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Are MMA Fighters Looking to the NFLPA for help with a Union? Every year the National League Football Players Association hosts the Collegiate Bowl, a post-season college football game for NFL draft eligible college players. In addition to the game there is a whole week of events preceding it, which are intended to introduce the new generation of NFL players to the players union and educate them on the business side of a professional football career. What might be of interest to MMA fans is the f read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Fitch talks about recent cases of police brutality and wonders why major corporations are able to skate so easily while minor crimes result in death for civilians. Jon Fitch has been in the news as one of the three men named on the initial class action lawsuit against the UFC. But in a recent interview with Vlad TV, Fitch talked about more serious matters. Most notably, the interview focused on recent instances of police killing young black men in America. Fitch talked about the Eric Garner read news >>

  • a month ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight and former UFC 170-pound contender Jon Fitch discusses social problems in America as well as solutions for corporate greed. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Head coach of NY Combat Sambo, Stephen Koepfer, breaks down the Rousimar Palhares kneebar submission win over Jon Fitch from WSOF 16 (see the GIF here). A master of sport in Sambo, Koepfer goes over the finer points and principals of leg-lock attacks/escapes, and what Fitch could have done to avoid the submission loss. read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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At its core, the lawsuit filed by Cung Le, Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry, against the UFC, is a matter of deciding where the line stands between being an industry leader and dominant force in their sport, and what constitutes anti-competitive business practices. The class-action antitrust lawsuit filed on Tuesday in federal court in San Jose, Calif., seems to come down to a line of what constitutes building a strong business, and what constitutes attempting to crush opposition, which can be argued a read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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Rousimar Palhares continued his winning ways this past weekend (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, submitting Jon Fitch in the opening round of their welterweight title fight in Sacramento, California (see full results here). But, in the eyes of many, "Toquinho" returned to his old ways of refusing to release a submission hold promptly after the tap. Little more than one minute into in the opening frame, Palhares wrapped his stocky limbs around Fitch's leg and proceeded read news >>

  • a month ago
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Hear what Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry had to say during the conference call to announce their class-action lawsuit against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the UFC, on Tuesday afternoon. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Select mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, including Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry, among others, gathered earlier today in San Jose, Calif., to announce a class-action lawsuit against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), filed on Tuesday (Dec. 16, 2014) in U.S. District Court. Read or download a copy of the complaint right here. While the meat-and-potatoes of the lawsuit were kept under wraps -- including how much the parties intend to seek in potential damages -- the lawyers in attendanc read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC anti-trust lawsuit that has been widely speculated became a reality on Tuesday when a legal team representing Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry filed the suit. read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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Cung Le, Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry have united to file a class-action lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Fitch, Nate Quarry and Cung Le filed a class-action lawsuit against Zuffa, LLC, the parent company of the UFC, alleging they violated antitrust laws and created an unfair marketplace. Former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry along with Cung Le, who is still under contract with the UFC, have filed a class-action antitrust lawsuit against the UFC and its parent company, Zuffa. Bloody Elbow was the first to report the news of the lawsuit's existence. All three fighters have served in main read news >>

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