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Report: New UFC Signee Greg Hardy Injures Knee Playing Football

Greg Hardy, who recently signed a developmental contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has reportedly injured his knee. ESPN‘s Ariel Helwani delivered the report today (June 21). Hardy recently …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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Report | Greg Hardy suffers knee injury in arena football game

The continuation of the Greg Hardy MMA saga may have to be put on hold.
ESPN is reporting that the former NFL defensive end for the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys …read more

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GSP, Namajunas snag ‘Fighter of the Year’ ESPY nominations

Georges St-Pierre and Rose Namajunas could be walking the red carpet at the ESPYs this year.
The two UFC stars have been nominated for “Fighter of the Year” at ESPN’s annual …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Sources: Hardy injures knee playing football

Former NFL player Greg Hardy, who recently signed with the UFC, injured his knee Saturday night during an arena football game, sources tell ESPN. …read more

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Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald showdown in the works for Sept. 29 Bellator event

A middleweight superfight between champion Gegard Mousasi and welterweight titleholder Rory MacDonald is in the works for a Bellator event on Sept. 29 in San Jose, Calif.
ESPN.com today reported the …read more

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Mousasi vs. MacDonald Reportedly Booked, Sources Say ‘No Fight Yet’

Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald may be set. ESPN‘s Ariel Helwani was able to confirm the bout through multiple sources. The bout is reportedly set to take place in San …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Sources: Bellator books Mousasi-MacDonald

Bellator has booked a superfight between middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi and welterweight titlist Rory MacDonald, sources tell ESPN. …read more

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BREAKING | Bellator books Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald super fight

According to a report from ESPN, Bellator MMA has booked a middleweight title super fight between divisional champion Gegard Mousasi and welterweight champion Rory MacDonald.
The fight is expected to occur …read more

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Josh Barnett Asked For His Release from The UFC

When news broke that Josh Barnett (35-8) was released from the UFC the reasons for his departure were unknown. However, once the word was out Barnett explained to ESPN that …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Morning Report: Former heavyweight champion Josh Barnett negotiating release from UFC over USADA mistrust

Once again, Josh Barnett and the UFC are parting ways.
On Wednesday, MMAJunkie reported that Barnett had been released by the UFC, but speaking to ESPN, Barnett stressed that …read more

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UFC financially secure until 2023 with ESPN deal, but there are brand risks

The UFC’s deal with ESPN as its exclusive U.S. home that was recently announced by both groups is not just a game-changer financially for UFC, but also a notable experiment …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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ESPN+ Announces Christopher Diaz-Masayuki Ito Headliner

Following the success of the Jeff Horn-Terence Crawford bout, ESPN’s streaming service ESPN+ has added another solid card of boxing scheduled for July 28. …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Boxing purses: Crawford $3 million, Horn $1.25 million

Check out the boxing purses for the three major title fights taking place on Saturday night on ESPN+ and Showtime. Opposite UFC 225 on Saturday night are two boxing cards …read more

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Recently retired Michael Bisping discusses ventures outside the cage

Speaking to ESPN this week, former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping elaborated on his recent choice to retire from competition.
The Brit says he had originally hoped to retire after defending …read more

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Recently retired Michael Bisping discusses ventures outside the cage

Speaking to ESPN this week, former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping elaborated on his recent choice to retire from competition.
The Brit says he had originally hoped to retire after defending …read more

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My life as a fighter: Rashad Evans

When Rashad Evans fights on Saturday night at UFC 225, it’ll be his 27th professional bout. The former UFC light heavyweight champion spoke with ESPN about the highs and lows …read more

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Posted on June 5, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Breakdown: Crawford vs. Horn preview

Pound for pound great Terence Crawford moves up to a new weight class in this marquee match-up on ESPN+. ESPN continues to present high quality boxing action this weekend, when …read more

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Posted on June 5, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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ESPN exec: UFC-Top Rank doubleheader nights could be staged

Dana White and Bob Arum are rivals, but ESPN could use the UFC and Top Rank Boxing as part of a programming doubleheader starting next year. With the UFC moving …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Yair Rodriguez confirms he is back with the UFC and will return to action on September 8

Yair Rodriguez is back with the UFC!
The featherweight standout confirmed the news earlier today on Twitter, this following an initial report from ESPN on Friday afternoon.

