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UFC Florida Visits vs WWE Florida Visits – Not even close !

If you are a UFC fan that lives in the State of Florida, then you have to wonder…why does the UFC come to Florida only once a year? You would also ask , is there not a market for MMA in Florida? I mean come on, isn’t Florida the top state with top fighters in the UFC? Is it the norm that sports companies come to Florida once a Year? We decided to compare the WWE Florida Schedule with the UFC Florida schedule for 2019 and see how they compare. The truth is, that it doesn’t…not even close! UFC –

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UFC Pre-Event Florida Activities

UFC PRE-EVENT ACTIVITIES AT THE BB&T IN SUNRISE FLORIDA Prior to the UFC Fight Night event, fans can attend a couple pre-event activities at the BB&T Center, including: Friday (2-6 p.m. ET): UFC Ft. Lauderdale Fan Experience: Fans can take part in interactive events and meet-and-greets with fighters and notable personalities, as well as shop for official gear. In addition, the new UFC Legacy Belt also will be on display. Friday (4 p.m. ET): UFC Ft. Lauderdale ceremonial weigh-ins at BB&T Center in Sunrise. The fighters will step on the scale for the fans and media, then face off one final

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Burt Watson to launch MMA promotion – “We Rolllnnn MMA”

By Eric Kowal For decades, Burt Watson has dedicated his life to the world of combat sports, whether it was as the manager of Joe Frazier or the site coordinator for some of the biggest boxing and mixed martial arts events in history. But now it’s time for the man once described by UFC commentator Joe Rogan as the “Babysitter to the Stars” to write his own chapter in combat sports as a promoter. “I want to give fans a world-class product, and preparing each fighter for the bright lights of the next level is what I do,” said Watson, who

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Dana White filming Lookin’ For a Fight at Titan FC 54 before UFC Ft. Lauderdale

By Mike Pendleton -April 3, 2019 Image: @titanfighting on Instagram One of the more popular shows the UFC has produced has been Dana White’s Lookin’ For a Fight series, in which White, Matt Serra, and Din Thomas travel the world visiting regional promotions and looking for the next fighter to sign to the UFC. In the most recent season, White used the series to find prospects that he could add to the Tuesday Night Contender Series as a way to give fighters their chance to earn a UFC contract. The Lookin’ For a Fight series has helped the UFC sign the likes of Jared

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Titan FC signs uniform deal with Art in Motion, will provide space for fighter sponsors

Titan FC has signed a new uniform deal with Art in Motion (AIM), a premium sports performance apparel brand headquartered in Miami with manufacturing facilities in the Dominican Republic. Beginning with Titan FC 54 on Friday, April 26, fighters and their corners will now be provided with uniformity. Understanding the importance of sponsorship for individual fighters, Titan FC officials worked with AIM to create an ascetically appealing and professional looking uniform that provides space for a fighter’s sponsor logos. “As Titan FC continues to grow our brand through a renewed media licensing deal with UFC Fight Pass, international expansion, new forms of

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Florida to change zero tolerance policy on cannabinoids after Titan FC incident

Fighters on the UFC on ESPN 3 card no longer need to fret about recent marijuana or CBD use. The Florida State Boxing Commission is immediately changing a zero-tolerance policy on cannabinoids to reflect international standards before the April 27 event in Sunrise, Fla., UFC VP of Athlete Performance Jeff Novitzky today told MMA Junkie. Patrick R. Fargason, a spokesperson for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, which oversees the FSBC, declined to confirm the change but said the commission meets April 4 to discuss anti-doping policies and will announce any policy changes that come out of the

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Jessica Aguilar Steps In to Face Marina Rodriguez at UFC Philadelphia

Taking the fight on very short notice, Jessica Aguilar is looking to bounce back from a recent loss by replacing Alexa Grasso, where she will meet Marina Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 2 next week. According to MMAFighting.com on Friday, Aguilar (20-7) will be stepping in on just over one week’s notice to face Rodriguez (10-0-1) at UFC on ESPN 2 on March 30 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Rodriguez was originally scheduled to compete against Grasso, and Grasso was forced to withdraw for undisclosed reasons. The first and only World Series of Fighting strawweight champion, Aguilar is looking to improve on her less-than-stellar run inside

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‘Talk s**t, get hit’: Jorge Masvidal’s rise from backyard brawler to UFC main eventer

Jorge Masvidal’s stunning win in the UFC London main event at the weekend was the culmination of a life spent throwing fists, but long before his professional journey took him to the Octagon, it began on the streets of Florida. Moments after silencing London’s O2 Arena with the most devastating knockout of his 16-year, 46-fight career last Saturday night, Jorge Masvidal offered the most authentic example of who he is as a fighter. With replays of his stunning second-round finish of Darren Till in front of the Englishman’s expectant home crowd still being played on big screens within the cavernous

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Conor McGregor sued in South Florida

MIAMI – Mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor is facing a civil lawsuit after being charged in South Florida with stealing the cellphone of someone who was trying to take his photo. Miami-Dade County court records show that 22-year-old Ahmed Abdirzak filed a lawsuit seeking more than $15,000 on Thursday, accusing 30-year-old McCregor of battery, assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Miami Beach police say McGregor was leaving the Fontainebleau Miami Beach early Monday morning when Abdirzak attempted to take a picture of McGregor. Police say McGregor slapped the phone out of Abdirzak’s hand and then stomped on

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Greg Hardy Returning To UFC For Fight in April

By SCOOBY AXSON Former NFL defensive end turned MMA fighter Greg Hardy is set to make his return to the Octagon in a bout next month, reports ESPN.com. According to the report, Hardy will square off against Dmitrii Smoliakov on April 27 in Sunrise, Florida at a UFC Fight Night event. Hardy’s last appearance in the Octagon ended in controversy as he was disqualified for an illegal knee to the back of the head of Allen Crowder in their match at UFC Fight Night 143 in January. Hardy, who was found guilty of assaulting a woman in 2014 but had the charges dismissed after the