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Nancy Gay Joins UFC as Editor-in-Chief of UFC.com

 

NANCY GAY JOINS ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP AS

VICE PRESIDENT, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF UFC.COM

Gay Brings More Than 20 Years of Sports Journalism and Editorial Experience

Las Vegas, Nev. – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) is pleased to announce that Nancy Gay has joined the company as Vice President, Editor-In-Chief of UFC.com. In her new role, Gay will develop editorial content for UFC.com and direct the website’s worldwide operation, spanning 16 regions and 9 different languages. Nancy will also oversee web producers and UFC.com writers around the world, working closely with UFC production teams to create exclusive and innovative content for millions of UFC fans.

 “With Nancy’s vast experience in sports journalism and as a sports editor, we are excited about the future of UFC.com’s continued development and expansion globally,” UFC President Dana White said. “Nancy’s creativity and vision for the organization will provide millions of UFC fans original stories, articles, and videos exclusive to UFC.com.”

 “I am thrilled to join the incredible UFC team and to be a part of its astonishing worldwide growth and popularity,” Gay said. “The UFC’s online presence is one of the most influential in sports, and I am excited to develop original and exclusive content for UFC fans around the world.”

 Gay brings more than 20 years of sports journalism experience and comes to the UFC from Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. A longtime writer and broadcast analyst of combat sports, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and motorsports for the NBC Sports Group, FOXSports.com, ESPN, and NFL Network, Gay began her career as a newspaper sportswriter at USA Today, the Orlando Sentinel, the San Jose Mercury News, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is also the first female voter for the 46-person Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee.

 About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®

Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®) is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Beijing, Singapore and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in 129 countries to nearly 800 million TV households worldwide in 28 different languages. The UFC has a multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S., which annually includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network, as well as The Ultimate Fighter® reality television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS™, a digital subscription service with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. The UFC organization also licenses over 100 UFC GYM® locations, and owns UFC.TV® (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT™ (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC Magazine, and has a videogame franchise with EA SPORTS, UFC Fight Club®, UFC Fan Expo®, Octagon™ branded apparel, DVDs and Blu-rays and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter and Instagram: @UFC.

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