#happynews .@zabit_mma @ufc @UFCEspanol @bokamotoESPN …read more

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Yair Rodriguez announces UFC return, Zabit Magomedsharipov fight at UFC 228

Yair Rodriguez is sticking around after all.
On Friday, ESPN reported that the 25-year-old featherweight’s dispute with the UFC has been resolved and that he is expected to fight Zabit Magomedsharipov …read more

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Report: Pacing, start time patterns won’t change for UFC on ESPN

The more things change, the more they stay the same… One of the unanswered questions concerning the UFC’s new programming deal with ESPN was how differently the broadcasts would be …read more

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Posted on May 31, 2018, 12:16 am By
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UFC Will Keep FS1 Pacing In Switch To ESPN

I’ve got some bad news for those mixed martial arts (MMA) fans who were hoping the switch from FOX to ESPN would spell the end of six-fight main cards that …read more

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Posted on May 30, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Dana White says next season of The Ultimate Fighter could be the last

From the sounds of it, The Ultimate Fighter could soon meet its end. As the UFC closes in on its new broadcast deal with ESPN, and new programs like Dana …read more

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The UFC’s new deal with ESPN should be ‘adequate’

The UFC’s new deal is more than the last one, but is it enough to justify the $4 billion price tag? After months of speculation the UFC has finally announced …read more

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Posted on May 28, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Dana White: If You Question the ESPN Deal, Pack Up Your Toys and Go Home

If you question the UFC’s media deal with ESPN, you might as well pack up your toys and go home. At least, that’s the way UFC president Dana White sees …read more

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Posted on May 28, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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White on ESPN deal: ‘Stop covering us if you don’t think this is a win’

UFC president Dana White clears up some details of the ESPN deal, and discusses the future of The Ultimate Fighter. When the UFC’s landmark deal with ESPN was announced (in …read more

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White On ESPN Deal: ‘Stop Covering The Sport If You Think This Isn’t A Win’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to continue its global ascension after striking a new television deal with ESPN earlier this week worth $1.5 billion over the course of five …read more

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Posted on May 26, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Three Amigos Podcast 182: UFC Liverpool preview, weekly news

The Amigos are previewing UFC Liverpool, Bellator 200 and discussing the ESPN deal, Tyron Woodley’s support of Mike Perry’s use of the N-word and more. Welcome to your weekly dose …read more

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Miesha Tate thinks UFC-ESPN is “incredible,” but hopes fighters get bigger piece of the pie

In 2019, the UFC will part ways with FOX and start broadcasting on ESPN. The promotion’s product will also appear extensively on ESPN’s streaming service ESPN+. This new deal between …read more

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Posted on May 25, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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TV insider: ‘UFC played chicken with FOX and lost’

New insider information on the UFC’s television rights negotiations, as the promotion heads for ESPN starting in 2019. The big news of the week is the UFC’s five-year, $1.5 billion …read more

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Posted on May 25, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Miesha Tate says UFC fighters ‘absolutely deserve to be compensated’ after big ESPN deal

The big news of the week is that the UFC will be ending their partnership with Fox after selling their television rights to ESPN in an exclusive deal that will …read more

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Posted on May 25, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Twitter Mailbag: What kind of UFC would we like on ESPN – and what do we definitely not want?

What kind of product can we expect to see when the UFC moves to ESPN? What changes would we like to see? And what will this weekend’s UFC Fight Night …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Daily Debate: Will ESPN prove better for UFC than FOX Sports?

