The Ultimate Fighting Championship, based out of Las Vegas Nevada, USA, has been the front runner for quite some time now as the leading mixed martial arts promotion to date since the start of their journey with UFC 1 which aired in 1993.
Bellator MMA is an American mixed martial arts promotion that held their first MMA event in 2009 and has continued to promote the sport as one of the top promotions to date.
One Championship has been promoting as well as hosting events for mixed martial arts, Muay Thai, and kickboxing since 2011. A fight promotion based in Singapore, One Championship has become one of the top dogs in MMA promotions, and showcasing some of the best martial artist in the world.
Fight Nights Global, a Russian based mixed martial arts promotion, who’s founder happens to be a renowned Russian athlete, is now one of the biggest MMA organizations in the world. You can watch FNG on the VK social network or locally on MATCH TV.
Absolute Championship Akhmat, is one of the leading mixed martial arts promotions in Europe. Showcasing world class Russian MMA, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and kickboxing.
Invicta FC, an American female mixed martial arts promotion, held their first fight card promotion in 2012 as a free online streaming event. Many of the best female fighters in the world,who are currently ranked in other organizations, have competed on the Invicta FC battlegrounds.
Professional Fighters League, formally known as World Series of Fighting, debut the first professional mixed martial arts season in 2018. The season ended with six championship bouts for six different weight classes.
Legacy Fighting Alliance, created from a merger between Legacy Fighting Championship and Resurrection Fighting Alliance, is an American mixed martial arts promotion based in Houston Texas. Founded by the great Ed Soares, LFA events are broadcast locally on AXS TV Fights.
Cage Warriors, a London based mixed martial arts promotion, has been showcasing some of the best mixed martial artist in the world since 2002. World Champion fighters like Michael Bisping and Conor Mcgregor, made huge names for themselves in Cage Warriors, before going to the UFC. You can watch Cage Warrior events on UFC Fight Pass or on several television networks such as BT Sport and FREESPORT.
RIZIN Fighting Federation is a mixed martial arts organization based out of Japan. Created in 2012 by former Pride FC president, Nobuyuki Sakakibara. You can watch RIZIN FF exclusively on on FITE TV in North America and Europe.
Caged Steel Mixed Martial Arts, is an MMA promotion based out of Doncaster, United Kingdom, which showcases their events around the world on their own Pay Per View network.
M-1 Global, a mixed martial arts promotion based in St. Petersburg, Russia, hosted their first MMA event in 2009. M-1 has recently partnered with the UFC to scout upcoming Russian fighters serving as a farm league. M-1 Global events can be seen from many different countries, however mainly broadcast in Russia and Europe.
Originally established in 2000 as DEEP 2001, DEEP is a mixed martial arts promotion and sanctioning organization based out of Nagoya, Japan. You can watch the events on their local networks such as SKY PerfectTV, Fighting TV Samurai channel, or streaming on AbemaTV.
Pancrase, founded by former professional wrestlers Masakatsu Funaki and Minoru Suzuki, has been showcasing MMA events since the early 90’s. Based in Tokyo, Japan, Pancrase is one of the Pioneer promotions and still delivering some of the best MMA fights to date. Pancrase events can be seen on the UFC Fight Pass.
Road Fighting Championship, which was founded in 2010 by Mun-Hong Jung, is a South Korean mixed martial arts promotion. Events are broadcast live and on delay in South Korea on SPOTV since 2018. SPOTV is South Korea’s non- free-to-air network.
Brought to you by Chael Sonnen, Submission Underground is a grappling tournament with some of the elite mixed martial artist of today, who also happen to be world class ground fighters. Submission Underground is brought to you live, and can only be seen on UFC Fight Pass.
Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki, which one can translate as a Martial Arts Showdown, is a Polish mixed martial arts promotion that has grown very popular in Europe. You can watch their events locally on Polsat Sport and Fight Network internationally.