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Is Reebok’s UFC deal a public relations nightmare that could scare away future sponsors?

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The fallout from the new UFC/Reebok sponsorship marriage has been a disaster — and the deal hasn’t even been fully implemented yet.

No more free California arbitration for fighters or managers?

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

California fighters & managers in contract disputes will no longer have access to free arbitration services with the state Athletic Commission. Plus: so much for confidential settlements. The Legislature reveals the price tag for settling two lawsuits.

UFC Adelaide: Assault and battery on Mark Hunt

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Mark Hunt is known throughout the world for some of the beatings he has taken & dished out in heavyweight fights. The latest beating he endured, this time from Stipe Miocic, should put him into retirement.

If Nevada’s athletic commission is a raging inferno, then Texas is a flaming turd

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

The in-ring antics of boxing referee Laurence Cole marred what was otherwise a good fight between Omar Figueroa Jr. and Ricky Burns.

Bill Brady’s resignation from Nevada State Athletic Commission cements agency’s crisis point

Friday, May 8th, 2015

The first shoe in Nevada has dropped in the ugly aftermath of the Manny Pacquiao/Floyd Mayweather fight.

If ABC & Golden Boy claim Al Haymon is violating the Ali & Sherman Acts, why not cite RICO?

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Both the Association of Boxing Commissions and Golden Boy are throwing the legal kitchen sink at Al Haymon. However, neither party is accusing Haymon of racketeering despite alleging that he & his associates are supposedly involved in illegal business activity?

A look at Golden Boy’s Sherman Antitrust & Clayton Act lawsuit against Al Haymon

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

The Association of Boxing Commissions has petitioned the US Attorney General to investigate Al Haymon for alleged violations of the Muhammad Ali Act. Golden Boy has now sued Al Haymon over alleged violations of both the Sherman & Clayton Antitrust Acts.

Association of Boxing Commissions letter lays out a plan on how to go after Al Haymon

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

The Association of Boxing Commission is publicly asking for an investigation into alleged violations of the Muhammad Ali Act by boxing magnate Al Haymon.

Pacquiao shows you can fight in Nevada with broken feet, torn rotator cuffs, “broken skulls”

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Manny Pacquiao fought with a torn rotator cuff against Floyd Mayweather. And now he’s getting sued. Where’s the heat on the Nevada State Athletic Commission?

A pyrrhic Mayweather victory for Leonard Ellerbe and Al Haymon?

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Floyd Mayweather predictably won by unanimous decision. Casual fans predictably feel duped. HBO and Bob Arum are licking their wounds.

Innocent until proven guilty for Jon Jones, but will UFC have to suspend him?

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Jon Jones is a suspect in a misdemeanor hit-and-run of a car with a pregnant female driver. Are things further spiraling out of control? What will UFC do?

How fan antics at Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s California fight opens door for future lawsuits

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Saturday night’s fight at StubHub Center got ugly with unruly fight fans throwing plastic & glass bottles in response to a putrid performance by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The scene should have never happened in the first place and it opens the doors to potential lawsuits against the Athletic Commission.

A career-defining victory for Luke Rockhold on mystery UFC on Fox 15 TV card; Junior Chavez destroyed on Showtime

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

A mystery, less-than-hyped UFC card on Fox broadcast TV proved to have some very unique highlights including Luke Rockhold’s domination of Lyoto Machida.

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