Soon will come the dawn of a new era for the UFC.
On Wednesday, ESPN announced it will take over the rights to all UFC content in the U.S. beginning in …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 4:17 pm By
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Fox Sports reacts to UFC’s new TV deal with ESPN

Fox Sports has released a statement reacting to the UFC’s departure from their networks to ESPN. The UFC has been with Fox since 2011, and after over a hundred shows …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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UFC’s exclusive deal with ESPN smart for both sides

On Wednesday night, Dana White appeared on SportsCenter for the first time since the UFC became ESPN’s latest billion-dollar toy. The first thing he was asked wasn’t about the new …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Watch The MMA Beat live today

On this week’s show the panel will discuss UFC signing exclusively with ESPN in the United States, the end of the FOX era, a busy weekend in England, Ian McCall’s …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 12:17 pm By
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White: ESPN move will be ‘very big for the fighters’

Dana White is excited about the full UFC move to ESPN next year. UFC president Dana White is never short on a quote, and today is no different. In …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Dana White Reacts To UFC-ESPN Mega Deal

Earlier today. (Weds., May 23, 2018), it was announced that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had inked a massive 5-year television deal with ESPN worth $1.5 billion which will begin in …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 12:16 am By
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What we know about the UFC’s deal with ESPN

The key details on the UFC’s new partnership with ESPN. Starting in 2019, UFC programming in the United States will leave FOX and head to ESPN, aka the “Worldwide Leader …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 12:16 am By
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FOX Sports Releases Statement Following UFC Departure

FOX Sports has reacted to the news of a new TV deal between the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and ESPN. Word broke that the UFC and ESPN had agreed to …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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UFC Will Maintain Production Control Over Events on ESPN

ESPN will become the exclusive home to the UFC in 2019 but don’t expect the events to look that much different from what currently airs on FOX.
ESPN will pay the …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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FOX Sports issues statement on UFC's departure for ESPN in 2019

The seven-year relationship between the UFC and FOX Sports will come to an end after this year. ESPN today announced it will take over the rights to all UFC content …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Dana White: UFC to Retain Production Control of Live Events with New ESPN Deal

While the UFC will be moving to a new broadcast home in 2019, don’t expect a drastically presentation when it transitions to ESPN. …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Dana White Confirms New ESPN Deal

As reported earlier today, ESPN has reached a $1.5 billion, five-year deal securing the television rights of the UFC. Wednesday afternoon, Dana White confirmed the news on Twitter, announcing ESPN …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Official: UFC, ESPN announce five-year deal for exclusive TV rights beginning in 2019

UFC programming in the U.S. is officially making the move to “The Worldwide Leader in Sports” next year.
Following reports earlier today, the UFC and ESPN have announced a partnership that …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Scott Coker talks Bellator 200, UFC to ESPN, Yair Rodriguez, 50 Cent, more

LONDON — At Bellator 200 media day, Bellator president Scott Coker discusses the future for Roy Nelson, the UFC’s new broadcast rights deal with ESPN, 50 Cent being in attendance …read more

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McGregor And His F—K YOU Tie React To UFC-ESPN Deal

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) struck a broadcasting deal with ESPN this week, one that will pay $1.5 billion across five years and remove the world’s biggest mixed martial arts (MMA) …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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ESPN Confirms Details of UFC Deal Worth More than a Billion Dollars

News broke late Tuesday night that FOX was out and ESPN was all-in when it comes to UFC broadcasting rights.
The UFC and ESPN announced in early May that the sports …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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UFC, ESPN reach 5-year television rights deal

ESPN has reached a deal with UFC to televise 30 events per year over the next five years. …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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ESPN Strikes New Deal With UFC, Replaces FOX In 2019

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is leaving the FOX network for its new home on ESPN under a revised broadcasting deal, struck just a few weeks after it previously announced a …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Report | ESPN becomes new home to the UFC with $1.5 billion deal

It was announced earlier this month that the UFC had reached a deal with ESPN for their future streaming rights in 2019 after the deal with Fox expired. That initial …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 9:16 am By
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Report: ESPN Inks Deal with UFC for Entire Television Package Worth $1.5 Billion

ESPN is going all in on the UFC.
After inking a five-year deal worth $750 million for 15 exclusive fight cards, ESPN has reportedly decided to take the entire UFC television …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 6:16 am By
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Report: ESPN Nabs Exclusive UFC TV Rights For 2019

