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SportBusiness International Newswire

20 Aug 2014

An investment group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin has struck a deal to acquire a “substantial” minority stake in the New York Islanders that will increase to a controlling shareholding in the National Hockey League franchise in two years’ time.

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  • News
    16 May 2018

    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.

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  • News
    30 Apr 2018

    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.

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  • News
    16 Mar 2018

    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.

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  • News
    24 Jan 2018

    Polish commercial and pay-television broadcaster Polsat has signed a three-year deal for exclusive rights to mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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  • News
    25 Oct 2017

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion has entered into a partnership with mouthguard manufacturer Opro.

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  • News
    10 Oct 2017

    Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship has entered into a multi-year partnership with Mexican beer band Modelo Especial.

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  • News
    6 Oct 2017

    Mixed martial arts organisation the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has entered into a multi-year partnership with isotonic beverage brand BodyArmor Sports Drink.

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  • News
    23 Aug 2017

    Heed, a joint venture between Internet of Things (IoT) specialist AGT International and the WME-IMG agency, has signed partnerships with the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts series, EuroLeague Basketball and the Professional Bull Riders organisation to enhance the viewing experience for fans of the three sports.

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  • News
    8 Aug 2017

    Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has denied reports he will leave the mixed martial arts promotion should the WME-IMG agency proceed with plans to buy out various minority partners in the organisation.

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  • News
    6 Jun 2017

    Tyre manufacturer General Tire has entered into a partnership with the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion.

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  • News
    28 Oct 2016

    Spanish LaLiga football club Real Madrid has revealed that it has held talks over the possibility of staging of an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event at its Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

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  • News
    19 Oct 2016

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has reportedly let a number of senior executives leave the company as the mixed martial arts series looks to make staff cuts in the wake of its recent takeover by the WME-IMG agency.

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