Hostgator Acquires, Uses Domain During UFC 111

March 30, 2010 · 1 Comment  

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It appears that the popular web hosting company Hostgator has acquired the generic domain name some time in March. Looking at a whois lookup the domain was previously parked and the domains registration was updated on March 10th, 2010. The term ‘gator’ is used in the domain/business name of several other websites most notably is

Hostgator sponsored the shorts of Ben Saunders (pictured) with the domain during UFC 111 which took place on March 27th, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey.

*I do not have any details about how the domain was acquired, nor when it exactly happened.

Image via UFC


One Response to “Hostgator Acquires, Uses Domain During UFC 111”

  1. SECOND DRAFT: Hostgator’s Advertising Blitz on April 12th, 2010 3:07 pm

    [...] of the more prominent moves they made as to acquire the domain and then use that to sponsor fighters with UFC 111. This comes after other attempts to advertise on earlier UFC events led to more mixed opinions of [...]

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