461 Search Results for fertitta

Jul 29, 2015 8:14 am

Judge Rules Against UFC In Anti-Trust Lawsuit

A new ruling has come out of the UFC anti-trust lawsuit. In the most recent ruling, the judge denied the Zuffa’s Motion to Stay Discovery. What does that mean? Docket Text: IT IS ORDERED: Defendant’s Motion to Stay [103] is DENIED. The parties are directed to meet and confer and submit a proposed form of...

Jul 28, 2015 3:00 am

Koscheck: ‘Dana’s Just A Little Errand B*tch’

Former UFC welterweight and TUF 1 cast member Josh Koscheck is now with the Bellator MMA and seems to have no problem slamming his former boss Dana White. Koscheck has been vocal about the Reebok deal since leaving the promotion, especially after they tried to use his name to sell jerseys. Now, when talking to...

Jul 27, 2015 9:28 am

Could TJ Dillashaw vs. Frankie Edgar Be in the Works?

Now that Renan Barao is in TJ Dillashaw’s rear view mirror, the bantamweight division is wide open for the champion. However, two of the top contenders for the championship (Dominick Cruz and Raphael Assuncao) are sidelined with injuries, so Dana White and company may be looking OUTSIDE of the division for “The Answer”. After “UFC...

Jul 9, 2015 9:19 am

Mystic Mac Predicts That He’ll Own The UFC One Day

UFC featherweight and superstar Conor McGregor will fight Chad Mendes for the interim title this Saturday at UFC 189, but the Irishmen has much bigger ambitions in mind. McGregor told Jim Rome that he plans on owning the UFC one day. No really, he said that. “I want to go down as one of the greatest...

Jul 7, 2015 2:31 pm

Dana White: ‘McGregor Tried To Bet Me $3 Mill’

UFC president is a betting man, but even he was shocked when featherweight Conor McGregor came to Lorenzo Fertitta and himself with a wager. White was a guest on the Jim Rome Show and talked about just how confident the featherweight is. “You want to know how confident this kid is? I can’t even believe...

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...