PALM BEACH, Florida, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The maturing World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) markets are quickly becoming the more competitive industries in sports in terms of revenue opportunities as the rising entertainment venues gain popularity around the globe providing big business and sponsorship opportunities for companies such as: Alliance MMA, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMMA), World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE), Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV), Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE: BUD)
Alliance MMA, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMMA), a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) company that brings together the best regional productions building the next generation of MMA champions, saw two alumni from Cage Fury Fighting Championship (CFFC), Katlyn Chookagian and Shane Burgos, both come away victorious at UFC 210 in Buffalo, New York.
"Our mission since day one has been to provide a developmental platform for the next generation of MMA superstars," said Alliance MMA President Robert Haydak. "It's great to see two alumni from the Alliance MMA organization climbing their way to the top." Read this and more news for AMMA at http://marketnewsupdates.com/news/amma.html
In the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Pass Prelims, Katlyn "Blonde Fighter" Chookagian improved her record to 9-1 by defeating Irene Aldana via a split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) after three rounds of back-and-forth action. On the FoxSports1 preliminary card, "Hurricane" Shane Burgos defeated Charles Rosa via third round TKO. The New York native remained undefeated at 9-0 and has become a premier prospect in the UFC's featherweight division.
"We at Cage Fury Fighting Championships couldn't be prouder and happier with Shane and Katlyn's wins at UFC 210," said CFFC General Manager Devon Mathiesen. "We congratulate them on their path to greatness, one fight at a time!"
In other industry news and developments:
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) News: Ticketmaster's UFC event in May - UFC 211 - is being held at the American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX on May 13 at 5:15pm. Tickets are now available with select seats to still choose from.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) recent news: SEGA™ announced last week a partnership with global entertainment company WWE to publish a new free-to-play idle mobile game called WWE Tap Mania. The game is being developed by The Tap Lab, based in Cambridge, MA, and is projected for launch later this year. This partnership unites two celebrated global brands, adding an exciting new element to SEGA's diverse catalog of mobile games.
A new EA Sports UFC game, EA Sports UFC 3, is on the way. It's set to release during the publisher's 2018 fiscal year - between April 2017 and March 2018 - per Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) CEO Andrew Wilson. Wilson made the announcement during an earning's call that also revealed information on NBA Live 18 and other forthcoming sports games in the company's lineup. EA didn't announce a specific release date or any significant details about EA UFC 3, but the series' past offers some clues as to when it might come out.
CONOR MCGREGOR has certainly taken the sport of UFC to another level. As outspoken out of the cage as he is skilled in it, McGregor, who is nicknamed "The Notorious" has helped turn UFC major box office. Here, we take a look just how much the fighting Irishman is worth, and how the sport has made him as rich as he is. He currently has deals with Reebok, Bud Light - Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE: BUD), Monster Energy, Volvo and Dethrone Royalty Brand.
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