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Mixed Martial Arts Stalls Out in New York O...

Jun 19, 2013Comments off885 Views

The UFC’s attempt to legalize professional mixed martial arts in the state of New York has once again stalled in the state’s Assembly without being


Connecticut Becomes the 49th State to Legal...

Jun 05, 2013Comments off570 Views

Connecticut becomes the 49th state to legalize mixed martial arts on Wednesday, leaving New York as the only U.S. state that has not.


A Look Inside the UFC Fighter Contract: Goo...

May 14, 2013Comments off2225 Views

Take an in-depth look at the UFC fighter contract with comments from Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White, and dissenting opinions from managers and legal experts,

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UFC CEO Praises Connecticut House of Reps f...

May 08, 2013Comments off584 Views

Lorenzo Fertitta, the UFC Chairman & CEO, applauded the Connecticut General Assembly’s House of Representatives for passing HB-5277 on Tuesday by an overwhelming 117-26 vote.


UFC Boss Lauds N.Y. Assembly for Introducin...

Apr 08, 2013Comments off478 Views

Lorenzo Fertitta, UFC Chairman & CEO, applauded the introduction of MMA legislation in the New York State Assembly, but will the Speaker allow it to


UFC CEO On Hand as New York Senate Committe...

Mar 01, 2013Comments off566 Views

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta was on hand Thursday as a New York State Senate Committee again overwhelmingly approved MMA, but will it finally become legal

Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White at UFC 100

Dana White: I Would Not Be Shocked If Loren...

Sep 13, 2012Comments off2759 Views

Dana White says his interest is only in fighting, but he says he could absolutely see his friend and business partner Lorenzo Fertitta one day

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Alistair Overeem and Dana White Mend Fences...

Jul 08, 2012Comments off641 Views

Dana White has turned the corner with heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem after a private meeting held this week.

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Brock Lesnar to Become the King Mo of the U...

Jun 09, 2012Comments off1963 Views

Unless Dana White is willing to make Brock Lesnar the King Mo of the UFC and WWE, don't bank on the WWE Superstar returning to


Roy Nelson Had a Message for Dana White and...

May 28, 2012Comments off1358 Views

Roy Nelson climbed the Octagon cage after his knockout win over Dave Herman at UFC 146 and had a message for UFC President Dana White

Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White at UFC 100

Dana White Tells Wall Street Journal, ̵...

May 07, 2012Comments off1703 Views

The UFC's Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta recently sat down with the Wall Street Journal, declaring that, globally, they are bigger than the NFL and

Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir

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

Mar 07, 2012Comments off599 Views

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


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

Feb 18, 2012Comments off767 Views

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


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

Feb 10, 2012Comments off713 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

Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir

Fertitta Says Cain Velasquez vs. Frank Mir ...

Feb 10, 2012Comments off584 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


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

Feb 10, 2012Comments off331 Views

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


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

Feb 10, 2012Comments off694 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


Zuffa Institutes Pre-Contract Drug Screenin...

Jan 17, 2012Comments off457 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


Lorenzo Fertitta’s ESPN ‘Outsid...

Jan 16, 2012Comments off2801 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 off621 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 off755 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


The ‘True Story’ on How the UFC...

Dec 14, 2011Comments off444 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...

Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta at UFC 129

UFC Becoming a Power Player in Sports Busin...

Dec 12, 2011Comments off627 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.


Frankie Edgar, Lorenzo Fertitta and Others ...

Nov 27, 2011Comments off514 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 off483 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 off410 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 off441 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 off715 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 off779 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 off332 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