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UFC 193 has been booked for Melbourne, Australia now that cage ban has been overturned. UFC in Australia has been a limited enterprise due to one of its most populated states, Victoria, having a ban which prevented any MMA bout from taking place in a cage (they do allow it in a ring). Melbourne, Australia's second largest city, is the hot spot and social hub of Victoria, making it a prime target for Zuffa's global expansion project. The obvious problem with that pesky little law is the UFC's tra read news >>

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There are big things happening Down Under. The UFC announced Tuesday it will be bringing a pay-per-view, UFC 193, to Melbourne, Australia on Nov. 14 following a cage ban in the state of Victoria being lifted. The event has long been reported, but now it is official. UFC 193 will take place Nov. 15 locally and Nov. 14 in North America live on PPV. There has not been a UFC pay-per-view held in Australia since UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch on Feb. 27, 2011 in Sydney. Before now, the Octagon was banned in read news >>

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BELLATOR NOW REACHES OVER 400 MILLION HOMES IN OVER 120 COUNTRIES. Los Angeles, CA (February 25, 2015) -- Multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) today announces that Electus International has secured new deals for Bellator MMA with broadcasters in Australia (Network Ten), France (RTL9), Italy (Discovery), Spain (15 TV), Portugal (SIC) and Croatia (Fight Channel), exemplifying the widespread growth the emerging mixed martial arts (MMA) league has show read news >>

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The UFC’s spring session continues to shape up nicely, with the addition of two featherweight bouts to events in Australia and the Philippines. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Featherweights Hatsu Hioki and Daniel Hooker will meet at UFC Fight Night 65 in New Zealand.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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When Sam Alvey scored a knockout win over Dylan Andrews last November in Australia, it was the culmination of years of blood, sweat and tears for the 28-year-old Milwaukee native. read news >>

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Mark Hunt vs. Stipe Miocic will headline UFC's first trip to South Australia. After hosting 6 events in the continent, the UFC will be heading to South Australia for the first time as they venture to Adelaide on May 10. As the promotion announced, the card will be headlined by a heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Stipe Miocic. Hunt is coming from an interim title fight against Fabricio Werdum where he suffered a somewhat shocking TKO loss in a bout he was winning up until the finish. Miocic read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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The UFC's next trip to Australia is quickly getting booked up. Middleweights Brad Tavares and Robert Whittaker will meet in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Miocic on May 10 in Adelaide, Australia, the UFC announced Tuesday. Also announced by the UFC are fights between Australian veteran Anthony Perosh and Sean O'Connell, top Aussie prospect Jake Matthews and James Vick, Aussie women's star Bec Rawlings and Seo Hee Ham, Ultimate Fighter alum Dylan Andrews and Bradley Scott, Kailin read news >>

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Event: UFC Fight Night 65: "Miocic vs. Hunt"Date: Sat., May 9, 2015 on UFC Fight PassLocation: Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, South Australia Main Event: 265 lbs.: Stipe Miocic vs. Mark Hunt Other Scheduled Fights (UFC Fight Pass): 185 lbs.: Brad Tavares vs. Robert Whittaker205 lbs.: Sean O'Connell vs. Anthony Perosh155 lbs.: Jake Matthews vs. James Vick115 lbs.: Seohee Ham vs. Bec Rawlings185 lbs.: Dylan Andrews vs. Brad Scott115 lbs.: Alex Chambers vs. Kailin Curran170 lbs.: Vik Gr read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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South Australia’s capital of Adelaide will play host to a UFC event for the first time. The previously reported UFC Fight Night 65 on May 10 event was officially announced by the UFC today.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to add a little hometown flavor to its upcoming UFC Fight Night 65 mixed martial arts (MMA) event "Down Under," scheduled for the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, South Australia, on May 10, 2015. That's where portly power puncher Mark Hunt will battle fellow heavyweight slugger Stipe Miocic, according to a report from Combat Press, in a five-round headliner that will likely air online via UFC Fight Pass. Hunt (10-9-1) is coming off a hea read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The UFC’s first Australian event of 2015 is targeted for May 10, and Mark Hunt and Stipe Miocic will reportedly headline the card in a heavyweight matchup.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Mark Hunt wanted to fight in Australia late last year. He's likely to get his wish now. A fight between the popular heavyweight, who was born in New Zealand and now lives in Sydney, and fellow contender Stipe Miocic is in the works to headline UFC Fight Night 65 on May 10 in Adelaide, sources have confirmed with MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. It'll be the UFC's first trip to the city and the show will air live on UFC Fight Pass. Combat Press was the first to report the news Monday. Hunt (10-9- read news >>

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In November, Marcus Brimage’s kick to knock out Jumabieke Tuerxun in Australia was loud enough -- and apt enough -- to have a boomerang effect. It reverberated back to the States where it hit Brimage himself in an idle moment of reflection."Man, it was surreal," he says. "It didn’t hit me until I got back home (boomerang) like the Thursday after. I was like, man, I knocked that dude out. People don’t know this but that was my first knockout ever. I’ve had TKOs, but that was my first knockout."Br read news >>

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