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UFC 228 Embedded: Nicco Montano’s Strength is Steeped in Family Tradition

(Courtesy of UFC) On Episode 3 of UFC 228 Embedded, flyweight champion Nicco Montano prepares to carry on a family tradition. Opponent Valentina Shevchenko makes the media rounds and sneaks in more gym time. Welterweight headliners Darren Till and champion Tyron Woodley head to their respective airports for their trips to Dallas. Strawweight Tatiana Suarez must make a return visit ...

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Ryan Lilley Plans to ‘Put On a Show’ in LFA 48 Main Event

When it comes to his first two bouts of 2018, bantamweight Ryan Lilley couldn’t be much happier with how things have turned out. Versus Gareth De la Cruz in April for Gladiator Challenge and then against Jordan Winski in the LFA in July, Lilley was able to pick up two consecutive first-round TKOs. “I don’t go in there with a ...

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Investors Seek Profit in MMA Promotions, Give Opportunities to Young Fighters

PFL: Professional Fighters League Big television producers know a little something about what makes money in the media world. “The most valuable thing in media right now is content that can drive subscription opportunities,” says Mark Burnett, one of a handful of big-name investors interested in MMA. Burnett recently invested seed capital to launch the PFL – a new “team-based” ...

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