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Michael Bisping offered his take on the UFC, and from his viewpoint the whole thing sounds like sour grapes. While Ryan Jimmo may be speaking in favor of the class action lawsuit against the UFC, it's to be expected that there will be a lot more current fighters speaking out against it. One of the more vocal on the current roster is Michael Bisping, who's lined himself up as an analyst for Fox Sports when he's not competing in the cage. Bisping recently spoke out about the lawsuit on UFC Tonight read news >>

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Fighters from the North Caucasus region of Russia prefer to let their actions speak louder than their words, so Ozzy Dugulubgov does most of his talking inside the cage, where he's amassed a 6-2 record and finished his last World Series of Fighting (WSOF) opponent via knockout. Dugulubgov, however, opened up in a recent chat with MMAmania.com, explaining how the antics of fighters like self-described "Baddest Man on the Planet" Joe Warren are unnecessary, noting that it changes nothing inside th read news >>

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Ryan Jimmo is making his voice heard as one of the only active UFC fighters in favor of the upcoming class action suit against the promotion. In a rare move, a current, active UFC fighter is speaking out in favor of an organization actively working against the UFC. Although, to hear Ryan Jimmo say it, it sounds like he feels he has the UFC's best interests at heart, in hoping that the recent class action lawsuit filed against Zuffa LLC helps grow the sport of MMA. Jimmo spoke to MMASucka about t read news >>

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In the second installment of a two-part series, Bloody Elbow’s resident economist and former antitrust practitioner takes readers through the section-by-section details of the fighters’ lawsuit against the UFC. In part 1 yesterday, we went through a general overview of antitrust cases, the broad allegations in this particular case, the pre-trial procedures and the arguments most antitrust plaintiffs and defendants tend to make. Today we're dissecting the nitty-gritty details of the fighters' com read news >>

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Former UFC fighter Pablo Garza says that UFC fighters were asked to sign a petition that the UFC is not a monopoly and treats its fighters well. Pablo Garza finished his UFC career with a record of 3-3, picking up a few pretty impressive wins over names like Mark Hominick and Yves Jabouin. He was released from the promotion after a loss to Diego Brandao, but still left after what has to have been considered a reasonably successful run. Now, Garza is speaking up about the UFC's treatment of fight read news >>

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Earlier this week, news broke that a handful of current and former combatants, all of whom headlined events for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), were filing a class-action lawsuit against ZUFFA LLC for allegedly violating antitrust laws. Some fighters, like Sean Sherk, were quick to rally behind them. Others, like Michael Bisping, were not as supportive. "Let me break it down: you got three disgruntled ex-fighters and their careers didn't pan out the way they wanted it to be," Bisping told read news >>

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Fighters differ in various ways. From natural size to evolved talent, aggressiveness to calculated precision, no two fighters are the same. That's what makes mixed martial arts such an enticing sport—one that envelops such a wide range of knockout artists, submission experts and bona fide assassins. But when it comes down to strictly entertaining the masses, some fighters are just more pleasing to watch than others. Chalk it up to their personalities, in-cage persona or late-round explosions, th read news >>

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All 16 fighters hit their required marks for Friday’s “Dynasty of Champions" pay-per-view, as One Fighting Championship makes its promotional debut in China. read news >>

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The weigh-ins are complete for Friday's ONE FC 24 event, and all fighters on the card successfully hit their marks. "ONE FC 24: Dynasty of Champions" takes place at Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium in Beijing, China. The event will be the promotion's debut in China. read news >>

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All 24 fighters hit their required marks for Friday’s “Dynasty of Champions" pay-per-view, as One Fighting Championship makes its promotional debut in China. read news >>

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On Tuesday, former UFC fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry filed a lawsuit against their former employer alleging that the fight promotion has become a monopoly. 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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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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