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Zuffa has appointed Ken Berger as the EVP and Managing Director of UFC Asia Four months after letting Mark Fischer go, the UFC has appointed a new Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Asia. Joining the Zuffa ranks is Ken Berger, a 49-year-old who's resume includes several years of holding top positions at companies such as sports agency SMJ, ISL Marketing, and IMG. "The UFC welcomes a leader like Ken to drive increased brand growth in Asia and take the sport and the UFC to the next read news >>

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BARUERI, Brazil – The UFC’s managing director of international development doesn’t anticipate a fight with Bellator over Quinton Jackson, despite the Viacom-owned promotion’s stance that he is still under contract.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

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Tom Wright, managing director for UFC operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, discusses the latest news pertaining to those markets. read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia.   read news >>

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Executive NAC Director Bob Bennett confirmed to Yahoo Sports that a collector representing the Nevada commission took both blood and urine samples from Vitor Belfort in Florida. read news >>

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UFC president Dana White officially announced Grace Tourinho as the managing director for UFC in Brazil on November 2013, and her tenure will end one year later. Tourinho, who first started working for the promotion in early 2013, will leave the promotion next month, according to a report from Veja. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. The UFC is looking for a new managing director for their office in Brazil, a source said, but has no timetable for any announceme read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

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UFC Senior Director of Public Relations Dave Sholler should probably take the night off when Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz finally meet for a customary staredown. Sholler was tossed aside like a rag doll back in August while attempting to stop a fight between light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier in the MGM Grand lobby in Las Vegas. Emotions will once again be running high leading up to Silva’s return bout against Diaz on January 31, 2015. Given Diaz’s tendency to get under his opp 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 >>

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Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett feels the chances are "very slim" that the governing body would overrule a Yoel Romero Round 3 TKO over Tim Kennedy at UFC 178—in the event an appeal is filed by Kennedy's camp. Bennett told MMA Fighting that he would be surprised to see the result of the entertaining middleweight scrap overturned. "They're very seldom overruled," Bennett told Shaun Al-Shatti. "The likelihood of an appeal being overturned is very slim. I'm not going read news >>

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Leading Nevada official Bob Bennett informed MMAFighitng.com that scenarios such as Kennedy-Romero are “seldom overruled.” It appears Tim Kennedy is unlikely to achieve much following his appeal of Yoel Romero's win on the UFC 178 main card, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The appeal stems from a bizarre incident that took place ahead of the third and final round of action in their feature fight on Saturday night. After Kennedy had begun to mount a comeback in the second round read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

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