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UFC has booked Moscow stadium, report says

The UFC is actively working toward its first event in Russia and could visit the country in 2018. According to a report by RT Sport, the UFC has booked Moscow’s Olympic Stadium, an indoor venue, on Sept. 14 and 15 for a potential event. Officials

UFC’s new sponsor Modelo highlights Stipe Miocic in ad campaign

The UFC and Modelo Especial officially kicked off a multiyear, multimillion-dollar partnership on Jan. 1. And so far, the biggest beneficiary of the deal might be UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic‘s mother. A key part of Modelo’s marketing strategy is its “Fighting Spirit” campaign, which

Conor McGregor faces off against Richard Branson in Dublin

Jan 11, 2018 ESPN staff Conor McGregor faced off topless with Richard Branson at an event in Dublin Wednesday. McGregor, who hasn’t fought since his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr. back in August, remains in the public eye due to activities in his social life,

Africans to note on UFC’s 2018 calendar

Africans enjoyed a banner year in combat sports in 2017, but the coming months are shaping up to be even bigger for the continent’s fighters across the various organizations. The UFC has released its events schedule for the first quarter of the year, so Kwes√©ESPN

MMA referee John McCarthy leaves cage for Bellator broadcast booth

John McCarthy, one of the most experienced referees in mixed martial arts history, is moving to the broadcast booth. Bellator MMA officials announced Tuesday that McCarthy will join the promotion’s broadcast as a color commentator in 2018. His first event will be Bellator 192 on