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Uh oh. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will require all of its employed fighters to wear Reebok-branded fight gear beginning this summer, after the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion inked a longterm contract with the sneaker and apparel giant. In short, fighters will now have to wear bitch-ass uniforms. As a result, some combatants have already lost significant money as existing sponsors begin to jump ship. But even if former middleweight champion Anderson Silva gets the bi read news >>

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Not too long ago, veteran UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon’s mindset was that a good opponent was just as important as a meaningful one for his career. Now, he thinks a little differently. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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The ultra-popular Irishman is the newest addition to 'Team Reebok' and congratulates the billion dollar company on that on Twitter. When the UFC announced their new sponsorship deal with Reebok, president Dana White explained that champions would have the opportunity to negotiate their own special contracts. Well, it looks like Conor McGregor is an exception to that rule. The Irishman announced his own deal with the sportswear brand on FOX Sports 1 yesterday, joining the likes of UFC light-heavy read news >>

  • a month ago
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After the now-infamous brawl at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, over the summer, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier had to appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) at a hearing (read full details here). Jones was sentenced to 40 hours of community service and fined $50,000 for his actions in the incident, while Cormier got half the sentence (20 hours) at a significantly-reduced cost ($9,000). During the hearing, Jones informed the NSAC that he lost his Nike sponsorship be read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

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