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  • 12 days ago
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Brendan Kornberger realizes that he's just some kid from Canada coming into Saturday's WSOF 17 fight, but he also knows there's a big opportunity in front of him. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Misha Cirkunov moved from Latvia to Canada to Las Vegas. There was a bit of a culture shock, but regardless of the location, the longtime judoka, wrestler and MMA fighter always found a home in the gym.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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WSOF bantamweight champion Marlos Moraes looks to defend his belt for the first time when he meets undefeated contender Josh Hill at WSOF 18.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Finally, the UFC is returning to Canada with a major event. After two false starts in 2014, it was announced Wednesday on UFC Tonight that UFC 186 will be held in Montreal on April 25. No headliner has been announced for the pay-per-view card yet. The UFC will also be in Canada on Aug. 23 for a Fight Night card, likely on FOX Sports 1. The city is not official for that one yet, but there will be at least two other events later in the year in Canada with Toronto, Calgary and Montreal all being co read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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LAS VEGAS — The Ultimate Fighting Championship has acquired the complete video libraries of eight of the most famous and respected mixed martial arts promotions in the history of the sport. The libraries of Pancrase, Extreme Challenge, Cage Rage, Hook and Shoot, TKO Canada, King of the Cage, UCMMA and XFO are in the process of being secured and flown to the United States. From there, the tapes will be digitized and added to the digital subscription service beginning in the spring. The announceme read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has a new home in Canada. The mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion (via MMA Fighting) announced a broadcast deal that will see TSN and RDS networks air its live events which include preliminary bouts, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), and North American UFC "Fight Night" cards for the foreseeable future (see the 2015 schedule here). While the deal signifies a fresh start with a new network, it also marks the end of its longstanding relationship with Rogers Sportsnet; read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC’s television reach will expand in Canada next year starting with UFC 182 in early January. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has a new broadcast home in Canada. read news >>

  • a month ago
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While no announcement has been made yet, The Sports Network (TSN) in Canada sent out schedule revisions for January to television listings services on Friday which included extensive UFC coverage.TSN, the country's equivalent to ESPN, was the leading candidate to get the UFC contract, which had been held by Sportsnet, a rival sports network run by Rogers Cable, since the sport's popularity explosion. UFC officials would not confirm the deal at this time. It had been known for months that there w read news >>

  • a month ago
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Tom Wright, managing director for UFC operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, discusses the latest news pertaining to those markets. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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And had the athletic commission tested Diaz after UFC 158, he probably would've tested positive. Nick Diaz is making his much-anticipated return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when he faces Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan 31, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (details). Once the dust settles in "Sin City," Diaz hopes another former champion, Georges St-Pierre, makes his return to the Octagon, as he would be interested in running it back against "Rush." Diaz is willing to fight the forme read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS - Nick Diaz has it in his head that fighters can take pretty much anything they want up in Canada, without repercussion. Diaz, who returns from his self-imposed exile to meet Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC 183, told reporters on Tuesday that he'd be down for a rematch of his last fight, a unanimous-decision loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 158. But he wouldn't return to Montreal to make that fight happen, or anywhere else north of the border. "Sure, if I do well, and he comes read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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It looks like Rory MacDonald will finally get his chance to prove that he is indeed the best welterweight in the world. Rory MacDonald finally got his wish. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White confirmed that "Ares" would indeed get the next shot at the welterweight title after he knocked out Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night 54, which went down last weekend (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Video highlights here. To sweeten the pot, R read news >>

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