VFD Marketing Presents: UFC News and Notes

June 23, 2015

Stipe Miocic or Andre Arlovski next for Fabricio Werdum. Dana White said Junior Dos Santos deserves the first shot at Fabricio Werdum, but due to injury it will either be Stipe Miocic or Andrei Arlovski. UFC matchmakers have the choice of youth or the aged pitbull. We’ll see who they pick.


Aldo drug test controversy stirs up Conor McGregor. Conor McGregor doesn’t mince words and when he called Jose Aldo a “little weasel” he meant it. Aldo had a drug test thrown out in Brazil due to visa issues with the tester. He was tested again days later. McGregor is calling shenanigans, the Aldo camp is explaining themselves, and the show will go on.


UFC looking to expand shows in 2016, including Russia. The UFC is an international organization and it’s only a matter of time that a live show is held in the Eurasian market. UFC officials cited 2016 as the year that it will happen.


UFC and MMA marketing is a big business these days. A heavy event schedule and accessible fighters brings about many marketing opportunities. The UFC is currently in Germany and will continue to venture around the world in the months and years to come. MMA is truly an international sport, and VFD gives brands the opportunity to capitalize on that popularity.