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The sky isn't falling, but that hasn't stopped the ZUFFA brass from taking shelter. The same company that was recently named one of the "World's Most Valuable Sports Brands," under the leadership of "Brand Genius" (and UFC President) Dana White, is now faced with a 40-percent decline in profits for calendar year 2014, according to Standard & Poor's (S&P). MMA Payout adds some perspective: S&P now expects ZUFFA's cash flow/debt leverage to increase to the "high-5x area at the end of 2014." In its read news >>

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A major credit rating agency has revised Zuffa’s earnings in 2014 and announced that the company’s earnings are expected to drop 40 percent. Following a difficult year for the UFC, where injuries and a slew of lackluster pay-per-views events have become characteristic, the promotion has suffered a significant decline in overall earnings. Major credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) announced on Wednesday that the UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC is expected to decline 40 percent in their EB read news >>

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The 2014 financial outlook for UFC parent company Zuffa LLC is not looking good after Standard & Poor's projected a 40-percent decline in profits. read news >>

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Standard & Poor’s issued a revised rating outlook for Ultimate Fighting Championship parent company Zuffa on Wednesday, and the forecast was not pretty. read news >>

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Standard & Poor’s issued a revised rating outlook for Ultimate Fighting Championship parent company Zuffa on Wednesday, and the forecast was not pretty. read news >>

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The UFC’s injury bug and global march is taking a toll on earnings, according to a major credit rating agency. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Juliana Lima scored her first UFC win with a unanimous decision over Nina Ansaroff at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, on Nov. 8, but she’s not completely happy with her performance. Lima had to escape from a few submission attempts on her way to the decision victory, and she admits that fighting in her home state got her too excited during the bout. "I wish I had the chance to move more, but the adrenaline of fighting for the UFC in your home state consumed read news >>

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Valued at $1.65 billion but as a brand worth just $440 million. How does that work? Forbes explains... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), at one time, was $2 million in debt. Now? It's worth about $1.65 billion. Not bad for a mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion that legally, still cannot do business in the state of New York. In fact, that number is good enough to land UFC on the Forbes Fab 40 list of "World's Most Valuable Sports Brands" (via Lift Studios), not far behind Major League Baseball read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was fined $50,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission for his part in a brawl with Daniel Cormier on Aug. 4. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was fined $50,000 as a result of the brawl that took place between he and Daniel Cormier at an August 4, 2014 press event to promote UFC 178. Representatives of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) unanimously approved the punishment at a Tuesday commission meeting in Las Vegas. In addition to the fine, Jones will be required to complete 40 hours of community service in Las Vegas. Jones and Cormier collided during a staredown photo opportunity in the lobb read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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In the case of UFC drug tests, no news is good news. UFC Fight Night 40 drug test results are in from Ohio Athletic Commission, which today (May 22, 2014) confirmed that all 15 mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters tested for illegal/banned substances following the May 10 fight card in Cincinnati have passed with flying colors. Results from those battery of tests, which include performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) such as steroids and drugs of abuse like cocaine and marijuana, among others, all return read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Drug tests were performed for 15 fighters at UFC Fight Night 40 earlier this month, and the results came back negative.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Following Matt Brown’s thrilling UFC Fight Night 40 main-event victory, UFC President Dana White suggested Hector Lombard as a possible next opponent. Lombard, meanwhile, appears unimpressed with “Immortal.”Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The numbers are in for the UFC Fight Night 40 event on FOX Sports 1, and they ain't too shabby. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) delivered a solid mixed martial arts (MMA) card with UFC Fight Night 40, which took place earlier this month (May 10, 2014) in Cincinnati, Ohio, featuring a wild welterweight main event between Matt Brown and Erick Silva. And with a solid card comes solid ratings. "Brown vs. Silva" scored an average viewership of 655,000, according to the gang over at MMA Payout, w read news >>

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