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  1. Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Call UFC a MonopolyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Courthouse News Service

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship pushes out rival promoters to maintain iron-fisted control over the mixed martial arts market, crushing fighters' earnings, three athletes claim in a federal class action. UFC middleweight Chung Le and former UFC fighters Nathan Quarry and Jon Fitch sued Zuffa LLC, the parent company of UFC, under the Sherman Antitrust Act on Tuesday.

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  2. MMA fighters sue league, allege antitrustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... **er." The suit seeks money damages, including additional payment fighters could have received from other mixed martial arts businesses, and an injunction against the alleged anticompetitive actions of the UFC.

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  3. Get the Extensive Experience, Knowledge of the Highest Quality Boxing and Muay ThaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | LivePressWorld

    ... Let's meet up to learn Street Survival & Self Defense and Stamford Boxing. Come to Westport Boxing & Calasanz Martial Arts for excellence in boxing training. Our extensive experience, knowledge of the highest quality and unique teaching methods has ...

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  4. UFC News: Will CM Punk's WWE Experience Help or Hinder His UFC Chances?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | BleacherReport

    Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White has already assured in an interview with ESPN that CM Punk , the iconoclast former WWE Champion turned UFC hopeful, will be pitted against competitors who share the same level of mixed martial arts experience. When Punk first enters the cage in 2015, however, he will bring far more to the Octagon than just that.

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  5. MMA fighters file antitrust lawsuit against UFC, claim it's a monopolyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Globe and Mail

    Mixed martial arts fighters filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday, alleging the organization is a monopoly that chokes off competition, crushes athletes' earnings and controls the right to market their names even after their deaths. "UFC has taken over the entire industry and dictated its terms upon the fighters ... they don't have any rights.

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  6. Hiring managers are changing the game by making campus recruitments innovativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hindustan Times

    What kind of dinosaur would you be?" is a question that Google and other Silicon Valley companies have been known to pose to candidates. Wacky and unexpected, the question is meant to judge the aspirant's ability to think creatively and beyond the obvious.

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  7. Nutritional Products International Client Receives Purchase Order...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PRWeb

    ... see them picking up TapouT." About TapouT: TapouT is a lifestyle brand that has been at the forefront of Mixed Martial Arts since its inception in 1997. The label is rapidly growing into other sports and categories, offering merchandise for men, ...

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  8. Lavell Crawford -- Rampage Is The Funniest Fighter ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | TMZ.com

    " Breaking Bad " star Lavell Crawford knows funny ... even when funny can kick the living crap out you -- 'cause he thinks Quentin "Rampage" Jackson is the most hilarious fighter in the world. Crawford was at Gracie Ju-Jitsu in Los Angeles -- on his way to a workout -- when we asked the veteran stand up comedian which MMA fighters make him laugh ... intentionally or not.

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  9. UFC Issues Official Statement on Class Action LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | MMA Weekly

    Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry, who seek to represent a class of similarly situated current and former UFC fighters, filed a multi-million-dollar class-action lawsuit on Tuesday against the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization, accusing it of illegally maintaining monopoly and monoposony power by systematically eliminating competition from rival promoters, artificially suppressing fighters' earnings from bouts and merchandising and marketing activities through restrictive contracting and other exclusionary practices. The lawsuit claims that the UFC's alleged anti-competitive acts have made and maintained the UFC as the only option for MMA fighters who want to earn a viable living in the profession.

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  10. Training with trainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Washington Post

    ... Greer teaches 10 to 15 classes a week in addition to training 10 to 15 client sessions at corporate gyms and martial arts school BETA Academy in the District. Through FITT, Greer also hosts fitness events, like a recent run that ended with brunch. ...

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  11. The FighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Bohemian.com

    Bracket, in her corner, briefly raises her arms above her head, quickly adjusting her helmet and mouth guard, her eyes darting over to take in her opponent, a tattooed young woman now bouncing up and down on the other side of the combat area. It's Saturday night, Oct. 20, 2012 - fight night at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, a series of mixed martial arts matches featuring male and female amateur cage fighters.

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  12. MMA fighters file antitrust lawsuit against UFCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | LA Daily News

    SAN JOSE >> Mixed martial arts fighters filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday, alleging the organization is a monopoly that chokes off competition, crushes athletes' earnings and controls the right to market their names even after their deaths. “UFC has taken over the entire industry and dictated its terms upon the fighters ... they don't have any rights.

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  13. Key questions in the lawsuit filed against the UFCRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | MMAFighting.com

    ... fall of the Japanese-based rival Pride Fighting Championships, has emerged as the dominant force in the mixed martial arts business. While there have always been dozens, and now hundreds of promotions, including many that have national television ...

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  14. Local sports digest: Fighters file suit against UFC in San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Mixed martial arts fighters are suing the Ultimate Fighting Championship, alleging it's a monopoly that chokes off competition and holds down earnings. The antitrust suit was filed in San Jose federal court on behalf of Nathan Quarry, Jon Fitch and Cung Le, but it seeks class-action status.

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  15. Local sports digest: Final dives earn Ipsen goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... finished with 86.40 points on a reverse 11 2 with 31 2 twists, the most difficult dive in the finals. Mixed martial arts fighters are suing the Ultimate Fighting Championship, alleging that it chokes off competition and holds down athletes' ...

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  16. Nike Taps ACRONYMA 's Errolson Hugh for ACG RevampRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hypebeast.com

    ... it all home for us. Specifically looking at athletes, there's a stance that's universal to all sports. In martial arts it's often called the 'ready' or 'neutral' stance, and it's a precursor to just about any type of movement. Your center of gravity ...

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  17. Jose Canseco wants shot at CM Punk in UFCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | AM 570 KLAC

    Since it was annouced that Phil "CM Punk" Brooks had signed a multi-fight deal with UFC , fighters ranging from rookies to mixed martial arts legends have been coming out of the woodwork looking to be his first opponent. A few celebrities with fighting experience have joined that parade as well.

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  18. Fighters file antitrust lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sports Law Blog

    Honored by Fast Company as one of Three Best Sports Business Blogs and by the American Bar Association Journal as a Top 100 Law Blog

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  19. Nate Quarry: Lawsuit Against the UFC Is About 'Fair Market Value' for AthletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sherdog

    Nate Quarry made his name competing on the historic first season of "The Ultimate Fighter" and eventually was able to challenge for a title in the Octagon. After he retired, Quarry scored a gig as a co-host on the short-lived Spike TV show "MMA Uncensored Live," which was canceled after one season.

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  20. Current, former fighters file antitrust lawsuit against UFCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Canada.com

    A group of current and former Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters launched a class-action lawsuit on Dec. 16, 2014 against the promotion's parent company, Zuffa LLC, accusing UFC of building a monopoly that limits the earnings of fighters and that has forced several opposing promotions out of business. A group of current and former Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters has launched a class-action lawsuit against the promotion's parent company, accusing UFC of building a monopoly that limits the earnings of fighters and that has forced several opposing promotions out of business.

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