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Simple formula fuels UFC’s appeal

Brandon Beals looks like every other Ultimate Fighting Championship fan walking around Mandalay Bay three days before the mixed martial arts outfit’s historic Saturday night card.

Mandalay Bay hosts UFC Fan Expo

Fans of mixed martial arts can get their fill during the Ultimate Fighting Championship Fan Expo at Mandalay Bay on Friday and Saturday.

UFC challenges NFL to fight

One wears a coat and tie, and the other swears he’ll never be a suit. At first glance, there might appear to be few similarities between Roger Goodell and Dana White.

MMA wagering not yet big time

Of the eight oddsmakers at Las Vegas Sports Consultants, Sean Van Patten is an oddity. He actually follows the Ultimate Fighting Championship.


The Review-Journal recently sat down with Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor Mac Danzig after a workout at the Xtreme Couture Training Center.

UFC boss fights clock

A day in Dana White’s life is charged with the adrenaline rush of a drag race. He’s going full speed for about 20 hours. If he’s not working or playing cards, his brain is spinning over work ideas and what more he can do to help his surging mixed martial arts business win more fans all over the globe.
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Fans can take in expo, ‘Tuff Girls’ card

The historic UFC 100 card at Mandalay Bay on Saturday night is far from the only event of interest for mixed martial arts fans this weekend.

UFC’s Top Ten Cards

One of the consistencies of the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been the frequency of matching top fighters. After Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta purchased the UFC in 2001, the popularity of mixed martial arts and the UFC began to grow as more fights cards were offered — sometimes as many as 13 pay-per-view cards in one year (2008). Las Vegas Review-Journal MMA reporter Adam Hill ranks his Top 10 UFC pay-per-view cards. Hill’s rankings are based on the action in the Octagon, along with the historical significance of each card.

UFC goes from modest to mammoth

In the beginning, it wasn’t about a formless wasteland or darkness covering the abyss or mighty winds sweeping over the waters.

UFC rises from obscurity to become a smash hit

Once branded as “human cockfighting” by Sen. John McCain, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has become mainstream in a little more than a decade.

The organization once was banished from pay-per-view TV, but now is available in more than 500,000,000 households worldwide. From a successful reality show on Spike TV to record-breaking pay-per-view numbers, the UFC has arrived as it nears its historic UFC 100 card Saturday at the Mandalay Bay.

UFC 100 Interactive timeline, video and more

Huerta to end hiatus from UFC

Roger Huerta will return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in September.

Ex-WWE fighter eases into MMA

Bobby Lashley has an obvious example to follow as he tries to transition from the world of sports entertainment to professional mixed martial artist.

Sanchez wins in bloody split decision

Diego Sanchez brutalized Clay Guida for the entire first round during the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale card at the Palms on Saturday night.

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