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UFC’s $150M/year deal with ESPN: “Iger’s taken the Disney trolley off the tracks”

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

The fall of ESPN has forced Disney to overpay companies like UFC to rent content for their new ESPN+ online service. UFC financial investors cashed in hardcore.

Canelo Alvarez clenbuterol suspension: Why bother fighting in Nevada?

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has reared its ugly head again, this time regarding their suspension of Canelo Alvarez over clenbuterol and how their punishment differs from other agencies.

UFC is running out of time to make the marriage with Fox Sports last

Monday, January 1st, 2018

UFC is pushing publicly a boxing venture proposal with Floyd Mayweather and Mayweather wants nothing to do with UFC using his name.

The ESPN & Fox Sports TV universe just exploded in UFC’s face

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Rupert Murdoch officially cashed out Fox sports assets with ESPN. The TV landscape became more volatile for UFC.

Zuffa Boxing bailout? The potential 2018 fight with Fox, UFC, Al Haymon vs. ESPN & Bob Arum

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

If Fox agrees to terms with UFC, a potential 2018 war between Fox, UFC, and Al Haymon could explode against ESPN & Top Rank.

Dana White confirms UFC Boxing is coming, Al Haymon trial balloon officially floated

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

UFC Boxing is really going to happen and it looks to be a lifeline for Al Haymon.

How UFC Boxing could help Al Haymon & Fox Sports support Premier Boxing Champions

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Do not dismiss the UFC Boxing trial balloon out of hands. There are just as many reasons as there are not it could happen.

A/B testing of UFC Boxing, streaming proves Bob Arum right; is Dana White headed out of MMA?

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Dana White rips boxing but now wants UFC in the boxing business. UFC left Fox and now is pushing streaming. What’s really going on?

After monstrous Fuji TV ratings, Bob Arum wants Ryota Murata to fight at the Tokyo Dome

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

After Ryota Murata’s latest fight drew record ratings on Fuji TV, Bob Arum is ready for a big fight at the Tokyo Dome.

Ryota Murata shatters Fuji TV fight ratings with monstrous 20.5%, creating “Top of Top” plan vs. Golovkin

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Bob Arum’s biggest ace isn’t Terence Crawford or Vasyl Lomachenko. His biggest ace is Ryota Murata, who just shattered ratings records in Japan.

Bob Arum’s big bet on Ryota Murata exposed UFC’s struggles in winning over Japanese fans

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

UFC and WWE treat Japan as an important market but one they will only do business with on their own terms. Bob Arum just showed them up.

Liability panic for California commission, fighters after Jerry Brown signs Scott Wiener no-felony HIV bill

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

In California, it’s no longer a felony to intentionally give someone HIV. And that’s very dangerous.

A simple four-point Battle Plan to upgrade officiating in boxing & mixed martial arts

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

There is a major crisis in officiating championship fights in the United States. A new four-point battle plan is circulating to address this problem.

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