Gene Tinner Jr.

Director of Ticketing, UFC

Gene Tinner Jr. UFC

Gene Tinner, Jr. is a Ticketing rising star and innovator within the Sports & Entertainment Industry. Beginning his journey with the
Houston Rockets/Toyota Center and currently serving as the Director of Ticketing for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Gene has traveled across the country to chase his dream of one day becoming a Team President.

He is passionate about delivering fans a memorable experience that will last a lifetime. Gene has successfully launched two start-up teams: the Jacksonville Armada Football Club and the Vegas Golden Knights.

In addition, Gene is inspired to give back by guest speaking at Diversity & Inclusion panels, where he shares his experience and mentors People of Color within this industry.

Gene is a proud graduate of Southern University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, as well as receiving his Master of Science in Health of Human Performance from Texas Southern University.