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Nov 11, 2015 6:08 pm

Lorenzo Ferita buys Jose Aldo protective training vest ahead of UFC 194

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta isn’t taking any chances when it comes to having UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo withdraw from UFC 194 with another rib injury. The UFC boss bought Jose Aldo 2 shirts with rib padding according to Aldo’s wife, who gave the scoop to Combate. “Lorenzo gave two shirts for him with protection...

Sep 29, 2015 12:06 pm

Jones’ UFC Return Imminent? Dana And Lorenzo Show Up At JacksonWinkMMA

By now you might have heard the news about former UFC champion Jon Jones. The former 205 king appeared in court on Tuesday and left with 18 months of probation and no jail time after pleading guilty to a felony charge. Jones’ legal team was able to get Jones a plea deal and ultimately the judge...

Aug 28, 2015 4:50 pm

Lorenzo Hood Injured, Marloes Conenen vs. Arlene Blencowe Bumped To Main Card

Just before the fights were set to start (7:45 PM ET), Bellator MMA have reveled that the heavyweight fight between Lorenzo Hood and Raphael Butler, which was scheduled for the main card has been canceled. It is apparently due to an undisclosed injury suffered by Hood. Because of that, the prelim fight between Marloes Conenen...

Aug 28, 2015 2:11 pm

Bellator’s Lorenzo Hood Thinks The IV Ban Is ‘Super Trouble’

“You know, I don’t know what’s going on with the UFC, man. But definitely, cutting and IVs in my opinion makes sense. Some guys, they’re competing, they’re going through all this to make weight, for the promotion, for the contract that they signed. And now you’re penalizing the guy for getting his IV and being...

Aug 10, 2015 9:28 am

Lorenzo Fertitta: Ronda Rousey’s Bringing Teenage Girls To UFC

Ronda Rousey could be one of the few stars of the octagon to crossover into mainstream media, and UFC Chairman & CEO Lorenzo Fertitta couldn’t be happier about it! Rousey’s stock has increased tenfold since her dominant victory over Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on August 1st. UFC is no stranger to having their athletes...

Jun 30, 2015 4:04 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta Confident McGregor vs. Aldo Will Happen

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta says that he’s optimistic that the fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor will in fact go down at UFC 189. Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

May 3, 2015 1:52 pm

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta Disses May/Pac Fight: ‘Ordered A Steak And Got A Salad’

Even UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta had something to say about the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight. Fertitta took to Twitter to send out his subtle jab. Ordered a steak and got a salad. #MayPac — Lorenzo Fertitta (@lorenzofertitta) May 3, 2015 Agree with him? By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 REAL TALK! Luke Rockhold & Daniel...

Jan 12, 2015 10:42 am

Lorenzo Fertitta Explains Why The UFC Booked Fight Night Boston On A Sunday

UFC fans may have scratched their heads when they saw UFC Fight Night McGregor vs. Siver was booked for a Sunday, and understandably so as the UFC has never held an event on a Sunday. To make matters even stranger, the UFC booked the event in Boston, just a short drive from Gillette stadium, where...

Oct 15, 2014 5:03 am

Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘I have never seen Anderson Silva so motivated’

“I was very excited to see what Anderson’s response was going to be. We purposefully let Anderson go off after his injury. Because it was so significant an injury, we didn’t want to bother him too much. He needed time to recover and to heal. “We continued to communicate with him, and on his own,...

Sep 26, 2014 5:31 pm

Alvarez: Dana And Lorenzo Know I Should Be Fighting Champions

Eddie Alvarez has yet to fight inside the UFC, however tomorrow night that will change when he steps into the Octagon against #5 ranked Donald Cerrone. Regardless of his lack of UFC experience, the former Bellator MMA champion feels that he he should be fighting the UFC champion, Anthony Pettis. He spoke to MMAFighting: “The...

Jun 9, 2014 5:25 am

PHOTO | Lorenzo Fertitta Looking Jacked At Team Alpha Male Gathering

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is huge! During a recent hangout session in Sacramento, the UFC boss took some time to pose with Team Alpha Male at a celebration for TJ Dillashaw’s new title reign. Here’s the full post: Caption reads, All star crew in Sac-town! @lorenzofertitta @JoeJitsu @chadmendes @TJDillashaw @LancePalmer @sneakytommy #gif

Mar 11, 2014 3:16 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘Ronda Rousey Literally Makes Millions Of Dollars Per Fight’

  Fighter pay. It’s a funny thing, fighter pay. No one really has a true grasp on it outside of the disclosed salaries reported by certain governing bodies required to do so by law. But even that disclosed pay is often skewed as it doesn’t take into account, bonuses, pay-per-view points or sponsorship dollars. Fighter’s...

Mar 10, 2014 10:57 am

Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘We took and used the WWE’s business model for the UFC’

“It wasn’t about their product, it was about their business model, they had become very astute at selling their product and getting people to buy pay-per-views (PPV) by using free television. When we started, we had no traditional free press. Nobody was covering us, no one took us seriously as a sport. Therefore we had...