Ultimate Fighting Championship

Mixed martial arts promoter based in Las Vegas

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Ultimate Fighting Championship: Mixed martial arts promoter based in Las Vegas
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company based in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Endeavor Group Holdings. It is the largest MMA promotion company in the world and features some of the highest-level fighters in the sport on its roster. The UFC produces events worldwide that showcase twelve weight divisions and abides by the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts. As of 2020, the UFC has held over 500 events. Dana White has been UFC president since 2001. Under White's stewardship, the UFC has grown into a globally popular multi-billion-dollar enterprise.


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Triad Combat: Frank Mir says new format 'evens the playing field' between boxing and MMA

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Muhammad Mokaev: Undefeated British prospect signs deal with UFC

Undefeated British prospect Muhammad Mokaev signs for the UFC to become one of the youngest fighters on the roster.
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Conor McGregor Says He 'Severely Damaged' Leg Training Before Poirier Fight

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Jake Paul Shoots Down Tyron Woodley Rematch, 'He Had His Chance'

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Ex-champion says Islam Makhachev deserves UFC title shot over Justin Gaethje

Khabib Nurmagomedov tells Justin Gaethje to "shut up" and accept emerging contender Islam Makhachev deserves the next UFC lightweight title shot.
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Dana White Says Vegas Is Not Reason For Raiders' Troubles, Moving 'Not A Mistake'

Dana White -- an absolute Las Vegas legend -- tells TMZ Sports moving to Sin City is not the reason for the Raiders' off-field woes ... explaining bad things happen in every major city. The UFC honcho.. - Published

UFC 268: Kamaru Usman v Colby Covington rematch headlines stacked New York card

Scottish UFC fighter Paul Craig joins MMA journalist Nick Peet on the BBC's latest UFC podcast to discuss whether Colby Covington can end Kamaru Usman's reign at UFC 268.
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UFC 267: Lerone Murphy's journey from spitting out bullets to becoming rising MMA star

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Dana White Says Marvin Vettori 'Makes Sense' As Backup For Adesanya-Whittaker

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Chuck Liddell Granted Temp. Restraining Order From Estranged Wife

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Conor McGregor Mourns Dog Hugo's Death, 'So Heart Broken'

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Chuck Liddell Files For Divorce From Wife Days After Dom. Violence Arrest

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Corey Anderson: Bellator fighter says his no-nonsense lifestyle is why he left UFC

Corey Anderson is enjoying a new lease of life at Bellator and says he will never stop being an "average Joe".
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UFC Cuts Luis Pena Following Domestic Violence Arrest

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Chuck Liddell Arrested For Domestic Violence, In L.A. Jail

Chuck Liddell was arrested early Monday morning for domestic violence ... and the UFC legend is currently sitting in a Los Angeles jail cell. TMZ Sports has learned the L.A. Sherriff's Department.. - Published

Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder III: 'Fury can beat Wilder, Joshua & Usyk'

Tyson Fury will be remembered as "one of best boxers Britain has ever produced" says UFC fighter Molly McCann should he beat Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Ex-UFC champion rules out return

Former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov "does not think anything" could tempt him back to the UFC after revealing he agreed with his mother to retire following his father's death.
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Joe Rogan Thinks Joe Biden Faked Getting COVID Vaccine Booster Shot

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Jon Jones Arrest, 911 Caller Said Alleged Victim Had Bloody Nose, Mouth

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Alex Volkanovski Celebrates UFC Win By Chuggin' Champagne Out Of Shoe

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UFC 266: Nick Diaz returns while Alexander Volkanovski defends title against Brian Ortega

Alexander Volkanovski defends his featherweight title against Brian Ortega at UFC 266 but the main event has been overshadowed by the return of Nick Diaz.
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Dana White Says He Doesn't Know If Nick Diaz Will Fight Again After Lawler

After 6.5 years away, Nick Diaz is about to make his return to the Octagon, taking on Robbie Lawler ... but Dana White admits he doesn't know if the star from Stockton will fight again after UFC 265... - Published

Conor McGregor Throws Hilariously Awful First Pitch At Cubs Game

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Paddy Pimblett on fame, lizards, Liverpool and life after his UFC debut

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Conor McGregor Says There's No Beef w/ MGK, Invites Him to Next Fight

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Molly McCann: My life was so in the balance, I was too polished, says UFC star

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Conor McGregor Gets Into a Squabble with Machine Gun Kelly at VMAs

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UFC Fight Night: Paddy 'The Baddy' Pimblett wins on debut

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Conor McGregor Makes Late-Night Run To L.A. Supper Club

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Dana White Says Khabib Never Fighting Again, He's Enjoying Coaching

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Says He's Never Returning To Fighting Again

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