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2012-06-28 10:22:19

LAS VEGAS, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization is proud to confirm that Tito Ortiz - the longest-reigning light heavyweight champion of all time and one of the biggest personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts - will be the ninth individual to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/LA32828) Ortiz will be officially inducted at midday on July 7 at the UFC Fan Expo, meaning he will...

2012-06-19 10:23:27

LAS VEGAS, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority are proud to announce the first annual International Fight Week will take place around the hottest ticket of the summer - UFC 148 - from July 3 through July 7. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120619/LA27244) International Fight Week will be the ultimate week-long experience for UFC fans. The inaugural week-long celebration of the UFC...

2012-06-14 23:03:21

ANY LAB TEST NOW®, a direct to consumer lab testing company with transparent and affordable prices, is the official testing provider for MMA fighters at the 2012 Florida MMA Awards Show on November 04, 2012. Miramar, FL (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 ANY LAB TEST NOW®, a direct to consumer lab testing company with transparent and affordable prices, is the official provider for the 2012 Florida MMA Awards Show on November 04, 2012. The red carpet event at the Miramar Cultural Center will...

2012-06-12 02:24:36

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AppTech Corp (US OTC: APCX) has signed an agreement with Movile Brazil (www.movile.com) for distribution of licensed UFC® content recently secured by AppTech. (see press release of 05/23/2012). As a first step, licensed UFC® content will be distributed through Movile's relationship with America Movil's (www.americamovil.com) Claro network in Brazil to its nearly 60 million subscribers. This content includes the UFC fight library...

2012-05-25 10:22:54

LAS VEGAS, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Literally the biggest fight card of all time will detonate at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on Saturday night as the Ultimate Fighting Championship®( )organization presents UFC 146: THE HEAVYWEIGHTS on Pay-Per-View. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120525/LA14284) The first ever all-heavyweight main card is headlined by UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos making his first title defense against the most successful heavyweight...

2012-05-24 22:20:15

LAS VEGAS, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reigning UFC® heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos may be wrapped in UFC gold now, but there was a time where he was just another poor kid from Brazil, dreaming of one day becoming a fighter and making a better life for himself. Nicknamed 'Cigano' after a character in a Brazilian soap opera he resembled, dos Santos grew up in poverty in Cacador, southern Brazil. He gravitated to the judo and jiu-jitsu fighters who trained in a local gym, and...

2012-05-23 02:25:24

LAS VEGAS and BOCA RATON, Fla., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zuffa LLC, the owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (www.ufc.com) announced today that it has signed an agreement with AppTech Corp (US OTC: APCX, www.apptechcorp.com) to give AppTech exclusive rights to distribute UFC® branded apps, multimedia and interactive content to mobile carriers and portals in all of Latin America, including Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay,...

2012-05-10 18:21:21

SYDNEY and LONDON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ultimate Fighting Championship® has confirmed it will film an Australian edition of its hit reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter® ('TUF'), giving Aussie and British mixed martial artists the opportunity to secure a lucrative contract with the world's preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Registration is now open to all aspiring UFC fighters from Australia and the UK. Prospective competitors should visit...

2012-05-10 10:23:46

HERNDON, Va., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Joe Lauzon, fighter for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), will appear for a meet and greet at the Cox Solutions Center in Fairfax, VA. Lauzon will available for photo opportunities and signing autographs....

2012-05-04 10:22:53

LAS VEGAS, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ultimate Fighting Championship®( )applauds the lawmakers of the state of Vermont following the successful vote of a bill to regulate Mixed Martial Arts, which recently passed through the Vermont Legislature. The "The Green Mountain State" becomes the 46th in the U.S. to approve the fastest-growing sport in the world. "Vermont's legislation of the sport of MMA is further evidence of the continued growth and success of our sport in this country,"...