UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock was instrumental in the UFC’s turnaround right into a mainstream sport. The UFC slowly, but steadily, rose in reputation after the Zuffa buy, due partly to greater advertising, company sponsorship, the return to cable pay-per-view and subsequent house video and DVD releases. With ties to the Nevada State Athletic Commission (Lorenzo Fertitta was a former member of the NSAC), Zuffa secured sanctioning in Nevada in 2001.
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Ultimately, the case moved to Nevada federal courts, the place Zuffa was denied its movement to stay discovery for 15 years of its monetary data. Ronda Rousey was the primary feminine UFC champion. She defended her a hundred thirty five-pound Bantamweight Championship from March 3, 2012 to November 15, 2015. Fighters exposed to the UFC audience—or who grew to become prominent—in the publish-Pride period embody Anderson Silva, Jon Fitch, Lyoto Machida, Cain Velasquez, and … Read More