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It Was About Time Someone Stood Up For UFC Fighter Pay

Just one week after the UFC revealed a controversial new uniform sponsorship deal with Reebok, the promotion was handed news yesterday (Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014) that another potentially game-changing set of circumstances would be headed their way in 2015. But it wasn’t nearly as positive as the Reebok deal. News broke from San Jose that current UFC fighter Cung Le and former fighters...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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
December 17, 2014  |  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
December 16, 2014  |  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
December 16, 2014  |  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...
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighters Announce Class Action Lawsuit Against the UFC

At a press conference today in San Jose, California a class action lawsuit against the UFC was officially unveiled. The lawsuit relates to claims that the UFC have violated antitrust laws by using their dominant position in the world of mixed martial arts to cripple the free market. Examples of this included in the lawsuit include a claim that the UFC prevents fighters working with...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Will fight fans invest in UFC’s second double feature?

On May 31st, MMA’s leading promotion made it’s first attempt to offer fans a full day of fights with a double feature that consisted of ”The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3” finale in Sao Paulo, and UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin. But while the concept initially inspired poorly-timed outbursts of joy and even a little dancing, MMA junkies such as myself soon realized that a full...
Via Sports-Glory
June 26, 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

Former Fighter Nate Quarry Criticizes UFC’s Treatment Of Fighters

In a post on a popular MMA forum, former UFC star Nate Quarry has criticized the way the UFC treats fighters, stating that they don’t care about the people on their roster and are only interested in making money. Quarry, who made his way to the UFC by way of the very first season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ reality show and posted a 7-3 record inside the Octagon, was responding...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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