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UFC Drug Testing Program a Triumph, but Raises Questions About Fighters' Rights

  • 27 days ago
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Just after 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, the UFC rolled the Holy Grail of combat sports out onto a stage at the Red Rock Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. In this case, the Holy Grail came in the form of Jef read news >>

Conor McGregor on Ireland gay marriage referendum: 'We all deserve equal rights'

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- It's not often an MMA fighter takes a stand on current events, whether it be political, social or otherwise. That's why when Conor McGregor tweeted about Ireland's same sex marriage refe read news >>

Wanderlei Silva complains about UFC's rights usage for Round 5 action figure

  • 2 months ago
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Suspended fighter Wanderlei Silva has kept up his assault against the UFC, this time questioning their use of his likeness for an action figure that he gets no proceeds from. Wanderlei Silva isn't ab read news >>

Floyd Mayweather insists Manny Pacquiao fight 'not made yet' as networks battle over PPV, promotional rights

  • 4 months ago
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Too good to be true? Despite early reports that Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao was a done deal, the boxing "super fight" that could prove to be the richest in the history of the "sweet science" read news >>

Forbes blasts UFC, 'inexpensive' TV rights, after Conor McGregor and Muhammad Ali comparisons

  • 5 months ago
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Forbes has slammed the UFC and their 'inexpensive' TV rights after their 'Irish Ali' comparisons to Conor McGregor. Prior to his bout against Dennis Siver this past weekend, the UFC has been pushing read news >>

UFC Fight Pass Acquires Rights to Cage Rage, Pancrase, KOTC, Extreme Challenge, and More |

  • 5 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Saturday that it has acquired the rights to add several thousand more fights to its UFC Fight Pass service. read news >>

Scott Coker warns UFC after Rampage Jackson jumps ship: Bellator will protect its contractual rights

  • 6 months ago
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Quinton Jackson's return to UFC was just announced during the UFC Fight Night 58 broadcast on FOX Sports 1. Bellator president Scott Coker responded on Twitter that the former UFC light heavyweight i read news >>

Wanderlei Silva Takes Another Shot at UFC, Accuses Promotion of 'Slavery'

  • 7 months ago
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It’s fully within Wanderlei Silva’s rights to pick up his ball and go home, but the UFC had better not catch him playing on someone else’s court. The MMA legend shocked the world in September by offi read news >>

Video: Watch fighter knockout two opponents in three seconds during wild Russian MMA fight

  • 8 months ago
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How about that for bragging rights? I'm not sure what kind of cockamamie Russian promoter gave birth to community mixed martial arts (MMA), but this is exactly the kind of thing that barters sport fo read news >>

Exec: UFC and NASCAR key to FOX Sports 1's growth, 'happy' with UFC-FOX deal

  • 11 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 neve read news >>

Return to Abu Dhabi should raise concerns about human rights issues in country that owns 10% of UFC

  • a year ago
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The UFC's return to Abu Dhabi should raise concerns over the United Arab Emirate's long list of human rights issues instead of awed reactions to the opulence of the region. This Friday will see the r read news >>

Bellator MMA, Gilbert Melendez agree to multi-fight deal, UFC holds matching rights

  • a year ago
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In a bold move, Bellator MMA officials today announced the promotion has agreed to a “deal structure” with Gilbert Melendez while he’s within the matching period of his expired UFC read news >>

UFC and Abu Dhabi Media Announce Three-Year Multi-Platform Rights Agreement

  • a year ago
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The UFC and Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) announced today a three-year multi-platform deal which includes both broadcast and digital rights throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). read news >>

In feud between White and St-Pierre, rights and wrongs on both sides, with missed points all over

  • a year ago
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UFC president Dana White and former champ Georges St-Pierre both have some valid points in their argument over drug testing and MMA monopolies, but where does it leave us, after all that sound and fu read news >>

Rampage Jackson Resolute in Leaving the UFC, but Promotion Holds Matching Rights

  • 2 years ago
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Quinton "Rampage" Jackson appears resolute in leaving the Octagon behind. It may take some time, however, as the UFC retains a matching rights for a period of time. read news >>

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