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“Stateside, Tennessee is a hotbed for MMA.” --Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Marc Ratner. If a commission is not generating any revenue, then it cannot justify its existence. The Tennessee Athletic Commission, established in 2008 to accommodate mixed martial arts (MMA) events from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the now-defunct Strikeforce promotion, is dying on the vine as the world's largest combat sports promotion concentrates on international territories. Nashville Sports Mix read news >>

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Mixed martial arts and boxing events could be banned in Tennessee by July 1, according to a report by nashvillesportsmix.com. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced the first leg of its 2015 European tour, which starts with UFC Fight Night 64 on April 11 in Krakow, Poland, (more on that here) and ends with UFC Fight Night 73 on July 18 in Glasgow, Scotland. Sandwiched in between those international mixed martial arts (MMA) events is UFC Fight Night 69 on June 20 in Berlin, Germany. "I was overwhelmed by the support of the German public last year," said German lightweight Nick "Sergeant" Hein. "The journey that read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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UFC on FOX 16 event page and fight card rumors for July 25, 2015, in Chicago. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The UFC is making its 4th trip to Chicago in as many years, but this time they'll be traveling to the Windy City in the summertime. MMA fans in the Chicago area will be pleased to know that the UFC will be heading to their city once again. UFC PR man Dave Sholler confirmed on Wednesday night through Twitter that UFC on Fox 16 will be held at the United Center on July 25th. For all the Chicago fans who have been asking: see you July 25 at United Center for @UFCONFOX. — Dave Sholler (@Sholler_UFC) read news >>

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The UFC is returning to Chicago. And the good news for visitors is that it won't be in the winter. The Windy City will host UFC on FOX 16 on July 25, it announced Wednesday on UFC Tonight. Chicago won Harley Davidson's Hometown Throwdown, earning it the distinction. The United Center will act as the venue. The last three times the UFC came to Chicago was in January -- in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Last year, it was UFC on FOX 10: Henderson vs. Thomson and the year before was UFC on FOX 6: Johnson vs. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to the Windy City for another Fox card this summer. read news >>

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As the winner of Harley-Davidson’s Hometown Throwdown, Chicago’s United Center will now play host to UFC on FOX 16 on July 25.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The Octagon will return to Chicago on Saturday, July 25, as it was announced Wednesday that the Windy City has won the Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown contest to host a UFC event. read news >>

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The UFC, Reebok and the Nevada Athletic Commission statements regarding light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones' positive drug test and subsequent entry into a rehab facility. Earlier today, UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones announced he was entering into rehab following the positive drug test that came back from the Nevada Athletic Commission's out of competition testing from early December. Fan and media reaction has been rife with questions about the unusual circumstances around the tes read news >>

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In the lead-up to Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s UFC debut in July, the question wasn’t whether the unbeaten strawweight was ready for prime time in the Octagon, but whether anyone here in the United States... read news >>

  • a month ago
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Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks via split decision at UFC 181 last weekend, earning his first title inside the Octagon of Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>

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July 2014. Las Vegas. The worst year of Stefan Struve’s life was about to come to what he expected to be a triumphant close. Nearly 12 months after being diagnosed with a leaking bicuspid aortic valve in... read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC-Reebok deal is effective July 6, 2015, but some fighters have already lost money because of the UFC uniform. From July 2015 on, UFC fighters won’t be allowed to bring their own sponsors to the Octagon with them, on shorts or banners, and a few brands decided to step away from the business now. UFC 181, which took place Dec. 6 in Las Vegas, was the first UFC card since the announcement of the promotion’s deal with Reebok, and heavyweight veteran Brendan Schaub, who met Travis Browne in th read news >>

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