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Nov 27, 2016 10:36 am

VIDEO | Lorenzo Fertitta’s son delivers crushing hit for Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  Notre Dame's Nicco Fertitta just flattened a human being…..😱😱😱😱 pic.twitter.com/LMxt5rs4yZ — Jack McGuire (@TailgateHeisman) November 26, 2016 At BJPenn.com, we don’t generally cover football – unless we’re talking about football players making the jump to mixed martial arts, or ex-NFL players taking on MMA legends. Today, however, we’re making an exception for a young...

Jul 6, 2016 11:55 am

Lorenzo Fertitta & Dana White address latest UFC sale rumors

Lately the rumors of the UFC’s potential sale have heated up, with reports indicating that the UFC was sold for upwards of $4 billion. While the UFC brass had maintained silence in the media regarding the latest rumors, UFC President Dana White, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta decided it was time to put the rumors...

Jun 23, 2016 10:38 am

Lorenzo Fertitta accepts new job outside of MMA

While the MMA community is still buzzing with rumors about the UFC’s potential sale, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is now in a 5-year contract with Red Rock, earning him $500,000 per year according to PR Newswire. Prior to the deal, Fertitta was already a Red Rock Vice President, and on the board of directors. This...


Apr 14, 2016 12:58 pm

VIDEO | Lorenzo Fertitta unveils UFC’s plans for first event in New York

Early Thursday morning New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York after nearly a 20 year ban. Shortly after Governor Cuomo signed the bill, the UFC announced that they would be holding their inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden on November 12th. In the video above, UFC CEO...

Mar 23, 2016 8:17 am

Lorenzo Fertitta discusses possibility of Ronda Rousey fighting at MSG

Late Tuesday afternoon it was revealed that a bill was passed by New York assembly that saw a bill legalizing MMA passed. The bill now moves to the desk of Governor Andrew Cuomo, who in the past has expressed his interest in signing the bill. This is a big win for the sport of MMA,...

Feb 11, 2016 1:43 pm

TBT! Conor McGregor explains his ‘mystic’ abilities to Lorenzo Fertitta

Conor McGregor Explains His Mystic Abilities To… by CombatNation For this throwback Thursday take a look back at Conor McGregor explaining his mystic powers to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. This clip was prior to McGregor fighting Dustin Poirier at UFC 178. McGregor ultimately defeated Poirier via 1st round KO. Following that McGregor defeated Dennis Siver...

Jan 26, 2016 12:48 pm

John Lewis: The Man who introduced Lorenzo Fertitta to the UFC

John Lewis YouTube John Lewis is without a doubt not only one of the pioneers of Mixed Martial Arts, but also a martial arts icon. With more than 30 MMA fights to his name in addition to a 5th degree black belt in BJJ, and 1st degree black belt in Judo, Lewis has left, and...

Jan 11, 2016 9:48 am

Dana White on CEO Fertitta’s Reaction to Aldo’s Loss:

President Dana White was just as shocked as anyone by the 13 second knockout of Jose Aldo last year.   The one-punch decisive strike sent ripples of warning to the LW and FW divisions that a force was to be recognized that night. White explained the sudden reaction to the Boston Herald‘s Jack Encarnacao: “Frank Fertitta is...

Jan 2, 2016 7:48 am

WATCH! Lorenzo Fertitta discusses concussions in MMA

While concussion research is currently making headlines all across the nation in various sports, UFC CEO Lorenzo Ferrite believes that the UFC is currently on the forefront of concussion research. You can watch him explain why the UFC handles concussions better than any other sporting organization above, and let us know what you think in...

Dec 30, 2015 9:31 am

WATCH! Lorenzo Fertitta says UFC will bring in over half a billion dollars in 2015

The world’s premiere mixed martial arts promotion has had a record year in 2015. Check out this video featuring UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta talking about how the company will rake in “about” $600 million in 2015 alone. Fertitta talks about fighter pay, which always has been a hot topic amongst both fighters and fans (transcribed...

