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UFC Plans Return To Orlando In Wake Of Strong Ticket Sales For Saturday Card

04 / 18 / 14

UFC on Saturday makes its first foray into Orlando with an event at Amway Center, and the level of promotion for the event marks a "drastic change" from previous shows in South Florida that left UC President Dana White "less than pleased," according to Brian Linder of the Daytona Beach NEWS-JOURNAL....

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NEW STUDY SHOWS NATIONAL SKIER/SNOWBOARD VISITS DOWN 3.7%

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READY TO HAMM IT UP: WOMEN'S WORLD CUP BLITZ ON HIGH GEAR

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