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  • 2 years ago
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Pound-for-pound, where does England - or any other country, for that matter - fit in the UFC's international expansion? England was the first country the Las Vegas-based organization touched down in post-2005's Bonnar-Griffin Boom, which opened the doors for the octagon to land on every continent except Africa and Antarctica (so far). Saturday's UFC on FUEL TV 5, featuring a heavyweight main event between Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic, marks the 10th event in England since the UFC ret read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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A great deal has been written about the UFC’s expansionist philosophy recently, much of it being negative. There’s nothing wrong with expressing a negative opinion, of course. I haven’t been shy about criticising Dana White and the UFC in the past. But unlike some, it isn’t the only club I carry in my bag. There seems to be a section of the MMA media that revels in negativity for negativity’s sake. One could characterise their attitude toward any UFC misstep, real or imagined, as almost gleeful. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The UFC’s rapid international expansion has hit a snag in at least two countries, according to UFC President Dana White.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It’s been nearly three years since Dominick Cruz has stepped inside the UFC’s famed octagon, but at least one sponsor who signed on when “The Dominator” was at the top of his game will still be there as he tries to get there once again.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The UFC's international expansion has come at a rapid pace this year, as the introduction of UFC Fight Pass has allowed the company to put on more fight cards than any other year. This includes bringing the show on the road to markets who have yet to have an event or don't get events nearly enough. This year alone, the UFC has broken into Singapore, while returning to locations such as Abu Dhabi and Macau. They also plan on touchdowns in New Zealand, Ireland and Germany, among other places. So, read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Filming has gotten underway for the UFC’s latest international edition of “The Ultimate Fighter,” and the cast has been revealed for coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The UFC's seeming ubiquity on television, tiered system of events and international expansion has resulted in something curious, but fun: the ability to explore new markets. In all their travels in all these many years, the brand leader in mixed martial arts has never been to Orlando, Florida. South Florida is a different story, although events there have sometimes produced mixed results at the gate or with fan enthusiasm. But that's not the case here. The event at the Amway Center is sold out, read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Two more fights with international flavor have been added to the UFC’s first trip to Berlin. Tom Niinimaki meets Thiago Tavares, and newcomers Viktor Pesta and Ruslan Magomedov square off.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Ruslan Magomedov, Thiago Tavares, (...) read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The UFC’s long-awaited return to Puerto Rico is one step closer to reality as the promotion has appointed a local sports entrepreneur to manage the company’s expansion on the island.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championshi’s third annual International Fight Week returns to Las Vegas July 1-6, 2014. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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China meets England in the latest fight booking for the UFC’s Memorial Day weekend card as promotional newcomer Jingliang Li will meet Danny Mitchell at UFC 173.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Danny Mitchell, Jingliang Li, UFC 173 read news >>

  • a year ago
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WSOF is planning to continue its international expansion with a fight card in New Zealand in April of 2014, MMAWeekly.com learned on Tuesday. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The UFC today unveiled part of its 2014 international event schedule, and some new countries will get their first events. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Glory Sports International on Tuesday announced the appointment of former WWE Executive VP Andrew Whitaker to the position of global CEO of Glory Sports International. read news >>

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