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The “you cannot trash a religion, a nation” edition of UFC 229 brutalized Disney Dana White

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

UFC 229 was as great as it was terrible on so many levels. The introduction of Disney Dana White was secretly the biggest news.

After Jon Jones agreed to “snitch” for less punishment, is USADA aiming to investigate Greg Jackson?

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Jon Jones is reportedly going to “snitch” on others in order to get his drug suspension reduced by USADA. Cui bono? Who benefits? And who’s about to get thrown under the bus?

The death of Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto at age 41

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Japanese MMA and fighting icon Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto died from cancer at the age of 41.

How do you write about the history of Japanese MMA and PRIDE? Now is your chance to help finance and promote this effort

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Irish MMA author Lee Daly tackled the incredibly large, unwieldy topic of the history of Japanese MMA. Not only did Lee do it right, he assumed a lot of risk in the process.

UFC has never made more money and encountered as much eye-bulging debt as they are right now

Sunday, July 1st, 2018

The UFC is reportedly making $700 million a year in revenue with a $2 billion debt bill staring them in the face.

ESPN buys the rest of UFC programming and it makes sense if they’re ditching the NFL

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Disney has gone all-in with UFC, paying $450 million a year for the next five years to help boost ESPN’s survival.

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.

The $400 million dollar TV question for UFC: Balls (Amazon 100M subs) or brains (ESPN/Fox)?

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Just when it looked like ESPN & Fox gave UFC the best offer for a new television deal, Amazon drops the bomb that they have over 100 million Prime subscribers ready made for UFC product consumption.

Conor McGregor lost his UFC belt and maybe his freedom but what about UFC’s TV deal?

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Conor McGregor and his entourage reportedly threw chairs and a bike rack at vehicles carrying UFC fighters for UFC 223. Will this scare away television executives from paying top dollar for TV rights?

Pre-suading the public for full blown WWE/Fox Sports, UFC/Amazon marriages

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

WWE and Fox Sports are playing footsie while UFC & Amazon start dating each other with PPV distribution.

When is paying yourself a crime? UFC’s financial landscape after Fertitta family ownership

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

It’s not a crime for a business owner to pay themselves and the Fertitta family paid themselves handsomely during UFC ownership. How does it impact today’s bottom line?

Some counterintuitive advice on making money in MMA media: build offline

Friday, January 12th, 2018

If you really want to become a player in the MMA media landscape, go against the grain: build your empire offline.

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.

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