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Beats billionaire Jimmy Iovine joins new investors backing Professional Fighters League

Ahead of the start of their second season, Professional Fighters League has secured a new round of financing with investors that includes Dr. Dre Beats co-founder and former music executive Jimmy Iovine. According to Bloomberg, the $30 million Series C funding comes after initial investors such as Washington Wizards and Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and comedian/actor Kevin Hart had put ...

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Rory MacDonald, Jon Fitch, and Phil Davis tower over Bellator 220 fighter salaries

Though their fight ended with a less-than-desirable result, welterweight champion Rory MacDonald and challenger Jon Fitch, along with light heavyweight Phil Davis, towered over the remainder of the Bellator 220 roster when it came down to payroll. MacDonald was paid $200,000 for fighting Fitch to draw. Fitch, meanwhile, made $140,000 for the fight. Neither was slated to earn a win ...

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