Search Results For "Lorenzo Fertitta"

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TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
UFC stars accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
UFC stars accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Of course a fan called out UFC President Dana White, who accepted and in turn called out Ronda Rousey, Shaq, and Lorenzo Fertitta. Hopefully more to come...
08/13/2014
Hardy: Fertitta is very keen on me getting cleared
Hardy: Fertitta is very keen on me getting cleared
Dan Hardy: "Lorenzo Fertitta is very keen on me getting cleared...I think there's good potential of me getting cleared towards the end of 2014, beginning of 2015."
07/18/2014
White: Nate Diaz not a needle mover
White: Nate Diaz not a needle mover
Dana White: "I love Nate Diaz. Nate Diaz is actually one of my favorite kids. I always got along with Nate, Nate was always great. Lowest rated FOX show ever."
07/18/2014
Fertitta: Rio possible for Aldo vs. Mendez or an interim title
Fertitta: Rio possible for Aldo vs. Mendez or an interim title
Lorenzo Fertitta: "We've got some other great contenders in Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson, that certainly could step up and vie for some type of an interim title."
07/09/2014
Rousey was considered as UFC 176 main event replacement
Rousey was considered as UFC 176 main event replacement
Lorenzo Fertitta revealed to Kevin Iole that the UFC considered using Ronda Rousey as the main event of UFC 176, and that Rousey broke her hand at UFC 175.
07/09/2014
Fertitta okay with Daley's return, White still undecided
Fertitta okay with Daley's return, White still undecided
Dana White: "What Paul Daley did is unforgivable. In the history of the UFC, nobody has ever walked up and sucker punched a guy (besides Paul Daley)."
05/30/2014
Alistair Overeem requests September fight in Japan
Alistair Overeem requests September fight in Japan
UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta informed ESPN.com of Overeem’s request, saying the heavyweight would most likely return in September, possibly in Japan.
05/28/2014
Rebney: Union shouldn't back off on Fertittas
Rebney: Union shouldn't back off on Fertittas
"[Unions] play too vital of a role in people's lives for them to back off, nor do I think they should back off in their fight that they are putting up against the Fertittas."
05/08/2014
Fertitta on funding $45k per fight enhanced drug testing
Fertitta on funding $45k per fight enhanced drug testing
ZUFFA CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, discusses the $45,000 per fight cost of enhanced, out-of-competition drug testing, and where the money can come from.
05/02/2014
NSAC chair: Drug testing has to be done by ACs
NSAC chair: Drug testing has to be done by ACs
"Lorenzo comes from a perspective of being a previous regulator and understanding it. He wants to do the right thing for the sport - we just have to figure out what that is."
04/05/2014
Fertitta calls for random testing by ACs, UFC will pay
Fertitta calls for random testing by ACs, UFC will pay
“You have to understand how state regulatory systems work," explained Lorenzo Fertitta. "You have to work in conjunction with them."
03/26/2014
Fertitta helps take 'attend UFC' off cancer patient's bucket list
Fertitta helps take 'attend UFC' off cancer patient's bucket list
The number two item for Jake Stoneking, a tenneager dying of cancer, was to attend a UFC event. Lorenzo Fertitta has already taken steps to make it happen.
03/12/2014
Fertitta: Rousey makes millions per fight
Fertitta: Rousey makes millions per fight
"We have an incredible athlete like Ronda Rousey, who is the highest paid female athlete in the history of combat sports... making millions of dollars per fight."
03/12/2014
Fertitta explains how UFC used WWE's business model
Fertitta explains how UFC used WWE's business model
Part owner of the UFC, Lorenzo Fertitta, recently took part in 'The Leaders Sport Summit' in London England and spoke about the journey the UFC took to build its brand.
03/09/2014
Fertitta and White respond to Quarry remarks
Fertitta and White respond to Quarry remarks
"You come to work every day and you kind of feel beaten down because it's something new every day," said Lorenzo Fertitta of the litany of complaints the past weeks.
02/20/2014
Melendez & UFC having contract dispute
Melendez & UFC having contract dispute
Dana White: "‘I’m done with Gilbert. I like Gilbert [Melendez] very much, but I don’t like his manager.’ He has the same manager as GSP."
02/12/2014
Fertitta: UFC will pay for all AC drug testing
Fertitta: UFC will pay for all AC drug testing
Lorenzo Fertitta said that the UFC pay to have any fighter it has under contract tested at any time, for any test, including expensive Carbon Isotope Ratio testing.
02/11/2014
Sen. John McCain plans to order UFC 172
Sen. John McCain plans to order UFC 172
“I have to give John McCain credit," said Lorenzo Fertitta. "Without him doing what he did back in the ’90s to force regulation, this sport would be dead. "
02/05/2014
Son of UFC CEO, Nicco Fertita earns full ride to Notre Dame
Son of UFC CEO, Nicco Fertita earns full ride to Notre Dame
Nicco, who also plays at Gorman, received a scholarship offer from Notre Dame recently – a full ride, he tweeted – and he already has offers from the likes of Hawaii and BC.
01/24/2014
Fertitta: Weidman vs Belfort will be in Vegas
Fertitta: Weidman vs Belfort will be in Vegas
UFC CEO and co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed the plans to ESPN.com via text on Thursday. Weidman will be seeking the second defense of his 185-pound title.
01/02/2014
UFC wants Werdum to fight Browne vs. Barnett winner
UFC wants Werdum to fight Browne vs. Barnett winner
UFC president Dana White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta want Fabricio Werdum to fight the winner of Travis Browne vs. Josh Barnett at UFC 168 on Dec. 18.
12/12/2013
Fertitta: New York isn't going to make or break our business
Fertitta: New York isn't going to make or break our business
Lorenzo Fertitta: "We do business all over the world. We're doing most major capitals in Europe, South America, Asia. Most big cities are bidding for us to come..."
12/05/2013
UFC to unveil digital subscription network
UFC to unveil digital subscription network
"The UFC has always been ahead of the game in the digital world," said Lorenzo Fertitta of the lending launch of a new online digital network.
12/02/2013
Askren meeting with UFC in Vegas Monday, White remains uninterested
Askren meeting with UFC in Vegas Monday, White remains uninterested
"We're gonna meet with him on Monday," said White. "We're just not going to sign him. He can go to WSOF where there's actually some competition for him."
11/22/2013
Regulated MMA would bring $135,000,000 to New York state
Regulated MMA would bring $135,000,000 to New York state
After ZUFFA CEO Lorenzo Fertitta mentioned that the UFC planned 54 shows in 2014, some 'fans' of the sport tweeted in opposition to the number of shows.
11/22/2013
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