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Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir Set for UFC 14...

Mar 07, 2012Comments off184 Views

UFC 146 is becoming the heavyweight battleground with the addition of former UFC champs Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir.

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Silva vs. Sonnen 2 Close to Done Deal, but ...

Feb 18, 2012Comments off196 Views

The saga of putting together a rematch between Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva continues.

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Will Nick Diaz Return to Fighting? UFC Boss...

Feb 10, 2012Comments off203 Views

UFC boss Lorenzo Fertitta admits he's a fan of Nick Diaz, and if he decides he wants to return to fighting, he has a home

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Fertitta Says Cain Velasquez vs. Frank Mir ...

Feb 10, 2012Comments off140 Views

The UFC heavyweight picture is starting to unfold. Company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta took to a late-night Twitter jam session on Thursday night to unveil a

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Wish Granted: Ortiz vs. Griffin III in the ...

Feb 10, 2012Comments off88 Views

Tito Ortiz's wish was to get a third fight with Forrest Griffin before he retires. It appears that wish has been granted.

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dos Santos vs. Overeem Slated for UFC Memor...

Feb 10, 2012Comments off161 Views

UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will meet Alistair Overeem on the scheduled May 26 event in Las Vegas on Memorial Day weekend according to

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Zuffa Institutes Pre-Contract Drug Screenin...

Jan 17, 2012Comments off131 Views

Zuffa in coordination with the UFC and Strikeforce have started a new policy of screening all incoming athletes for performance enhancing drugs prior to signing

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Lorenzo Fertitta’s ESPN ‘Outsid...

Jan 16, 2012Comments off735 Views

ESPN's Outside the Lines program recently delved into the issue of UFC fighter pay with CEO and co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta. Unhappy with the edited version,

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ESPN on Fighter Pay and UFC’s Unseen ...

Jan 15, 2012Comments off145 Views

ESPN's Outside the Lines looks at fighter pay in the UFC, and the UFC responds with a video of their own with footage not aired

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Is Brazil the Largest Market for MMA Worldw...

Dec 25, 2011Comments off192 Views

Brazil is quickly becoming the new home for MMA and particularly for the UFC. So will the country soon be the biggest market for the

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The ‘True Story’ on How the UFC...

Dec 14, 2011Comments off131 Views

Ever wondered what the real story is behind how the UFC actually got its start? Check out this video and you'll get the scoop...

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UFC Becoming a Power Player in Sports Busin...

Dec 12, 2011Comments off153 Views

Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White recently made the "most influential" list from the Sports Business Journal, signaling the company's emergence into the mainstream sports world.

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Frankie Edgar, Lorenzo Fertitta and Others ...

Nov 27, 2011Comments off140 Views

While UFC 144 is still a few months away, the promotion is wasting no time building the brand the Land of the Rising Sun.

UFC on Fox Press Conference Highlights with...

Nov 07, 2011Comments off114 Views

The UFC locked down its most lucrative deal to date this week by signing a broadcast partnership with the Fox network. Watch here for

UFC Plans to Shatter Attendance Records wit...

Aug 26, 2011Comments off100 Views

UFC 134 sold out in a matter of minutes and now UFC President Dana White is expecting a return to Brazil next year to pull

Just a Matter of Time? Zuffa Execs Plan on ...

Aug 24, 2011Comments off135 Views

Is it just a matter of time for Strikeforce? Zuffa CEO Lorenzo Ferttita speaks with MMAWeekly.com and gives his thoughts on the future of

UFC Maintains Control of Production Under N...

Aug 18, 2011Comments off174 Views

As the UFC embarks on the new deal with FOX, one of the biggest questions was what changes if any would be made to the

UFC Boss Continues Claims that Culinary Uni...

Jul 24, 2011Comments off164 Views

The UFC has been waiting. Fighters have been waiting. Fans have been waiting. But still there is no MMA in New York. UFC boss Dana

UFC Continues to Push as MMA Passes the New...

May 24, 2011Comments off136 Views

A bill to legalize mixed martial arts in New York has once again passed the State Senate on Monday. As close as ever, the UFC

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An In Depth Look at the UFC Fighter Summit

May 15, 2011Comments off189 Views

For four days, almost every fighter under contract to the UFC and Strikeforce descended upon Las Vegas to attend the 2011 UFC Fighter Summit. Here's

UFC and Strikeforce Fighters Getting Out-of...

May 09, 2011Comments off142 Views

Zuffa, LLC announced today that nearly 350 UFC and Strikeforce fighters will soon be eligible for customized accident insurance coverage, a benefit to the fighters

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Nick Diaz Ready to Accept A Fight With Geor...

May 06, 2011Comments off201 Views

If the UFC is looking for another welterweight challenger to face champion Georges St-Pierre, they need look no further.

“Union Idiots” Are Fighting to ...

May 05, 2011Comments off223 Views

Most people think it is fearful politicians that are holding up mixed martial arts sanctioning in New York, but UFC president Dana White says it

A Battle With a Union At the Heart of the U...

May 01, 2011Comments off180 Views

UFC President Dana White reveals what the biggest hold up is in getting the sport of MMA sanctioned in New York State.

Fedor vs. Henderson Not About Weight, UFC O...

Apr 28, 2011Comments off189 Views

Fedor Emelianenko and Dan Henderson are still negotiating to get a deal done that would see the pair face off in Strikeforce during a July

Future NFL Player DeMarco Murray Gets UFC S...

Apr 01, 2011Comments off213 Views

NFL hopeful DeMarco Murray has the UFC behind him as he tries out some MMA training, and works to land the cover of EA Sports

Effective Immediatley, No More Strikeforce ...

Mar 23, 2011Comments off155 Views

Now under the ownership of UFC parent company Zuffa, Strikeforce will fall under the same Unified Rules of mixed martial arts as the UFC, and

Zuffa Officials Meet With Showtime, Paul Da...

Mar 21, 2011Comments off133 Views

The changing climate in the world of MMA took another step towards the future on Saturday night when Strikeforce advertisements aired during the UFC 128

Dana White UFC 128 Video Blog – Day 1

Mar 16, 2011Comments off66 Views

Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta, Frankie Edgar, and Renzo Gracie kick off Dana's UFC 128 video blog with a trip to Albany, N.Y., for another push

Strikeforce Backer Wanted to Get Back to Ho...

Mar 16, 2011Comments off94 Views

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker documents how the sale of Strikeforce happened to Zuffa, and the exit of one of their primary financial backers.