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  • 5 days ago
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Despite UFC announcing they'd withdrawn their support from the 2015 European Judo Championships to avoid the event's cancelation on February 13th, it appears their actions were not enough to satisfy the European Judo Union (EJU). According to a statement released on their website, EJU has stripped Glasgow, Scotland of host city for the event and issued harsh condemnation of the British Judo Association (BJA), which had attempted to secure UFC's involvement in the event. "The European Judo Union read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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The UFC has been forced to withdraw from sponsoring the European Judo Championship amidst threats from the European Judo Union to cancel the event. At the beginning of the month the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a landmark deal to sponsor the European Judo Championships which takes place from April 9-12 at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. It seems, however, that the partnership has came to an abrupt and untimely end. The European Judo Union (EJU) has allegedly threatened to ca read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Following UFC 183, it's chaotic times in the Middleweight division. UFC fighter Josh Samman and BE's Phil Mackenzie break down the landscape of the Top 15 from their separate perspectives as a fighter and an analyst. What does it mean to be top 15? Who are the competitors, how do they fight, how do they match up? It's a question asked a lot of analysts and fans, but not quite so much of the competitors themselves. What does a division look like from the inside? Josh Samman, coming off a highligh read news >>

  • a month ago
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Wanderlei Silva has released another video, this time with NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith giving him a lesson on the power of unions. Last week we reported on how former UFC stars Wanderlei Silva, Nate Quarry, and Jon Fitch were spotted with National Football League Players Assocation officials during Collegiate Bowl week. This week Wanderlei Silva has posted a new video to Youtube titled "The Power of Union", showing him getting a lesson in unions from the executive director of the NF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC champion Pat Miletich discuses the class action anti-trust lawsuit levied against the UFC, as well as the possibility of an MMA union or association for fighters. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Are MMA Fighters Looking to the NFLPA for help with a Union? Every year the National League Football Players Association hosts the Collegiate Bowl, a post-season college football game for NFL draft eligible college players. In addition to the game there is a whole week of events preceding it, which are intended to introduce the new generation of NFL players to the players union and educate them on the business side of a professional football career. What might be of interest to MMA fans is the f read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After a weird loss at Saturday’s UFC on FOX 13 event, Jamie Varner reflected on his career and expressed interest in helping to form a union for MMA fighters.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX -- Jamie Varner talks about knocking himself out while trying to throw Drew Dober at UFC on FOX 13, retiring as a fighter to focus on coaching, his career highlights, wanting to start a union for fighters, and more. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Tito Ortiz thinks that fighters demand a bigger piece of the pie, and that the only way they're going to get it is with a union. Tito Ortiz may not have stepped into a cage for almost two years (last seen in gloves being interviewed by the emotional roller coaster that is Forrest Griffin post fight), but he's been an almost omnipresent figure in the sport since his short lived retirement. Of course, now he's coming back. After a scrapped bout against Rampage Jackson last fall, Tito Ortiz will ta read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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But in fairness to Rebney, the Bellator CEO admits he's "stayed out of it," because he knows he "can't move the needle" in the "Empire State." Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney -- affectionately known as "Bjork" to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White -- made headlines last week for siding with Culinary Workers Union Local 226, who are embroiled in a fight with Station Casinos (because of this) and ultimately, UFC. Otherwise known as "screaming for attention," according to comments read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Because the enemy of my enemy is my friend. Culinary Workers Union Local 226, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, has found an unlikely ally in its fight against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta. Bjorn Rebney. The Bellator CEO supports the union's fight against Station Casinos -- owned by the Fertitta Bros. -- even if it means giving up mixed martial arts (MMA) regulation in New York, where the financial effects of "Unite Here" are strong enough to stall votes for l read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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It's a time to take your Culinary 226 medicine. The debate on MMA in New York is news once again, but from a hitherto unheard voice, Bjorn Rebney. Some stories never seem to go away in MMA. One of the longest lasting and seemingly most indestructable has been the proxy war of legalized MMA in New York, being fought over by the UFC and the Culinary Workers Union Local 226. Every year the UFC spends a bag full of money lobbying NY politicians to bring MMA to a vote in the state Senate. And every y read news >>

  • a year ago
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There's a lot to absorb in ESPN's recent look at what MMA fighters really think. Or at least, what they say they think when they've been assured that they don't have to put their names on it. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a statement in reaction to the Boston City Counsel's passing an age restriction on attending MMA events on Wednesday. read news >>

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