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Following his recent tax conviction, Shawn Lampman has been removed from his position with WSOF. World Series of Fighting consultant Shawn Lampman has been removed from his position with the promotion following his sentencing for a tax conviction. BloodyElbow confirmed the news with WSOF officials. Lampman, was initially charged by the government in April 2014, pleaded guilty last year to one misdemeanour of not filing a tax return in 2007 - a year he reportedly earned more than $7 million. The read news >>

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A World Series of Fighting "consultant" has been sentenced to prison time on tax charges. Shawn Lampman, who was involved with WSOF for at least three years, will have to serve 10 months in federal prison on charges that he did not file a tax return in 2007, a judge ruled Monday per the Las Vegas Review Journal. That year, Lampman admits he made more than $7 million. U.S. District judge James Mahan also ordered Lampman to serve one year of supervised release at the conclusion of his prison term. read news >>

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World Series of Fighting executive Shawn Lampman has been sentenced to ten months in federal prison for a tax conviction. On Monday afternoon, a U.S. District Judge sentenced World Series of Fighting executive Shawn Lampman to ten months of federal prison for a tax conviction. According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, the 49-year-old Lampman, who is a former real estate developer as well as an executive for the North American MMA promotion, pleaded guilty last year to one misdemeanor of not fil read news >>

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Former Strikeforce lightweight crowd favorite, Conor Heun tweets about his experience with Zuffa via Twitter. Over the last few weeks, the UFC brand has been taking fire over some controversial issues, namely the Reebok deal, CM Punk's strange signing and the class action lawsuit being filed. With more and more fighters popping up on various forms of social media, podcast interviews and forum posts, a strong case is being made with fans that might have been on the fence about who to support, the read news >>

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Every spring, as Californians fill out their state tax forms, many stop and ponder one of the highest such rates in the nation, and whether the size of the check they cut to Sacramento outweighs the state's many charms. At some point, they'll at least toy with the thought of moving to Nevada, where the income tax rate sits at zero. Most California residents just sigh and drop their check in the mail. But Jon Fitch has always been one to march to the beat of his own drummer. When asked why he up read news >>

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US Olympian, Rulon Gardner bankrupt and selling off the rest of his Olympic memorabilia. In some seriously depressing news, the Denver Post reports that Olympic wrestling icon, Rulon Gardner has been forced to declare bankruptcy and is auctioning off his Olympic memorabilia, including his medals, autographed jerseys, robes, commemorative jewelry and more. The 43 year-old owes a $3.9 million tax debt, and says that the bankruptcy has been difficult, but has made him wiser. Gardner and his wife no read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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To John Fosco, the UFC’s sponsor tax and implosion of MMA’s “bubble” is old news.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, Only on Junkie read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Americana MMA Apparel owner, Peter Giannoulis discussed the impact the UFC's heavy-handed tactics have had on his company, and his constant efforts to keep sponsoring athletes that wouldn't ordinarily see much financial support. Over the last 4-5 years, the sponsor landscape within the UFC has undergone significant change with its sponsor tax, and will once again undergo a metamorphosis of sorts when it takes on a fighter's uniform. The sponsor tax has heavily impeded a fighter's chances to earn read news >>

  • a year ago
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Nick Diaz's next opponent is not the Internal Revenue Service, but he probably needs to get a certified public accountant in his corner. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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UFC veteran Ian Freeman faces jail time after failing to declare income earned from professional fights he competed in and other fight-related employment between 2003-2005. The Durham Crown Court in Sunderland, England, will sentence Freeman on March 3. read news >>