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DraftKings seals UFC partnership

Boston based daily fantasy sports operator Draftkings has continued its expansion into professional sports by announcing a partnership with leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promoter the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). UFC fighting events will now be promoted on the Draftkings platform, for players to contest exclusive weekly fantasy MMA leagues and contests. UFC is set to plan exclusive prizes for …

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UFC Vice President backs expansion of US sports betting

UFC Executive Vice President Lawrence Epstein has publicly backed the expansion of legalised sports betting in the United States. Speaking to US news source ESPN.com, Epstein urged the US senate to address the need for proper regulation and frameworks in order to allow legalised sports betting. Epstein stated that unlike the four major US sporting associations (NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB) …

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Happy returns for UFC Dublin

UFC Fight Night Dublin proved to be a major coup for bookmakers and TV audiences, with Conor McGregor’s bout becoming the highest rated sports event on 3e. Paddy Power said the series, which returned to the capital’s O2 Arena after a five year absence, was their biggest ever turnover on a UFC event by a country mile, aided by McGregor’s involvement. PR Manager Feilim MacAnIomaire commented: “UFC has been …

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Unibet Becomes Official Betting Partner of the UFC

Unibet Plc announced today that it had agreed a deal to become the official betting partner for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The partnership deal comes immediately into effect, and will see the operator’s sports betting brand – Unibet.com promoted in the regions of the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, France and the Netherlands. The Ultimate Fighting Championship, is a professional …

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