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Jiu-jitsu ace, Rolles Gracie discusses his upcoming wrestling match with King Mo Lawal, why he signed with WSOF and his thoughts on the class action suit against the UFC. Being a Gracie pretty much guarantees that you'll have grappling embedded in your genetic code. Sometimes, a forward thinking member (not that other Gracie's aren't forward-thinking, but we're focusing on Rolles in this post) will go the extra mile and incorporate an extra dose of another style in with their repertoire to advan read news >>

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Bellator star, "King" Mo Lawal weighs in on the UFC lawsuit, why he left AKA, "Black Rob" and his opponent in today's Grapple at the Garden event, Rolles Gracie. Today, the third annual Grapple at the Garden event takes place in New York at the famed Madison Square Garden. The event features wrestling bouts from grade school through collegiate levels and has the team event rematch of Team Joe Warren vs Team Renzo Gracie. Among those on Joe Warren's team is Bellator light heavyweight star, King M read news >>

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Join Knockout Radio for the podcast of their Dec. 18 broadcast that features UFC fighter Ben Saunders, plus talk about the UFC lawsuit and the signing of CM Punk. read news >>

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You must choose ... but choose wisely! When news broke earlier this week that former UFC fighters were banding together to sue ZUFFA LLC for violating antitrust laws, MMA fans were expecting to see several deposed combatants with a "Axe" to grind, like Pete Rose'd middleweight Wanderlei Silva. Or perhaps even Tito Ortiz, who is no stranger to having his name dragged through the mud by UFC President Dana White. But just like his UFC 25 opponent, "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" was nowhere to be se read news >>

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As the recent UFC class action lawsuit has provided a serious pushback for fighters against the UFC, more are coming forward now, with their own stories of potentially poor conduct. Back in 2003, Pete Spratt was one of the better known welterweight fighters in MMA. He was fresh off a defeat of Robbie Lawler at UFC 42, and all lined up do be the next in line for a shot at Matt Hughes, despite his 2-1 record in the UFC (these were very different times). But, that title shot never came to be. At th read news >>

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ESPN investigative reporter, John Barr, discusses what prompted the antitrust lawsuit brought against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) by Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry earlier this week (Tues. Dec 16, 2014). As Barr reveals, the case still has to go through a few more steps before it gets certified as a class action suit, which means the team attorneys leading the charge will likely seek other fighters to join the case. For more on the historic lawsuit, click here. read news >>

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What should we make of this lawsuit filed against the UFC? And what dramatic structure best characterizes Nate Diaz’s career? All that and more in this week’s Twitter Mailbag.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFC 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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Tune in Thursday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE, featuring Ben Saunders, a discussion about the UFC class action lawsuit, and UFC Fight Night 58. 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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On this week's edition of The MMA Beat, the panel will discuss the class action lawsuit filed against the UFC, Robbie Lawler's future, the Reebok deal, CM Punk, our stories of the year, and much more. Watch "The MMA Beat" LIVE today at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT. Subscribe to the show on iTunes: audio | video or Soundcloud here. Stream it on Stitcher here. Music courtesy of APM Music. read news >>

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When Chris Wilson was getting set to fight Jon Fitch at UFC 82, back when Fitch was Fitch and Wilson was just some dude, I can remember asking the kindly "Professor" if he was intimidated stepping in there against an established contender. "No, not at all," Wilson said. "What is Fitch going to do, summon the wind?" Cut to six years later, exactly 100 pay-per-views removed as we near UFC 182, and Wilson has his answer. Here is Fitch summoning the wind. On Tuesday a class action antitrust lawsuit 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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