July 24, 2009

And I, For One, Welcome Our New MMA Overlords

Filed under: Uncategorized — kneebar @ 10:55 pm

Play me while reading (preferably in a new tab or window)

The UFC’s grip on the sport is tightening.  This has been a crazy week first with the Barnett drug test results coming out.  From there here’s what else has transpired:

Affliction gets canceled

Affliction folds up their promotion, and will return as a sponsor the UFC.  There were earlier rumors of a merger with Strikeforce.  It’s not known how the contracts transfer, if at all.  There’s a lot of unknown details at this point.

Dana White has a press conference coming up this week.  What will be announced?  Fedor?  ESPN/ABC?  Affliction contract details?  Fight additions to upcoming cards?  There are may possibilities to explore, and I will have commentary on what transpires over the next few days…


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