It appears ESPN is in full tilt with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As it is, fight fans were surprised to hear the announcement that a deal was reached to …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 5:46 am By
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Report: ESPN brokers deal for UFC broadcast rights currently owned by Fox

Fox Sports is out and ESPN is in. At least according to a new report.
Just weeks after nabbing the UFC’s streaming rights beginning next year, ESPN has secured the full …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 5:46 am By
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Report: ESPN lands UFC television rights deal

In a stunning move, ESPN will reportedly get both the UFC’s streamed and televised cards starting in 2019. The UFC on Fox Sports era is coming to an end.
Variety reported …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Conor McGregor moves up list of world's 100 most popular athletes; Ronda Rousey drops out

Conor McGregor is MMA’s lone representative on a new top 100 list of the world’s most popular athletes.
Officials today unveiled the ESPN World Fame 100. According to ESPN, the rankings …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Trading Shots: New deal with ESPN seems like a win for the UFC, but will fans benefit too?

Is the UFC going to be a better value for fans once all the broadcast and streaming deals are finalized for 2019? Retired UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes joins …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Former Zuffa exec surprised at amount ESPN will pay UFC in media deal

In a recent interview, former UFC executive and current Glory Kickboxing CEO Marshall Zelaznik gives his take on the UFC/ESPN deal and how it could affect smaller promotions partnered with …read more

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Posted on May 18, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Peace Out! Helwani Defects To ESPN

Veteran mixed martial arts (MMA) journalist Ariel Helwani is departing MMAfighting.com to join the ranks of ESPN, where he’ll play protagonist opposite longtime “Bad Guy” Chael Sonnen, one of many …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Veteran journalist Ariel Helwani moves to ESPN, will host new show with Chael Sonnen

Veteran MMA journalist Ariel Helwani is moving to ESPN, the cable network today announced.
Helwani will make the move from MMAFighting.com, where he has spent the bulk of his career. The …read more

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Posted on May 17, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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What does UFC bring to ESPN? Former UFC exec and current GLORY CEO weighs in

As a former UFC executive vice president and current CEO of the GLORY kickboxing promotion, Marshall Zelaznik has seen the fight business from a few different angles. He also happens …read more

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Posted on May 16, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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How the UFC’s deal with ESPN changes the company’s business

The deal announced last week between the UFC and ESPN is a landmark deal when it comes to changing the economics of the company.
There are a number of key factors …read more

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Posted on May 14, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Highlights! Watch Lomachenko End Linares With Liver Shot In NYC

Arguably the best pound-for-pound boxer continued his dominance earlier tonight (Sat., May 12, 2018) live on ESPN from inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, N.Y., as Ukrainian sensation …read more

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Lomachenko vs. Linares staff picks and predictions

Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks for the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN main event between Vasyl Lomachenko and Jorge Linares. The Bloody Elbow staff unanimously agrees that while …read more

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If I Did It: UFC on ESPN+, how much is too much?

Welcome to If I Did It, the show where we grapple with PR kerfluffles from the world of MMA. This week we discuss the UFC’s new streaming deal with ESPN. …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Daily Debate: Will UFC-ESPN deal ultimately be a good thing for MMA fans?

The UFC earlier this week announced the next step in its evolution with a new partnership with ESPN.
Starting in 2019, the UFC will stream events on ESPN+, a subscription service …read more

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Posted on May 10, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Daily Debate: Will UFC-ESPN deal ultimately be a good thing for MMA fans?

The UFC earlier this week announced the next step in its evolution with a new partnership with ESPN.
Starting in 2019, the UFC will stream events on ESPN+, a subscription service …read more

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Posted on May 10, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Breakdown: Lomachenko vs. Linares preview & prediction

Boxing’s big fight this weekend is an absolute classic in the making, as Vasyl Lomachenko takes on Jorge Linares live on ESPN. This is a good one fight fans. Saturday …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Live chat with MMA Fighting at 1 p.m. ET

This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.
Today on the podcast, we’ll discuss the new UFC OTT deal with ESPN to air 15 events annually on the ESPN+ streaming service. Is …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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The MMA Circus: UFC 224 preview, ESPN deal, GSP-Diaz

