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  • 7 days ago
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Steven Messina has tapped out. The Staten Island recluse was recently sued by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for $32 million -- or one guaranteed purse for Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- for allegedly stealing pay-per-view (PPV) events and then uploading them to popular file-sharing websites like Pirate Bay. After initially arguing that he was innocent of all charges -- and starting an online fundraiser to help with his legal defense -- a press release from the world's largest mixed martial arts read news >>

  • 16 days 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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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Old wounds run deep as the scars left by Carlos Condit's tattoo lawsuit kept his body work out of EA's new game. As a producer of my own copyrighted material it feels almost dishonest for me to say that much of copyright law is weird and nonsensical and serves people in ways it was never intended. One clear example of that comes in the form of Carlos Condit and the lawsuit he unwittingly found himself at the center of. Readers may remember that way back in November of 2012, Condit's tattoo artis read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The UFC has filed a $32 million lawsuit against Steven Messina accusing him of pirating 141 UFC shows online. The UFC has filed a lawsuit in New York seeking $32 million in damages from a Steven Messina, 27, according to a report from the New York Post. Messina apparently lives with his parents in Staten Island. The suit claims that Messina uploaded 141 different UFC events to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay and solicited PayPal donations to subsidize his piracy. According to the UFC's court read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The UFC continues its campaign against Internet piracy and has upped the ante for those who illegally distribute its events, with news breaking that it has filed a suit worth $32 million USD against a New York man. According to the Selim Algar of the New York Post, the UFC alleges that Staten Island's Steven Messina was systematically ripping and distributing UFC and boxing events through file-sharing websites such as Pirate Bay. He drew the ire of the UFC's lawyers by labeling himself as the "P read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Steven Messina of New York City is the recipient of the world's largest bill for pay-per-view (PPV) events, as he's recently been socked with an eight-figure lawsuit for uploading numerous UFC and boxing cards. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is no stranger to piracy lawsuits, but generally, the promotion goes after the biggest fish: bars charging covers on pirated feeds, sites charging money to get your online stream, etc. This has historically been the standard for dealing with any sort o read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Drug Free Sport, the company handling drug test collection for Jones vs. Teixeira is in some legal hot water via a lawsuit claiming they mishandled drug test samples to not lose the NFL as a client. When Jon Jones requested random drug testing leading up to tonight's UFC 172 bout with Glover Teixeira it was a bit of a surprise. Random testing programs for individual fights are very uncommon in the UFC and, though it doesn't appear that this was a particularly thorough program utilizing such test read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Tito Ortiz’s pay-per-view main event may have fallen apart last November, but they’re still in a fight, only this time, they’re on the same side of the cage. read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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The Georges St-Pierre rumors began swirling on Monday, but Tuesday revealed some hard evidence about the UFC welterweight champion's troubles. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Tyson Nam's stunning knockout of Bellator champ Eduardo Dantas has drawn interest from major promotions, according to his trainer. But that interest could drag Nam into a legal fight - with Bellator Fighting Championships. "I think it sucks that we have a situation where it's not really about anything other than controlling the public relations image of an organization that was damaged because of their own negligence," trainer Phil Claud told MMAjunkie.com. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Nick Diaz may not be fighting in the Octagon any time soon, but that doesn't mean he isn't looking for a fight. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Reddit • Digg • Technora read news >>

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