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Veteran referee Herb Dean will oversee the action in the Octagon when Jon Jones defends his light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier at UFC 182. read news >>

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If you were to compile a list of fighters most likely to participate in a class-action lawsuit against the UFC, Tito Ortiz’s name would almost definitely be on it, most MMA fans and insiders would surmise.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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ESPN investigative reporter, John Barr, discusses what prompted the antitrust lawsuit brought against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) by Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry earlier this week (Tues. Dec 16, 2014). As Barr reveals, the case still has to go through a few more steps before it gets certified as a class action suit, which means the team attorneys leading the charge will likely seek other fighters to join the case. For more on the historic lawsuit, click here. read news >>

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On this week's edition of The MMA Beat, the panel will discuss the class action lawsuit filed against the UFC, Robbie Lawler's future, the Reebok deal, CM Punk, our stories of the year, and much more. Watch "The MMA Beat" LIVE today at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT. Subscribe to the show on iTunes: audio | video or Soundcloud here. Stream it on Stitcher here. Music courtesy of APM Music. read news >>

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Mark Munoz will return to action against Roan Carneiro at UFC 184 in Los Angeles. read news >>

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Past and current UFC fighters came together on Tuesday afternoon to file a class-action lawsuit against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the UFC. Cung Le, a current UFC fighter, joined former UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry at a press conference to officially file a lawsuit against the largest MMA promotion in the world. The lawsuit basically calls for a breach in the Sherman Antitrust Act. The parameters of the alleged offense basically accuse the UFC and Zuffa of underpaying fighters, p read news >>

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Welcome to episode 117 of the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. UFC on FOX 13 took place on Saturday. The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale came and went on Friday of last week. Theywere big stories. I'm sure you have questions about them. I'll answer as many as I can. Yet, I'd be disingenuous if I said these were the leading stories in the sport. They're big and we'll get to them, but it's not the most pressing matter. As you've heard by now, three (some of them former) fighters - Jon Fitch, Nate Qua read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday issued an official statement in response to news of a class action lawsuit filed against the MMA juggernaut. read news >>

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You can tell a given point in time is momentous when a simple date won't suffice. When you bring exact times into it, you're probably in red-letter territory. It thus felt appropriate that when legal reps for three elite MMA fighters announced they had officially filed suit against the UFC in a case that could change MMA forever, they added the hour and minute: 12:45 p.m., Tuesday, December 16. It felt like a line in the sand, and that's exactly what it is. Brought by UFC middleweight Cung Le, f read news >>

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Listen in on the news conference announcing Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry's class action lawsuit against the UFC. read news >>

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In response to the formal announcement of a class action lawsuit against them, the UFC released a very brief statement regarding this development. The big news that has engulfed the MMA world is the formal announcement of the class action lawsuit against the UFC, a story first broken by Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse and John Nash last Saturday. Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry were the first three named plaintiffs in this lawsuit, which alleges that the UFC is a monopoly and that they are i read news >>

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Several hours after the announcement of a major class-action lawsuit filed against the UFC, the promotion said it has yet to see the allegations against it, but will go to the mat in defense of its business. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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A group of attorneys and MMA fighters today filed a major class action lawsuit that accuses UFC parent Zuffa of conspiring to monopolize the MMA industry and engaging in anti-competitive practices.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Tuesday afternoon, current UFC fighter Cung Le, as well as former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry, filed a class action lawsuit against ZUFFA LLC, the parent company of the UFC, in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Following a press conference to formally announce the lawsuit, the UFC released the following statement: "The UFC is aware of the action filed today but has not been served, nor has it had the opportunity to review the document. The UFC will vigorousl read news >>

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