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Just in time for Christmas, a third antitrust class action complaint was filed with Brandon Vera and Pablo Garza named as the plaintiffs. Another antitrust suit has been filed in the California Northern District Court against Zuffa, LLC, the majority owner of the UFC: 5:14-cv-05621 Vera et al v. Zuffa, LLC. The plaintiffs this time are listed as former UFC fighters Pablo Garza and Brandon Vera. The complaint has been assigned to Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins. Vera was at one time a serious read news >>

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A second class-action lawsuit against the UFC was filed earlier this week. read news >>

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Even more class action complaints--from even more fighters--are likely to be filed against the UFC in the coming weeks. Following the filing of a new complaint against the UFC yesterday, it appears that more are on the way according to a good source who told Bloody Elbow that "more fighters are on deck" and that we shouldn't be surprised if additional complaints are filed. It's unknown how many how many fighters are "on deck" but while we were only able to confirm a small number of fighters taki read news >>

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UFC veterans Dennis Hallman and Javier Vasquez are the latest fighters to join a class-action suit against the promotion. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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A second class action lawsuit was filed against the UFC in California Northern District Court on Monday. read news >>

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Dutch MMA legend Bas Rutten offers his thoughts on the class action lawsuit leveled against the UFC and whether fighters are legitimately underpaid in the UFC. read news >>

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As the recent UFC class action lawsuit has provided a serious pushback for fighters against the UFC, more are coming forward now, with their own stories of potentially poor conduct. Back in 2003, Pete Spratt was one of the better known welterweight fighters in MMA. He was fresh off a defeat of Robbie Lawler at UFC 42, and all lined up do be the next in line for a shot at Matt Hughes, despite his 2-1 record in the UFC (these were very different times). But, that title shot never came to be. At th read news >>

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Now, more than ever, it is widely accepted that the UFC employs all the best fighters in MMA. A recent suit against the UFC even claims the company has monopolized MMA talent. However, the best in the world have to start somewhere, and that's usually not inside the Octagon. Some excellent competitors still make names for themselves with Bellator MMA, World Series of Fighting and other smaller organizations. It could be argued that a few elite combatants are still contracted by those secondary pr 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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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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R-E-L-A-X....? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was hit with a class action lawsuit courtesy of Nate Quarry, Jon Fitch, and Cung Le on Tuesday (Dec 16. 2014), who accused the promotion of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act, after illegally maintaining monopoly and monoposony power by "systematically eliminating competition from rival promoters, artificially suppressing fighters' earnings from bouts and merchandising and marketing activities through restrictive contracting and other exclusio read news >>

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