Dec 26, 2015 7:41 am

Fertitta talks Jones vs. DC II in New York

While MMA may still be illegal in New York, that hasn’t stopped the UFC from booking the Madison Square Garden for April 23rd for a tentative Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta spoke to the New York Post to discuss the status of the event,...

Dec 17, 2015 8:35 am

Lorenzo Fertitta discusses Holm vs. Rousey rematch at UFC 200

Last month when Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193, the world knew we would have to see a rematch sooner rather than later. Unfortunately, given the extent of Rousey’s injuries, talks of a rematch were put on hold following the bout. The former champ has loose teeth that...

Dec 16, 2015 6:59 pm

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta: Rousey to Film 2 Movies Then Returns For The Belt

Lorenzo Fertitta is all about promoting his brand.   When your in his position the answer to any question is “more.”   So when it comes to one of the biggest UFC stars in history wanting to do a couple of movies and come back later to take her belt back, I’m sure Fertitta didn’t...

Dec 15, 2015 8:22 am

WATCH! Frank Fertitta slams down UFC championship belt after McGregor’s win

Interesting reaction from Frank Fertitta after the KO. Slams down the UFC belt. pic.twitter.com/btjwFxcuzI — Jeremy Botter (@jeremybotter) December 13, 2015 This video is sure to raise some questions. We’ve seen the reactions from both Aldo and McGregor’s corners, as well as from several other UFC fighters, when Jose Aldo was knocked out Cold by...

Nov 18, 2015 9:53 pm

Fertitta predicts UFC 193 is 2nd best-selling UFC PPV ever

UFC 193 was without a doubt an action packed night. From Mark Hunt’s 1st round KO win over Bigfoot Silva, to Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s 5 round war with Valerie Letourneau, and of course Holly Holm’s flawless performance against Ronda Rousey. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta believes that the event will be the 2nd best-selling UFC PPV of...

Sep 29, 2015 10:24 am

REPLAY! White And Fertitta Show Up In Court To Support Jones

View post on imgur.com The support that the UFC’s shown for their former light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, has been pretty outstanding. They’ve been quick to release statements about his status and even though they did end up stripping him and suspending him, they’ve essentially been by his side throughout the whole ordeal. Tuesday, at...

Aug 10, 2015 9:28 am

Lorenzo Fertitta: Ronda Rousey’s Bringing Teenage Girls To UFC

Ronda Rousey could be one of the few stars of the octagon to crossover into mainstream media, and UFC Chairman & CEO Lorenzo Fertitta couldn’t be happier about it! Rousey’s stock has increased tenfold since her dominant victory over Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on August 1st. UFC is no stranger to having their athletes...

Aug 10, 2015 7:30 am

All Access! — Hanging Backstage With Cuban, Fertitta, And Penn

[ooyala code=”BlN2pzdjpyaaNJPrSo7rtlzHbzRDfxu3″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”960″ height=”540″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Self-made billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban has long been a supporter of Mixed Martial Arts. Formerly CEO of popular T.V. channel HDNet, Cuban invested heavily into broadcasting regional scene action to a national audience. Seen in the video (above), shot by BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage, we see Cuban hanging...

Jul 1, 2015 9:08 am

Fertitta On Picking Mendes Over Edgar: ‘It Was A Coin Toss’

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta says it wasn’t easy to choose between Chad Mendes and Frankie Edgar, for who would fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189, but ultimately they had to make a choice. Fertitta talked to MMAFighting about the situation and said ranking had a lot to do with it. “At the end of the...

Jun 30, 2015 4:04 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta Confident McGregor vs. Aldo Will Happen

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta says that he’s optimistic that the fight between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor will in fact go down at UFC 189. Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

May 3, 2015 1:52 pm

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta Disses May/Pac Fight: ‘Ordered A Steak And Got A Salad’

Even UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta had something to say about the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight. Fertitta took to Twitter to send out his subtle jab. Ordered a steak and got a salad. #MayPac — Lorenzo Fertitta (@lorenzofertitta) May 3, 2015 Agree with him? By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 REAL TALK! Luke Rockhold & Daniel...