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From Yahoo Sports: CEO Lorenzo Fertitta has voiced support for a far stiffer penalty structure following a rash of high-profile incidents. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC execs Lorenzo Fertitta, Dana White, and Lawrence Epstein held a special press conference to usher in the promotion's new era of drug testing. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: CEO Lorenzo Fertitta has voiced support for a far stiffer penalty structure following a rash of high-profile incidents. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is going to take a stand against performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) -- yet again -- after failing to get through its last three pay-per-view (PPV) events without a positive drug test (more on that mess here). That means a special media press conference today (Weds., Feb. 18, 2015) at 1 p.m. ET from inside the Red Rock Casino Resort Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada, home base for the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. To watch the live streaming video read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and company president Dana White are holding a special press conference on Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White and UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will discuss their company’s plan to address performance-enhancing drug use at a Wednesday press conference at Las Vegas’ Red Rock Casino Resort Spa.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Mark your calendars ... While Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White seems to have limited his scrums and always-informative interviews with mixed martial arts (MMA) media, he'll soon step out of the shadows to address the recent outbreak of failed drug tests. According to a report from "UFC Tonight" (via Sherdog), White -- along with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta -- will hold a special press conference on Feb. 18, 2015, to address the alarming issue that seems to be getting out of read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White will address a spate of high-profile drug test failures next week.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Zuffa CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently spoke about CM Punk's first opponent, and he stated that it's going to be someone we know. I'm sure you know who CM Punk is by now - real name Phil Brooks, former professional wrestler. Now signed to the UFC despite no competitive fighting experience. Punk expects to debut in late 2015 after getting many months of solid training at Roufusport. But the biggest question since he signed has been pretty simple - who is Punk going to fight? In an interview with ESP read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta believes Phil "CM Punk" Brooks' Octagon debut will be competitive. While Fertitta is not sure who exactly will introduce Brooks to the cage, he recently told ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto the company will "most likely" look outside its current roster to find a suitable opponent. But that doesn't mean it's searching for any Joe off the streets who took a class or two at a local dojo. Prefacing his comments by saying he'll defer to UFC matchmaker Joe Silva for the official book read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta says that the promotion won’t just bring in some guy off the street to stand opposite Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ debut.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is no dummy. He expected a certain amount of "backlash" from the promotion's surprise acquisition of former professional wrestler Phil Brooks, who is expected to make his Octagon debut later this year. But as far as choosing a first opponent, rest assured Fertitta won't recruit "some guy off the street." Probably because he already did that when he signed CM Punk. Zing! Fertitta elaborates to ESPN: "I think it has to be somebody with some read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a bit of a contradiction to statements made by UFC president Dana White, CEO Lorenzo Fertitta says professional wrestler CM Punk will make his promotional debut against someone of note. "I think it has to be somebody with some level of credentials," Fertitta told Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com. "It's not just going to be some guy off the street. It's going to be somebody who is a professional mixed martial artist -- certainly somebody who MMA media will recognize and know." Ideas on Punk's debut o read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta confirms current negotiations underway with Cris Cyborg for the women's bantamweight division, in hopes of a blockbuster fight with champion, Ronda Rousey. In the latest round of "Will she or won't she," ESPN recently confirmed that Cris Cyborg is in contract negotiations with the UFC. Cyborg has been inactive in mixed martial arts competition since July 2013, when she claimed the Invicta featherweight belt from former champion, Marloes Coenen. Injuries and indecision ab read news >>

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