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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is owned and operated by Endeavor Group Holdings along with Silver Lake Partners, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and MSD Capital via Zuffa, LLC. It is the largest MMA promotion company in the world and features some of the highest-level fighters in the sport on its roster. The UFC produces events worldwide that showcase twelve weight divisions (eight men's divisions and four women's divisions) and abides by the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts. As of 2020, the UFC has held over 500 events. Dana White has been UFC president since 2001. Under White's stewardship, the UFC has grown into a globally popular multi-billion-dollar enterprise.

Notable wrestlers

Alexis Davis, Alexis Dufresne, Aspen Ladd, Bea Malecki, Elizabeth Phillips, Felicia Spencer, Germaine de Randamie, Holly Holm, Irene Aldana, Jessica-Rose Clark, Julia Avila, Julianna Peña, Julija Stoliarenko, Karol Rosa, Kelly Faszholz, Ketlen Vieira, Larissa Pacheco, Lauren Mueller, Leah Letson, Lina Länsberg, Megan Anderson, Norma Dumont, Raquel Pennington, Sara McMann, Sarah Alpar, Sarah Kaufman, Shanna Young, Shayna Baszler, Stephanie Egger, Talita Bernardo, Tracy Cortez, Valentina Shevchenko, Veronica Macedo, Yana Kunitskaya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Years active 1993-Present
Website https://www.ufc.com/