In the realm of mixed martial arts (MMA), the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) has hosted some of the most formidable fighters in the world. The skills, tenacity, and sheer power of these athletes have captivated audiences worldwide, etching their names permanently in the history of combat sports. Join us as we delve into the remarkable journeys of five indomitable fighters … [Read more...] about 5 of the Best UFC Fighters of All Time
Coming off the Winter Classic on January 2nd, NHL executives are looking to capitalize on the increased viewership of the novelty game and build on it. The contest had nearly fifty thousand fans in attendance along with a national audience on NBC. The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers provided an entertaining afternoon of action culminating with a penalty shot near the … [Read more...] about How the NHL Can Increase Its Fan Base
I had the privilege to watch the Ultimate Fighter finale over the weekend from the Palms. Witnessing these world class athletes in the octagon is a worthy culmination to season fourteen. Michael Bisping manhandled Jason “Mayhem” Miller in the final bout of the evening. The duo between the coaches made me ponder what is in store for fighters after their careers. I decided to … [Read more...] about Lessons Learned from Ultimate Fighter Finale
The Ultimate Fighting Championship's television deal with Fox, FX, and Fuel TV is set to last 7 years according to details of the arrangement publicized over the last few days. The new partnership will officially kick off with a November 12 fight card in Anaheim, California to be broadcast on FOX. The combatants who will represent the UFC will set the tone for the deal and also … [Read more...] about UFC & FOX Partnership Details Emerging
The Big East is represented in China at the moment by none other than the Georgetown Hoyas. The supposed goodwill tour recently included a bench clearing brawl. This leaves a black mark for the moment on the university, but as usual John Thompson III has a measured response in not hastily cancelling future contests. Some more muscle could have assisted the Hoyas in achieving … [Read more...] about Five for Fighting: Georgetown Hoyas Brawl Needed these 5 People
It’s no secret that the UFC is raking in money hand over fist (see the CNBC documentary special "UFC: a fistful of Dollars" if you get a chance- it's great), but where that money goes is actually apparent to no one. The mixed martial arts (MMA) company is selling out arenas all over the world. It just held its biggest ever promotion in North America on April 30th when it sold … [Read more...] about How Underpaid are UFC Fighters? Boxers Getting a Better Deal?
With the New York state deficit hitting $8 billion, steps need to be taken in order to right the ship that is the state's budget. Recently New York Gov. David Paterson stated that the projected deficit for the upcoming fiscal year has grown by an additional $750 million. There's no doubting that the Empire State is in dire straits trying to fix their deficit. It is extremely … [Read more...] about Mixed Martial Arts May be Key to Saving New York State Budget
By Chad Wuttke The growth of MMA has brought the sport ever closer to the mainstream, and at this critical time, the relationship between MMA promotions and the media is increasingly important. Exposure through the internet has taken a back seat to more traditional forms of media thanks to some procedural, and sometimes political, changes. Recent moves by UFC President Dana … [Read more...] about UFC Media Coverage Rules- Dana’s World