Mixed Martial Arts
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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.
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.