<div class="Article" style="float: left;"> <table> <tr style="vertical-align: bottom;"> <td> <h3><a href="/go=news.detail&gid=435255" target="_blank"> Top 10 MMA business stories in 2012 </a></h3> </td> </tr> </table> <a href="/go=news.detail&gid=435255" ><img class="photo" src="http://img.mixedmartialarts.com/method=get&rs=60&q=75&x=7&y=61&w=310&h=165&ro=0&s=ufc-strikeforce-logo-03-13-11-11-5-42-703.jpg" /></a> <div style="clear: both; line-height: 1px;height: 1px;"> </div> </div> <p>MMAPayout.com, which awesomely analyses MMA through the prism of business, has published a series on the top-10 MMA stories of 2012.</p>
No. 10 – Injuries continue to plague fight cards
No. 9 TUF moves to Fridays on FX; poor ratings move it to Tuesdays for 2013
No. 8 Zuffa continues international expansion
No. 7 the UFC-Fox relationship
No 6 Nike sponsors Silva, Jones and dos Santos
No. 5 GSP returns
No. 4 Bellator moves to Spike TV
No. 3 Ronda Rousey signs with the UFC
No. 2 The end of Strikeforce
No. 1 What do you think the #1 MMA business story of 2012 is going to be?
What do you think the other big business stories in MMA were in 2012?
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