Mixed Martial Arts
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Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has partnered up with Premier Global Championship (PGC), a new mixed martial arts series that will feature fighters competing for national teams.
The International MMA Federation (IMMAF) will take its dispute with the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) to the Swiss courts after failing to come to an agreement following a meeting between the two bodies.
Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stage an event in Russia for the first time this year after scheduling a ‘Fight Night’ show in Moscow.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has today (Friday) announced the renewal of its partnership with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF), through which it will continue to support the safe practices and promotion of the sport at amateur level.
Victor Cui’s ONE Championship is the biggest sports property in Asia and one of the fastest-growing in the world. In advance of his appearance at the Sportel Summit at Miami Beach in May he talks about his plans for 52 events a year and expansion in China and the rest of the world.
Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will return to Calgary for the first time since 2012 after scheduling an event in the Canadian city for July 28.
Asian mixed martial arts promotion the One Championship is closing in on a new funding round worth at least $100m ($122.3m) that will grant it a valuation of $1bn, according to Bloomberg.
Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has secured its first multi-year event deal in the Asia-Pacific region through a commitment to return to Singapore.
Asian mixed martial arts promotion the One Championship has joined forces with measurement and data analytics company Nielsen to launch a new sports conference.
The International MMA Federation (IMMAF) and the World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) have confirmed a merger agreement that will see the global unification of the sport and seek to boost its ambition to become part of the Olympic Movement.
With continental championships in Africa, Europe and Asia scheduled in the build up to the year-ending World Championships in Bahrain, 2018 is proving to be a big year for mixed martial arts, which is now firmly established as one of the world’s fastest growing sports.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts promotion will stage its first event in the English city of Liverpool later this year, it has been announced.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion is to expand its UFC Gym brand into Europe after announcing a 10-year partnership with TD Lifestyle to open over 100 locations across the UK and Ireland.
The One Championship Asian mixed martial arts promotion has appointed Saurabh Mittal, founder and chairman of investment vehicle Mission Holdings, as its vice-chairman.