PRIDE and The UFC went head to head for years trying to become the preeminent organization in the world. Zuffa and the beasts of Las Vegas won that fight, and have kept a chokehold on the competition every since. Startups like Affliction/DREAM/EliteXC have appeared with big pockets, and have subsequently left the business with them empty (at least the promotional side). However, promoters are still trying their hand at this risky business and some have are having a bit of success. This article will be detailing some promotions that show promise, some that seem to be treading water, or are probably on their way to Dana’s rumored grave yard located at Zuffa HQ.
ONE Fighting Championship