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  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 5 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 >>

  • 8 months ago
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Joe Lauzon did not reject sponsors as did his UFC on FOX 9 opponent, Mac Danzig. But he sees the pros and cons of getting additional financial support for his fights.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Dana White, Joe Lauzon, Mac Danzig, UFC on FOX 9 read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Sponsored athlete roster to include prominent European fighters Ross Pearson, Jimi Manuwa, Norman Parke, Phil Harris, Rosi Sexton and Andy Ogle. read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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The biggest check Hans Molenkamp ever wrote as an athlete sponsor was to Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson for a fight with James Thompson in the now-defunct EliteXC organization. Molenkamp won't say how big that check was, of course. But surely it was worth it, right? The answer is yes. But that success, like so many things in the fight industry, proved fleeting. read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Revgear is proud to announce their sponsorship of one athlete competing on the UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields fight card, lightweight Garett Whiteley. read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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These days the sponsor banners are a given at UFC events. They're part of the scenery, like billboards along the highway. Also like billboards, they employ a brand of advertising so simple and so naked that it's easy to look at them now and assume that they always existed. How hard is it to come up with an idea like this, after all? read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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He already has blue-chip sponsor Nike in the fold, and now Jon Jones will add the world's foremost sports drink company to his roster. Jones will include Gatorade among his sponsors when he fights Saturday at UFC 165. read news >>

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