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LOS ANGELES – When it comes to Cristiane Justino’s relationship with UFC parent Zuffa, the promotion’s chairman and CEO apparently is the guy to ask.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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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 >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC middleweight and Ultimate Fighter veteran Josh Samman says that fighters should be enthusiastically embracing Zuffa's new expanded drug testing regime and stiffer penalties instead of greeting them with a deafening silence. Open arms: that is the manner in which each and every fighter on the UFC roster should be welcoming the newly planned PED drug testing policy. Instead, the whole day, MMA media raged with updates and emerging details of an announcement that may end up having the heaviest read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Perennial UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis is no longer under contract with Zuffa, but the company does hold exclusive negotiating rights. Davis finished out the last fight on his contract when he took on Ryan Bader at UFC on Fox 14 last month. According to a report on Wednesday night's edition of UFC Tonight, per MMA Fighting, Davis remains a restricted free agent as Zuffa retains a window of exclusive negotiation with Mr. Wonderful. Sources in Davis' camp told Fox Sports broadcaster  read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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After his fight against Ryan Bader at UFC on January 24, Phil Davis' finished out the last fight on his contract with the UFC. As reported on Wednesday night's edition of UFC Tonight, "Mr. Wonderful" is currently a restricted free agent, of sorts, as he is still in the exclusive negotiation period with Zuffa. Sources close to Davis told Ariel Helwani that the light heavyweight can't field any outside offers just yet. Davis is coming off of a split-decision loss to Bader at UFC on FOX 14 in Stock 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 >>

  • 28 days ago
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Zuffa has informed Nick Diaz that he has violated the company's UFC Fighter Conduct Policy. Both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz failed drug tests for their UFC 183 bout. The latter tested positive yet again for marijuana metabolites, despite athletic commissions recently increasing the threshold for the banned substance. The UFC has since released an official statement about Diaz's test and you can read it in full below: "The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Check out details and the full documents filed by the UFC as they look to change the venue from Northern California to Las Vegas. Also, read other letters sent by the plaintiffs to Dana White and Twitter about deletion of past entries. As with our earlier update on the on-going anti-trust lawsuits against the UFC, Zuffa has filed a motion to advance the hearing date from May 7 to March 26, 2015, and a motion to transfer venue to their home base of Nevada. BloodyElbow.com has obtained copies of t read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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The UFC released an official statement after filing a motion to transfer the hearing of the Antitrust lawsuit filed against them last December to Nevada. Last Friday, UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC filed a motion to transfer the Antitrust lawsuit filed against them from San Jose, California to Nevada. The UFC, which has its headquarters in Las Vegas, believe the proceedings would be "fair and logical" if the case was heard in Nevada. They also make the claim that Nevada has the "strongest connect read news >>

  • a month ago
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Zuffa CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently spoke about CM Punk's first opponent, and he stated that it's going to be someone we know. I'm sure you know who CM Punk is by now - real name Phil Brooks, former professional wrestler. Now signed to the UFC despite no competitive fighting experience. Punk expects to debut in late 2015 after getting many months of solid training at Roufusport. But the biggest question since he signed has been pretty simple - who is Punk going to fight? In an interview with ESP read news >>

  • a month ago
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A look at the law suit the UFC's parent company filed against the law banning MMA in New York state. Twenty-two men and their entourages — coaches, training partners, hangers-on — assemble in the dimly-lit upstairs lounge of the Amazura Concert Hall. Though some gaze out through the indoor windows to stare at the cage erected on the dance floor below, most are held in rapt attention at the bald former kickboxing champion going over the rules. The event is called the New York Fight Exchange (NYFE read news >>

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It looks like the UFC is starting to take development of Fight Pass into a real fight library seriously. At some point the further growth of Fight Pass became a bit unclear. There was (and still is) talk of them adding live broadcasts of other, smaller MMA organizations and potentially even adding other combat sports as well. Still, beyond the acquisition of Invicta those moves haven't seemed quite readily forth coming. All of which has made their recent announcement something of a complete surp read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Two weeks after the announcement of a class-action lawsuit against Zuffa LLC, parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the company announced it has engaged a heavyweight in antitrust litigation in defense against the legal action. New York-based firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP will represent Zuffa in the case filed on behalf of fighters Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry on Dec. 16 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Lead litigator Bill Isaacson expre read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC, received an unwanted last-minute Christmas present on Wednesday when a third anti-trust lawsuit was filed against them. read news >>

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