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The MMA Tete-A-Tete: UFC 144 Discussion

Luke Thomas and Kid Nate talk about UFC 144 and review UFC on Fuel Tv.

UFC 144: Yoshihiro Akiyama Leads The UFC Back To Japan

Japanese superstar Yoshihiro Akiyama returns to fight in Japan for the first time in four years at UFC 144.

The Stag Party: The Current State of MMA in Asia

The Stag Party tackles the state of MMA in Asia. UFC in Japan, the ONE FC - Dream partnership, URCC, CFC, Road FC, and more!

UFC Smartly Nixes Plans for UFC Japan to Lead Into U.S. Pay-Per-View

According to a report from MMAFighting.com's Daniel Herbertson, the UFC has finally wised up to the realities of promoting an event in Japan. It was originally suggested by UFC President Dana White that the UFC Japan card, scheduled to take place at Saitama Super Arena on February 26, would act as a prelude to a stateside pay-per-view, but sources have confirmed that the UFC has nixed that approach

UFC Confirms Suspicions, Gives Japan the Cold Shoulder

UFC President Dana White has talked consistently over the years about how the UFC will remain progressive in its approach to gaining popularity worldwide. The promotion has made huge strides to expand internationally, transcending cultural boundaries that other sports like football, baseball, and basketball have only been able to do at a minimum.

UFC's Return to Japan a Wasteful Vanity Act

After months of speculating whether the UFC was serious about heading back to the Land of the Rising Sun, UFC Asia marketing director Mark Fischer officially announced yesterday that the UFC will hold an event on Sunday, February 26th at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

UFC Targeting February 2012 for Return to Japan

The UFC hopes to return to Japan in February, 2012.

Dana White Announces Plan to Run UFC Show in Japan

Dana White announces plans for a UFC show in Japan.

The Mystery Behind the UFC's Goals in Japan

BloodyElbow.com's Leland Roling takes an in-depth look at the goals for the UFC as they attempt to enter the Japanese market following the inevitable demise of the sport's major promotions in the region. The UFC is rumored to be eying entry into Japan in late 2011, possibly December.

UFC's Expansion Into Japan Remains a Lofty Endeavor

BloodyElbow.com's Leland Roling takes a meticulous look at the possibility of the UFC expanding into Japan as early as late 2011 or early 2012.

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