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UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC, received an unwanted last-minute Christmas present on Wednesday when a third anti-trust lawsuit was filed against them. read news >>

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Sports entertainment? No, we're not talking about WWE, but rather Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion with footprints all over the world. And in spite of all the expansion the organization has seen over the past few years, it expects a broader reach in 2015. That includes live events in South Korea, Scotland, and Russia, among others. "As we grow as a business, we're moving from a fight promoter to a world-renowned sports media and enterta read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The UFC has a new cable home in Canada. The company, which had long been broadcast on Rogers Sportsnet, will now be seen on TSN and it's French-language counterpart, RDS, the company formally announced on Monday. MMAFighting.com first reported the news of the impending deal on Friday. Additionally, some UFC content will air on The Fight Network. TSN, Canada's equivalent of ESPN, as well as RDS, will air live events, including prelim bouts from PPV cards, North American UFC Fight Night events, an read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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ZUFFA LLC, parent company of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has been named in a formal complaint led by former headliners and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry, among others, filed on Tuesday in United States District Court. "Because of the UFC's coercive practices, competitive market forces have been strangled, future earnings power of the athletes is stripped away, and purses to the fighters are artificially depressed," said Le, who is still read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick was in attendance at UFC 181 on Saturday night and took some time to answer questions from the media. His management company represents UFC fighters like Donald Cerrone, Miesha Tate and Rose Namajunas, the newest addition to the stable. Harvick also discussed the UFC's uniform deal with Reebok, winning the Sprint Cup title this year and whether or not he would ever compete in the Octagon. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC bantamweight superstar, Urijah Faber weighs in on controversial uniform deal. On Tuesday, after almost a year of speculation, the UFC officially announced their partnership with Reebok for official uniforms to outfit the organization's roster. Opinions have been largely divided, but there are certainly some serious ramifications for the clothing brands that are currently sponsoring fighters in the Octagon. One of those brands is Torque, which is co-owned by bantamweight superstar, Urijah Fab read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and president Dana White explained the ins and outs of the company's landmark deal with Reebok. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Tuesday a long-term deal with apparel company Reebok that will see the outfitter serve as the official provider for new UFC uniforms that will go into effect in 2015. The announcement was made during a special press conference in New York City. The uniform deal—first reported by Bleacher Report in January—has long been in the works. It will go into effect beginning the week of July 6, 2015, and it will totally eliminate independent sponsorships in the read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Reebok and the UFC on Tuesday announced a partnership for the fitness company to provide fighter uniforms and fan apparel for the MMA juggernaut. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The UFC is looking to close 2014 with a bang. UFC 181 is the bang that the company is looking for, as the event hosts two title fights on pay-per-view that should grab the attention of fans. The card holds some good star power, as names such as Anthony Pettis, Johny Hendricks, Travis Browne, Gilbert Melendez and Urijah Faber grace the card. Those are the type of names that will attract MMA fans left and right. Many times, fans need a reason to watch a UFC event. Here are five reasons to tune in. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Missed the UFC last weekend? Don't worry; the company is back with yet another card this weekend! It should be a fun one, so if you have cable, you should tune in. The card is headlined by Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson in what is likely a title eliminator fight. Supporting that main event are lightweights Edson Barboza and Bobby Green, who should put on a helluva scrap. It's time to get the band back together. So, per usual, here are the staff's main card predictions from Craig Amos, James MacDo read news >>

  • a month ago
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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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Is Quinton Jackson angling for a UFC return, and is company president Dana White actually open to it?Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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SAN DIEGO - Four title fights highlight the first three events on the Bellator 2015 schedule. The first event under the company's new monthly schedule, Bellator 132, will be held on Friday, January 16, at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif., as Patricio "Pitbull" Friere (22-2) will defend his Bellator featherweight title against former champion Daniel Straus (23-5). Friere, a 27-year-old from Natal, Brazil, defeated Pat Curran via unanimous decision in September to win the title. read news >>

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