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UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright explained the promotion’s decision to move the Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson light-heavyweight title fight from Toronto to Las Vegas and calls the switch a ‘realistic’ one. UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright believes the promotion's decision to move UFC 178 from Toronto to Las Vegas was a "realistic" one. Home to some of the biggest fight in the history of combat sports, Las Vegas was a prime location to host the highly anticipated rema read news >>
Because the bottom line ... is the bottom line. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is no stranger to fighting in Canada, having recently defended his 205-pound strap in Toronto on a couple of occasions against Lyoto Machida (UFC 140) and Vitor Belfort (UFC 152). And yes, even Alexander Gustafsson (UFC 165). But now that UFC has ordered a second go-round between "Bones" and "The Mauler," which could prove to be the promotion's most lucrative pay-per-view (PPV read news >>
UFC president Dana White revealed plans, already in progress, to build a massive UFC complex in Las Vegas following the UFC 175 post-fight press conference on Saturday. read news >>
- 9 months ago
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Hong Kong based mixed martial arts promotion Legend Fighting Championship is reportedly closing up shop. read news >>
Mark Hunt on Friday revealed that he was in the hospital to have surgery on his left leg. read news >>
UFC Canada’s Director of Operations Tom Wright called for regulation following the tragic loss of Felix Pablo Elochukwu following in unregulated MMA event on April 5 in Michigan. read news >>
The UFC today announced the hiring of former soccer executive Garry Cook
as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Europe, Middle
East and Africa.
Cook joins the company following a four-year stint as Chief Executive of
Manchester City Football Club.
"Garry is a man with a fantastic record for high-profile achievements in
the sports industry with tremendous international experience," UFC
President Dana White stated in a press release. "We are confident he
will continue the read news >>
ONE Fighting Championship on Friday announced the appointment of MMA legend Matt Hume as Vice President of Operations and Competition. Retweet this Share on Facebook
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- 2 years ago
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Fedor Emelianenko's next fight could be in a very sunny place.
M-1 Global Director of Operations Evgeni Kogan today told MMAjunkie.com
(www.mmajunkie.com) that Monaco - a city-state surrounded by France and
Italy - is targeted to host the Russian heavyweight's next fight, likely
Although Bobby Lashley has been discussed as a possible opponent,
the promotion is leaning toward "a European fighter" to meet Emelianenko.
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ProElite head of fight operations T. Jay Thompson said Tuesday that he'd love to take the revitalized company to network TV.
But right now, the company has neither the infrastructure nor roster to make that leap.
"We are really going to grow this company at a correct pace," Thompson
told MMAjunkie.com. "I don't want a lot of crazy
growing pains and mistakes being made."
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- 3 years ago
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TJ Thompson, head of fight operations at Pro Elite, is a little perturbed with some of the MMA media, and understandably so. Read More >> read news >>