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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 »

USADA AND UFC® MAKE NEW ANTI-DOPING POLICY PUBLICLY AVAILABLE

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Las Vegas – As announced in early June, as part of UFC®’s Athlete Marketing and Development Program, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) will serve as the independent third-party administrator of UFC’s year-round Anti-Doping Policy beginning on July 1, 2015. USADA is universally recognized as the premier anti-doping agency, whose sole mission is to protect the rights of clean athletes ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night Berlin Pre-Show, Main Card & Post-Fight Coverage

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Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, today announced extensive live programming for UFC Fight Night™: Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne this Saturday, June 20 from 02 World in Berlin, Germany, marking the organization’s fourth trip to Germany and the first-ever championship fight televised live on Fight Network. Fight Network will air ... Read More »

UFC FIGHT PASS® REACHES EXCLUSIVE, LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH TITAN FC

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Las Vegas –UFC FIGHT PASS® continues to acquire great mixed martial arts content from around the world. Today, UFC Chief Content Officer Marshall Zelaznik announced the UFC’s digital streaming service has reached an exclusive agreement to live stream all of Titan FC’s events. Zelaznik said: “Titan FC puts on great events and we’re happy to make Titan fights available live ... Read More »

TENNESSEE FOOTBALL ALUM OVINCE SAINT PREUX HEADLINES UFC® RETURN TO NASHVILLE AGAINST GLOVER TEIXEIRA

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Las Vegas – The Octagon® will touch down in Tennessee for the fourth time on Saturday, August 8 with a battle of top-10 light heavyweights when fifth-ranked Glover Teixeira collides with former University of Tennessee football player, No. 6 Ovince Saint Preux. UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: TEIXEIRA vs. SAINT PREUX marks the promotion’s third trip to Nashville and first since January ... Read More »

UNDEFEATED CHAMPION RONDA ROUSEY MEETS RISING BRAZILIAN CONTENDER BETHE CORREIA IN ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED CLASHES OF THE YEAR

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Rio de Janeiro – Named the most dominant athlete on the planet, undefeated UFC® women’s bantamweight champion and former U.S. Olympic medalist Ronda Rousey goes head-to-head with surging contender No. 7 Bethe Correia on Saturday, August 1 when the Octagon® returns to the HSBC Arena in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Fresh off of a 14 second highlight reel finish over ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs. Henderson Prelims, Pre & Post-Fight Coverage

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Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, today announced extensive live programming for UFC Fight Night™: Boetsch vs. Henderson this Saturday, June 6 from Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Fight Network will televise the live prelims exclusively in Canada from 8 p.m. ET to 10 p.m. ET. The ... Read More »

UFC® LAUNCHES ATHLETE MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

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Las Vegas – UFC® announced today the unveiling of its new, ground-breaking Athlete Marketing and Development program, introduced to provide athletes with programs and tools to help them maximize their careers and succeed long-term, both inside and outside the Octagon®. In coordination with key organizations such as the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Fusionetics, and EXOS, UFC continues to be ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves Prelims, Pre & Post-Fight Coverage

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Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, today announced extensive live programming for UFC Fight Night™: Condit vs. Alves this Saturday, May 30 from Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. Fight Network will televise the live prelims exclusively in Canada from 8 p.m. ET to 10 p.m. ET. The main card, ... Read More »

MULTI-PLATINUM RECORDING ARTIST DROPKICK MURPHYS TO HEADLINE FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE CONCERT DURING THE 4TH ANNUAL UFC INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK™

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Las Vegas – UFC® and the Fremont Street Experience today announced that multi-platinum recording artists Dropkick Murphys will headline the Fremont Street Experience concert on Friday, July 10, as part of the 4th Annual UFC International Fight Week™. The concert, which is free to the public, will be located at 425 Fremont Street on the 3rd Street Stage. The event ... Read More »

BJ PENN TO BE INDUCTED TO UFC® HALL OF FAME

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Las Vegas – The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC® Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes great fighters ... Read More »

UFC ANNOUNCES INDUCTION OF MMA LEGEND BAS RUTTEN TO UFC HALL OF FAME FORMER UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION TO BE HONORED AS PIONEER AT UFC FAN EXPO ON JULY 11

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Las Vegas – Former UFC® heavyweight champion Bas Rutten will take his rightful place alongside other legendary innovators of the sport in the UFC Hall of Fame. Rutten, who also dominated the Japanese Pancrase organization’s championship landscape during his 33 fight career, will join icons including Royce Gracie, Dan Severn and Chuck Liddell in the Pioneer Era wing of the ... Read More »

UFC® AND DISH RENEW MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT FOR DISTRIBUTION OF UFC PPV EVENTS

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Las Vegas ? UFC® is pleased to announce the renewal of a multi-year partnership with DISH Network L.L.C. to continue providing all of the biggest and most anticipated UFC Pay-Per-View (PPV) events of the year to DISH’s approximately 14 million customers. The agreement will provide UFC fans the opportunity to tune in, this Saturday, May 23 for an epic night ... Read More »

UFC HALL OF FAME 2015 INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED

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Las Vegas – The first inductees for the new look UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Jeff Blatnick – a key personality during the UFC’s formative years – and the April 2005 rematch between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will be inducted as in this year’s Contributor and Fight categories, respectively. The announcements were made moments ago on UFC ... Read More »

LAS VEGAS, HOME OF UFC, HOSTS 4th ANNUAL UFC® INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK – BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER

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Las Vegas – UFC® announced today that The Ultimate Fighter® Finale, originally scheduled for South Florida, will now cap off the 4th annual UFC International Fight Week™ (IFW) in Las Vegas, with the event taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, July 12, the night after the double title fight mega-card UFC 189: ALDO vs. MCGREGOR, in ... Read More »

FORMER UFC® CHAMPION LYOTO MACHIDA AND CUBAN OLYMPIAN YOEL ROMERO TO MEET IN SOUTH FLORIDA ON SATURDAY, JUNE 27

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Las Vegas – Former UFC® light heavyweight champion and current fifth-ranked middleweight contender Lyoto Machida makes a quick return to the Octagon® to meet No. 6 Yoel Romero in the main event of UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: MACHIDA vs. ROMERO on Saturday, June 27 at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Machida (22-6, fighting ... Read More »

UFC® RETURNING TO JAPAN IN SEPTEMBER AND UNVEILING REALITY TV PROGRAMME,

Singapore – UFC® announced today that it will be returning to the Saitama Super Arena on the 27th September 2015 with UFC Fight Night Japan. This will be the fourth UFC event in Japan and the second event in Asia this year. In addition to bringing fans a live event, UFC have also confirmed that they are producing a brand ... Read More »

INTERNATIONAL VALE TUDO NOW STREAMING UFC FIGHT PASS LEGENDARY BRAZILIAN PROMOTION ADDED TO THE UFC FIGHT PASS LIBRARY

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The largest MMA fight library just got even bigger – with the addition today of the International Vale Tudo league. The IVC was a Vale Tudo promotion which ran 13 events from 1997 to 1999 in Brazil. While MMA in North America at the time was running towards ever greater regulation, the IVC reveled in its renegade reputation, pitting bare-knuckle ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt Main Card, Pre & Post-Fight Coverage

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, today announced extensive live programming for UFC Fight Night™: Miocic vs. Hunt this Saturday, May 9 from Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia. Fight Network will televise the live main card exclusively in Canada from 11 p.m. ET to 1 a.m. ET. In ... Read More »