Mixed Martial Arts

The mixed martial arts series One Championship, announced its initial H1 2020 event schedule, with chief executive and chairman Chatri Sityodtong revealing plans to hold a minimum of 50 events next year

IMG Arena, the sports betting unit of the IMG agency, has added another high-profile property to the list of sports events to which it distributes live scoring data to by announcing the launch of the UFC…

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts organisation has signed a multi-year extension to its pay-per-view distribution agreement with Joe Hand Promotions

Brave Combat Federation, a mixed-martial arts promoter in the Middle East, has announced details of a four-man tournament with a prize it claims is the most valuable trophy in world sport: a belt made…

Fight sports streaming platform FITE will offer pay-per-view coverage in several markets around the world of ONE Championship's ONE: CENTURY event in Tokyo on Sunday, October 13

The UFC mixed martial arts promotion has reportedly launched a new leveraged loan worth $465m (€423m) on the back of its recent rights agreement with sports broadcaster ESPN.

Asian mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has announced Singapore, Jakarta and Tokyo as the first destinations for its new esports series, along with hiring Carlos Alimurung to lead the venture

Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship has welcomed a decision by France’s Ministry of Sports to officially recognise MMA as a sport.

One Championship, the Asia-facing martial arts series, plans to stage approximately 80 events in 2020 – nearly double the number set to take place this year.

Three Burmese businessmen and a former One Championship employee are trying to bring MMA's best-kept secret to the world, with a modernised twist. SportBusiness' Callum McCarthy finds out more.

Garry Cook, Manchester City's former chief executive, now works for esports event organiser and content producer Gfinity. Ben Cronin speaks to him ahead of the inaugural ePremier League which will be hosted at Gfinity's esports arena

If you're a broadcaster or sponsor, partnerships with global, A-list combat events are fantastic to have. But if fighters’ identities and abilities don’t resonate with your audience, the properties or events they appear on are almost never A-list enough to warrant the investment.

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.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the mixed martial arts promoter, opened a 93,000-square-foot "Performance Institute" for Asian athletes in Jing'An, Shanghai on Thursday

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced that Shenzhen will host its third event in China on August 31

The Bellator mixed martial arts promotion has partnered with Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment in a move designed to enhance the in-arena experience at events

US mixed martial arts promotion the Professional Fighters League (PFL) has secured $30m (€26.8

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will return to Abu Dhabi for the first time since 2014 after a five-year hosting rights deal was announced today (Monday)

Asian mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has announced a multi-year partnership with the Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA) through which it will support the latter’s drive to m…

Sergey Portnov, chief executive of Parimatch, the international betting firm which recently signed a two-year endorsement deal with Conor McGregor, has questioned the fighter’s retirement from mixed m…

UFC president Dana White has announced that he has signed a new seven-year deal to continue as head of the mixed martial arts promotion

Asian mixed martial arts promotion the One Championship has entered into an exclusive partnership with Japan-based martial arts organisation Pancrase

Asian mixed martial arts promotion the ONE Championship has promoted Hua Fung Teh to the position of group president

One Championship has announced it is creating a new esports championship in a joint venture with Japanese media agency Dentsu

Mixed martial arts organisation the Ultimate Fighting Championship has agreed a licensing deal to launch its first-ever product allowing fans and athletes to track the power of their punches and kicks…

Conor McGregor's return to UFC this weekend is projected to spur a major revival of the company's fortunes.

Conor McGregor has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC. The six fights in the deal include the 30-year-old’s match-up with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on October 6. U

Conor McGregor hasn’t fought since boxing against Floyd Mayweather in August 2017 and his last Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) outing was nearly two years ago – but he remains the biggest draw in Ultimate Figh…

Mixed martial arts organisation the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced that it will hold its first event in Beijing later this year

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.

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.