The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a deal Wednesday with one of China’s largest Web portals to present pay-per-view matches online in the Asian country.
There is no shortage of pro athletes who have tried to compete at the highest levels long after their bodies were able.
Even as he was dominating Frank Mir in July to solidify himself as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Brock Lesnar was not at full strength.
Well, at least the time away didn’t ruin Brock Lesnar’s appetite for controversy. This can be a good thing for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. You can market a despised heavyweight champion as much as a beloved one.
Herschel Walker is far from the biggest star in mixed martial arts. He is, however, one of the most famous people to legitimately attempt to compete in the sport.
Owners of the Ultimate Fighting Championship have sold a 10 percent stake to a Middle Eastern entertainment company to bolster the mixed-martial arts league’s ability to expand throughout that region and other areas of the world, UFC’s owners confirmed Monday.
The war of words between fighters typically ends about a day before the fight.
Gray Maynard’s official record doesn’t include his loss to Nate Diaz. That doesn’t make it sting any less.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship expects to learn the fate of heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar within the week.