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  • 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - Already the most dominant promotion in the MMA industry, the UFC enjoys a sizable chunk of the combat-sports landscape. But UFC's chief marketing officer said the company isn't going to stick with status quo. "We've got to have a brand-growth strategy, or else we're not going to win in the long run," Johnston told USA TODAY Sports. With that strategy need in mind, Johnston and the UFC recently partnered with electronic-music guru Deadmau5 to create a UFC-themed music video read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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On the heels of the most financially lucrative MMA event in North American history, it's now time for boxing to take center stage in the combat-sports realm. This Saturday, Manny Pacquaio puts his WBO welterweight title on the line against "Sugar" Shane Mosley in Las Vegas, and for the first time ever, Top Rank Boxing is partnering with NeuLion, Inc., to offer an enhanced online pay-per-view stream. Top Rank president Todd duBoef said boxing is adapting to the new-media approach pio read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC Featherweight champion thinks that his challenger wasn't tested against good strikers. Jose Aldo isn't impressed by Chad Mendes recent performances. Interviewed by Combate.com, the UFC Featherweight champion feels that the challenger has the 'same game' that was showed in their first fight on January of 2012. In the main event of UFC 142, Aldo was able to keep the fight standing -- with a little help of the fence -- and KO'd Mendes with a knee in the last second of the first round: "I se read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC Managing Director of Operations in in Canada, Australia and New Zealand Tom Wright reveals why fans should not be concerned with the promotion’s future in Canada. Following a period of rapid growth and development in the Canadian UFC market, fans and pundits alike are growing concerned over the promotion's apparently deteriorating faith in the Great White North. Since the sport's legalization in Ontario over three years ago, the promotion had set aside specific annual dates for events in Tor read news >>

  • 5 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 never been stronger,” an exec said.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Once again, the UFC 145lb. title challenger Chad Mendes feels that he has what it takes to beat Jose Aldo this time and hopes to repeat the success of his teammate T.J. Dillashaw against Nova Uniao. Chad Mendes believes that he has no reason to fear Jose Aldo in their rematch, which is scheduled for UFC 176 on August 2. Although he was knocked out by the UFC Featherweight champion in their previous bout, at UFC 142 on January of 2012, Mendes sees no improvement in his opponent's game, but he thi read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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While MMA Origins has focused heavily on the growth of the UFC, there were other American promotions that held "No Holds Barred" events. T.P. Grant takes a look at the World Combat Championships, a short lived experiment with MMA rules. MMA Origins is taking a step away from the UFC and Pride focused narratives and taking a look at some of the shorter lived promotions in North America. While smaller and less known, these promotions still played highly important roles an they experimented with ru read news >>

  • a year ago
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From the start of their relationship, the UFC’s partnership with the Fox family of networks had one of its key elements being to give the UFC a home network and in return, the UFC would help that network to grow. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After executing a game plan that assured him of success, the first-ever TUF Brazil winner, Rony Jason, says is ready to get back to his more exciting style of fighting. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email & read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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STOCKHOLM - While UFC officials on Thursday continued their promotion for this weekend's UFC on FUEL TV 2 event, the wold's largest MMA organization also took a moment to publicly support the efforts of the newly launched International Mixed Martial Arts Federation. The new federation, which seeks to organize the amateur ranks of MMA around the globe in an effort to eventually bring the sport to the Olympics, officially launched early Thursday morning. UFC exec Marshall Zelaznik praised th read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC fans now have a timetable for the promotion’s next heavyweight blockbuster, as Zuffa Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed early Friday morning that Junior dos Santos is expected to defend his title against Alistair Overeem on Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Starting in 2012, UFC parent company Zuffa and Showtime Networks are wiping the slate virtually clean and rebranding a promotion that was until recently thought to be dying. The companies today announced a new broadcast partnership they hope will not only revive Strikeforce in the coming year but bring it to parity with the UFC as the industry-leader continues to beef up its 2012 schedule. "This thing is dialed in perfectly now for success," UFC president Dana White told MMAjunkie.co read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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In recent years, many MMA fans and pundits alike have wondered aloud if the sport has somehow reached a plateau in terms of popularity. UFC president Dana White has always laughed and that notion, insisting the sport's growth is just beginning. Now, he's got a powerful ally with the same belief: FOX Sports Media Group chairman David Hill. "You look at where Frank and Lorenzo (Fertitta) and Dana have taken this sport, and it's literally that small of a group," Hill said. "That's the bra read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bud Light will remain partners for a few more years. Officials from both companies today announced a multi-year extension of their existing partnership, and the new deal includes one special promotional event annually, beginning with "UFC: Battle on the Bayou," which takes place Sept. 17 in New Orleans and airs on Spike TV. "Bud Light's sponsorship deal with us a few years ago was a milestone for our organization and the sport," UFC President Dana read news >>

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