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M-1 Global founder Vadim Finkelchtein discusses the promotion's plans over the coming years. Following a fruitful and eventful season of fights, M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein has no intentions of slowing down his promotion's gradual development. In 2015, the promotion is scheduled to host twelve events, five of which will take place outside of Russia. They will begin their year with a tribute event in Tbilisi, Georgia in the memory of their first heavyweight champion Guram Gugenishvili read news >>

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In case you haven't been paying attention to M-1 Global, now might be a good time to start. That's because the international mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion operates primarily in Russia, which just so happens to be atop the list of planned destinations for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2015. With that in mind, UFC has already recruited established stars like Rustam Khabilov, Rashid Magomedov, and Khabib Nurmagomedov, among others, and could find its next top prospect in one of the m read news >>

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M-1 Global has tentatively revealed 12 event dates for 2015, four less than the Russian-based promotion held in 2014. read news >>

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M-1 Global hosts a pair of UFC veterans, plus Mighty Mo travels to Romania to take on PRIDE vet Alexandru Lungu. Mid-week fights? Mid-week fights! This past Monday, in the main event of Romanian XF 15, Siala Mou SIliga, aka Mighty Mo, sought to rebound from his knockout at the hands of Alexander Volkov in April. Standing in his way back to the win column was super-sized PRIDE veteran Alexandru Lungu. Siliga made a comeback to MMA in 2013, going on an unlikely three fight win streak in Bellator b read news >>

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As the UFC continues its aggressive global expansion plans, Australia has emerged as one of the most passionate fanbases for the promotion. Now the country could soon play host to a stadium event.Filed under: News, UFC 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 UFC’s injury bug and global march is taking a toll on earnings, according to a major credit rating agency. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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M-1 Global and Chechen promotion ACB will take part in a joint venture on Dec. 17 to co-promote M-1 Challenge 54 and ACB 12. M-1 Global and Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) recently announced a joint venture to co-promote M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 in St. Petersburg, Russia next month. The decision to join forces is an interesting decision, as the Chechen organization ACB appeared on the Russian MMA scene in 2014 and featured a Grand Prix event that showcased more than 50 fights. With the full read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former M-1 Global heavyweight champion Guram Gugenishvili died in a car accident this weekend in his native Georgia, officials today announced.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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If you haven't noticed, the UFC is expanding it's global market in recent times. This is evidenced by the many countries the travel to every year, as well as the number of new markets they break into. That said, they still need to move into certain markets, as they could be profitable and brimming with talent. They are places that can provide great income for the company and its fighters, proving why global expansion is huge in the entertainment buienss. Seeing as the UFC usually goes to Brazil, read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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One of the promotional heads of a new MMA organization from Chechnya has high hopes for the global expansion of their company. The UFC may currently have a stranglehold over the international MMA market, but up-and-coming Chechen promotion ACB has some ambitious plans for global expansion over the coming years. The ACB has already hosted 10 events in various places in Russia, with two more scheduled to take place before the end of the year. It appears to have the full support of the Chechen Repu read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC on Monday announced a new Croatian broadcast deal to continue the promotion's global expansion. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighter has been spreading to a global scale lately, which in turn has brought more international fighters to our attention. It has also helped expand the sport. We have seen versions of the reality show in Brazil, China, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. They have brought us some unlikely stars, as well as some duds in the process. So, who are the five best fighters to emerge from the international versions of the show? Let's take a look.Begin Slideshow read news >>

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