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The 30 days that changed everything for Bushiroad

Thursday, August 24th, 2023

How did the biggest player in Japanese pro-wrestling lose 40% of it’s stock price in a week?

A generation after PRIDE’s death, Japan remains the elusive golden goose of MMA

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

After the death of PRIDE and failure of UFC to capitalize on the MMA vacuum in Japan, is there any hope of rekindling the old magic on the island?

The little engine that could: How Chris McMaster and MMA Decisions changed the game in 10 years

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Chris McMaster, founder of the invaluable web site, is celebrating the site’s 10 year anniversary. Now it’s time for expansion.

RIZIN’s survival depends on crowdfunding — would you crowdfund your favorite fight promotion?

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Is crowdfunding the future of raising money for purse bids to build mega-fights?

The real cultural and business significance of UFC winning the war in the Trump era

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

The marriage between UFC and Donald Trump has created two significant business waves – one in 2016 and one in 2020. The results are creating an earthquake in the overall business of sports.

The anger about WWE’s business dealings with Saudi Arabia and financing of combat sports

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

There’s a lot of anger towards WWE working with the Saudi Arabia government. In the process, there’s been some revisionist history about previously dirty financing in combat sports.

Disney’s gigantic yearly gamble on UFC/ESPN+ leaves PPV door wide open for Al Haymon

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Disney is paying UFC almost a billion dollars yearly to acquire all TV & PPV rights. It’s a win-win for Disney and UFC. It’s an even bigger win for Al Haymon to take over the traditional PPV space.

2018 California State Athletic Commission inspector salaries

Monday, February 25th, 2019

With the right political connections, you can score big cash with the California State Athletic Commission.

Judge in Mark Hunt’s lawsuit against UFC says doping is part of assuming the risk

Friday, February 15th, 2019

A Nevada judge dismissed most counts filed by Mark Hunt against UFC and Brock Lesnar for doping, claiming that doping is assuming the risk of civil liability.

Site issues with links

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

A new site design and technology is needed to process RSS feeds that are quickly going out of style.

ESPN+ records massive subscriptions for their new UFC “sewer sport”

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

There is no price to pay for UFC in promoting the worst that mankind that deliver.

The Floyd Mayweather fight was costlier for RIZIN & Fuji TV than first anticipated

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Floyd Mayweather’s RIZIN fight drew a 7.9% rating, a disappointing number by most standards. It was a tough weekend for Japanese combat sports ratings.

Andy Foster brilliantly gambled on being both the California fight boss & acting like a quasi-UFC agent to gain fame and power

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer Andy Foster gambled that no one would stop him from being a quasi-UFC agent while on the job — and he was right.

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