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Standard & Poor’s revises Zuffa outlook to negative

The Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service has revised Zuffa, LLC’s financial outlook to negative from stable on weaker operating performance.  It has indicated that it anticipates a 40% decline in EBITDA in 2014 and credit measures will weaken due to the decline. Read more »

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Bellator 131 replay: 617,000 viewers

MMA Payout has learned from a Nielsen source that Friday night’s encore presentation of Bellator 131 drew an average viewership of 617,000 viewers peaking with 821,000 viewers. Read more »

November 25, 2014 | Jason Cruz

UFC Fight Night 57: 903,000 viewers

MMA Payout has learned from a Nielsen source that Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 57’s main card drew an average of 903,000 viewers.  In addition, the prelims had a considerable jump to 777,000 viewers. Read more »

November 25, 2014 | Jason Cruz

The Wrestling Post – 11.24.14

Welcome to another edition of The Wrestling Post.  In this post, TNA finds a new TV deal and New Japan comes to America. Read more »

November 24, 2014 | Jason Cruz

UFC Fight Night 57 attendance, gate and bonuses

MMA Junkie reports the UFC Fight Night 57 attendance, gate and bonuses.  Frankie Edgar, Oleksiy Oliynyk, Paige VanZant and Kailin Curran all earned $50,000 bonuses for their work on Saturday. Read more »

November 23, 2014 | Jason Cruz

With Pacquiao fight Saturday, ongoing question of whether PPVs are sustainable

With Manny Pacquiao returning to PPV Saturday night, the standard question of whether PPVs are worth it surfaced. Read more »

November 22, 2014 | Jason Cruz