UFC will be parting was with FOX Sports at the end of the year after striking a deal with sports network giant ESPN. According to reports, ESPN is paying $300 million a year over a span of five years making the total deal worth $1.5 billion. For their money, ESPN will get 30 UFC fight … Read more
The UFC has officially stated that the company, which was originally purchased by the Fertitta brothers in 1993 for $2 million, sold for a staggering price tag of $4 billion. The new owners, WME-IMG, are the ones who purchased the largest MMA company in the world. However, it was stated it may take six weeks to two … Read more
What an odd night. Lots of quick finishes thrown in with some stomach troubles and some self inflicted losses. A veteran retired and some contenders made. Be sure to catch the UFC on FOX 13 post-fight press conference at the conclusion of tonight’s event. If you need to see what happened check out the results … Read more
Following the UFC and FOX Sports termination of Chael Sonnen, former UFC middleweight and fellow FOX Sports on-air analyst, Brian Stann, shared his thoughts on the firing of MMA’s silver-tongued devil: “@AverageJoeArt: @BrianStann do you think UFC/FOX making an example of Chael is just?” Yes, absolutely no other choice imo — Brian Stann (@BrianStann) July … Read more
Following a second failed drug test, this time for HGH and EPO, Chael Sonnen has been released from his broadcasting duties with FOX Sports. ProMMAnow.com received the following statement upon request: “The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in … Read more
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was on Fox’s Crowd Goes Wild on Monday to talk about his love/hate relationship with the fans, who would win an MMA fight between Ronda Rousey and Floyd Mayweather, the recent drama that went down over his missing cat, his two brothers, Arthur and Chandler, who play professional football … Read more
The wonderful land of television ratings. Much ado has been made about the UFC’s viewership since moving from Spike TV to Fox (Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, “Big” Fox). Spike TV parent company, Viacom, has since purchased rival MMA promotion Bellator in an attempt to challenge the UFC, and if one looks strictly at … Read more
What does crazy skateboarding tricks mixed with FOX Sports Phantom Cam sprinkled with UFC ring girl Brittney Palmer equal? “Slow and Hot” would be the correct answer. Check out this video as Palmer takes a stroll on Venice Beach and the super slow motion camera picks up some great footage. Look for this new web series on FOX Sports.
UFC President Dana White co-hosted a Google Hangout session today witth FOX Sports writer Mike Chiapetta and touched on a variety of subjects. The current season of “The Ultimate Fighter” was a topic. Also, the upcoming UFC 165 event that features the UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones taking on challenger Alexander Gustafsson. Also, the upcoming UFC fall schedule that features a ton of huge fights, plus a lot more.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s final Fox event of the year – UFC on Fox 9 – will be at Sleep Train Arena on Saturday, Dec. 14.
The main card, expected to start at 5 p.m., will be broadcast nationally on Fox (FOX40 in Sacramento). The preliminary bouts, broadcast on FS1, are expected to begin at 2 p.m.