UFC has been forced to drop a fight from its UFC 265 mixed martial arts (MMA) event scheduled for August 7, 2021. The UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship bout between Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña has been removed from the fight card as Nunes tested positive for Covid-19. Had the fight…

Gloves in any kind of combat fighting are both a necessity and also controversial. They protect the fists of the wearer and help prevent facial lacerations that might lead to stoppages. On the other hand, they allow fighters to throw harder punches with their padded fists, doing little to prevent…

The UFC and Crypto.com made waves in 2021 by announcing the MMA organization’s latest major sponsorship agreement. It’s inevitably raised curiosity over the UFC’s biggest deals and how much they’re worth. The AllStar is more than happy to break them down for you, starting with the much-maligned UFC Reebok deal.…

All major sports organisations form exclusive agreements with big-name apparel makers to outfit their athletes. These partnerships are part of the sponsorship playbook. Exclusive outfitting is one of the major assets that a sports body can offer up to generate millions, if not billions, in revenue each year. And so…