the internet.
"We know our fans have come to expect us to deliver content through both traditional and emerging methods."
Steve Levy, Louis Riddick and Dan Orlovsky will call all the action on the broadcast from the booth, with Laura Rutledge reporting from the sidelines.
NBA Crosscourt will be hosted by Cassidy Hubbarth and Rosalyn Gold-Onwude and will focus on trending NBA news, highlights, interviews and more.
The deals have been done with over 130 advertisers across 70 different product categories.
The NHL regular season in North America begins on Tuesday, October 11.