Results for: Sponsorship in news

  • 9 days ago
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In this case, it seems money might be able to buy love. Not long after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced they had inked deals with Reebok (details here), Anderson Silva revealed he could be the next UFC star to sign with the company. According to MMA Fighting, negotiations are ongoing between "The Spider" and the shoe and sports apparel company for a sponsorship deal. But, after having a very good re read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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I think it's safe to say that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, as well as women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey, won't be a part of the upcoming class-action lawsuit against ZUFFA. Just a hunch. That's because "Bones" and "Rowdy" were both added to the list of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters signed to Reebok, alongside former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and reigning lightweight straphanger Anthony Pettis. What does that mean, exactly? read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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"It adds that extra level of professionalism. It takes it to the next level where it's not every guy out there hustling for this and that sponsor, and half of them are joke companies you've never really heard of. We become like major sports teams with that one sponsor. It cuts out a lot of the legwork, a lot of the hustling. You know you're getting X amount of money, so that's guaranteed money. You're not depended on maybe you get it, maybe you don't when you deal with sponsors. Guys like myself read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Nate Quarry has strong opinions against UFC's recently announced Uniform deal with Reebok. Nate Quarry wasn't a fan of UFC uniforms when it was first discussed earlier this year, and he's still not a fan now that the partnership with Reebok has been officially announced. This deal prevents any other sponsorships in the Octagon, and according to the former top contender it's just another way for the UFC to continue their stranglehold on fighters. Check out his lengthy statement as he blasted his read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The future of sponsorships in mixed martial arts dramatically shifted on Tuesday, as the UFC and Reebok announced a landmark six-year deal which will effectively replace in-cage fighter sponsors with a uniform provided by Reebok. Whether this shift will ultimately be a positive or negative net gain on fighters' wallets remains to be seen -- specifics of the new tiered payout system are, as this point, foggy -- but there's no underselling the significance UFC's decision here. Check out reactions read news >>

  • a month ago
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Let it be known that any potential sponsors wishing to discuss business with UFC fighter Matt Wiman had better come prepared to be up-front and honest. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour on Monday, Wiman explained the lack of sponsors for his UFC Fight Night 57 showdown with Isaac Vallie-Flagg: I think if it was a good opportunity, I'm not opposed to it...I compare it to this, it's going to be kind of a crude analogy, but I've heard and I was never a pot head or anything like that. But, I read news >>

  • a month ago
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"Puff, puff, pass?" It's more like "pass, pass, pass," as Wiman isn't interested in dealing with "sleazy' people just to land a sponsorship deal. Matt Wiman made his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon this past weekend (Sat., Nov 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 after being away from the fight game for two years. And it was a successful one at that, as he defeated tough-as-nails Issac Vallie-Flagg via unanimous decision in Austin, Texas. Full recap here. But in case you di read news >>

  • a month ago
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While former Olympic bronze medalist Ronda Rousey continues her ascent up the combat sports world, the UFC announced this week its intentions to further broaden its relationship with Rousey's home sport of judo, inking a partnership with the British Judo Association to sponsor the 2015 British Open Judo Championships on July 12th in London's Wembley Arena. "By partnering with such a leading martial arts brand as UFC, we will receive significant added exposure for British Judo as a core martial a read news >>

  • a month ago
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Buffalo David Bitton on Thursday announced that UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is the brand's first and only woman to represent Buffalo Pro. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out Ronda Rousey's first photo shoot for Buffalo Pro, where she went topless for a portion of the shoot. read news >>

  • a month ago
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It looks like "Bones" may be rocking a new shoe line somewhere down the road. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder, Jon Jones, recently revealed that Nike had terminated their sponsorship agreement on the heels of his ugly brawl against bitter rival, Daniel Cormier. See it again here. Aside from losing out on some major coin from the blue-chip sponsor, "Bones" can no longer be known as a "Nike athlete," a title most major sports stars long to have. Nevertheless, it read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones appears to be in talks with Reebok to form a new sponsorship deal following the loss of his Nike contract. After losing a lucrative deal with Nike in the fallout of the now-infamous UFC 178 media day brawl several months ago, it appears that Jon Jones is already in talks to secure another promising sponsorship. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani revealed on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight that Jon Jones' management team is currently in negotiation with Re read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Out with one shoe company, in with another? Is Nike getting out of the mixed martial arts (MMA) business? Not only did the Fortune 500 company drop the pound-for-pound best fighter on the planet, Jon Jones (details), but it has also parted ways with consensus greatest MMA fighter of all time, Anderson Silva. Combate via (MMA Fighting) got the word straight from the horse's mouth: "I was always a Nike fan, I like the brand. The company gave me an opportunity to fulfill a dream. Thanks to Ronaldo read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Jon Jones dropped a bit of a bombshell at today’s NSAC hearing: His role in an infamous August brawl with Daniel Cormier has cost him a “six-figure” sponsorship with Nike. Check out how he mourned it.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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