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NJSACB's Nick Lembo discusses UFC 159's Gian Villante, Alan Belcher incidents

  • a year ago
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NJSACB counsel Nick Lembo believes referee Kevin Mulhall was well within his rights to wave off this past weekend's UFC 159 fight between Ovince St. Preux and Gian Villante. However, he also believes read news >>

Nick Diaz Counsel Responds to NAC’s Opposition of Preliminary Injunction Request

  • 2 years ago
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Counsel for Nick Diaz has responded to the Nevada Athletic Commission’s opposition of its motion for an injunction against the fighter’s temporary suspension. read news >>

Nick Diaz Counsel Responds to Amended Complaint from Nevada Athletic Commission

  • 2 years ago
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Counsel for UFC welterweight Nick Diaz responded on Wednesday to the Nevada Athletic Commission’s amended complaint regarding Diaz’s positive test for marijuana metabolites following his Feb. 4 bout read news >>

UFC's chief counsel: 'People that steal our stuff - they're not our fans'

  • 3 years ago
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Several days after the UFC obtained user information from a website offering pirated pay-per-view events, the promotion plans to sue individuals who watched fights for free. "We believe that we'v read news >>

Ask the Cage Counsel: What legal implications are there for failed drug tests?

  • 3 years ago
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This is quickly becoming the year of the failed drug test. Cris "Cyborg" Santos tested positive for stanozolol after defeating Hiroko Yamanaka on Dec. 17. Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal tested positive read news >>

Ask the Cage Counsel: A free-speech primer for the MMA industry

  • 3 years ago
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Free speech isn't always free, especially in the MMA industry. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution - which provides that "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of read news >>

Ask the Cage Counsel: Can MMA referees be legally liable for fight-night errors?

  • 3 years ago
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MMA referees have come under scrutiny in 2011 for a series of stoppages that were perceived to be late, most notably Sheila Bird's scissor choke that left Kim Couture unconscious this past month. read news >>

Ask the Cage Counsel: Can Josh Koscheck really sue over his Trash Talkin' Kids shirt?

  • 3 years ago
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A T-shirt has pitted Stephan Bonnar against fellow UFC fighter Josh Koscheck. The dispute originated from Bonnar's NGAUGE Inc. company, which produces a "Trash Talkin' Kids" line of shirts that in read news >>

Ask the Cage Counsel: Is scalping UFC 129 tickets legal?

  • 3 years ago
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The biggest event in North American MMA history takes place Saturday with more than 55,000 people expected to fill Toronto's Rogers Centre for UFC 129. The event proved a lightning-quick sellout read news >>

Ask the Cage Counsel: Is UFC-Strikeforce a monopoly? Could a fighters' union follow?

  • 4 years ago
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The MMA world is still abuzz about the UFC's parent company, Zuffa LLC, acquisition of Strikeforce. Although the purchase has far-reaching implications for both fighters and fans, the legal ramifi read news >>

Ask the Cage Counsel: What's the UFC's end goal with Justin.tv lawsuit?

  • 4 years ago
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Zuffa LLC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship's parent company, recently has amped up its legal efforts against Justin.tv. The site has allowed users to stream illegally pirated UFC events to the read news >>

Ask the Cage Counsel: What's the deal with all these fighter-contract disputes?

  • 4 years ago
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Fighter contracts are getting lots of attention these days. UFC fighter Roy Nelson is in the news because he settled his contract dispute with Square Ring Promotions. Jonathan Brookins, a fello read news >>

Ask the Cage Counsel: Can post-fight sucker-punches result in criminal charges?

  • 4 years ago
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The announcement about our new "Ask the Cage Counsel" feature elicited a variety of suggested topics. However, MMAjunkie.com readers "hcjarric" and "Caranos_a_babe" specifically asked about Paul D read news >>