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Combination of World Wrestling Entertainment and UFC takes aim at growing global fans
US investment bank, which is leading sale of Manchester United, is set for one of its biggest ever paydays
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Merger of Vince McMahon’s wrestling company with mixed martial arts group should create value for shareholders
Ari Emanuel to head new listed entity housing mixed martial arts and wrestling groups
Scandal-hit founder Vince McMahon back in the ring to assist in potential blockbuster sale
Recent events show that dramas are better when staged in advance and confined to the ring
Business scores ratings and rights deal victories in first year but early mistakes still to be confronted
Wrestling group reports surprise revenue decline on weaker attendance
Wrestling impresario to relaunch XFL at time of crisis for American football
A rallying cry for the left focuses on the cultural forces behind rightwing populism
What took them so long?
US wrestling network inks deal to stream matches in Mandarin and unveils its first Chinese star
The Republican candidate loves the big stage but can he win the ultimate reality TV show?
Sport looks beyond its Mexican heartland with TV series and foreign fights to woo new fan base
Another entertainment company struggles to maximise the value of its content
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