305 Search Results for UFC international

Sep 25, 2014 11:23 am

UFC International Fight Week Returns to Vegas In 2015

The UFC announced its popular International Fight Week will return to Las Vegas July 7-12, 2015. Since its inception, UFC International Fight Week™ has increased in size and activities, quickly establishing itself as the world’s largest mixed martial arts celebration. The weeklong festival provides high-energy, all-star entertainment that the UFC is known to deliver and...

Jun 21, 2015 12:00 pm

UFC’s Cringeworthy New “International Fight Week” Commercial

What do you get when you have Forrest Griffin, Luke Rockhold, Paige VanZant, Demetrious Johnson, Bruce Buffer, and other UFC superstars in an elevator with a fight fan? One hell of an awkward commercial, of course! UFC International Fight Week returns to Las Vegas July 7-12th. Will you be going? Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant...

Jan 23, 2015 11:49 am

UFC Announces International Events For 2015

European fight fans will have two more opportunities to watch a live UFC event this year. UFC officials announced today that the promotion will hold events in both Germany and Scotland this summer. At a special press conference held earlier today, German fighter Nick Hein announced that the octagon will return to Berlin on June...


Jan 16, 2015 10:59 am

UFC Announces New International VP

The UFC today announced the appointment of David Allen as its Senior Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Allen first joined the UFC in December of 2013 as Director of Events, Marketing and Communications for EMEA. Throughout his 13 months with the organization, Allen has helped grow and develop...

Jan 16, 2014 6:13 am

UFC Tweaks Look and Feel in Preparation to go International

It’s tough to explain what “look and feel” is exactly. You have to understand that this sales tactic is what has kept businesses afloat for a very long time. It’s about your target demographic. Though the product itself has to stay exactly the same because that is, after all, what the people want. But the...

Dec 10, 2013 7:24 am

UFC Set To Release New Digital UFC Network As Part Of International Expansion

The UFC announced plans recently to create a digital, subscription based network to broadcast events. The reason for this plan involves the UFC’s  international expansion and the fact that they will be broadcasting more events than usual in the future. The UFC’s Chief Content Officer Marshall Zelaznik went on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour to...

Aug 21, 2013 10:54 am

Phoenix International Raceway to sponsor Benson Henderson at UFC 164

Phoenix International Raceway president Bryan R. Sperber announced today that PIR will be sponsoring UFC® lightweight champion Benson Henderson during his Aug. 31 pay-per-view bout against Anthony Pettis . Working in conjunction with Niner Sports Marketing President and Founder Craig Conley, PIR’s logo will be prominently displayed on Henderson’s walkout shirt and fight banner during...

Apr 12, 2012 9:34 am

UFC SUPPORTS CREATION OF INTERNATIONAL MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FEDERATION

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s leader in mixed martial arts (MMA), applauds the announcement made earlier today of the creation of the new International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). The UFC wholeheartedly supports this new initiative as well as its leader, IMMAF President August Wallén, who will spearhead the initial growth of this Federation....

Mar 26, 2012 10:31 am

International Scene | Cage Warriors Signs Former UFC Champ Jens Pulver

THE CAGE WARRIORS roster continues to expand, with the organisation pleased to announce that it has secured the services of former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver. Pulver has signed a deal which will see him fight exclusively for CWFC outside of the USA. The 37-year-old will also travel to Cage Warriors events to host seminars...

Jan 16, 2012 1:45 pm

UFC NEWS – Here’s Your International Television Guide For UFC on FX 1

The UFC’s first event to air on the FX network is set for this Friday, but international audiences have been left wondering how they can pick up the fight night card. Have no fear the UFC has taken care of you. If you are outside the North American territory and in need of your UFC...

Jul 26, 2016 6:41 pm

Joe Rogan re-signs with UFC

When rumors began surfacing that the UFC was to be sold for around $4 billion, longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan announced that he would likely be leaving the promotion. Now, in the wake of the UFC being sold, Rogan has re-signed with the UFC. He made the announcement on his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience:...

Jul 11, 2016 12:46 am

UFC sold for $4 billion, Dana White says ‘Sport is going to the next level’

Late Sunday night, news of the sale of the UFC emerged once again and this time UFC President Dana White has acknowledged that the sale has taken place. KLAS reported that the new owners of the UFC include “WME (William Morris Endeavor), the internationally known talent agency, IMG (International Management Group) a global sports and...

