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Fantasy MMA (like this) could be the next big money maker in sports. That's probably why Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is now in the fantasy business, recently aligning itself with DraftKings, which offers daily and weekly fantasy sports contests for cash prizes in all of the five major sports, according to its official website, as well as college football and basketball. "You're going to see us on the canvases of many matches," Jeremy Elbaum, Vice President of Business Development at Dra read news >>

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The UFC's next trip to Australia is quickly getting booked up. Middleweights Brad Tavares and Robert Whittaker will meet in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Miocic on May 10 in Adelaide, Australia, the UFC announced Tuesday. Also announced by the UFC are fights between Australian veteran Anthony Perosh and Sean O'Connell, top Aussie prospect Jake Matthews and James Vick, Aussie women's star Bec Rawlings and Seo Hee Ham, Ultimate Fighter alum Dylan Andrews and Bradley Scott, Kailin read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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New York, NY, February 10, 2015 - Miller Lite has been named the official title sponsor for Bellator MMA events in 2015, marking the first-ever title sponsorship for the emerging MMA brand. The partnership will debut with Bellator 134: The British Invasion on Friday, February 27 from the Mohegan Sun Arena, in Uncasville, CT. "We are thrilled to partner with Miller Lite as we embark on our biggest year ever at Bellator," said Scott Coker, Bellator president. "We share a similar philosophy with Mi read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Bummer. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has opted to pull Urijah Faber from his scheduled main event bout at UFC Fight Night 62, which takes place at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro on March 21, 2015 due to Raphael Assuncao's ankle injury. With no suitable replacement fit to take on "The California Kid" next month, MMAFighting is reporting that UFC decided to yank Faber from the card, and place Demian Maia vs Ryan LaFlare as the new main event for the Brazilian show. The top-r read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Michael Jordan is known as the basketball player that kept many other greats from winning an NBA championship. Men such as Karl Malone, John Stockton and Charles Barkley never lifted the Larry O'Brien trophy over their heads because Jordan always had the final laugh. Miesha Tate has a similar situation in the form of Ronda Rousey. Even though Miesha may never hold UFC gold, she deserves to be recognized as one of the best in women's MMA. Miesha Tate is a special individual within the women's ban read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Al Iaquinta won by TKO, but someone in the broadcast truck made a huge mistake during the announcement. Someone in the UFC broadcast crew messed up. Al Iaquinta had an impressive TKO victory at UFC 183, but during his post-fight interview it was mislabeled that Joe Lauzon won the bout instead. Check out the photo below: That isn't Joe Lauzon... I guess Iaquinta didn't stick to the script? ;) #UFC183 pic.twitter.com/glhVTNuwvk — Spin Spin Sugah (@BlondAmbitionTO) February 1, 2015 Here's a recap o read news >>

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The UFC has named David Allen its Senior Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). An announcement on Friday by the UFC made the news official. Allen has been with the organization since December of 2013 where was Director of Events, Marketing and Communications for EMEA, working out the UFC's London office. Moving forward, Allen continue to operate out of London as he oversees the UFC's business in EMEA. He will report to UFC Chief Global Brand Officer Garry C read news >>

  • a month ago
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The mixed martial arts (MMA) community hasn't heard much from Dennis Siver, as the featherweight veteran gears up for his UFC Fight Night 59 main event showdown against Conor McGregor this Sunday night (Jan. 18, 2015) at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Probably because no one can hear him over all this noise. But don't worry, he has been listening. And he also knows most fans have completely written him off and have pretty much resigned themselves to the fact that McGregor will be fighting J read news >>

  • a month ago
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People are always tweeting a video-game content curator named Jon Jones to talk to and/or yell at him about what a fighter named Jon Jones is up to. He can’t escape it, but his response to it has something to teach us about the social media age.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones continued his dominant reign atop the promotion's 205-pound division, handing Daniel Cormier the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career last weekend (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it). And his efforts have not gone unnoticed. "Bones," who is "a little off the beaten path of major American pro sports stars," according to Forbes, made the magazine's "30 Under 30" list for being one of read news >>

  • a month ago
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Chalk up another one for the increasingly impressive resume of Jon Jones. The UFC light-heavyweight champ has been named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30 list of “The Sports World’s Brightest Young Stars.”Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Arianny Celeste is featured in this steamy music video named "Karate," and we're fairly sure she wasn't picked for her martial arts skills. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is going to be hearing from some familiar faces over the next few months, as mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters and former UFC headliners Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry have been named as "identity class plaintiffs" in the upcoming class-action lawsuit against the promotion. Somebody call Sean Sherk! The lawsuit, which was announced earlier today at a special press conference in San Jose, California, accuses UFC of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act, aft read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Read on for names of fighters involved in the class action lawsuit against the UFC as well as more details on the suit. Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry are the first three names on the class-action lawsuit to be filed against the UFC. --Those are three fighters who have main evented in the UFC--two of whom fought in championship bouts during their careers but it should not be confused that these are the only fighters involved with the suit. They are, however, the "identity class plaintiffs" o read news >>

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