536 Search Results for fertitta

Jul 7, 2015 1:01 pm

ATT Owner Tried To Buy The UFC Twice

“If it ever comes up, the only thing I think is how fortunate all the fighters and managers and fans are that it ended up the way it did, in the hands of the guys it was. They put a ton of time and a ton of money and ate a lot of losses before...

Jun 22, 2015 12:56 pm

Was Kimbo/Shamrock Fixed? Bellator Commentator Addresses Rumors

Kimbo Slice stepped into the cage for the first time since 2010 last Friday and blasted through Ken Shamrock in less than five minutes. By the time the bout ended, some fans on social media and even UFC commentator Joe Rogan questioned the legitimacy of the result. What caused them to think the fight was...

Jun 17, 2015 11:08 am

Jessica Penne Would Have Taken Rematch With ‘Karate Hottie’ Over Title Shot

“I saw her try to flirt and bat her eyes at [UFC president] Dana [White] and [CEO] Lorenzo [Fertitta]. I asked Shelby, because he was there. I said, ‘Shelby, is she gonna come over?’ He said, ‘We don’t have anything yet.’ I said, ‘As soon as that happens, I want her.'” “I’ve been asking for...

Jun 9, 2015 3:54 pm

Aldo’s Coach Defends UFC’s Stance On Reebok

  Well this is an interesting twist in the UFC/Reebok saga. Last week UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo came out and blasted the new deal and called for a fighters union in order to fight it and get rid of it. Now, Andre Pederneiras, Aldo’s coach and owner of Nova Uniao is coming forward with...


Jun 4, 2015 10:20 am

WASTED! Dana White: ‘I Like To Drink’

Yesterday Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White were present for the unveiling of the new UFC drug testing policy and program. During the Q&A part of the press conference a reporter asked if any UFC employees or executives would be tested just like the fighters. Fertitta and White had some fun with the question and said...

Jun 3, 2015 5:45 am

UFC Gets Class Action Case Moved To Home Turf

The UFC have won a small battle in the war that is the anti-trust lawsuit filed against them. The lawsuit, filed by MMA fighters including Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry, was originally filed in San Jose, California. Zuffa filed for a change in venue, hoping to have the proceedings moved to Las Vegas,...

Jun 1, 2015 8:27 pm

Gilbert Melendez Latest UFC Star to Question Reebok Deal

Gilbert Melendez is getting ready to hit the octagon at UFC 188 when he finally squares off with fellow lightweight Eddie Alvarez. The two have been teasing a matchup since a DREAM Lightweight Tournament years ago and it’s finally becoming a reality. While Melendez is excited to be facing Alvarez, he isn’t too excited about...

Jun 1, 2015 8:00 am

MMA Legend Frank Shamrock Wants In on CM Punk Fight

Since the announcement of CM Punk’s signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, there has been several fighters calling out the rookie for his debut match. The least likely of them all actually isn’t Jason David Frank, former Power Ranger. @cs5599 @CMPunk @ufc @joerogan @danawhite @lorenzofertitta @Reebok – I'm ur huckleberry #bringit — Frank Shamrock (@frankshamrock)...

May 30, 2015 8:56 am

Tyron Woodley Has Proof! ‘Hendricks Cheated 10 Years Ago!’

UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley wants a fight with former champion Johny Hendricks because of a grudge he’s been holding onto for 10 years! Woodley, in this Instagram post, says when they wrestled in the past Hendricks played dirty and cheated. Check out the picture he posted! #FF Playing dirty in Big 12 Finals. Seconds later...

May 18, 2015 12:29 pm

Chris Weidman: ‘UFC Considered An Interim Champion’

UFC champion Chris Weidman is set to face Vito Belfort this weekend in a match that has been scheduled before, several times. According to the champ, when he got injured and had to pull out of the fight for a second time, the UFC actually talked to him about instating a interim middleweight champion. Weidman...

May 15, 2015 11:40 am

UH-OH! UFC Back Under Federal Investigation

The Federal Trade Commission opened a case against Zuffa Inc., the parent company of the UFC, back in 2012 for violations of regulations following their buyout of Strikeforce in 2011. Now, the FTC have apparently re-opened their case against Zuffa and is questioning several high-profile members of the mixed martial arts world about their practices....

May 7, 2015 10:34 am

UFC CEO: ‘The Majority of Fighters We’ve Spoken to Love the Reebok Deal’

Under the countless amount of tweets that contain fighters complaining about how much money they get from Reebok lies UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta— a man who wants the fighters to know that they worked hard to come to the numbers they did. Fertitta says that the majority of the fighters he talked to actually liked...

May 7, 2015 2:08 am

‘UFC Rankings Are a Work in Progress, We’re Fixing It’

The ranking system that the UFC implemented years ago is far from perfect, but Dana White is looking to fix that. Whereas sports like American football and hockey utilize rankings to determine who enters the playoffs, rankings do not mean a thing in the octagon. Once a fighter makes it in the top five of...

May 6, 2015 2:50 pm

UFC Brass Address Reebok Sponsorship Pay Scale

When the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Reebok’s sponsorship deal was first announced, fans and fighters alike were hesitant to celebrate. Even though the idea of fighters getting a set chunk of money to eliminate sponsors was nice, there were still plenty of ways for the parties involved to drop the ball. And they did. It...

