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Lorenzo Fertitta’s ESPN ‘Outsid...

Jan 16, 2012Comments off3749 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 off777 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 off1016 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 off573 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 off795 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 off686 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 off619 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 off547 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 off589 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 off959 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 off1129 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 off470 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 off1299 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 off644 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 off1009 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 off1213 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 off1242 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 off727 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 off851 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 off791 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 off794 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 off331 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 off436 Views

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

UFC-Strikeforce Conference Call Audio with ...

Mar 14, 2011Comments off544 Views

The news sprung to life on Saturday that Zuffa, LLC, the parent company of the UFC rocked the MMA world, once again, with its acquisition

Showtime Remains in Control of Strikeforce ...

Mar 14, 2011Comments off468 Views

The extent of the deal for Zuffa, LLC, to purchase Strikeforce now has more details rolling out, including how the promotion will be run in

Strikeforce To Adopt Unified Rules after Zu...

Mar 14, 2011Comments off490 Views

Business as usual seems to be the tag line most associated with Zuffa's recent purchase of Strikeforce, but there will be one major change made

Zuffa, LLC Officially Announces Strikeforce...

Mar 14, 2011Comments off563 Views

On Monday, Zuffa, LLC announced the official purchase of Strikeforce, with continued promises that the organization will run as a separate entity for the time

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UFC Touts $23 Million Stimulus in MMA Legal...

Jan 13, 2011Comments off862 Views

The UFC's head honchos and the president of Madison Square Garden assembled in New York on Thursday, touting the estimated $23 million annual financial as

Watch the UFC New York Legalization Press C...

Jan 13, 2011Comments off392 Views

The UFC plans to announce a formal plan to legalize mixed martial arts in New York and put on an event at Madison Square Garden.

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UFC President Dana White Announces Chuck Li...

Dec 29, 2010Comments off468 Views

UFC president Dana White made UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell's retirement from fighting official on Wednesday, announcing him as a company executive. Watch the