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Nevada Culinary Workers Union attacks UFC for paying women less than men, calls for equality

  • 20 days ago
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UFC superstar Ronda Rousey recently cracked Forbes' 'World's Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2015' Top 10 list, but that hasn't stopped some critics from calling out the "disparity" between male and fem read news >>

Culinary Union 226 says UFC women earn 41-61% of their male peers, is it true?

  • 20 days ago
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The Culinary Union has come out firing with UFC wage inequality for women in its sights. Do female UFC fighters really earn 41-61% to that of their male peers? Paul Gift looks to the official payshee read news >>

Why Isn't There A Union In MMA?

  • 24 days ago
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Are fighters getting the short end of the stick in MMA? Is the answer a union? John S. Nash discusses what options are available to fighters with a pair of experts. Fighter pay, or the lack thereof, read news >>

Trading Shots: Is it time again to debate the merits of a fighters union?

  • 26 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes for a look at the latest effort to unionize UFC fighters, as well as the UFC’s response.Fi read news >>

Teamsters and Culinary Union Announce Effort to Unionize UFC Fighters

  • 29 days ago
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Two of the largest unions in the United States have committed to a joint effort to try and unionize UFC fighters. read news >>

Fedor Emelianenko says he is interested in returning to MMA

  • a month ago
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In an interview with the Russian web site Union MMA on Tuesday, forrner Pride heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko said that negotiations are taking place for him to return to fight. Both UFC and B read news >>

Pederneiras defends Reebok deal, calls potential union a 'rebellion' against the UFC

  • 2 months ago
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Andre Pederneiras defends the new Reebok deal with the UFC from a businness point of view and doesn't like the idea of the a fighter's union. One week after Jose Aldo gave a very detailed and angry i read news >>

What could an association do for UFC fighters? Labor law expert explains

  • 3 months ago
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What's the difference between an association and a union? What could a professional association do for fighters? How could fighters become employees and not independent contractors? To answer these q read news >>

White says drug testing deal doesn't get done with a union, responds to Aldo's Reebok criticisms

  • 3 months ago
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UFC president Dana White fired back at critics of the UFC's new drug testing procedures, and responded to recent criticisms of the Reebok deal by featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Dana White has been read news >>

Morning Report: Dana White responds to Jose Aldo's complaints, says union would have never signed off on increased PED t

  • 3 months ago
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It's no secret that UFC president Dana White and the promotion's chief owners, Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta, aren't exactly pro-union. Basking in the glow of their newly revealed plans to make using pe read news >>

UFC Champ Jose Aldo Not a Fan of the UFC-Reebok Deal, Calls for a Fighter Union

  • 3 months ago
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Add Jose Aldo to the list of those who have spoken out against the new UFC-Reebok Deal that is expected to go into effect this July. The UFC featherweight champion opened up to Combate (h/t Bloody El read news >>

Jose Aldo: UFC-Reebok deal is s--t, wouldn't happen if MMA had a fighters' union

  • 3 months ago
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I'd reckon a number of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters are hesitant to speak up and critique the new sponsorship deal between Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Reebok, in fear of retaliatory read news >>

Morning Report: Jose Aldo calls for a fighters' union with athletes 'losing a lot' due to UFC's Reebok deal

  • 3 months ago
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"First of all, it's s**t." Well, go ahead and add UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo to the list of fighters voicing disdain for the promotion's sponsorship and uniform agreement with Reebok. Speak read news >>

Jose Aldo thinks UFC's Reebok deal is 's**t', wants to see a fighters union

  • 3 months ago
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Jose Aldo talks extensively about how he dislikes the new deal Reebok made with the UFC and how he believes a union could be the way to keep it from happening. Jose Aldo is the newest UFC fighter to read news >>

Randy Couture: MMA fighters need a union and 'if there is a time, it is probably now'

  • 5 months ago
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Mixed martial arts as a sport is in a state of flux. The UFC is in the midst of instituting a new performance-enhancing drug policy. The promotion's groundbreaking uniform deal with Reebok begins in read news >>

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