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SUPER SEPTEMBER STREAM-A-THON POWERED BY RONDA

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Las Vegas –UFC FIGHT PASS® will be “Powered by Ronda” throughout September – kicking off with a comprehensive collection of every Ronda Rousey title fight, two sets of live UFC FIGHT PASS Prelims, four exclusive mixed martial arts (MMA) events streamed live from three continents and brand new Original Content all premiering throughout September. “September will prove to be the ... Read More »

ANTONIO RODRIGO ‘MINOTAURO’ NOGUEIRA JOINS UFC® BRAZIL AS ATHLETE RELATIONS AMBASSADOR

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Sao Paulo – Mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, known by fans worldwide as “Minotauro,” officially announced his retirement from UFC® competition today. While his fighting days may have come to a close, his work in the MMA community is only beginning as he will serve as an Athlete Relations Ambassador for UFC® Brazil. As part of his ... Read More »

CAST REVEALED FOR THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER®: TEAM McGREGOR vs. TEAM FABER

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Las Vegas – Competitors from 11 different countries have been cast for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter® led by UFC® interim featherweight champion and proud Irishman Conor McGregor, opposite former WEC® featherweight champion Urijah “The California Kid” Faber. The premiere episode, debuting on September 9 at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, will showcase 32 fighters competing ... Read More »

UFC® TO ‘GO BIG’ WITH NEW SEASONAL CAMPAIGN

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Las Vegas – UFC® will GO BIG on Friday, Sept. 4, with the announcement of its new seasonal campaign, showcasing a series of can’t-miss fights on its upcoming live event schedule. UFC President Dana White will be joined in Las Vegas by many of the top fighters in the world in advance of UFC 191 to preview the upcoming lineup. ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 74 Results

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Neil Magny won a 3-round split decision over Erick Silva in a Welterweight bout. Magny won by scores of 30-27 and 29-28 while Silva won a card 29-28/ Magny, 170.5 lbs of Denver, CO is 16-5. Silva, 171 lbs of Brazil is 18-6-1. Patrick Cote stopped Josh Burkman in round three of a thrilling Welterweight bout. The two exchanged huge ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night Saskatoon Pre-Show, Prelims & Post-Show

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Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, will air extensive live programming for UFC Fight Night™: Holloway vs. Oliveira this Sunday, August 23 from the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Fight Network will air the live prelims exclusively in Canada from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET. The main ... Read More »

ETIHAD STADIUM TO HOST HISTORIC UFC EVEN

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Melbourne, Australia – After years of anticipation, Australia’s sporting capital will play host to the biggest combat sports event the country has witnessed, as UFC® 193: LAWLER vs. CONDIT finds a home at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium. In an Australian first, a UFC® championship belt will go on the line in the main event with welterweight champion Robbie Lawler slated to ... Read More »

UFC® HEADS TO HOUSTON WITH A WORLD TITLE FIGHT AS LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION CORMIER TAKES ON GUSTAFSSON

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Las Vegas –UFC® brings a light heavyweight title bout to the Lone Star State as newly crowned champion Daniel Cormier makes his first title defense against former title challenger and second-ranked Alexander Gustafsson in a five-round main event. UFC® 192: CORMIER vs. GUSTAFSSON takes over Toyota Center on Saturday, October 3. UFC returns after three consecutive sellout events, the most ... Read More »

UFC® ANNOUNCES ERIC WINTER AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF UFC FIGHT PASS®

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Las Vegas – UFC® today announced the appointment of Eric Winter as its Senior Vice President and General Manager of UFC FIGHT PASS®. Winter will oversee and manage the continued global expansion of UFC FIGHT PASS and ensure the over-the-top platform continues to deliver exclusive content while providing fight fans with the best possible user experience. On the appointment, Executive ... Read More »

UFC® FLYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON MEETS RIVAL JOHN DODSON IN HIGHLY ANTICIPATED REMATCH

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Las Vegas – UFC flyweight champion and No. 3 pound-for-pound fighter Demetrious Johnson collides with rival John Dodson in a highly anticipated rematch Saturday, September 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Johnson narrowly defeated Dodson in their first bout in 2013, with the champion surviving several knockdowns from the heavy-handed New Mexico native. Two years later, ... Read More »

