Popular streamers TimTheTatman and NICKMERCS have stunned gaming fans by announcing an upcoming event during UFC X International Fight Week, set to take place on July 1.
Back on June 10, Nick ‘NICKMERCS’ Kolcheff left fans scratching their heads when he teased a UFC event involving fellow streamer TimTheTatman.
The two are known to be friends, regularly poking fun at one another on their streams and enjoying games together. However, Nick has now confirmed a UFC ‘Battle of the Ages’, leaving fans truly stunned.
Good afternoon ☀️
Last stream of the week for your boy! Got something BIG cookin’ up for ya’ll tho!! @UFC, Fatty & Las Vegas… gonna be wild. Never been anything like this before! More deets real soon, see ya in there 🔥🤼♂️👀https://t.co/Etk8WeG3Wa#MFAM | #FaZeUp | #UFC276 pic.twitter.com/SH9trMToMR
— FaZe Nickmercs (@NICKMERCS) June 10, 2022
On June 12, Nick confirmed that the latest event in the MFAM Gauntlet series will be a collaboration with UFC X and take place on July 1, during International Fight Week.
As a MFAM Gauntlet event, we can expect the involvement of some other big-name creators. However, at the time of writing, none have been confirmed (other than TimTheTatman).
Announcing the event via Twitter, NICKMERCS joked that “life’s a trip man”, before saying: “The team & I are beyond excited to work with the UFC & take the MFAM Gauntlet to a whole new level. See y’all in Las Vegas baby!”
Attached was a UFC clip showing an official advertisement with the message: “Live at UFC X during International Fight Week – NICKMERCS takes on TimTheTatman. Go to UFC.com/MFAM for tickets and tune-in information.”
The event will be taking place at Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada but, as of the time of writing, much about it remains unclear.
Most notably, it’s not actually clear whether the pair will be fighting, or the event will be about something else, perhaps gaming. The MFAM have promised new details very soon, so keep your eyes on Nick’s social channels.
Despite Twitch, YouTube, and TikTok’s recent tendency towards boxing matches as a way of settling online disputes, very few of us foresaw a UFC event between two streaming giants.
As more details become available, we’ll cover everything you need to know.