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  • 24 days ago
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Macau and Tulsa, Okla., aren’t exactly sister cities when it comes to MMA, but on Saturday, they host a pair of UFC events in the promotion’s fourth weekend this year to feature back-to-back fight cards.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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For other cities or countries hoping the UFC pays them a first visit, they’re now on notice: The welcome wagon bar has been set pretty high by New Zealand. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC's international expansion has come at a rapid pace this year, as the introduction of UFC Fight Pass has allowed the company to put on more fight cards than any other year. This includes bringing the show on the road to markets who have yet to have an event or don't get events nearly enough. This year alone, the UFC has broken into Singapore, while returning to locations such as Abu Dhabi and Macau. They also plan on touchdowns in New Zealand, Ireland and Germany, among other places. So, read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"Funky" flier miles. Ben Askren is a former Bellator welterweight champion and two-time NCAA Division-1 champion who is well known in the United States for his achievements in the worlds of both wrestling and mixed martial arts (MMA), but this week, the 29 year old has been busy getting acquainted with Asian fight fans. Ahead of his ONE FC: "Honor & Glory" fight against Bakhtiyar Abbasov on May 30, Askren embarked on a five city promotional tour which took in Manila on Monday, Kuala Lumpur on Tu read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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As the organization pieces together its UFC European Tour for 2014, the Polish city of Lodz has essentially been promised an event, and other locales are in the works. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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What is expected to be the biggest rematch in UFC history still is three months away, but the promotion for it will kick off with vigor this week as Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva hit seven cities in seven days. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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In anticipation of UFC 168's year-end championship rematch between newly crowned middleweight champ Chris Weidman and former titleholder Anderson Silva, the UFC is launching a seven-day, seven-city media tour on Sept. 23. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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 >>

  • 4 years ago
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Thirty cities from across the nation had a chance to bring World Extreme Cagefighting in for a show, but only one was able to secure a December date. During next week's "WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez" broadcast on Versus, the winner will be revealed. "There's a number of cities that are in contention, and we're going to announce it at our show Aug. 18 at The Palms, and it's going to be a big deal," WEC general manager Reed Harris told "We're going to pack everything up and read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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While the UFC has failed to sell out recent events in cities such as Columbus and Minneapolis, the organization's first-ever trip to Chicago is all but guaranteed to be a success. read news >>