Top TKO executives' massive salaries and bonuses revealed
Following the UFC-WWE merger, top TKO executives like Ari Emanuel will receive massive salaries and bonuses, on top of their Endeavor pay.
Hitting the links: UFC + WWE = Layoffs! Plus, PFL's PPV stinks
Here are the UFC and MMA stories you might have missed during the week, including UFC finances and WWE / TKO layoffs.
Huge roster cuts after WWE-UFC merger - UPDATED
Huge cuts after the WWE-UFC merger have continued, this time in the roster side of things.
Mass layoffs of over 100 employees after UFC-WWE merger - UPDATE 2
There were mass layoffs after UFC and WWE officially merged to form TKO. Could more be coming?
Brock Lesnar: UFC God
Jonathan Snowden is a long-time combat sports journalist. His books include Total MMA, Shooters and Shamrock: The World’s Most Dangerous Man. His work has appeared in USA Today, Bleacher Report, Fox Sports, The Ringer and, of course, Bloody Elbow. Subscribe to the Hybrid Shoot newsletter to keep up with his latest work. ‘Brock Lesnar was the worst UFC […]
Dana White not loving UFC/WWE crossover talk
Could we see a whole new era of MMA & pro-wrestling crossover work? Not if Dana White can help it.
UFC and WWE merge, Dana White no longer UFC president on paper
UFC and WWE have officially merged to form TKO.
It's time! - UFC & WWE merger about to begin
Things are about to start moving and shaking with the upcoming WWE & UFC merger.
WWE star says he declined $500K, multiple UFC offers
A WWE superstar turned down three UFC offers?
Dana White thinks Brock Lesnar looks good at age 46
Dana White might be done with Brock Lesnar in the UFC, but what about Power Slap?
Dana White responds to that Ronda Rousey rumour
UFC President Dana White recently discussed a rumour regarding former bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
Shayna Baszler Exclusive: 'Onslaught of hatred' aimed at her & Ronda Rousey in MMA prepped them for the WWE
Shayna Baszler sat down for an exclusive interview with Bloody Elbow on a variety of topics covering both MMA and pro wrestling.
Ronda Rousey outwrestles Marshawn Lynch
Stars on Mars cast members Ronda Rousey and Marshawn Lynch wrestle for command.
Adesanya gives unique and contrasting take on a WWE move
After a shout out from within the WWE, UFC champion Israel Adesanya discussed the possibility of lacing up some wrestling boots that’s different from his MMA peers.
Francis Ngannou is Our Muhammad Ali
Jason Lee of MMAi Fight Analytics explains why Francis Ngannou may be the Muhammad Ali for the sport, and more in his candid interview with Nate Wilcox.
UFC, WWE merger name revealed
The name for UFC and WWE's merger company is certainly relevant to the products they sell.
Endeavor's Suffocation Strategy | MMA Media Interview
Join Bloody Elbow Owner, Kid Nate Wilcox in a candid interview with MMA Media OG, Zach Arnold of Fight Opinion
Bad Bunny and how the stars will always align for WWE over UFC
Makes sense the entertainers like Bad Bunny will always pick WWE over the UFC.
Nicky Rodriguez announces potential WWE move | Grappling Report
Rising star grappler Nicky Rodriguez could be going to the WWE, plus the biggest headlines and news from the world of jiu-jitsu and competitive grappling.
Meghan Markle signs with Endeavor; UFC or WWE?
Could Meghan Markle be headed to one of the world's premier sports-entertainment properties?
Kid Nate & Jason Cruz | MMA Têtê-À-Têtê
Tête-à-tête (French “head-to-head”): noun – a private conversation between two people, usually in an intimate setting. | adjective – involving or happening between two people in private. | adverb – between two people in private.
Jake Paul’s betting app investigated following SEC violation
Jake Paul's micro-betting platform is being scrutinized by Massachuetts following Paul's recent SEC violation.
Andreas Hale's handy guide to the UFC-WWE merger | Crooklyn's Corner 36
Our latest episode features Sporting News senior writer and documentary filmmaker Andreas Hale to give us a handy guide to the UFC-WWE merger for those that don't keep up with pro wrestling.
If I Did It - UFC 287 fallout
The IIDI crew returns with their thoughts on UFC 287 and the new UFC & WWE mega-merger.
Mark Shapiro: Ari Emanuel to stay out of UFC and WWE day-to-day operations
Mark Shapiro discussed the future of he and Ari Emanuel's UFC-WWE super company.
Kevin Nash: McMahon wanted me to box Mike Tyson in 1995
Former WWE and WCW champ Kevin Nash is known for being one of the most shrewd men in the world of pro-wrestling. Sometimes that comes at a cost.
Logan Paul signs multi-year contract with WWE
Logan Paul, after impressing in limited use with the WWE, has put pen to paper on a multi-year deal with the company. The 28-year-old influencer’s signing was announced on Instagram. Logan Paul initially signed for WWE in 2022 Paul’s first contract with the WWE was for one year. That deal saw him appear as a […]
UFC merger results in Vince McMahon losing voting control over WWE
Vince McMahon is set to lose power over WWE decision due to the UFC merger.
UFC Fighters Crossing Over to WWE? Know Your Role
BE has two words for any UFC fighter expecting an easy crossover into WWE: Think again.
WWE slammed for using Auschwitz footage in wrestler's promo video
WWE used footage from a concentration camp for a wrestler's walk-in video.