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Morning Report: Ronda Rousey promotes safety and empowerment lobbying for MMA in New York

  • 2 months ago
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In Albany lobbying to make MMA legal in New York state, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is doing her best to make it to Madison Square Garden. Bills to legalize MMA in the last remaini read news >>

Dustin Poirier: 'I still think I can beat Conor McGregor, UFC 178 just wasn't my night'

  • 6 months ago
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After plenty of lobbying, Dustin Poirier got his much-desired fight against the always-vocal Conor McGregor at UFC 178, which went down this past September in Las Vegas, Nevada. Unfortunately, the fi read news >>

Zuffa spending to get Florida bill passed

  • a year ago
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Zuffa has been lobbying for a Florida bill that would change what they are required to report to the commission. The other day I requested from the Florida State Boxing Commission some information re read news >>

Luke Rockhold Lobbying for Michael Bisping Fight, Also Interested in Fighting at Light Heavyweight

  • a year ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is lobbying for a fight with Michael Bisping and is interested in fighting in the light heavyweight division. read news >>

After upset of Larkin, Brad Tavares still lobbying for top 10 opponent

  • a year ago
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DULUTH, Ga. – A 2-to-1 underdog in his fight against Lorenz Larkin, Brad Tavares feels a little bad for anyone who counted him out before Wednesday’s fight.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Brad T read news >>

Despite UFC Lobbying Efforts, France Upholds Ban on Mixed Martial Arts

  • a year ago
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Don’t expect to see the UFC in France any time soon, as the French Sports ministry has confirmed its ban on mixed martial arts. read news >>

UFC outspent PGA, MLB, NASCAR and NBA with 2012 lobbying efforts

  • a year ago
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Only the National Football League spent more on lobbyists than the Ultimate Fighting Championship this past year on Capitol Hill. read news >>

Patricky 'Pitbull' lobbying Bellator to fight alongside brother at July event

  • a year ago
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Onetime Bellator MMA tournament finalist Patricky "Pitbull" Freire hasn't fought since October, and he's anxious to get back to work. And if his employers are willing, the lightweight said he'd love read news >>

Mike Tyson's lobbying earns TJ Grant an extra $50K after his knockout win over Gray Maynard (Yahoo! Sports)

  • a year ago
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Boxing legend Mike Tyson made sure Grant's KO win over Gray Maynard netted the Canadian more than just a lightweight title shot. read news >>

Yahoo! Sports Special: Chael Sonnen Steps Up Lobbying Efforts for Wanderlei Silva Bout

  • 2 years ago
  • 121 views
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Last week, Chael Sonnen called out Wanderlei Silva. A week later, the fight hasn't been made, so Sonnen has stepped up his lobbying efforts, including creating a poster for the fight. read news >>

UFC 162's Chris Weidman ready 'to put my money where my mouth is' for new deal

  • 2 years ago
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After months of lobbying for a shot at Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman finally got his wish. And while some might view the contest as a "big money" matchup, "The All American" disagrees. He's not even read news >>

Ian McCall lobbying for flyweight fight against Louis Gaudinot at UFC on FOX 4

  • 2 years ago
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Ian McCall is looking for a rebound, and he has someone in mind. After a disappointing loss to Demetrious Johnson in their rematch this past month in Florida, McCall has been bummed. But what be read news >>

Schaub, Management ‘Lobbying Hard’ for Nogueira at UFC ‘Rio’

  • 4 years ago
  • 173 views
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If Brendan Schaub has his way, he’ll be fighting on hostile ground against one of Brazil’s biggest MMA icons this summer. read news >>

Carlos Condit Lobbying for UFC 132 Fight With BJ Penn, Waiting on Decision

  • 4 years ago
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Carlos Condit has offered to take the fight against B.J. Penn at UFC 132, but as of now it's just a waiting game to see if the bout will get made or not.  Read More >> read news >>

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