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Ultimate Fighting Championship: Mixed martial arts promoter based in Las Vegas
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts promotion company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is owned and operated by parent company William Morris Endeavor. It is the largest MMA promotion company in the world and features on its roster the highest-level fighters in the sport. The UFC produces events worldwide that showcase twelve weight divisions and abides by the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts. As of 2019, the UFC has held over 500 events. Dana White is the president of the UFC. White has held that position since 2001; while under his stewardship, the UFC has grown into a globally popular multi-billion-dollar enterprise.

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Death penalty sought in killing of Alabama woman

Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a man charged with capital murder in the shooting death of the stepdaughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris, authorities announced Monday. Ibraheem Yazeed..
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UFC star pens heart-wrenching "thank you" to slain stepdaughter

Star UFC fighter Walt Harris has penned a heart-wrenching message following the death of his stepdaughter Aniah Blanchard​.
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Floyd Mayweather Is Coming Out Of Retirement In 2020 [Video]Floyd Mayweather Is Coming Out Of Retirement In 2020

Former world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather announced he is "coming out of retirement in 2020." According to CNN, the 42-year-old made the announcement on his Instagram account. Mayweather also..

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Trump Speaks Out About Crowd's Cheers At UFC Fight [Video]Trump Speaks Out About Crowd's Cheers At UFC Fight

President Donald Trump spoke out about the booing he received at a UFC match. On Twitter he said it felt like he was walking into a Trump rally. He wrote: "Plenty of MAGA & KAG present. Great energy...

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Trump Gets Booed At UFC Fight [Video]Trump Gets Booed At UFC Fight

President Donald Trump went to a UFC match in New York City. The president was greeted with a mixture of boos and cheers when he arrived. He attended the vent with his sons Eric and Donald Jr. and some..

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Trump is cheered and booed at UFC event [Video]Trump is cheered and booed at UFC event

There was a mixed reception for US President Donald Trump at a UFC event in New York. It was markedly different to when he was overwhemingly booed at a baseball game recently.

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Who Says Vegans Can't Kick Butt? [Video]Who Says Vegans Can't Kick Butt?

A new Netflix documentary challenges the idea that pro athletes need to eat meat for protein. According to Business Insider, 'The Game Changers' features vegan athletes, including UFC fighter Nate..

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Actor Dwayne Johnson joins Diaz, Masvidal on stage for UFC 244 weigh in, Trump expected to attend fight [Video]Actor Dwayne Johnson joins Diaz, Masvidal on stage for UFC 244 weigh in, Trump expected to attend fight

Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson joins Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal onstage for UFC 244 weigh in, U.S. President Donald Trump expected to attend fight

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MMA star McGregor convicted of assault, fined 1,000 euro [Video]MMA star McGregor convicted of assault, fined 1,000 euro

Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor was convicted on Friday (November 1) of assault for punching a man in a Dublin pub in April and was fined 1,000 euros.

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McGregor announces UFC return on Jan 18 in Las Vegas [Video]McGregor announces UFC return on Jan 18 in Las Vegas

Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor announces his return to UFC on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas

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Conor McGregor Eyed In Second Sexual Assault Case [Video]Conor McGregor Eyed In Second Sexual Assault Case

Business Insider reports Conor McGregor faces second sexual assault investigation in Ireland. However, the former UFC champion's publicist says the fighter denies any report accusing him of sexual..

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UFC star McGregor arrives for Dublin court hearing over assault charge [Video]UFC star McGregor arrives for Dublin court hearing over assault charge

Irishman accused of punching a man in a pub, will have to be back before judge in three week's time

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Conor McGregor pub assault case adjourned [Video]Conor McGregor pub assault case adjourned

UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been remanded on continuing bail after he appeared in court over an alleged incident in a pub in Dublin. The case was adjourned until November 1. The mixed martial arts..

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Aniah Blanchard: Possible remains found, third arrest made in disappearance of UFC fighter's stepdaughter

Authorities believe they have recovered the remains of Aniah Blanchard, the 19-year-old stepdaughter to UFC fighter Walt Harris.
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Remains found believed to be UFC star's stepdaughter

Blanchard, the stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight star Walt Harris, was reported missing by her family on October 24.
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Judge orders DNA testing in teen's disappearance

An Alabama judge is ordering DNA testing for a man charged with kidnapping in the disappearance of the missing stepdaughter of a UFC heavyweight fighter. (Nov. 20)  
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UFC star's missing stepdaughter suffered "life-threatening injury"

Blood evidence in the car belonging to UFC heavyweight Walt Harris' missing stepdaughter shows she suffered "a life-threatening injury," police records show
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Suspect arrested in Blanchard kidnapping case

Authorities have arrested the man wanted in the disappearance of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris' stepdaughter. Ibraheem Yazeed was arrested in Florida and charged with first-degree kidnapping in the..
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Ibraheem Yazeed, suspect wanted in the disappearance of UFC star's stepdaughter, captured in Florida

