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Golden Boy debuted on ESPN and the theme of the show ended up being all about Teddy Atlas.
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 inspectorsMonday, 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.
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.
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.
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 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 badTuesday, 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 licenseThursday, 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 detailsThursday, 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 backMonday, 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.
The most audacious Al Haymon court argument yet: the TV networks are the promoters, don’t look at meTuesday, November 1st, 2016
Al Haymon’s two legal defenses against Golden Boy’s anti-trust lawsuit boil down to this: I’m not a promoter (the TV networks are) and Golden Boy is the one engaging in restrictive activity by not letting their fighters sign with me.
The California State Athletic Commission thinks they can get the Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin fight in Los Angeles and is in overdrive to kiss the ass of promoter Tom Loeffler.« Previous Entries