May 6, 2015 9:06 am

CALLED OUT! ‘Johny Hendricks Needs to Stop Ducking Me’

Tyron Woodley hasn’t fought in the octagon since UFC 183 in January and he is hungry for a fight. The American Top Team fighter has kept himself occupied in recent months by filming ‘The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians’ but he’s ready to call out Johny Hendricks! Hendricks is coming off a victory over Matt...

Apr 28, 2015 2:04 pm

UH OH — Dana White & UFC Officials Have Met with Jon Jones!

UFC President Dana White, CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and COO Lawrence Epstein all flew to Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tuesday to meet with Jon Jones. The light heavyweight champion, his legal team and UFC officials will be discussing the fallout of his arrest on Monday on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident...

Apr 28, 2015 12:26 pm

Khabib Wants to See Cormier Fight “Rumble” for UFC Title

The always outspoken Khabib Nurmagomedov already has it all planned out if Jon Jones is pulled from his bout at UFC 187. Nurmy said he wants to see Daniel Cormier step into the octagon with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson to decide the new UFC Light Heavyweight Championship– check it out! If Jones out I would like...

Apr 26, 2015 6:48 pm

UFC’s Reebok Payout Structure Revealed

We already know that the UFC’s Reebok sponsorship deal will now affect fighters based on their tenure and not their rankings. But now, thanks to reports form the Boston Herald, we may know just how much each tier will receive from the deal. Check out this breakdown from an email signed by Lorenzo Fertitta and...

Apr 21, 2015 4:43 pm

Khabib Has the Belt! Will the Real World Champion Please Stand Up?

Khabib Nurmagomedov is no stranger to trash talk. Whether it’s Conor McGregor or his upcoming opponent Donald Cerrone, Nurmagomedov spits fire everywhere he goes. Is Khabib walking around with a replica of the UFC Lightweight Championship, or is that the real deal? Thanks for @RdosAnjosMMA today I got my belt by [email protected] @ufc @danawhite @lorenzofertitta...

Apr 21, 2015 10:48 am

UFC Fighters React to New Reebok Payout System

News broke yesterday that UFC is going to change the payout structure for their Reebok sponsorship. No longer will rankings be taken into consideration, but rather the fighter’s tenure with the company. Check out what some of the UFC’s veterans had to say about this change! I for one highly approve of this system nothing...

Apr 16, 2015 2:09 am

BEEF! Cerrone Wears Bear-Beater Shirt And Khabib Responds

Donald Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov aren’t getting along too well. Cerrone and Khabib have been doing at it WELL before the fight was even announced, but now it has evolved into a full-blown rivalry. Just over one week after Nurmagomedov claimed his fifteen minutes in the octagon with Cerrone at UFC 187 would be easy,...

Apr 15, 2015 10:55 am

REAL LIFE! McGregor Beefs With Faber, Dillashaw In VIP

UFC bantamweight champion, T.J. Dillashaw, stopped by Stud Show Radio on Tuesday night to talk about his newly announced/rescheduled fight with Renan Barao, as well as a slew of other MMA topics. It wouldn’t be a MMA conversation without bringing up Conor McGregor at some point. Check out what Dillashaw had to say about an...

Apr 15, 2015 9:00 am

Masvidal Calls Out Matt Brown And Nate Diaz

Jorge Masvidal is fired up again, but this time it’s not about Al Iaquinta. Masvidal is calling out UFC’s finest and wants to duke it out with the likes of Matt Brown and Nate Diaz. Originally, Nate Diaz was confirmed to fight Matt Brown but the fight was scrapped after Diaz never signed the contract....

Apr 7, 2015 11:52 am

Masvidal to Henderson: ‘Let’s Save UFC 186!’

Benson Henderson recently took to Twitter to issue an open challenge for any fighter that wants to duke it out in order to save UFC 186. Jorge Masvidal has stepped up to answer the challenge! We were scheduled before lets do it now!! #UFC186 @BensonHenderson @ufc @danawhite @lorenzofertitta — Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) April 7,...

Apr 2, 2015 3:25 pm

Sonnen Isn’t Closing The Door On A Lesnar UFC Return

“Just because he signed with them doesn’t mean he can’t still go to the UFC. Dana White and Vince McMahon have worked hand-in-hand before. That’s actually how Vince got Brock this most recent time, is Dana released him to him. Dana can get done about anything he wants. He’s a very clever guy. What we...

Mar 31, 2015 5:30 am

Khabib’s Happy Birthday Message To Donald Cerrone

Set on a collision course for UFC 187, in May, Khabib Nurmagomedov has been relentless on-line in regards to his upcoming opponent, Donald Cerrone. He didn’t let him off the hook on his Birthday either. Check it: Hey @Cowboycerrone now your old 32 year old. You're going to fight a young eagle who's going to...

Mar 24, 2015 4:48 pm

Lesnar Inks New WWE Deal — “My legacy in the Octagon is over.”

“It was a very hard decision to make. I’ve been training to get back into the Octagon. I felt physically great, but something lacked mentally and that’s not good. I talked to Dana (White), I talked to Lorenzo (Fertitta), Vince (McMahon), my wife, my friends, I had many sleepless nights and at the end of...

Mar 18, 2015 3:47 pm

Police Arrest Well Known UFC and WWE Pirate

Police in the United Kingdom believe they have arrested one of the top suppliers of pirated Ultimate Fighting Championship and World Wrestling Entertainment events on the internet. While Vince McMahon has embraced going fully digital with his pay-per-view events, Dana White and the Fertitta brothers are likely cracking open a fine bottle of whiskey to...