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  • 2 years ago
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The UFC's recent successes in Brazil emphasize the importance of global market expansion as growth appears to have slowed in the U.S. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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One of the promotional heads of a new MMA organization from Chechnya has high hopes for the global expansion of their company. The UFC may currently have a stranglehold over the international MMA market, but up-and-coming Chechen promotion ACB has some ambitious plans for global expansion over the coming years. The ACB has already hosted 10 events in various places in Russia, with two more scheduled to take place before the end of the year. It appears to have the full support of the Chechen Repu read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A great deal has been written about the UFC’s expansionist philosophy recently, much of it being negative. There’s nothing wrong with expressing a negative opinion, of course. I haven’t been shy about criticising Dana White and the UFC in the past. But unlike some, it isn’t the only club I carry in my bag. There seems to be a section of the MMA media that revels in negativity for negativity’s sake. One could characterise their attitude toward any UFC misstep, real or imagined, as almost gleeful. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Six years ago, avid rock-climber and ultra-successful businessman Ruy Drever hadn't so much as set foot inside an MMA gym, much less considered training in one. Now, as the CEO and founder of Pretorian Hard Sports, the wildly successful Brazilian MMA equipment brand, Drever's professional life is consumed by the sport. However, it's not all that matters to the Uruguayan-born, Oxford-educated executive. A longtime Brazilian resident, Drever and his company are also at the leading edge read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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For more than a decade, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has kept Brazil at a distance, plunging its promotional efforts into the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and Australia. On Saturday, when UFC 134 “Silva vs. Okami” touches down at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, its focus finally shifts back to the home of some of its most accomplished superstars read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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The UFC’s first pay-per-view in Brazil since August 2013 takes place Saturday as UFC 179 heads to Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro. Check out 65 pre-fight facts about the event.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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If you haven't noticed, the UFC is expanding it's global market in recent times. This is evidenced by the many countries the travel to every year, as well as the number of new markets they break into. That said, they still need to move into certain markets, as they could be profitable and brimming with talent. They are places that can provide great income for the company and its fighters, proving why global expansion is huge in the entertainment buienss. Seeing as the UFC usually goes to Brazil, read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The UFC on Monday announced a new Croatian broadcast deal to continue the promotion's global expansion. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Thiago Tavares’s recent battles inside the Octagon couldn’t be any better. However, the Brazilian featherweight failed to turn this success into votes. Born in Santa Catarina, Tavares ran for a seat at the State’s Legislative Assembly. Affiliated with the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB), Tavares came up short on his first attempt in politics. According to official numbers from the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), the highest body of the Brazilian electoral court, Tavares had 7,980 votes on Sund read news >>

  • a month ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira was planning to keep to be called "War Machine" on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51, but that won’t happen. During Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, Oliveira was announced as "The Machine," and UFC officials confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he had to change his nickname."I won’t change my nickname because I'm the real ‘War Machine,’" Oliveira told MMAFighting.com on Thursday, before knowing that he would have to.Oli read news >>

  • a month ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira makes his UFC debut on Saturday night, but he had to answer several questions regarding Jonathan Koppenhaver’s alleged assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. Oliveira and Koppenhaver are both known as "War Machine," and some fans thought the Brazilian veteran was the one accused of the brutal assault. "That was awful," Oliveira told MMAFighting.com. "When the news came out, a lot of friends called me asking what happened because the stories had no photo in Br read news >>

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