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  • SBD Article

    UFC Announces 45 Events For '15, Including Cards In South America, Europe

    Published November 18, 2014

    For the "first time in its history," UFC yesterday "tipped most of its hand" with the rele... An additional 10 events will "stream live at UFC Fight Pass" in the U.S. Roughly half of the 45 ev... " UFC President Dana White said that the promotion is "... " Previously, UFC had some dates it "targeted" for PPV events, just... ...White has said it was “the worst pay-per-view in UFC history.

    Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, UFC
  • SBD Article

    ESPN Hires Chael Sonnen As UFC Analyst, Not Concerned About Checkered Past

    Published November 12, 2014

    Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen has joined ESPN in a multifi... ...fight insight on "SportsCenter" coverage of major UFC events. 14 prior to UFC 180 and will appear throughout the weekend on var... ...OO SPORTS' Kevin Iole wrote it is a "boon for the UFC, because it's a commitment by the most powerful s... ...ould "assume that Sonnen won't just be limited to UFC coverage, either.

    Tags: Media, UFC, ESPN
  • SBD Article

    Dana White Not Worried About Declining UFC PPV Numbers, Talks Up Global Strategy

    Published November 06, 2014 by By Mike Bebernes, Correspondent

    UFC President Dana White brought his usual high level... ...waning PPV numbers this year signaled trouble for UFC.” White highlighted UFC’s broadcast deal with Fox, the popularity of the... ...would get to a level that they could fight in the UFC, and, man, was I wrong. Not everybody can fight in the UFC. ...uild their records and then someday end up in the UFC.

    Tags: SMT Conference, UFC
  • SBD Article

    Digital Sports Outfit Sqor Inc. Paying UFC Fighters For Social Media Posts

    Published October 14, 2014

    See the listing for SQOR S.F.-based digital sports outfit Sqor Inc. "suddenly seems to be a ubiquitous presence on the social media feeds of professional fighters," as they are "being paid" to use it, according to Ben Fowlkes of USA TODAY. Sqor Inc. VP/Business Development Chris Little said that payment plans "can vary from one athlete to the next," but the "'pay-to-post' program normally tops out at about $4,000 a month." Sqor Inc. Founder & CEO Brian Wilhite said, "I never understood ...

    Tags: Media, UFC
  • SBD Article

    UFC Leading Sports Leagues' Fight Against Pirated Video Content Streaming Online

    Published October 09, 2014

    UFC has a six-man team that "monitors the unauthorize... But UFC Dir of Content Protection Clint Cox said that his... priority is pirated online broadcasts, because UFC "makes most of its money from pay-for-per view re... ...ontent, but "no one has been as aggressive as the UFC, which once threatened to sue not only the pirate... ...getting sued are about as high as the chances of UFC banning the closed-fist punch.

    Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, UFC
  • SBD Article

    UFC's Jon Jones Says Brawl With Cormier Cost Him Six-Figure Nike Sponsorship

    Published September 24, 2014

    UFC fighter Jon Jones yesterday indicated that the "i...

    Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Nike, UFC
  • SBD Article

    Cook Named UFC Chief Global Officer, Now Among Organization's "Most Powerful Figures"

    Published August 18, 2014

    UFC Exec VP & Managing Dir of Europe, Middle East and... ...is "moving to Las Vegas" to take the position of UFC Chief Global Officer, according to Dave Meltzer o... ...s CEO of EPL club Manchester City, and joined the UFC "two years ago." Prior to joining the UFC four years ago, Fischer had been a "key player in... " During his tenure, the UFC produced a season of "THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER" on Ch...

    Tags: People and Pop Culture, UFC
  • SBD Article

    Ronda Rousey Expected To Be The Face Of UFC's First Official Outfitting Deal

    Published July 29, 2014

    UFC Senior VP/Global Marketing Partnerships Mike Moss... ...hter Ronda Rousey will "likely be the face of the UFC's first official outfitting deal," according to M... ...der, who would not reveal the outfitter, said the UFC is "actively engaged in conversations" with a "pr... ...d since Rousey is the "most requested athlete" by UFC sponsors, it is "highly likely" she would be high...

    Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, UFC
  • SBD Article

    UFC Forced To Cancel August PPV Scheduled For Staples Center Due To Fighter Injuries

    Published July 09, 2014

    UFC yesterday postponed the UFC 176 event that was scheduled for Staples Center o... 2, the "second time in less than two years ... UFC has been forced to cancel a pay-per-view," accord... ...llenger Chad Mendes, a rematch of a main event at UFC 142 in Brazil. ...y "appeared to be a potential fill-in to headline UFC 176, but is unavailable due to medical reasons." A previously announced UFC 177 PPV event on Aug.

    Tags: Events and Attractions, UFC
  • SBD Article

    Fox Touts Strength Of UFC Partnership Despite Ratings Numbers Leveling Off

    Published July 01, 2014

    ...that the state of the network's relationship with UFC has "never been stronger," according to Ben Fowlk... ...ears into a deal that was "reported to garner the UFC" at least $100M a year. ...uct, and it's a product that young men flock to." UFC broadcasts on Fox and FS1 have seen ratings "leve... ...ime time," broadcasts of the preliminary parts of UFC PPV cards on FS1 "regularly move that closer to 1...

    Tags: Media, Fox, UFC
  • SBD Article

    EA Sports Features Female Fighters Rousey, Tate In Campaign For New UFC Game

    Published June 18, 2014

    EA Sports "will showcase" female UFC fighters Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate "in digital... ads" for its new UFC video game that hit stores yesterday, according t... ...o likenesses "will appear in U.S. ads" along with UFC Light Heavyweight champion and cover athlete Jon... 'Bones' Jones, former UFC fighter Chuck Liddell and the late Bruce Lee.

    Tags: Electronic Arts, UFC, Marketing and Sponsorship
  • SBD Article

    UFC's Fertitta: Company Experiencing Continued Growth Overseas, Among Women

    Published May 15, 2014

    UFC co-Founder Lorenzo Fertitta said UFC is "still growing on just about every metric that... ...man's sport," but with the growing popularity of UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, "we're seeing women migrate... ” Fertitta said of whether UFC would go public with the company or sell, "This i...

    Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, UFC
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