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  • 7 days ago
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When Bob Cook speaks, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker listens. Cook, a trainer at American Kickboxing Academy and co-founder with Zinkin Entertainment and Sports Management, has rarely steered Coker wrong. When Coker was president of Strikeforce, Cook recommended (...) read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Not long ago, the names Garry Cook and David Allen didn’t mean anything to UFC fans. But the two experienced sports industry professionals have made a huge impression with the UFC owners since coming on board and that has been reflected in a rapid rise through the ranks for both, the latest of which comes today as Allen is promoted to head the UFC’s EMEA operation. The UFC today announced that David Allen has been appointed as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East & Af read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC executive Garry Cook discusses his new role as the promotion's chief global officer. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC chief executive, Garry Cook discusses proposed global expansion plan for Russia. Recently, a report from Standard & Poor confirmed that UFC parent company, ZUFFA is seeing a 40% decline in their earnings for 2014. Injuries and over saturation have been the most talked about issues leading to this economic downturn for the MMA conglomerate. In a press event that took place a week ago, the entire 2015 calendar of events was rolled out, featuring a schedule just as chock full of fight cards as read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The fans were still filing out of London's O2 Arena after Alexander Gustafsson's TKO of Jimi Manuwa back on March 8 when the UFC announced it's next date in the city: Feb. 28, 2015. Of course, Feb. 28 is now the landing date for UFC 184 in Los Angeles, with the double bill of Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort and Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano atop the bill. Since the LA date was announced, U.K. fans have been asking what this means for the planned event in London. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hou read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC has announced its full schedule of events for 2015, but there's room for more. Garry Cook, the former UFC executive vice president and managing director of Europe, Middle East and Africa who recently became the UFC chief global brand officer, told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour that oversaturation is not an issue. In fact, local markets are hungry for more UFC events. "We’d like to be doing a lot more. I notice this in Brazil, I notice this in Asia. There’s call for an read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1 p.m. ET -- Matt Wiman will talk about his win over Isaac Vallie-Flagg on Saturday after an almost two-year hiatus from the UFC. 1:25 p.m. -- Welterweight contender Tyron Woodley will preview his UFC 183 fight against Kelvin Gastelum and the tumultuous times in his hometown of Ferguson, MO. 1:45 p.m. -- Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks will discuss his win over Michael Chandler last week. 2:05 p.m. -- Heavyweight B read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life on Monday. Below is a rundown of the show: 1:00 p.m. ET -- Garry Cook will discuss his new role as the UFC's chief global officer. 1:25 p.m. -- Liam McGeary will talk about winning the Bellator light heavyweight tournament on Friday. 1:45 p.m. -- Khabib Nurmagomedov will discuss his knee rehab and his take on the lightweight division. 2:05 p.m. -- Former WWE play-by-play man Jim Ross will talk about his MMA broadcasting debut with Chael Sonnen at BattleGrounds M read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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A corporate reshuffle sees UFC executive Garry Cook promoted to the position of UFC Chief Global Officer with responsibilities for “all international territories.” read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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There has been a shift in power at the top of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s international division. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The UFC has made big personnel changes on their top management. There are huge changes within the top management in the UFC. Garry Cook, who has been running the promotion's UK office, will now move to Las Vegas and will be the UFC's Chief Global Officer. As first reported by MMA Fighting, the former former Manchester City football CEO will now be in charge of every show outside the US, making him one of the more important figures in the promotion. Also part of the changes, Mark Fischer has been read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Controversial former Manchester City soccer team CEO Garry Cook, who joined the UFC two years ago to head operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is moving to Las Vegas to take over as the promotion's Chief Global Officer.This would make Cook one of the most powerful figures in the organization, as he would be in charge of all the international territories. Sources within the promotion confirmed the appointment earlier Thursday, as did Dana White via text message on Thursday night."(Th read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Watch breaking news from the UFC with Garry Cook, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the UFC, EMEA, streaming live on Friday, July 18, at 7 a.m. ET from Dublin, Ireland. read news >>

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