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The UFC Opens Its First Gym

Last week, the UFC opened the doors of a first-of-its-kind, UFC Gym in Concord, California. The 40,000 square foot super-gym started things off with style, hosting a variety of UFC fighters such as Chuck Liddell and John Fitch, as well as UFC president Dana White for a grand opening celebration. With over 3,500 people signing […]

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Brock Lesnar Update

Yesterday, speculation about the future of UFC Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesnar ended with Lesnar appearing on SportsCenter to provide details about what had happened to him. Lesnar was scheduled to fight number one contender Shane Carwin for the heavyweight title back in November of 2009, but during his training, he had fallen ill with no […]

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The UFC Sells a 10% Share.

Yesterday, details were announced in the deal that gives United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) company, Flash Entertainment, a 10% share in the UFC. The UFC has been searching for a strategical partner to expand their brand while not telling them how to run their business, and have seemed to find their perfect match in Flash Entertainment. […]

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MMA Athletes: Fighting For Every Dollar

It is easy to make the argument that the UFC is the fastest rising sport in the country and possibly in the world. For someone who is looking to get into the sports industry, it could seem like a potential “gravy train” to financial success. With the landscape of potential major league clients diluted due […]

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The UFC Plans to Rack Up the Frequent Flyer Miles

After a successful weekend in Manchester, England for UFC 105, the UFC will look to continue its growth around the world. In the last year, the UFC has traveled to Canada, England, and Germany, but plans to take the sport to countries such as Italy, France, Australia, and even Abu-Dhabi (the capital of the United […]

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Nova Southeastern University Sports Law Symposium

What: The First Annual Nova Southeastern University Sports Law Symposium. Where: Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL. Click here for map. When: Saturday, April 5, 2008. First panel begins at 10:00AM. Main Topic: The Growth of the Florida Sports Market. Other Topics: Licensing in College Athletics. So Your Client is not a First Round Draft Pick. […]