Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor trending at 2.5 million buys

UFC president Dana White claims that UFC 229 is trending to outsell the promotion’s record selling pay-per-view, UFC 196, by nearly one million buys. In an appearance on ESPN’s ‘Get Up’ on Thursday morning, ahead of the event’s press conference later that day in New York, White described the meeting between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor […]

UFC Fight Night 136 draws reported 22,603 attendance for $1.84 million live gate

Today’s UFC Fight Night 136 event drew an announced attendance of 22,603 fans for a live gate of $1.84 million. The attendance number in Moscow, according to UFC officials was the fifth-largest crowd in the promotion’s history and the largest MMA event ever in Russia. It was the UFC’s debut in Russia. UFC officials announced […]

UFC President Dana White ‘Confident’ Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor Will Do 2 Million PPV Buys

UFC President Dana White tends to be prone to hyperbole when it comes to forecasting pay-per-view buys for his promotion. He is predicting especially big numbers for UFC 229, which is headlined by a lightweight championship clash between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Playoff matchups set for PFL’s first season of $1 million winners

The playoffs are set for the Professional Fighters League’s first season. The playoffs will take place over three separate events in October – and fighters will have to win two fights on the same night to advance to the finals, which will take place Dec. 31 in New York City. Each winner in the six divisions will […]

PFL President Carlos Silva on what $28 million investment means for promotion

A new $28 million investment will provide the PFL with “growth capital” as it heads toward its first postseason, according to president Carlos Silva. The cash infusion, announced today as a Series B investment, goes toward a variety of projects the PFL is working on, Silva today told MMAjunkie. Those include: Developent of new shoulder […]

UFC 227 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: 2018 total passes $4 million

LOS ANGELES – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 227 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $240,500. The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct, replaces the previous payments made under the UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy. In the main event, […]

UFC 227 draws announced 17,794 attendance for $2.85 million live gate

LOS ANGELES – Saturday’s UFC 227 event drew an announced attendance of 17,794 fans for a live gate of $2,848,928.68. UFC officials announced the figures following the event, which MMAjunkie attended. UFC officials said the attendance number was a sell-out at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. In the main event, bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw […]

UFC President Dana White Spends More Than $1 Million for Son’s 16th Birthday Party

UFC President Dana White has been known to throw an extravagant party or two, and his son’s 16th birthday bash was no exception. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 226 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Program total passes $20 million

Gallery Daniel Cormier def. Stipe Miocic at UFC 226: Best photos view 19 images LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 226 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $209,500. The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code of conduct, replaces the previous payments […]

Got a spare $5 million? TUF house could be yours – if its unique history doesn’t bother you

You know how, when selling your house in some states, you have to reveal to potential buyers if your house is haunted? Yeah, well, seems like a similar rule should apply to houses that have hosted tapings of “The Ultimate Fighter,” especially considering what goes on during typical seasons of the UFC’s long-running reality show. […]

50 Cent says he did a $1 million deal with Bellator … for three words

Gallery Photos: Best of 50 Cent view 12 images Was all this 50 Cent and Bellator stuff about just three words? It may have been. The famed rapper on Wednesday posted on his Instagram account that he just had wrapped a $1 million deal with Bellator parent company Viacom for the rights to his three-word […]

UFC 225 draws announced 18,117 fans for $2.55 million gate in Chicago

Gallery Robert Whittaker def. Yoel Romero at UFC 225: Best photos view 26 images CHICAGO – Saturday’s UFC 225 event drew an announced attendance of 18,117 fans and a live gate of $2.55 million. UFC officials announced the tallies after the event, which MMAjunkie attended. UFC 225 took place at United Center in Chicago, and the […]

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