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LAS VEGAS -- Miesha Tate talks about her UFC 183 fight against Sara McMann, why she asked to fight on the prelims, where she's better than McMann, the state of her career, and more. read news >>

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Up, up, and awayyyyyy! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is raising its pay-per-view (PPV) prices by $5 to offset the rising cost of producing live events. That means the increase for UFC 182, UFC 183, and UFC 184 will remain in effect indefinitely, despite this past promise. UFC provided a statement to MMA Junkie: "In an effort to provide UFC fans with the best possible matchups and highest quality programming, we have maintained the same suggested retail price for our U.S. pay-per-view even read news >>

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A recent uptick in UFC pay-per-view prices is here to stay for 2015, according to the promotion. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – Kenny Robertson was able to score a somewhat shocking knockout of Sultan Aliev at 2:42 of Round 1 when the two did battle on the UFC on FOX 14 prelims.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Undefeated Gregor Gillespie keeps UFC in his sights heading into Friday's Ring of Combat 50 pay-per-view showdown. read news >>

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Sam Oropeza details why he left Bellator to fight for less pay in an obscure organization for less pay. Chasing your dreams almost always comes with sacrifice, especially when those dreams involve an MMA career. The sport is still in the stages of trying to shed its "human cockfighting" image and even today, more than 20 years after its inception, there are still a few states that have not legalized it on a professional competition level. Sam Oropeza knows all about making sacrifices to chase a read news >>

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BOSTON - Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson discusses fighting Cowboy Cerrone for the third time, how he's changed, and more during the UFC Fight Night 59 workouts on Thursday at the UFC gym. read news >>

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BOSTON -- At UFC Fight Night 59 workouts, Dennis Siver admits he has felt disrespected by Conor McGregor, how he matches up, if he was surprised he got the fight, what happens if he wins, and more Thursday at the UFC gym. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS — Yesterday, I published an exclusive, detailed look at a document governing the UFC's new Athlete Outfitting Policy. The partnership with Reebok—which goes into effect in July—is extensive, and is in every respect a game-changer for the UFC and the fighters who make their living by fighting for the promotion. No longer will fighters be allowed to secure their own sponsorships and display outside logos on their shorts, hats and banners. Instead, it will be all Reebok, all the time, and read news >>

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Early PPV estimates suggest that UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier was a hit at the box office. Expectations were high for the UFC when Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier was announced as the main event of their January 3rd PPV. Dana White stated during fight week that he predicted 750,000 buys for this much-anticipated showdown, and it looks like they surpassed expectations. MMA Fighting's Dave Meltzer reports that estimated buyrates are coming in at between 740,000-820,000, making 182 the best-selling PPV read news >>

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As was expected with the buildup, UFC 182 was the most successful event for the company since UFC 168, with early cable estimates of the show headlined by Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight title coming in at between 740,000 and 820,000 pay-per-view buys.The number was more impressive given it went head-to-head with the Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers NFL playoff game that drew 28 million viewers, and both the NFL and UFC strongly hit the adult male demographic. read news >>

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The bout order for this month’s “UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz” event is now set, and a welterweight matchup between Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein kicks off the evening’s pay-per-view main carFiled under: News, UFC read news >>

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Hey, remember when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White said raising the price of the UFC 168 pay-per-view (PPV) event was a one-time thing? LOL. The world's largest combat sports promotion kicked off 2015 by kicking up its price for UFC 182: "Jones vs. Cormier," according to MMA Payout, and will follow suit with UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" and UFC 184: "Weidman vs. Belfort." Don't worry guys, it's just a three-time thing! Jose Mendoza adds context: Essentially, the UFC is app read news >>

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Stream for any and all articles pertaining to UFC PPV model It's no secret that UFC pay-per-view buy rates are down. A cursory look at any of their numbers from 2014 will show that. We even saw events that barely cracked the 100,000 buy mark, and some say those numbers were generous towards the promotion. It's certainly a good thing that Dana White promised MMA fans that the UFC would never raise the price of their PPV events, back in 2009. Oh wait... Now, the Zuffa brain trust, in a highly ambi read news >>

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