1. Khabib Nurmagomedov – Eagle FC
After his retirement, Khabib Nurmagomedov bought Eagle FC formerly known as Gorilla Fighting Championship (GFC) for $1 million.
2. African Knockout Promotions – Kamaru Usman
African Knockout Promotions is a relatively small promotion company that has hosted several fights in Africa.
3. Midwest Cage Championship – Johnny Case
Midwest Cage Championship is a mixed martial arts promotion company founded by Johnny Case in 2014.
The company is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Midwest Cage Championship has held over 50 events throughout the United States.
The company primarily showcases fighters in the light heavyweight, heavyweight, and middleweight divisions.
Some of the most notable fighters to have competed for the promotion include Trevor Prangley.
4. Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat -Urijah Faber
Urijah Faber can be regarded as one of the most accomplished mixed martial artists in history.
He has competed in some of the most prestigious organizations globally, including the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC).
After an illustrious career, Faber decided to retire from competition and focus on his new business venture: Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat.
5. Combat Zone MMA: Calvin Kattar
Calvin Kattar is the owner of Combat Zone MMA, a mixed martial arts organization focusing on developing new talent.
Kattar opened Combat Zone in 2010, intending to provide a place for up-and-coming fighters to hone their skills in martial arts and work their way up the ranks.
The promotion has since become one of the most respected in the country, and many of its former colleagues have gone on to achieve great things in the UFC.
Kattar’s dedication to his athletes and his passion for the sport make him a valuable asset to the MMA community.
6. Ultimate Battle Grounds – Derek Brunson
As the owner of Ultimate Battle Grounds, Derek Brunson has helped to create a top-notch destination for martial arts enthusiasts of all levels.
From amateur fighters to professionals, Ultimate Battle Grounds offers something for everyone.
Brunson’s passion for martial arts and his commitment to providing a world-class experience make him an important figure in the martial arts community.
7. Showtime FC- Anthony Pettis
As the owner of Showtime FC, Anthony Pettis has been able to help promote and grow Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) across the US.
Pettis has shown his dedication to the sport by consistently putting on exciting and entertaining fights, which has helped Showtime FC become one of the top MMA promotions in the world.
Pettis’ passion for the sport and his commitment to Showtime FC has made him one of the world’s most respected and well-known MMA promoters.
8. Nação Cyborg: Cris Cyborg
Since Cris Cyborg created Nação Cyborg, the promotion has seen a lot of success.
With her at the helm, the promotion has become one of the best in the world, and she has been able to help many athletes achieve their dreams.
Her dedication and passion for the sport have made her an excellent leader, and her promotion is fortunate enough to have her at the helm.
Nação Cyborg is a force to be reckoned with in the world of MMA.
Cris Cyborg aimed for her promotion to be poised to reach even greater heights in the years to come.
9. Jungle Fight: Wallid Ismail
Jungle Fight Promotions is a Brazilian MMA organization founded by Wallid Ismail.
The organization has been known for helping to develop the careers of many top MMA fighters, including Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida, and Jose Aldo.
In addition, jungle Fight has also been credited with helping to popularize MMA in Brazil.
Due to its success, Jungle Fight has served as a model for other MMA organizations, including the UFC.
10. Urban Fight Night -Suman Mokhtarian
Urban Fight Night Promotion is a company that Suman Mokhtarian founded.
He has been involved in the fight industry for many years, and he is ambitious to use his knowledge and expertise.
UFNP has quickly become one of the most successful promotions globally, and it has attracted some of the best fighters in the sport.
He is constantly working to improve the production quality, and he is always looking for new ways to entertain the fans.