Video: UFC Fight Night Chicago Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On Episode 4 of UFC Fight Night Chicago, the stars of the card continue to train both with their camps and in front of fans. Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman stops by to offer support and make a main event prediction. The fighters on the card turn their focus to the scale as they cut the final pounds in preparation for the weigh-ins featuring stare downs between two sets of Bantamweight rivals: Champion TJ Read More »

Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night Glasgow Pre-Show & Prelims

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Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, will air extensive live programming for UFC Fight Night™: Bisping vs. Leites this Saturday, July 15 from The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. Fight Network will air the live prelims exclusively in Canada from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. The main card ... Read More »

Mir stops Duffee in wild 1st round

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Former two-time Heavyweight champion knocked Todd Duffee out cold in the first round of their scheduled 5-round Heavyweight bout in San Diego. The fight was fun and wild while it lasted as the two traded huge shots from the opening bout. Both landed and were staggered until a short left caught Duffee right on the jaw and he plummeted face ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night San Diego Pre-Show & Prelims

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Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, will air extensive live programming for UFC Fight Night™: Mir vs. Duffee this Wednesday, July 15 from Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, Calif. Fight Network will air the live prelims exclusively in Canada from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET. The ... Read More »

INTERIM UFC® FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION CONOR MCGREGOR TO LEAD EUROPE AGAINST URIJAH FABER AND THE AMERICANS ON THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER®

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Las Vegas – The next season of The Ultimate Fighter ® will feature no shortage of star power as interim UFC® featherweight champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor coaches opposite Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber on the 22nd edition of the UFC’s storied reality television series. The Ultimate Fighter®: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber will feature 16 competitors in the lightweight ... Read More »

Video: UFC 189: In The Money – UFC Bonus Buys

Watch as UFC 189 stars such as Robbie Lawler, Gunnar Nelson, Matt Brown, Brandon Thatch and more tell you about the craziest items they've purchased with the extra performance bonus money they've earned throughout their careers in the UFC. Read More »

UFC® Unveils New Brand Identity

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Las Vegas – As the doors swing open on the 2015 UFC Fan Expo®, UFC® will unveil a completely transformed visual identity – the first since the mixed martial arts (MMA) organization was purchased by Zuffa, LLC in 2001. The biggest transformation will be experienced by fans watching UFC® 189: MENDES vs. MCGREGOR this Saturday, with the launch of a ... Read More »

Video: UFC 189 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On Episode 2 of UFC 189 Embedded, the featherweight headliners are firing on all cylinders as title contenders Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes exchange unpleasantries on a national media call. McGregor continues to put in work in front of the camera, while Mendes prepares for the fight alongside his mentor, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the championship doubleheader at UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor, taking place Saturday, July 11 on Pay-Per-View. Read More »

UFC® SUPERSTARS, UFC HALL OF FAMERS AND LEGENDS CONFIRMED FOR UFC FAN EXPO® DURING 4TH ANNUAL UFC INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK™

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Las Vegas – UFC® is proud to announce its largest-ever roster of UFC superstars, UFC Hall of Famers and legends for UFC Fan Expo®, taking place Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11, at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at the Venetian/Palazzo, as part of its 4th Annual UFC International Fight Week™. As the centerpiece of the largest celebration ... Read More »

UFC® AND REEBOK ELEVATE SPORT OF MMA WITH FIRST-EVER UFC FIGHT KIT

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June 30, 2015 (New York City, NY): UFC® and Reebok today unveiled the first-ever UFC Fight Kit. Built for high-performance athleticism, the UFC Fight Kit will be worn by every athlete that steps into the Octagon® and symbolizes UFC’s continuing evolution in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) with a line of apparel developed with fighters, for fighters by ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Big Knockout Boxing Live on Saturday, June 27

TORONTO (June 26, 2015) — Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the third live installment of Big Knockout Boxing this Saturday, June 27 at 10 p.m. ET immediately following a live Canadian broadcast of the UFC Fight Night™: Machida vs. Romero prelims at 8 p.m. ET from Hollywood, Florida. Fight ... Read More »