Jun 22, 2016 8:52 am

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor press conference added to international fight week

Initially, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor were slated to have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9th. McGregor refused to fulfill his media obligations for the event, and as a result was pulled from the card after briefly retiring. Now, with the pair set to collide in...

Jun 22, 2016 2:34 am

Report: UFC sold to investment group led by William Morris Endeavor-IMG agency

A newly released report from FloCombat indicates that the sale of the UFC has gone through with the investment group led by the William Morris Endeavor-IMG agency purchasing the company with a winning bid close to $4 billion. Despite UFC Vice President of public relations, athlete marketing, and development, Dave Sholler’s statement denying the sale...

Jun 20, 2016 5:40 pm

Report: Zuffa accepts $4.2 billion bid for purchase of the UFC

The sale of the UFC is moving forward, according to a report from FloCombat. The report claims that they have confirmed through multiple sources that a $4.2 billion bid coming from a group that includes WME-IMG, the Dalian Wanda Group, The Kraft Group and Tencent Holdings was accepted by Zuffa. One big component to the...

Dec 9, 2015 12:56 pm

Holly Holm Offers Rematch to Rousey: UFC 200

Holly Holm and her camp are currently under negotiations with the UFC brass to finalize a place and time for the rematch.   No response from Rousey’s camp regarding the contract negotiations. Holm’s manager and promoter, Lenny Fresquez, spoke with UFC officials this week to discuss plans for her next fight during International Fight Week...

Oct 2, 2015 4:57 am

UFC Lands New Head Of Europe, Middle East and Africa Operations

The UFC have found their new Vice President and General Manager of its operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa. In fact, they actually find him, cause he’s been with the promotion since 2013. James Elliot became the Senior Director of Content for the UFC two years ago and has now been promoted to Vice...

Sep 17, 2015 6:01 am

UFC Announces Their Return To London

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is heading back to London for the second time. The last time London held a UFC event it was headlined by Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa. Gus ended up winning that night, finishing Manuwa via TKO in the second round. Now the promotion will return with a Fight Night card, held...

Aug 26, 2015 9:12 am

‘UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia’ Drug Tests Results Revealed

Today the CABMMA, Brazil’s athletic commission, released the results of the ‘UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia’ drug tests. UFC 190 went down on Aug. 1 in Brazil, where UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey took on Bethe Correia in the night’s main event. It didn’t last long however, with Rousey landing a punch 34 second into...

Aug 20, 2015 6:52 am

‘Stitch’ Duran Calls Major ‘Bullsh*t’ On UFC’s Recent Comments

Did you think the drama between the UFC and veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was over? Wrong. On Wednesday, a statement from UFC’s Lawrence Epstein emerged, where he insisted that the firing of Duran had nothing to do with his comments about Reebok. Which was a major shocker considering that has been the story since...

Aug 19, 2015 3:08 pm

UFC Exec: ”Stitch’ Duran Wasn’t Fired Because Of Reebok Comments’

The story has been told over and over again since it happened, longtime UFC cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was fired for speaking out about Reebok. The news was reported, Duran confirmed it, everyone has since said the same thing. Joe Rogan made reference to it on his podcast and even UFC president Dana White never...

Aug 12, 2015 6:25 pm

UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne On The Sidelines Pending Investigation

UFC heavyweight Travis Browne is still on the sidelines following accusations of domestic abuse. The accusations emerged back in July during International Fight Week, when Browne’s ex girlfriend took to Instagram and shared pictures of bruises all over her body. She alluded to domestic violence, then when a fan asked she confirmed that yes she...

Jul 19, 2015 2:45 pm

CONGRATS! Cub Swanson, BJ Penn Behind-The-Scenes UFC Fight Week

While we make you guys wait for our full UFC International fight-week feature, here’s another clip of UFC Hall-Of-Famer BJ Penn backstage during his highly-anticipated HOF induction weekend. Keep locked to BJPENN.COM as we continue to release epic outtakes and features on your favorite fighters. Video shot by BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage. Cris Cyborg: ‘I...

Jul 11, 2015 6:31 am

UFC 189 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 9

‘On Episode 9 of UFC 189 Embedded, UFC International Fight Week is in full swing with the promotion’s athletes making their main event predictions at a UFC pool party. Back at the host hotel, featherweight title contender Chad Mendes goes incognito by getting dressed to the onesies. Then all eyes turn to the massive, record-setting...