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  • 11 days ago
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Ronda Rousey is in Hong Kong to help promote the UFC's growth into Asia, and the women's bantamweight champion is taking in some sightseeing. read news >>

  • a month ago
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It is uncontroversial to say that sport is a male-dominated enterprise at almost every level, from participation to consumption. Socially constructed gender differences mean that it has been difficult for women to become accepted in an arena that places an overwhelming emphasis on masculinity. This disparity has been reflected in the respective media attention male and female sports are afforded, with 96 percent of sports news being dedicated to men, and women accounting for a mere 2 percent of read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC has embarked on a strategy of rapid growth and has significantly increased the number of events they put on, but that strategy comes at a price. The UFC has adopted a strategy for international growth that has a downside for hardcore fans; oversaturation. There were 6 events in a 4 week period from the end of May to the end of June, that's something along the lines of 40 hours of MMA in a month. About 10 hours a week. That's just from official UFC fight cards, not including The Ultimate read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC’s broadcast rights deal with FOX Sports in 2011 was hailed as the beginning of a new era for both the UFC and MMA. Two and a half years into the deal, the state of the UFC-FOX union “has never been stronger,” an exec said.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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While MMA Origins has focused heavily on the growth of the UFC, there were other American promotions that held "No Holds Barred" events. T.P. Grant takes a look at the World Combat Championships, a short lived experiment with MMA rules. MMA Origins is taking a step away from the UFC and Pride focused narratives and taking a look at some of the shorter lived promotions in North America. While smaller and less known, these promotions still played highly important roles an they experimented with ru read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Lorenzo Fertitta, CEO and Co-Founder of UFC, discusses the growth potential of mixed martial arts and value of the UFC business. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Gaining cage time is important for the growth of any fighter’s career, but tonight at Bellator 108, Marcos Galvao intends on spending as little time in the cage as possible.Filed under: Bellator, News Tagged: Bellator 108, Marcos Galvao read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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At just 26 years old and widely considered the greatest fighter on the planet, it's easy to forget Jon Jones is a relative neophyte to the sport of MMA. And it's scary to think what could lie ahead for "Bones" who says he's just getting started. read news >>

  • a year ago
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According to unofficial historians on site, it was a first for the acclaimed Southwestern dojo -- an all-female open workout highlighting fighters of various skill levels, experience and popularity. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Victor Cui is a man on a mission. In the space of two years, the Filipino Canadian has taken ONE FC from the concept stage to the point where his Singapore-based promotion has become the dominant force in Asian MMA. read news >>

  • a year ago
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One FC has quickly grown from a fledgling promotion to the premier mixed martial arts promotion in Asia. Part of their success is due to fostering the overall growth of the MMA industry in Asia with events like the One Asia MMA Summit. read news >>

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