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UFC responds to anti-trust lawsuit

The UFC issued a minimal response to an anti-trust lawsuit filed by three current and former fighters on their roster, yesterday. Former welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch, former middleweight title contender Nate Quarry and current UFC middleweight Cung Le jointly filed suit against the UFC for allegedly establishing a monopoly in the professional MMA marketplace, and controlling...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three fighters file antitrust lawsuit against UFC

On Tuesday, Cung Le, Nate Quarry and Jon Fitch filed a lawsuit in San Jose, California against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The suit alleges that the promotion holds a monopoly on the mixed martial arts market. Fitch and Quarry are retired former UFC fighters, while Le is still under contract with the company but says he has no intention...
Via Rumors and Rants
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry file antitrust lawsuit against the UFC

Three current or former UFC fighters -- Cung Le, Nate Quarry and Jon Fitch -- have filed a lawsuit in a San Jose, California court against Zuffa LLC, parent company of the UFC, alleging the promotion holds a monopoly in the mixed martial arts market. The basis of the antitrust suit surrounds allegations that the UFC has illegally set up a system where they have taken out or taken...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cung Le, Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry Spearhead Class Action Lawsuit Against UFC

Cung Le (pictured), Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry filed a multi-million-dollar class-action lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Jose against the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The trio are accusing the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion of illegally maintaining a monopoly by systematically eliminating competition...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WSOF 16 Results

Rousimar Palhares successfully defended his welterweight title last night at WOS 16 against Jon Fitch, and yes, you gussed it – he did win by trying to snap off one of his opponents legs! After a brief exchange of strikes on the feet Palhares opted to take Fitch down and then as they scrambled he grabbed a hold of one of his legs.  Fitch looked to defend from the obvious danger...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WSOF Hits Sacramento With Palhares vs. Fitch

LAS VEGAS (Nov 10, 2014) — World Series of Fighting (WSOF) announced today that it will bring it’s highly-anticipated world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, headlined by a welterweight (170 pounds) title fight between reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon...
Via BadCulture
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Officially Announced for WSOF 16

Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch (pictured): Take Two. On Tuesday, World Series of Fighting announced welterweight champion Palhares will finally defend his throne against Fitch on December 13 at a yet-to-be determined location. The 170-pound shootout was originally scheduled to go down July 5 until Palhares withdrew to tend to his ailing mother. Fitch went on to post a unanimous...
Via 5thRound.com
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series Of Fighting Will Air Two Shows On NBC In 2014

World Series of Fighting has been airing events on NBC Sports Network since the end of 2012. Now the company will be heading to network television. NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion’s events through 2017, it was...
Via Between The Ropes
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousimar Palhares Drops Out Of Title Fight, World Series Of Fighting Not Happy

Rousimar Palhares was set to defend the World Series of Fighting welterweight title against Jon Fitch at WSOF 11 on July 5. It was announced by MMAFighting.com that Palhares had to bow out of the fight due to personal reasons. WSOF then announced the new main event will be Justin Gaehtje vs. Nick Newell for the lightweight title. WSOF Vice-President Ali Abdel-Aziz also told MMAFighting...
Via Between The Ropes
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC fighters need to stop complaining about pay

A hot topic that never seems to go away in MMA social media is UFC fighter pay. Every once in awhile a current or ex-UFC fighter will succumb to tension and stress and go public with his salary complaints. Nate Quarry is the latest and I hope the last to cry poverty.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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