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Fertitta Brothers Subpoenaed Over Alleged Unfair Labor Practices

Former UFC owners Frank, and Lorenzo Fertitta are in the middle of litigation alleging unfair labor practices surrounding their Las Vegas Casino business enterprise. As revealed in a report from The Daily Beast, the pair of Fertitta brothers are set to appear and speak with a National Labor Relations Board...

Alistair Overeem Releases First Statement After UFC Release

The legendary kickboxer and former title challenger Alistair Overeem has been released from the UFC. With a historic record of 47-19, Overeem amassed titles in just about every organization he fought in except for the elusive UFC title. Although, the history books will reflect what a force Alistair Overeem...

Lorenzo Fertitta ‘Instrumental’ In Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather Dealings

Conor McGregor's manager, Audie Attar, revealed during an appearance on The MMA Hour recently that Lorenzo Fertitta was a key piece in the negotiations between Mayweather and his client. Fertitta stepped away from the UFC after selling off his shares with his brother to WME-IMG. “I think Lorenzo Fertitta has...

UFC Sale Complete: Fertitta Has Last Day, Copy Of Letter Sent To Fighters

The sale of the UFC from Zuffa to the new owners at WME/IMG is now officially complete, as longtime UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta had his final day in the office on Wednesday. It was revealed in a letter sent to fighters regarding the sale being complete that tonight's UFC 202:...

UFC 200 Sale: UFC Fighters Provide A Variety Of Different Reactions To The Big News

As the news of the UFC sale to new owners WME | IMG becomes a public story, some of the more well-known faces and fighters are starting to comment on the situation. As reported earlier this afternoon, UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor was one of the first fighters to react...

Report: Lorenzo Fertitta Takes New Job With Red Rock Resorts, Inc.

It looks like current UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta will soon have a new gig. It was reported this week that Fertitta, a current majority owner of the UFC, has accepted a new $500,000 per year job with Red Rock, the timing of which will no doubt fuel the speculation regarding...

UFC Brass Meets With Nate Diaz, Dana White Storms Out Of Meeting Upset

Apparently the meeting between Nate Diaz and the UFC brass didn't go quite as smoothly as their recent meeting with "The Notorious" Conor McGregor. As noted, UFC management, including Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta, met with McGregor earlier this week to attempt to settle their dispute with the reigning UFC...

Dana White Posts Happy Face After Meeting With Conor McGregor On Wednesday Night

UFC president Dana White and executive Lorenzo Fertitta met with Conor McGregor late Wednesday night in hopes of getting things back on track for the featherweight champion. Without saying anything, White got people talking by posting a smiley face emoticon attached to a picture of himself and Fertitta aboard a...

Dana White: “It’s 100% Fact That The Fertitta’s Will Own An NFL Team”

According to UFC President Dana White, it's only a matter of time before UFC owners Lorenzo Fertitta and Frank Fertitta buy an NFL franchise. White addressed the rumors about the Fertitta brothers buying the Oakland Raiders and moving the team to Las Vegas, Nevada, during his appearance on "The Jim...

Report: UFC In “Advanced Talks” To Be Sold To New Owners For Up To $4 Billion

According to a report by ESPN, the UFC is in advanced talked to have new owners. The report states that four bidders have submitted bids for the organization, which Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta hold majority stake in. The two brothers, along with Dana White and Flash Entertainment are joint owners. "As...

UFC Working On Event At Yankee Stadium In New York, Lorenzo Fertitta Comments

UFC has big plans for the next few years now that MMA is officially legal in the state of New York. In addition to the previously announced UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden in New York City in November, UFC is also looking at running events in Albany, Syracuse...

Video: Ronda Rousey Appears To Help Usher MMA Into NYC

Ronda Rousey was among those in attendance earlier this week when Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill making MMA legal in the state of New York. Check out some behind the scenes footage of the event in the video below, with Rousey being joined by Lorenzo Fertitta and others. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWvxGxcS31g

Lorenzo Fertitta & Chris Weidman React To Speeches At NY Assembly Vote On MMA

https://youtu.be/9-X6suw5qxQ UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman felt like most of the MMA community when watching the New York State Assembly vote to legalize professional MMA in the state of New York on Tuesday. Fertitta and Weidman spoke in a conference call that featured several UFC...

Lorenzo Fertitta Hopes To Get Two Events In New York By End Of 2016

In a historic day for mixed martial arts, New York became the final state to legalize mixed martial arts. The 19-year ban was lifted by a vote of 113-25. The UFC held a media conference call earlier today to talk about the good news. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta says that the...

Lorenzo Fertitta On UFC Fighters Violating New Reebok Policy: “I Think It’s Not Fair”

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently spoke with The Boston Herald about his growing frustration with the "very, very small minority" of fighters who aren't complying with the new UFC/Reebok uniform and sponsorship policy. As reported last week, UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos, as well as Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone and...