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  • 2 days ago
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Current MMAWeekly.com sponsor, DraftKings has become an official UFC Fantasy MMA partner. read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Kountermove co-owner, Aaron Ard discusses his company's future, the new UFC deal with rival, DraftKings and the state of fantasy MMA in this in-depth interview featuring a wealth of facts & figures. Fantasy sports is a huge, thriving industry, grossing more than $4 billion annually, with expected growth within the next 5 years to reach around $31 billion per year in player fees. Within the combat sports industry which includes MMA, boxing, kickboxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, there are just a han read news >>

  • 17 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 >>

  • 23 days ago
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The UFC will be sponsoring the annual European Judo Championships in Scotland this year. What might sound like small news at first glance, is part of a smart business strategy that could be a major step to gaining more mainstream credibility. The UFC announced that they will be sponsoring the European Judo Championships this year, which will take place in Glasgow's Emirates Arena from 9th to 12th of April. According to a press release, the UFC is working closely together with the British Combat read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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UFC today announced their involvement in the 2015 European Judo Championships, which will take place in Glasgow, UK in April, as they continue to support the development of combat sports around the world. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former Strikeforce lightweight crowd favorite, Conor Heun tweets about his experience with Zuffa via Twitter. Over the last few weeks, the UFC brand has been taking fire over some controversial issues, namely the Reebok deal, CM Punk's strange signing and the class action lawsuit being filed. With more and more fighters popping up on various forms of social media, podcast interviews and forum posts, a strong case is being made with fans that might have been on the fence about who to support, the read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC’s recent deal with Reebok has forever changed the landscape of fighter sponsorship in the promotion. And while the details of the deal are still trickling out, one fighter is already seeking alternate cashflow opportunities.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, we look at the UFC’s deal with Reebok from every angle imaginable, then move on to discuss UFC 181, Brock Lesnar’s prospects in Bellator, and Cung Le’s request for his walking papers.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Talking big is a big part of MMA these days, but Eduardo Dantas doesn’t believe that has to be the case. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Jon Fitch talks about why he wouldn't be surprised to see the UFC fixing fights, his unique cryptocurrency sponsorship and his take on oversaturation in MMA. Jon Fitch is fighting in the co-main event of this weekend's World Series of Fighting 11 card, which is airing for the first time on NBC, live on July 5th at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT. Our own Steph Daniels got an exclusive interview with him for Bloody Elbow covering everything from his crowd funded sponsorship by a cryptocurrency to his thoughts abo read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Get ready MMA world, digital currency may become the next frontier in fighter sponsorship. Whether we like it or not, digital currency is making the slow creep into popular culture and perception. While it may not be easily redeemable, and the value may fluctuate wildly, but it's place in the digital world certainly doesn't seem to be shrinking. And a strong place in the digital world, tends to mean a slow trickle into the real world. Helping this trickle along is digital currency entrepreneur B read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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UFC heavyweight, Soa Palelei gives tips on how to be a sponsor's dream. He also discussed his first tattoo, motivation and why he'll never fight Mark Hunt. When MMA started gaining momentum, especially when The Ultimate Fighter became a hit with fans, there came with it a sponsor boom that lasted for about 3 years. Most fighters refer to it as the golden era, where they could make equal to or more than their contracted fight purse. Unfortunately, a variety of factors would cause those seemingly read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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To John Fosco, the UFC’s sponsor tax and implosion of MMA’s “bubble” is old news.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, Only on Junkie read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Americana MMA Apparel owner, Peter Giannoulis discussed the impact the UFC's heavy-handed tactics have had on his company, and his constant efforts to keep sponsoring athletes that wouldn't ordinarily see much financial support. Over the last 4-5 years, the sponsor landscape within the UFC has undergone significant change with its sponsor tax, and will once again undergo a metamorphosis of sorts when it takes on a fighter's uniform. The sponsor tax has heavily impeded a fighter's chances to earn read news >>

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