Mixed Martial Arts

The rise of MMA and what can be learnt from the French governance model

Since its emergence in the early nineties, mixed martial arts (MMA) has been billed as the world’s fastest-growing sport. Last…

RMC Sport to remain home of UFC in France

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, has renewed its broadcast deal in France with RMC Sport,…

Monster adds to combat sports portfolio with ONE Championship, Power Slap

Monster Energy, the energy drinks brand, has added the ONE Championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion and slap fighting promotion…

UK, Germany, France, Ireland to host inaugural PFL Europe season

The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the US-based mixed martial arts (MMA) series, has announced the cities, venues, and dates of its…

Jake Paul in ‘historic’ deal to partner on and fight in PFL PPV Super Fights

The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the US-based mixed martial arts (MMA) series, has entered into a “historic two-part exclusive partnership”…

Strange judging decisions in the UFC can have serious knock-on effects for fighters

For boxers and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, leaving the result of a fight to a decision that is at…

ONE Championship to hold first US event in 2023

ONE Championship, the Singapore-based international mixed martial arts (MMA) series, will hold its first event in the US next year.The…

FanDuel nets ONE Championship content for new linear and digital channels

FanDuel, the US-based fantasy sports firm, will air ONE Championship mixed martial arts (MMA) events on its linear and digital…

UFC and LaLiga in multifaceted promotional deal

LaLiga, the top-tier Spanish soccer league, has entered into a promotional partnership with the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion Ultimate…

PFL hires F1’s Boyadjieva as VP of international event operations, GM of PFL Europe

The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the US-based mixed martial arts (MMA) series, has appointed Julia Boyadjieva as vice president of…