Mixed Martial Arts
Mixed martial arts and esports promotion, One Championship, has completed four sponsorship deals with technology companies for the rest of 2020
Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White said the mixed martial arts organization's high-profile return to action over the weekend was a huge success despite the fact that there were three positive…
Ahead of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's return to action in Florida this week, the organization's president Dana White has announced a fight card for Las Vegas on May 23
The Ultimate Fighting Championship remains determined to quickly return to live action amid the global Covid-19 pandemic, announcing three live fight cards to be held in Florida in an eight-day period…
Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White is continuing his plan to quickly resume the mixed martial arts property by ramping up efforts to stage UFC 250 on May 9 at an unconfirmed location
Mixed martial arts promotion ONE Championship last week postponed two events it was planning to run in Singapore behind closed doors this month due to the country's tightened Covid-19 restrictions
Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White has revealed he was pressured by the most senior executives at both the Walt Disney Company and ESPN to call off UFC 249, which was scheduled for April…
Roland Lam, the former director of global media rights at ONE Championship, the Singapore-based mixed martial arts promoter, has joined Tamplo, a France-based start-up offering cloud-based project and…
Mixed martial arts promoter ONE Championship has cancelled its planned event in Chongqing on April 11 due to the coronavirus epidemic
Endeavor's financial difficulties are pushing the UFC to stage events, which could risk severe damage to the promotion's hard-won reputation.
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
Mariachi, masks and mixed martial arts | How a little local flavour can bring big success in combat sports
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.
Asian mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has hired Jonathan Anastas as its first chief marketing officer
Mixed martial arts and combat sports promoter One Championship has announced a partnership with the Sports Authority of Thailand to develop Muay Thai projects
Mixed martial arts and sports organisation One Championship has signed “strategic partnerships” with at least 13 global brands ahead of the 2020 season.
The UFC mixed martial arts series has signed a new deal with social media platform Snapchat to deliver worldwide content to fans
A total of six national federations in France are vying to oversee mixed martial arts as the sport prepares to become officially recognised next year
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.
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