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Federal Trade Commission re-opens UFC investigation, contacting promoters, fighters and managers

  • 11 days ago
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The Federal Trade Commission has apparently reopened their investigation into the UFC. The Federal Trade Commission is contacting people to inquire about the business practices of Zuffa Inc., the par read news >>

What are promoters Soares, Maynard betting on tonight's RFA vs. Legacy event?

  • 17 days ago
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RFA President Ed Soares and Legacy FC owner Mick Maynard have upped the ante ahead of tonight’s “AXS TV Fights: RFA vs. Legacy Superfight” co-promoted event.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

Promoters will now have to pay for referees, ringside doctors in Tennessee

  • 18 days ago
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Combat sports in Tennessee will be regulated for the foreseeable future after a scare earlier this year. New legislation was passed this week to extend the Tennessee Athletic Commission until 2017, a read news >>

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao tickets sell out in a minute

  • a month ago
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It took forever for the promoters to finally release tickets to the big Mayweather vs. Pacquiao matchup, and they didn't last long once they went on sale. The MGM Grand seats 16,000 people for certai read news >>

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao issues? Promoters bicker about contracts and tickets

  • a month ago
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A few weeks from the fight, and the promoters for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao are still in a public spat over contracts, rooms, and tickets. "I don't know any more. I've never been in this area before." read news >>

Brazilian MMA promoters are trying to clean up the sport, but still have a long way to go

  • 3 months ago
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Anderson Silva is all over the news in Brazil, but it’s not for a good reason. The fighter that changed MMA in Brazil, knocking out Vitor Belfort to become a huge star in 2011, was busted for two ban read news >>

RFA 23 headliner Terrion Ware says his phone is always on for promoters

  • 3 months ago
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RFA 23 headliner Terrion Ware got started in MMA at 24 and in less than three years has carved out a pretty enviable place in the sport.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

Fallon Fox: Transgender Fighter's Success Putting Promoters in Awkward Spot

  • 7 months ago
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The controversy surrounding Fallon Fox was one of the biggest MMA-related stories of 2013. Of course, how could it not be? A male-to-female transgender was tearing up the regional women's featherweig read news >>

Renzo Gracie says PRIDE promoters sabotaged him before Sanae Kikuta fight

  • 7 months ago
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In a time when MMA wasn’t regulated by an independent body, promoters could do anything they wanted. According to MMA legend Renzo Gracie, that’s how things worked when PRIDE was launched. In March o read news >>

Wanderlei Silva criticizes 'show-off promoters', questions NAC's integrity

  • 8 months ago
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Recently retired MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva is starting a war against the UFC, and he’s going after the promotion’s low fighter pay. Banned for live and fined $70,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commissi read news >>

WSOF President Ray Sefo says UFC outs not built into promotion's contracts

  • 8 months ago
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Exclusivity is a tough ask for promoters who want to sign and build a fighter but may not necessarily have the resources to give them a living.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

Boxing News: Nevada Athletic Commission Grants Floyd Mayweather Promoter’s License

  • 10 months ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously passed a motion on Wednesday to allow Floyd Mayweather Jr. to become a boxing promoter in the state. read news >>

WSOF reps blast UFC fighter Matt Brown’s controversial WMMA comments

  • a year ago
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Promoters and a women’s strawweight from World Series of Fighting on Thursday criticized recent comments made by UFC welterweight Matt Brown, who said among other things that he would only buy read news >>

Undefeated Holly Holm returns Dec. 6, opponent booked

  • a year ago
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Undefeated MMA prospect and former boxing champion Holly Holm has booked her next fight. Perhaps amazingly, promoters found a willing opponent. read news >>

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