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Bellator isn’t letting Quinton “Rampage” Jackson go without a fight. A statement was released to Bleacher Report on Monday detailing a lawsuit that has been filed against the MMA legend for signing with the UFC and breaching his exclusive six-fight contract with Bellator: Today, Bellator MMA was compelled to go to court to stop Quinton "Rampage" Jackson from fighting in an April 25th bout promoted by Bellator's competitor, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Jackson, who has completed only thr read news >>

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Bellator MMA today filed a lawsuit to block onetime tournament winner Quinton Jackson from fighting in the UFC.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 hours ago
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The future of former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson is anything but clear. Despite leaving Bellator in December of 2014 after three fights with the organization and being booked opposite Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186 in a return to the world's leading MMA promotion, Bellator MMA is going to court over what they say is a breach by Jackson of the contract they still have with him. "Today, Bellator MMA was compelled to go to court to stop Quinton "Rampage" Jackson from fighting in an A read news >>

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Zuffa has filed for dismissal of the antitrust charges against them. Bloody Elbow’s antitrust expert tells you what you need to know about the UFC's filing. Antitrust cases move at a snail's pace but today we've got some action fight fans! Zuffa has officially filed a motion to dismiss the antitrust charges levied against them by fighters in four separate but related lawsuits. For detailed information on the specific allegations from the fighters, see here and here. I'm at the Dorkapalooza sport read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The UFC released an official statement after filing a motion to transfer the hearing of the Antitrust lawsuit filed against them last December to Nevada. Last Friday, UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC filed a motion to transfer the Antitrust lawsuit filed against them from San Jose, California to Nevada. The UFC, which has its headquarters in Las Vegas, believe the proceedings would be "fair and logical" if the case was heard in Nevada. They also make the claim that Nevada has the "strongest connect read news >>

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Last week, Wanderlei Silva filed suit in District Court against the Nevada Athletic Commission seeking to overturn the lifetime ban and fine levied against him in September. read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva recently declared war on the "sons of bitches" at the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), and it appears the first battle will take place inside a District courtroom. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight smasher is seeking a reversal on his lifetime ban from mixed martial arts (MMA), after he beat feet when pee collectors raided his Las Vegas training center. Wandy later admitted to taking a diuretic, but no-showed a pair of disciplinary hearings. Fro read news >>

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Self-described retired UFC light heavyweight and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva has sued the Nevada State Athletic Commission, claiming that they overstepped their boundaries by handing him a lifetime ban from competing in the state. There's been another twist in the tale of Wanderlei Silva versus the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Having previously been banned for life by the NSAC, as well as fined $70,000 for effectively evading a random drug test for his bout against Chael Sonnen, Silva has read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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XFC is expected to sue WSOF over a contract dispute with strawweight title challenger Kalindra Faria. While World Series of Fighting has already suffered from various incidents recently that have negatively affected public perception, the problems continue to pile on for the promotion. Less than 24 hours ahead of their scheduled WSOF 15 event - one that is expected to go head-to-head against the UFC and Bellator - Xtreme Fighitng Championships announced that they would be filing a lawsuit agains read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Caio Magalhaes scored his fourth straight win in the UFC with a 31-second knockout over Trevor Smith at UFC Fight Night 56, but the middleweight contest ended in controversial fashion. After rocking Smith with a knee and a left cross, Magalhaes knocked him down with a hammerfist that clearly hit the back of Smith’s head. The Nova Uniao fighter kept landing hammerfirsts, some of those in the back of the head, and referee Keith Peterson stopped the fight. Back in the United States, Smith has decid read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Here's one from the pot-calling-the-kettle-black file: Nick Diaz took to Twitter to let everyone know how disappointed he is with U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Veteran mixed martial arts fighter Wanderlei Silva has filed a reply in support of motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction in the case brought against him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The motion was filed on Tuesday by Silva's Las Vegas-based lawyer, Ross Goodman, and was stamped as received by the Nevada Attorney General's administration office on Wednesday. Bleacher Report obtained a copy of the reply from Goodman Law Group. A full version of the reply may be viewed here. Goodma read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Less than two weeks before he enters the ring to fight Marcos Maidana, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been hit with a lawsuit from his former fiancée. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Thursday's postponement of Wanderlei Silva's disciplinary hearing in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission added another layer of intrigue to one of the most controversial subjects in mixed martial arts. The strange stuff began back in June, when it was reported on UFC Tonight that Silva avoided a random drug test issued by the NAC by escaping through a back door in his gym. He was scheduled to face Chael Sonnen in a long-awaited grudge match at UFC 175, but the fight went up in smoke when Sil read news >>

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