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Ultimate Fighting Championship has struck a multiyear deal with Modelo Especial that will make the Mexican import the official beer and malt beverage of the world’s largest MMA company. Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. had held that title since 2008 and its Bud Light logo had frequently stamped the center of the octagon for UFC’s biggest fights.
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The state of California is on the verge of significant policy reform concerning extreme weight cutting, which executive officer Andy Foster describes as a “clear and present danger to mixed martial arts.” Last weekend, Foster presented a 10-point plan intended to curb weight cutting to the California State Athletic Commission’s (CSAC) medical committee. The commission
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LAS VEGAS — Both fighters in this weekend’s UFC 216 pay-per-view event — the first major sports event scheduled in Las Vegas since Sunday’s mass shooting — said they were affected by the tragedy. Saturday’s event, which takes place inside T-Mobile Arena, is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin
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Oct 2, 2017 Phil MurphyESPN Video Andrea Lee is back on the sideline, as her on-again, off-again debut is now off altogether. Legacy flyweight champion Andrea “KGB” Lee (8-2) agreed to fill in on less than two weeks’ notice at UFC 216, but it was revealed that Lee, who tested positive for a banned diuretic
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Nevada sportsbooks won $33.9 million in August, an all-time high for the month that was bolstered by the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight. Nevada Gaming Control officials estimate that $65 million was wagered on Mayweather-McGregor, making it the most heavily bet boxing match in the state’s history. The sportsbooks kept roughly $15 million of the money
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