377 Search Results for international

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...

May 2, 2015 9:08 am

INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST GUIDE FOR MAY-PAC

The day is finally here: Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will meet tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada in what should be the biggest prize-fight of the decade. It is surely the most expensive fight in recent memory as the pay-per-view broadcast will cost you around $100 for high-definition! Due to the hefty price tag, most...

Feb 23, 2015 3:47 pm

Rousey Blasts International Judo Federation “Bureaucrats”

Recently the French Judo Federation announced that any Judo coach or practitioner caught teaching MMA will be banned from the federation, as MMA is illegal in France (Read that HERE). Ronda Rousey, who placed 3rd at the Olympics in Judo, was not very thrilled to hear that, and put the Federation on blast via Twitter,...

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...

Sep 26, 2014 9:52 am

Phoenix International Raceway Maintained Cruz Sponsorship Throughout Injuries

Dominick Cruz is set to make his return to the UFC tomorrow night against Takeya Mizugaki, after nearly a three year long absence from competition due to 2 torn ACL’s and a torn groin muscle. While most of the MMA world turned their back on the former banatmweight champion, one of his biggest sponsors, Phoenix...

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...

Feb 13, 2014 6:05 pm

Latin Fighters Take Center Stage For The Next International TUF Season

The call was officially made today to all aspiring Latin American fighters: the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) organization is looking for its next Latino standout and will use its storied reality television series to recruit the regions top talent. The seventh international edition of the UFC’s reality series, The Ultimate Fighter®, is set to feature...

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...

Jun 14, 2013 12:19 pm

Don Clift of KICK International Talks Need for Change in MMA Sanctioning

Don Clift is the Task Force Director for the Rules and Regulations Committee working hand-in-hand with the President, Frank Babcock, with the goal of establishing rules and regulations for those areas not yet sanctioned as well as unifying the rules and regulations for amateur MMA in the United States under one Sanctioning body.   Don...

Sep 19, 2012 11:12 am

International Scene | Dutch MMA fighter Hyram Rodriguez becomes first European MMA champion | MMA NEWS

This past Saturday September 15th, 2012. The Dutch fighter Hyram Rodriguez successfully captured the first ever European MMA lightweight title with his Unanimous Decision win over the Danish fighter Kenneth Rosfort-Nees. The Holland based fighter had met his adversary once before, losing in his opponent’s hometown in Copenhagen through a highly controversial decision. In this...

Jul 11, 2012 7:09 am

EDITORIAL | In Depth: The Dynamic past of Amateur MMA part 2; KICK International

Amateur MMA finally has someone who truly cares about it. His name is Don Clift and he is the driving force behind one of the biggest attempts to organize and track it – KICK International. Behind the scenes is a network that administers, governs and regulates many of the various aspects of martial arts and...

May 31, 2012 10:21 am

INTERNATIONAL SCENE | Linderman: Hayes can't hang with the DJ | MMA NEWS

MOST wouldn’t have given it a second thought, but stepping in as a late, late replacement to face Bobby Brents in the main event at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman made perfect sense for DJ Linderman. Brents had been due to fight Chris Barnett in the Jordanian capital on April 12, but injury forced...

May 15, 2012 6:42 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 6: Ling v Carlos Booked

THE card for CWFC Fight Night 6 in Manama, Bahrain on Thursday, May 24 is now complete, with the addition of the middleweight clash of Mike Ling (pictured) and Alan Carlos. Ling (9-3-0), of Gym 01 in Portsmouth, will be making his third Cage Warriors appearance and will aim to build on his impressive second-round...

May 2, 2012 8:07 am

International Scene | CWFC 47: Seery v Platts Added | MMA NEWS

CAGE WARRIORS have today added another one of Ireland’s top fighters to the card for CWFC 47 at The Helix in Dublin on Saturday, June 2. It will be another Anglo-Irish clash as Neil Seery (9-9-0) will take on Mark Platts (10-7-0) in a meeting of two of Europe’s top five flyweights. Seery (pictured) will...