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UFC Holdings follows market trend of reducing ‘debt cushion’

The Wall Street Journal reported late last month that the UFC was paying off its junior loan utilizing a senior one in order to reduce its overall debt load.  The move comes on the heels of an exclusive PPV deal with ESPN and the lack of concern that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates.  The reduction of ‘debt cushion’ is a market trend by some companies to the chagrin of senior debt holders. Read more »

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UFC Rochester attendance, gate and bonuses

UFC Rochester took place Saturday night with Aspen Ladd and Sijara Eubanks stealing the show for Fight of the Night.  Michel Pereira and Grant Dawson received performance bonuses for their work in the Octagon as well. Read more »

May 19, 2019 | Jason Cruz

UFC Holdings follows market trend of reducing ‘debt cushion’

The Wall Street Journal reported late last month that the UFC was paying off its junior loan utilizing a senior one in order to reduce its overall debt load.  The move comes on the heels of an exclusive PPV deal with ESPN and the lack of concern that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates.  The reduction of ‘debt cushion’ is a market trend by some companies to the chagrin of senior debt holders. Read more »

May 17, 2019 | Jason Cruz

PBC on Fox attendance, gate and payouts from this past Saturday in Virginia

MMA Payout has obtained from the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation the attendance, gate and payouts from the PBC on Fox event at the Eaglebank Arena in Fairfax. Read more »

May 16, 2019 | Jason Cruz

AEW finds television home at Turner

The upstart wrestling promotion, All-Elite Wrestling, has found a television home with Time Warner.  The announcement was made official when AEW appeared at the Turner upfronts on Wednesday. Read more »

May 16, 2019 | Jason Cruz

Magny reveals reason for withdrawal from Luque fight

UFC middleweight Neil Magny revealed that the reason that he had to pull out of his scheduled bout this Saturday was due to notification from USADA that he was being flagged for a potential violation. Read more »

May 14, 2019 | Jason Cruz