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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?

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.

Rupert Murdoch is preparing to cash out Fox assets and UFC better respond fast

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Rupert Murdoch is reportedly ready to cash out some major Fox sports assets. The timing couldn’t be worse for UFC.

Conor McGregor & Harumafuji: Bar fights and mafia revenge plots

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Conor McGregor’s personal behavior is spiraling out of control and could get him killed. A typical story in combat sports.

Thanks for nothing: Is Congress looking to bail UFC out of Ali Act change?

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Is Congress looking for a way out of amending the Ali Act to cover MMA? Sure looks like it.

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.

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