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Spike TV drops PBC; what’s next for Al Haymon and the major athletic commissions?

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Spike TV has dropped Al Haymon’s PBC programming. Boxing reporters claim that more television networks will do the same. What’s next for the future of PBC and boxing programming on cable television?

The legal war in Kansas over Al Haymon’s hedge fund money heats up

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

A partial victory for defendants today in Kansas state court fighting off a shareholder derivative lawsuit to claw back money that hedge funds set aside for Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions project.

Golden Boy’s ESPN debut consisted of Teddy Atlas dumping on matchmaking & California commission

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Golden Boy debuted on ESPN and the theme of the show ended up being all about Teddy Atlas.

ESPN’s brutal weight cutting video package demonstrates the incompetence of the fight industry

Monday, March 20th, 2017

There is a full-blown crisis in combat sports over the issue of weight-cutting, especially in the field of Mixed Martial Arts. Fighters are sacrificing long-term damage to their internal organs. Taking away their money isn’t going to solve this problem.

California State Athletic Commission seeking permission to spend $200,000 more on athletic inspectors

Monday, March 13th, 2017

The California State Athletic Commission is seeking to get permission from the California Legislature to spend an extra $200,000 on athletic inspectors and inspector training.

Boxeo Telemundo and Florida’s boxing commission deliver the crazy on Friday night

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

One of the great things about ESPN’s Friday Night Fights was the fact that on any given card, you could see something totally wild and crazy happen. Friday night’s Boxeo Telemundo delivered one of those surprises.

Jumping from the California State Athletic Commission to running California’s most powerful agency

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Why do so many California politicians obsess over the machinations of the California State Athletic Commission? Because it’s a launching pad to gain future power in other state agencies.

Judge brutally & viciously eviscerates Golden Boy’s antitrust lawsuit against Al Haymon

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

The judge in Golden Boy’s anti-trust lawsuit against Al Haymon terminated the lawsuit on Thursday and essentially agreed with every argument Team Haymon raised.

ESPN gives Al Haymon the finger with their new Golden Boy TV deal

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

ESPN and Golden Boy have entered into a TV contract for at least the next two years and that’s bad news for Al Haymon.

New data shows that without Al Haymon & WWE’s cash, California’s athletic commission would be hurting bad

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The California State Athletic Commission’s financials are shakier than they seem to be. Without cash from Al Haymon & WWE events, California would likely be in the red and hurting.

UFC’s three economic weapons for retaliation against Andy Foster for giving Conor McGregor a boxing license

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Andy Foster’s decision to give Conor McGregor a boxing license in California could spark a damaging political war with UFC.

For the first time, Al Haymon admits he’s a boxing manager (in court) & here are his past contract details

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Golden Boy’s antitrust lawsuit against Al Haymon is paying dividends in revealing business methods.

Al Haymon argues he’s not liable for predatory pricing because he spent 9-figures & can’t make the money back

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Al Haymon’s attorneys have come out guns-a-blazin’ in their motion for summary judgment to kill Golden Boy’s anti-trust and unfair competition lawsuit.

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