On Episode 162 of The MMA Circus, Nick Baldwin and Andrew Lawrence discuss the media rights deal between the UFC and ESPN, as well as the possibility of Georges St-Pierre …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Morning Report: Dana White says Chuck Liddell fighting for Oscar De La Hoya’s MMA promotion would ‘bum me out’

On a day when Dana White got the good news that the UFC closed a deal with ESPN over digital streaming rights for future events, he also got some bad …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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UFC, ESPN+ And What This All Means for the Television Rights in 2019 and Beyond

A complete breakdown of the new UFC deal with ESPN+ plus questions and answers about the future of the promotion on television in 2019 and beyond. …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Posted on May 9, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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WATCH: The UFC-ESPN Deal In 90 Seconds Flat

Got questions regarding the UFC’s new deal to air events on ESPN+ in 2019? We’ve got answers … fast! On the morning of Tuesday May 8th, the UFC announced their …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2018, 1:16 am By
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UFC signs deal with ESPN+, reportedly worth $150M a year

UFC has partnered up with ESPN to host and stream events online. The UFC has found a new online partner, announcing a “groundbreaking agreement” with The Walt Disney Company and …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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UFC strikes deal with ESPN, live events and original UFC content coming to ESPN+ next year

The UFC and ESPN have reached a new deal, per a joint release from the two parties (via MMAJunkie).
Starting in 2019, the UFC will begin streaming content on ESPN+, ESPN’s …read more

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UFC and ESPN Announce ‘Groundbreaking’ Streaming TV Deal

UFC an ESPN on Tuesday announced that they have a reached “an immersive, multi-year media rights agreement for exclusive live UFC content.” …read more

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UFC, ESPN announce landmark multiyear deal for exclusive content

The UFC reached a landmark deal Monday with ESPN, agreeing to stream up to 15 fight cards a year on the network’s new ESPN+ subscription service. …read more

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UFC, ESPN+ reach multiyear deal for live fights

The UFC and ESPN+ have reached a multiyear media rights agreement that will result in 15 live “UFC on ESPN+ Fight Night” events per year. …read more

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UFC to stream 15 events, more on ESPN+ starting next year

The UFC and ESPN announced a “groundbreaking agreement” Tuesday morning.
The organization will stream 15 live events exclusively on ESPN+ starting in January 2019. The events will be branded “UFC on …read more

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UFC reaches deal with ESPN to stream live events, more beginning in January 2019

The UFC is coming to “The Worldwide Leader.”
On Tuesday, the UFC and ESPN announced they have reached a deal on “an immersive, multi-year media rights agreement” for exclusive live UFC …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Garcia, Dana White talking promotional contract

Mikey Garcia has been discussing a possible promotional deal with Dana White’s Zuffa Boxing, his brother, Robert Garcia, told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on May 7, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Eddie Alvarez: ‘I’m not fighting until I get a new deal’

Eddie Alvarez is standing pat.
On Monday, ESPN.com reported that the UFC was interested in booking Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier 2 in Calgary on July 28, however, Alvarez told MMAFighting.com on …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Report: UFC interested in Alvarez-Poirier rematch for Calgary event

According to ESPN.com’s Brett Okamoto, the UFC is looking to book the rematch between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier for their upcoming Calgary card in July. UFC 211 was …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Tecia Torres Set For UFC Calgary

UFC Calgary continues to shape up as Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Tecia Torres has now been added to the card. UFC president Dana White confirmed the match-up to ESPN‘s Brett Okamoto. …read more

Source:: MMANews

Sources: Pettis-Chiesa rebooked for UFC 226

The Anthony Pettis-Michael Chiesa bout originally scheduled for April 7 has been rebooked for July 7, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on May 1, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Sources: Borg withdraws vs. Moreno due to ill son

With his son undergoing two brain surgeries this week, UFC flyweight Ray Borg has withdrawn from his bout with Brandon Moreno on May 19, sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos full fight video highlights

Watch Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos full fight video highlights from UFC 185’s main event above, courtesy of ESPN.UFC 185: Pettis vs. dos Anjos took place March 14, …read more

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