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Bloody Elbow’s resident economist and former antitrust practitioner shares Eddie Alvarez’s Bellator and UFC contracts, and takes readers through some comparisons plaintiffs and the defense will likely make in the antitrust lawsuit. Many media and fight fans know that Eddie Alvarez's 2012 UFC contract is in the public domain as part of Bellator's lawsuit against him in January 2013. Bellator's contractual match is effectively public as well, since its attorney admitted in an e-mail, "...we copied read news >>

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Bellator MMA has filed a lawsuit to try and block Quinton “Rampage” Jackson from making his UFC return. read news >>

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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 has filed a court injunction in New Jersey to prevent Quinton Jackson from returning to the UFC this April. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson is scheduled to fight Fabio Maldonado on the main card of UFC 186 in April, but that could be in jeopardy pending the outcome of a lawsuit filed by Bellator MMA. Citing an unfulfilled exclusive contract, the promotion released an official statement on Monday morning regarding their court injunction to prevent Jackson from f 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 >>

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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 >>

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Former disgruntled professional wrestler Phil Brooks, who operates under the moniker "CM Punk," recently told podcast listeners that WWE's senior ringside physician, Christopher M. Amann, was a "worthless piece of shit" whose incompetence as a doctor led to a full-blown staph infection. Cageside Seats with the transcription: "Somewhere along the way I get this fucking lump on my fucking back, and this is where it gets good. So I go to Doc and I go 'fucking look at this. This wasn't here last wee read news >>

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What were the key MMA business and legal stories last year we'll be seeing more of in 2015? Paul Gift and John Nash of Blood Elbow and Jason Cruz of MMA Payout discuss. read news >>

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Frank Shamrock gives his thoughts on the lawsuits filed against the UFC. read news >>

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The antitrust lawsuit filed against the UFC refers to the other MMA organizations in the United States, namely Bellator, as minor leagues. Spike TV president Kevin Kay takes umbrage with that depiction. "I don't think we're a minor league at all," Kay told MMAFighting.com recently at an event to promote Premier Boxing Champions on Spike. "That's just lawyers talking. They have to position stuff a certain way." Bellator airs on Kay's Spike TV and is owned by Viacom, the parent company of both ent read news >>

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A former The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) winner is opening a new UFC legal front ... and he's bringing a buddy. Pile on! A pair of ex-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans have joined the legal fight against ZUFFA, with Mac Danzig and Gabe Ruediger the latest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters to toss their names into the antitrust lawsuit, according to Bloody Elbow. To view the official paperwork click here. For those keeping score, that is now four separate lawsuits the ZUFFA-owned company i read news >>

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Tune in Thursday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE, featuring Ben Saunders, a discussion about the UFC class action lawsuit, and more. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Another class action lawsuit has been filed against Zuffa, this time by Mac Danzig and Gabe Ruediger. A fourth class action lawsuit has just been filed against Zuffa, LLC in the Northern District of California. This time, the Plaintiffs named are former UFC lightweights Mac Danzig and Gabe Ruediger. BloodyElbow.com has obtained the documents from said filings, and you can view the entire 60-page complaint here: Ruediger et al v. Zuffa, LLC. The suit is very similar to the first three cases filed read news >>

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In the last five days, we've learned new information about the strategies of Zuffa and the fighters as well as the identities of the subpoenaed Twitter and YouTube accounts. After a period of inactivity, the last few days have seen new information arise in the fighter lawsuit against the UFC for anticompetitively maintaining its monopoly power through the use of exclusive fighter contracts. Last Friday evening (Jan. 30), Zuffa filed a motion to have the case transferred to Nevada. Zuffa argued t read news >>

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