Mixed Martial Arts

Blockchain provider Chiliz has signed up the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts organisation to launch UFC fan tokens on the mobile app Socios.com

Singapore-based mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has agreed a licensing deal with headwear brand Tokyo Time, providing it with limited edition hats and beanies

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts series has expanded its presence in New Zealand through a new rights deal with telco Spark

National Football League superstar Marshawn Lynch has become the latest high-profile investor of mixed martial arts organization, the Professional Fighters League

Wiz Khalifa, the popular US rapper, singer, and songwriter, has become an investor in mixed martial arts organization the Professional Fighters League

Mixed martial arts promotion the Professional Fighters League has agreed media-rights deals for the 2021 season with pay-television broadcaster RMC Sport in France and media company Bild in Germany

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has opened up a new sponsorship category after agreeing a multi-year deal with Howler Head Whiskey

The Professional Fighters League has secured a double commercial boost by striking a sportsbook partnership with leading US gaming operator DraftKings and a content agreement with social media platform…

Invicta Fighting Championship, the US women’s mixed martial arts promotion, has been acquired by media company Anthem Sports & Entertainment in a deal that will grant it US television exposure for the f…

Mixed martial arts organisation the Professional Fighters League has agreed a rights deal in Portugal with pay-television broadcaster Eleven

The Professional Fighters League has promoted senior executive Loren Mack to the role of senior vice president of corporate communications shortly ahead of the 2021 season

The Professional Fighters League has secured a media rights deal with Vietnamese sports network FPT TV for the 2021 season, expanding the mixed martial arts organization's distribution in Asia

RMC Sport, the French subscription broadcaster owned by telco Altice, has acquired exclusive broadcast rights to mixed martial arts promotion Bellator

Brazilian commercial broadcaster RedeTV has acquired the rights for Singapore-based mixed martial arts promotion One Championship

Buyout of shares it doesn't already own key part of revived plan to go public

China is a top priority for MMA's Ultimate Fighting Championship in terms of international expansion. SportBusiness speaks to Kevin Chang, the UFC’s senior vice-president, Asia-Pacific, about how the promotion aims to succeed in the region.

SportBusiness Asia editor Kevin McCullagh says risks abound for international sports properties in China in 2021, but the UFC’s trend-bucking media-rights deal with Migu has underlined some best practice.