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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 >>

  • 5 days 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 >>

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

  • 9 days 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 >>

  • 18 days 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rory MacDonald is next in line for a shot at the UFC 170-pound title and the Canadian fighter will get the opportunity in front of his fellow countryman. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rory MacDonald’s third-round technical knockout victory over Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight in Halifax has vaulted the Canadian welterweight to No. 1 contender status. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC's return to Canada at UFC Fight Night 54 was headlined by prodigy-turned-star Rory MacDonald, who was appearing at the top of the marquee for the first time in his career against Tarec Saffiedine. It was a memorable one for MacDonald, as he stopped Saffiedine in the third round with a beautiful combination, likely staking a claim to a title fight in the relatively near future. What We'll Remember About This Fight It marked the most convincing execution in the rise of MacDonald. He's long read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rory MacDonald likely stands one step away from a shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight crown. That step comes in the form of former Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine. read news >>

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