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UFC Managing Director of Operations in in Canada, Australia and New Zealand Tom Wright reveals why fans should not be concerned with the promotion’s future in Canada. Following a period of rapid growth and development in the Canadian UFC market, fans and pundits alike are growing concerned over the promotion's apparently deteriorating faith in the Great White North. Since the sport's legalization in Ontario over three years ago, the promotion had set aside specific annual dates for events in Tor read news >>

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Much uncertainty surrounds the UFC’s future in Canada, but executive Tom Wright assures fans the organization’s presence in the country will remain strong in 2015. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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It's a funny thing the way the mind works. Something belongs to one group in your head, another thing belongs to another, and they never cross despite sharing plenty of characteristics that could warrant it. One might look at a UFC champion like Anthony Pettis or Jose Aldo and have a comment on their inactivity, or perhaps on how that inactivity is robbing fans of huge fights in exciting divisions. Maybe they'd make a point about how that inactivity is also crippling the respective primes of two read news >>

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It’s not hard to figure out what the UFC sees in Conor McGregor, a cocky, charismatic featherweight straight out of Dublin who seems like he was born to sell tickets. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mixed martial arts fans collectively cheered on Saturday when UFC president Dana White yanked Howard Hughes as a judge, but they should be wary of such a power play. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The UFC president took matters into his own hands and yanked a judge from a card in Macau on Saturday. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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While you might think that the first-time UFC octagon jitters, an 11-fight winning streak or a first-ever MMA trip to the U.S. would be Valmir Lazaro’s primary concern, it’s actually much simpler than that.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Managers have expressed concern over some of the provisions inside Bellator's contracts. After examining a few of the agreements their concerns may be well founded. It goes without saying that for most fighters mixed martial arts can be a very difficult profession. A fighter's career is numbered in years not decades, and the amount of time a fighter can compete at the top of his division is even narrower. The window of opportunity for a fighter to make their money is therefore very small. In a b read news >>

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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – After much hand-wringing and concern, Bellator MMA has now conducted its first pay-per-view event. But don’t expect them to rush back to the market. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney said he’s not making the same mistake as the UFC.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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Brock Lesnar is a public figure in the sense that he used to make violent appearances at UFC events and does the occasional WWE show, but he rarely speaks out about anything, instead opting to keep a low profile. Yet when he does, it's time to stand at attention. Lesnar, who knows a thing or two about the wear and tear a career inside the Octagon can have on one's body, is making waves around the globe thanks to his comments made to UFC president Dana White concerning mixed martial artist Pat Ba read news >>

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Concussions and brain injuries are hot topics in sports. Over the past five years, the National Football League has instituted new rules designed to minimize head injuries for its athletes. Deep research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has led to a wider discussion about athlete safety at the professional and youth levels. Mixed martial arts is no different. As a whole, fighters are becoming more cognizant of the long-term damages they accrue during their time in competition. But the read news >>

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