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SAITAMA, Japan – UFC Vice President of International Business Development Joe Carr confirmed to MMAjunkie that the promotion expects to hold 3-4 events in Asia next year, but further plans are still up in the air. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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International broadcast listings for UFC Fight Night Japan: Hunt vs Nelson read news >>

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Florida-based promotion Xtreme Fighting Championships has recently taken its operation out of the U.S. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter has been spreading to a global scale lately, which in turn has brought more international fighters to our attention. It has also helped expand the sport. We have seen versions of the reality show in Brazil, China, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. They have brought us some unlikely stars, as well as some duds in the process. So, who are the five best fighters to emerge from the international versions of the show? Let's take a look.Begin Slideshow read news >>

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There has been a shift in power at the top of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s international division. read news >>

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Fight Church made its international debut at Montreal, Quebec, Canada’s Fantasia Film Festival 2014. Here’s a review of the documentary below. "Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing." - Luke 23:34 This seems to be the underlying message in "Fight Church," the documentary film tying mixed martial arts (MMA) together with Christianity. The film made its international premiere this past weekend at Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival 2014, with co-director Bryan Storkel on han read news >>

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The regional mixed martial arts (MMA) scene just got some international flavor. Titan Fighting Championship (Titan FC) has signed a pair of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans, though longtime fans will probably best remember Akihiro Gono and Yoshiyuki Yoshida for their work on the Japanese mixed martial arts (MMA) scene. Gono (34-19) has been competing for over 20 years, and holds back-to-back wins over Gegard Mousasi and Hector Lombard. After going winless in five straight, the forme read news >>

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Like water in a desert, legitimate title contenders are hard to come by. Even in an international powerhouse like the UFC, the hard hitters and prolific practitioners who challenge calculated champions often lay an egg. That's why it's not only difficult to predict how a fighter will perform in the biggest fight of his or her life, but more importantly it's proof that the contender line never gives us the insight we want. Some fighters fly under the radar and never get the chance to shine, while read news >>

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Ronda Rousey, international movie star (maybe), former Olympian, and UFC women's bantamweight champion, returned to the Octagon tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) to defend her title against Alexis Davis in the co-main event of UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. And she did just that. In dominating fashion. Here's what happened, and try to keep up, okay? They met in the center of the cage and exchanged a few punches. Rousey landed a hard right hand t read news >>

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Forget what you think you know, business has never been better for UFC, according to promotion president Dana White. While its last two pay-per-view (PPV) events didn't exactly break the bank, business for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is alive and well. That's according to promotion president Dana White, who says that despite the fact that some PPV events, like UFC 174, didn't bring in huge numbers at the box office -- not that he expected it to -- the promotion is still thriving and mak read news >>

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International Fight Week and two UFC events on the same weekend doesn't stop the promotion's fight-making machine, and August 23rd's UFC Fight Night event in Tulsa, Oklahoma... read news >>

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