Top 3 MMA promotions in Nevada

Nevada is known as the home of UFC, the top MMA promotion in the entire world.

They also have other promotions in the state such as; UFC, Tuff-N-Uff, World Fighting Championships

1. UFC

History

Ultimate Fighting Championship is the largest mixed martial arts promotion company in the world.

It was founded in 1993 by Art Davie and Rorion Gracie and a few others. 

The current president is the famous Dana White who sets up fights with the best fighters in the world.

After not having specific weight classes, UFC now boasts 12 different weight classes.  

Fights are all held in the Octagon cage matches. 

How is it going

UFC continues to grow globally, and so far has had over 600 events and over 6500 matches internationally. 

Broadcast

YouTube channel: UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship with 13.4 million subscribers 

ESPN has UFC’s domestic rights. 

There are many PPV options around the world, including BT Sport in the UK, Globosat in Brazil, and many more. 

UFC also has its own streaming platform called UFC Fight Pass which is available worldwide (except Brazil and Latin America)

2. Tuff-N-Uff

History

Tuff-N-Uff was started in 1994, with the main goal to promote amateur MAA events in the United States, especially in Nevada. 

How is it going

So far, Tuff-N-Uff has had over 115 events. They are the premiere amateur MMA promotion in the country. 

Broadcast

Fights are available on all major television providers (Cox, Fios, Dish, Spectrum), beIN sports, as well as Sling and FuboTV. 

Links to the fight replays can also be accessed on tuffnuff.com

3. World Fighting Championships

History

WFC is a combat sport promotion based in Las Vegas that promotes MMA, boxing, and kickboxing.

There are other WFC branches in different states as well. 

Founded in 2012 and with a strong relation to casinos in Nevada, WFC has become very active since President Matt McGovern started the promotion. 

How is it going

So far, World Fighting Championships has held 38 events with approximately 96 matches. 

Broadcast

The fights hosted by WFC have been hosted in over 25 different markets in the US and featured on major broadcasters such as; ESPN, USA TODAY, CNN, Inside MMA, and Fox Sports.