Ibraheem Yazeed, sought in connection to the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, has been captured.
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Suspect arrested in UFC star's stepdaughter's disappearance

Ibraheem Yazeed is charged with first-degree kidnapping in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard
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Suspect ID'd in disappearance of UFC heavyweight's stepdaughter

Ibraheem Yazeed, who was out on bond from previous kidnapping and attempted murder charges, is still at large
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Kirk Herbstreit: Florida State players need to go to UFC because all they do is fight

ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit went off about FSU's performance against Miami and the state of the FSU program, saying all they care about is fighting.
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President Trump says UFC reception was 'like walking into a Trump Rally'

Despite hearing boos, President Trump compares reception from crowd at UFC 244 in New York to one at a campaign event. "Plenty of MAGA ..."
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Trump booed at UFC event in New York City

Trump was booed earlier this week​ at the World Series in Washington, D.C.
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Foul play suspected in case of missing UFC fighter's stepdaughter

Police in Alabama believe there's evidence that a missing college student is a victim of foul play. Aniah Haley Blanchard is the stepdaughter of a UFC fighter. Omar Villafranca has the latest.
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Donald Trump's likely next sports event: The Ultimate Fighting Championship

Donald Trump is expected to attend the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will feature a welterweight bout between Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal.
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UFC offers $25,000 to held find missing stepdaughter of star fighter

Police initially said there wasn't any indication of foul play but they now say it's possible
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Video appears to show UFC's BJ Penn knocked out in street fight; family rep says other man started it

Videos obtained by TMZ show UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn in fights outside bar and on Hawaii street; family friend says fighter was attacked first.
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Paige VanZant says she earns more through Instagram posts than UFC

"I make way more money sitting at home, posting pictures on Instagram than I do fighting," the UFC star said in an interview.
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Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard, an ex-UFC fighter, believes reported suicide was assisted

As speculation swirls around Jeffrey Epstein, former UFC fighter Igor Zinoviev believes Epstein's death in jail was no accident.
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Nate Diaz smoked a CBD joint during his UFC 241 open workout, passed it to fans

Nate Diaz, whose love of smoking pot is well known, had something special for his fans on Wednesday during his UFC 241 open workout.
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Valentina Shevchenko defends UFC flyweight title vs. Liz Carmouche

Valentina Shevchenko avenged her first career loss and defended her UFC women's flyweight belt against Liz Carmouche at UFC on ESPN+ 14.
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Vicente Luque shatters Mike Perry's nose in split decision victory

Mike Perry suffered a ghastly broken nose in his split decision loss to Vicente Luque in their UFC on ESPN+ 14 bout.
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Colby Covington dominates Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5

Colby Covington put on an overwhelming offensive performance with striking and takedowns to beat Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5.
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UFC 240: Cris Cyborg cut, but outworks gritty Felicia Spencer

Former champ Cris Cyborg rebounded from a loss in her previous fight, but Felicia Spencer made her work for the unanimous decision victory.
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UFC's Thiago Santos shares brutal update on injuries suffered in loss to Jon Jones

Thiago Santos lost to Jon Jones via split decision but now he's dealing with some very painful injuries.
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Greg Hardy on time in UFC: 'I'm a more calm, more happy, more deadly version of myself'

Ahead of his bout with Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4, Greg Hardy - the controversial former NFL player - discussed his time in the promotion so far.
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Ex-UFC fighter Abel Trujillo accused of sending explicit texts, videos to minor

Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo is accused of sending explicit text messages and videos to a female he knew was underage.
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Jon Jones takes split decision to get UFC record-tying 13th title fight victory

Jon Jones defended his light heavyweight title at UFC 239 by claiming a split decision against Thiago Santos.
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Jorge Masvidal scores fastest KO in UFC history vs. Ben Askren

Jorge Masvidal scored the fastest KO in UFC history as he took out Ben Askren just 5 seconds into their bout at UFC 239.
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What's the Bottle Cap Challenge? Here's what you need to know about the latest viral trend

The challenge went viral after UFC fighter Max Holloway shared a video of himself doing the stunt on Twitter before passing it to John Mayer.
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UFC boss Dana White admits to engaging in talks to promote Tom Cruise vs. Justin Bieber

UFC president Dana White admits that Tom Cruise vs. Justin Bieber is a crazy idea – so crazy he loves it: “Oh my god, it would be massive."
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UFC's Desmond Green jailed on 20 charges, including DUI manslaughter, after deadly crash

UFC lightweight Desmond Green has been arrested, stemming from his alleged role in a car crash last August that left two women dead.
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Henry Cejudo becomes 4th UFC fighter to hold 2 belts at once; Tony Ferguson gets TKO win vs. Donald Cerrone

Henry Cejudo scored a TKO win over Marlon Moraes to become just the fourth fighter in UFC history to hold multiple title belts simultaneously.
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