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Nevermind: California re-asserts lifetime ban for Javier Capetillo after licensing snafu

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Javier Capetillo was, in essence, banned for life after losing his California license in January of 2009. Six years later, he got a new license but remains sidelined after the Athletic Commission did a u-turn.

The Ronda Rousey effect: How high will the price tag be for ESPN to snatch UFC from Fox Sports?

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

If Ronda Rousey remains as dominant and relevant in two years as she currently is now, how much financial impact will that have upon negotiations for Fox Sports to keep UFC away from ESPN?

Trump card: In scorching critics, UFC management burns Gannett/USA Today & stokes Reebok dumpster fire

Friday, July 24th, 2015

The Reebok deal has been a disaster for UFC. They fired cut man Stitch Duran to prove a point. The fans turned on them with rage. With public relations spiraling out of control, Dana White trashed media partner USA Today.

UFC’s pound-the-table moment scape-goating Stitch Duran over Reebok backlash

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

UFC made an example out of veteran cut man Stitch Duran in order to silence the criticism about their dreadful sponsorship deal with Reebok that is costing fighters millions of dollars in potentially lost sponsorship revenue.

UFC & Frank Mir have everything to gain in the 2015 Fedor sweepstakes

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

In 2015, UFC has everything to gain by signing Fedor Emelianenko. Fedor has everything to gain by signing with UFC including a possible revenge match against Fabricio Werdum.

Was Conor McGregor’s win at UFC 189 worth $45 million dollars?

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

UFC got what they wanted with Conor McGregor defeating Chad Mendes. Is McGregor’s win worth $45 million dollars to UFC in the eventual Conor/Aldo match?

Reebok is the burning tire in UFC’s growing dumpster fire

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

For every positive development in UFC World, there tends to be five or six ugly negative developments and this trend isn’t stopping any time soon.

The proposed legal argument against California’s 3-year drug suspension of Alexander Shlemenko

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Alexander Shlemenko and his attorney, Howard Jacobs, appear ready to sue the California State Athletic Commission for a three-year suspension due to alleged multiple drug violations.

PRIDE never die: Fabricio Werdum becomes MMA royalty by submitting Fedor, Cain, and Nogueira

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

In the time span of a decade, Fabricio Werdum has beaten the odds to become MMA royalty by becoming UFC Heavyweight champion. And in the process, he submitted Fedor, Cain, and Nogueira to become the king.

Let’s play 20 questions regarding the new UFC & USADA drug testing program

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Today’s press conference regarding the new UFC & USADA drug testing program raises a lot more questions than answers.

California legislature ready to approve 40% fine for fighters who fail drug tests

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

The price and punishment for a fighter caught failing a drug testing in California just skyrocketed. And in the process, fighters are also going to lose financial protections that were previously afforded to them in arbitration.

A legal Rampage for defamation: When not saying “I’m sorry” equals crazy attorney fees

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

A six-year legal battle between Juanito Ibarra and former clients Tito Ortiz & Rampage Jackson has ended. However, there are numerous lessons for all Internet writers to learn from the defamation lawsuit.

After UFC 187, Chris Weidman says MSG is next goal after “putting Shelly Silver into jail”

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Vitor Belfort is who we thought he was. So was Rumble Johnson. Chris Weidman’s next goal? MSG and MSG only.

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