TORONTO - The UFC has joined forces with Reebok on a six-year deal billed as the biggest non-broadcast partnership in the history of the mixed martial arts organization. Javier Mascherano Jersey .UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta called the agreement a seminal moment for this company and for this sport, taking it to another level.The deal will change the way UFC fighters look.Instead of a mishmash of sponsors on shorts (or tops for women), they will wear gear with the Reebok logo with perhaps one title sponsor.Think more along the lines of European soccer, Fertitta said in a conference call prior to Tuesdays announcement in New York.Any title sponsor on the Reebok gear will be a major global brand, promised Fertitta.Just that alone is going to completely change the perception of the sport, the perception of the athletes, the level that where were at, he added. This is a true game-changer.The new athlete outfitting policy will start in July 2015.Fertitta declined to detail the value of the Reebok deal but said the vast majority if not all of the revenues will go to the fighters in the beginning. The UFC hopes to dip into the revenue itself down the line as it grows.For the UFC, a partnership with Reebok adds legitimacy to combat sports. Indeed, its a far cry from condom and gun shop ads that used to adorn fighter shorts.Fighters will be paid to wear the new gear on a per-fight basis. How much they get will be based on their ranking the day of the weigh-in. Champions will make the most, with subsequent tiers for fighters ranked No. 1-5, 6-10, 11-15 and those not ranked.The rankings are voted on by a media panel.Fighters will also get royalties on gear with their likeness.Previously fighters were essentially allowed to walk in wearing gear advertising their own sponsors. If their sponsor was not connected to the UFC and was of a certain size, it would have to pay the UFC an affiliation fee. Some elite fighters also shared in revenue from top UFC sponsors who elected to use them.Fighters also had their own deals.Light-heavyweight champion Jon (Bones) Jones, for example, has a deal with Nike. Former welterweight title-holder Georges St-Pierre had his own line with Affliction.Fighters can keep those sponsors although they wont be able to wear them into the Octagon.So no different than any other professional sports league, said Fertitta. Obviously if you play in the NFL, Tom Brady wears a Nike uniform, DeMarco Murray wears a Nike uniform but Tom Brady is actually sponsored by Under Armour and DeMarco Murray is sponsored by Adidas.The UFC has some 500 male and female fighters under contract.Most of the people Ive talked to, they really get it. Theyre excited about it, said UFC president Dana White.Now they will have to wear Reebok into the cage and the sponsor banners that were displayed during pre-bout introductions will disappear. But Fertitta says fighters will still have their own look under the new deal. It will allow for each of the fighters individuality but also will provide a unique iconic and consistent look for all the athletes, Fertitta said.Fighters cornermen will also wear Reebok gear.Interested to see what girls will have for @Reebok apparel. Hoping we have an option to wear more than sports bra and short shorts #modesty, tweeted Victoria bantamweight Sarah Kaufman, ranked No. 5 among 135-pound contenders. The new partnership will see UFC-Reebok gear in 1,500 Reebok stores and other retail outlets worldwide.Ita a massive, massive move for the sport of MMA and the brand of UFC and the fighters brands, said Fertitta.Reebok will also invest in research and development to create and innovate new products for training in the sports of mixed martial arts. A percentage of revenue from the deal will go to Fight for Peace, a non-profit organization.The UFC had hoped to announce the Reebok partnership at a Las Vegas news conference last month but did not get it done it in time.———Follow @NeilMDavidson on Twitter. Denis Suarez Barcelona Jersey . And by all indications, the team is expected to select phenom Connor McDavid with their selection. The Buffalo Sabres, who were knocked down to the second overall pick after finishing with the worst regular season record, are expected to take the other generational player in Jack Eichel. Lionel Messi Barcelona Jersey .Y. - The Philadelphia Eagles game at Green Bay against the Packers on Nov.DAVIE, Fla. -- New Miami Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey stepped to the microphone and apologized for his hoarse voice, explaining he wore it down in recent days trying to build a winner. Hickey then introduced a succession of big acquisitions in the first 24 hours of free agency -- 316-pound left tackle Branden Albert, 300-pound defensive tackle Earl Mitchell and 305-pound defensive tackle Randy Starks. All signed Wednesday. Starks remained with the Dolphins after a brief stint as a free agent, signing a $12 million, two-year contract. He spent the past six seasons with the Dolphins, with only one playoff game during that time. "The moves we made so far just show were close to doing something special here, and trying to bring in some people to help us get over the hump," he said. The return of Starks, a two-time Pro Bowl player, and the addition of Mitchell compensate for the loss of defensive tackle Paul Soliai, who joined the Atlanta Falcons after seven years with Miami. "Pauls a good player," Starks said. "He has been here a long time. Hell be well missed, but we have people who can step up." Hickeys shopping will continue, with additional offensive linemen, a tight end and a linebacker the most pressing needs. The Dolphins are trying to end a 13-year drought without a post-season victory, and theyre eager to put in the past their bullying scandal that involved tackle Jonathan Martin. The acquisition of Albert was a step in that direction. Hell take over the position manned at the start of last season by Martin, who was traded late Tuesday to the San Francisco 49ers for an undisclosed draft choice. "Im going to be here to play left tackle and makee a difference," Albert said. Jasper Cillessen Barcelona Jersey. "Thats the reason Im here. I feel like its a team I can help the most and make my legacy even better." Albert signed a $47 million, five-year deal that includes $26 million guaranteed. Dolphins officials, accompanied by a couple of players, treated Albert to dinner Tuesday night to celebrate the agreement. "Probably the happiest person at the dining room table was Ryan Tannehill," Hickey said. "He was really excited to have a player of his calibre on our team." Albert will protect the blind side for Tannehill, who was sacked a franchise-record 58 times last year. Mitchell was also part of the dinner celebration after agreeing to a $16 million, four-year deal. Like Albert and Starks, Mitchell envisions better days ahead for the Dolphins. "Im coming to produce and definitely trying to help this team reach new heights," Mitchell said. "Thats my reason for being here. Im trying to get us to a Super Bowl." Mitchell blossomed in his fourth NFL season with the Houston Texans last year, when he became a starter and won raves for the way he clogged the middle. He has been playing defence only since his junior year at the University of Arizona, and he and Hickey both said hes still improving. Alberts reputation has also been on the rise, and he made the Pro Bowl last year with the Kansas City Chiefs. He has had a home the past three offseasons 45 minutes from the Dolphins complex and will now move north, eager to go to work with his new team. "I live in downtown Miami, but I probably wont anymore because of the commute," he said with a smile. "Ive got to find a place close to the facility." Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '