- 2 years ago
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Business in Brazil continues to boom for the UFC, according to executive Marshall Zelaznik.
Zelaznik said today that the promotion expects the country to pass MMA-crazed Canada as its No. 2 revenue generator behind the U.S.
A stadium show between the third and fourth quarter of next year is planned to capitalize on the surge in interest.
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Despite its aborted attempt at holding Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II in a stadium in Brazil, the UFC is targeting a stadium show in the country in late 2013. read news >>
We've heard about the UFC's plans for stadium shows. But a speedway show? It's not as farfetched as you might think. read news >>
The UFC hopes to do hold a MMA event in a soccer stadium in Brazil one day, but it won’t be the first promotion to do it. Shooto Brazil 52 is expected to take place at the Joaquim Americo Guimaraes stadium, also known as Arena da Baixada, on Dec. 5. Shooto officials have yet to officially announce the deal, but G3 United, responsible for sponsorships and events at the stadium, already is advertising the MMA event on its official website. Arena da Baixada was one of the stadiums to host games dur read news >>
- 6 months ago
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No, there won't be a stadium show in Brazil as first rumored, but there are a few more UFC cards lined up for the South American nation to end the year. The UFC has been to Brazil three times this year, but they've got four more events lined up before the year is over. Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting has confirmed the remaining Brazil schedule for 2014, which does not include the rumored stadium show in Curitiba: UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski on September 13th in Brasilia. UFC 179 on O read news >>
JARAGUA DO SUL, Brazil – Here's how little known the Brazilian city of Jaragua do Sul is: UFC executive Marshall Zelaznik how to tell even the organization's Brazilian partners where it's located when he first began discussing UFC on FX 8, which takes place Saturday in the city, with them. read news >>
UFC President Dana White reveals major plans are in motion to land the promotion's 20th anniversary show at Madison Square Garden in New York in November 2013 read news >>
- 2 years ago
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The UFC is committed to doing big fights on the biggest stages including more stadium shows in the next year.
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- 3 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - It took 13 years for the UFC's return to the spiritual
home of MMA following the promotion's 1998 debut in Brazil, but after
Saturday's well-received UFC 134 event, don't count on that type of delay happening
In fact, White confirmed the promotion is likely to return to Brazil in
2012 with a stadium show, and a Brazilian office is also in the works.
Following the UFC's sold-out event at Rio de Janeiro's HSBC Arena, White
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STOCKHOLM – The UFC’s first-ever show in a European stadium proved a success, as the promotion reported the live gate was the richest in the company’s history on the continent.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
STOCKHOLM – Wanna know what it’s like inside the biggest event the UFC has ever done in Europe? Check out our panoramic video footage inside.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) today released the drug test results for UFC Fight Night 58 on FOX Sports 1, which took place inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Brazil, on Sat., Dec. 20, 2014. And considering the recent fiasco involving Jon Jones, no news is good news, especially on the illegal / banned substances front. Results from the pre- and post-fight drug tests, which include performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) such as steroids and drugs of abuse like cocaine and marijuana, am read news >>
The UFC will make seven trips to Brazil next year, and there’s always room for Brazilian talent in Bellator, ONE FC and a handful of international promotions, so you will likely watch some of them fight in the big leagues in 2015. MMA Fighting listed the top Brazilian prospects to watch in 2014, and four of them ended up signing with the UFC, two inked deals with Bellator, one signed with ONE FC and three made their debuts in RFA or Titan FC. Who will make the move to bigger stages next year? Ch read news >>
LAS VEGAS — The Ultimate Fighting Championship has acquired the complete video libraries of eight of the most famous and respected mixed martial arts promotions in the history of the sport. The libraries of Pancrase, Extreme Challenge, Cage Rage, Hook and Shoot, TKO Canada, King of the Cage, UCMMA and XFO are in the process of being secured and flown to the United States. From there, the tapes will be digitized and added to the digital subscription service beginning in the spring. The announceme read news >>