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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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In a two-part series, Bloody Elbow’s resident economist and former antitrust practitioner takes readers through the complete ins-and-outs of the fighter lawsuit against the UFC. Two weeks ago we had a big day in MMA with the announcement of the UFC/Reebok sponsorship deal. Now we've got two big days in the span of two weeks as a group of current and former fighters officially filed an antitrust lawsuit against the UFC yesterday under Section 2 of the Sherman Act. What does it all mean? What's an read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and one of the most dangerous fighters in all of MMA, will not be punished by the California State Athletic Commission following yet another brutal and controversial submission victory Saturday. That news came Monday evening from Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting, who spoke with CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster. Though Foster said Palhares will not be punished by the CSAC, he expressed frustration over Palhares' continued and d read news >>

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World Series of Fighting welterweight Jon Fitch lost out on the title Saturday night, but he might be missing the use of his right leg for a few months. The former UFC contender was caught in a first-round kneebar by leglock master Rousimar Palhares Dec. 13 at WSOF 16. Fitch underwent an MRI Monday, but hopes the test won't reveal any major damage to his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). "It's not killing me," Fitch said post-fight. "I felt a pop. There was a little bit of swelling. It's probabl read news >>

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Viewers watching World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) on NBC Sports Network from Sacramento, Calif., saw a trademark of a Rousimar Palhares fight: a leg submission so painful the opponent was left unable to stand after the bout. See for yourself right here. WSOF President Ray Sefo addressed the troubled fighter's reputation before the fight, and assured MMAmania.com that "Toquinho" would follow the rules. "We addressed this issue when we first signed him. If (a subm read news >>

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Watch the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion submit the former UFC contender in 90 seconds also watch the WSOF featherweight title change hands from Rick Glenn to Lance Palmer via rear naked choke. Rousimar Palhares only needed 90 seconds to tap Jon Fitch as you can see in the video above. He got the leg, then went for a heel hook and adjusted for the fatal kneebar. Here's Lance Palmer tapping Rick Glenn to take the WSOF featherweight title Main Card (NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET) Rousimar Palha read news >>

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Jon Fitch's World Series of Fighting (WSOF) tenure got off to a terrible start, losing to Josh Burkman via submission (guillotine choke) back in June 2013 after a very impressive run (14-3-1) under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner. He missed out on the opportunity to claim UFC's Welterweight belt thanks to Georges St-Pierre way back in Aug. 2008, but tonight (Dec. 13, 2014) Fitch was teed up to win a different world title at the expense of 170-pound kingpin Rousimar Palhares at WS read news >>

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Sherdog.com reports from McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, Calif., with live World Series of Fighting 16 updates at approximately 6 p.m. ET. read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 "Palhares vs. Fitch" takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California. Two title fights are scheduled for the NBC Sports main card, with Rousimar Palhares defending his welterweight title against Jon Fitch and Rick Glenn defending his Featherweight title against Lance Palmer. Real-time WSOF 16 results of the NBC Sports action starts right here at 9 p.m. ET! World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16: "Palhares vs. Fitch read news >>

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World Series of Fighting 16 features two championship bouts from Sacramento, CA, including a big welterweight main event between champion Rousimar Palhares and former UFC contender Jon Fitch. On this busy night of MMA and boxing, World Series of Fighting has perhaps its biggest fight to date. Ex-UFC welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch will look to become World Series of Fighting's champion against Rousimar Palhares, the leglock specialist who was released from the UFC after hanging onto a he read news >>

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Watch the World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch prelims LIVE on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT on MMAWeekly.com. read news >>

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UFC vets Jon Fitch and Rousimar Palhares meet on NBCSports tonight in World Series of Fighting 16 for the WSOF welterweight title. Here's a complete preview of the full card. World Series of Fighting is going up against UFC on Fox 13 with a two title fight show featuring UFC veterans Rousimar Palhares defending his WSOF welterweight title against Jon Fitch. In the co-main event, Rick Glenn will be defending his featherweight strap against Lance Palmer. Palhares spoke to MMA Fighting's Guilherme read news >>

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World Series of Fighting returns with WSOF 16, a 13-fight offering that features two championship bouts atop the card. read news >>

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Watch the World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch weigh-ins LIVE on Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. PT on MMAWeekly.com. read news >>

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