MMA« Previous Entries Next Entries »
Those in the MMA industry who think that Hillary Clinton will be any more interested than Donald Trump in amending the Ali Act to cover MMA fighters simply aren’t following the money.
Actual journalism gets actual results in MMA. Erik Magraken, attorney, discovered through a records request that USADA has not submitted a required third party drug testing contract with the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Georges St. Pierre said his contract with UFC has been terminated. UFC appears to be ready for the legal fight in Las Vegas. What’s at stake and what will the causes of actions be?
Athletic commissions are a motley mix of business and politics. It is a breeding ground for conflicts of interest. The Nevada State Athletic Commission is no different and it’s forcing fighters like Nate Diaz to roll over.
Conor McGregor’s (empty) threat to not fight in Nevada exposes how vulnerable Athletic Commission isWednesday, October 12th, 2016
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is about to find out the hard way what happens when big name fighters don’t want to fight in your state and what impact it has on your financial operations.
Nevada is no longer a safe state for fighters to compete in given the hard-charging money grabbing tactics by the state’s Athletic Commission after losing state funding for its budget.
Bloomberg reports that Federal Reserve regulators have sent Goldman Sachs a warning letter over representations the bank made to prospective buyers when pitching the UFC for sale. The consequences could be serious.
Anyone under the age of 18 participating in a youth sports program in the state of California will now be subject to new concussion & head injury protocols requiring at least a seven day break from full return to sporting activities.
Without the UFC, what justification is there for the existence of Fox Sports 1 as a cable sports channel?
There are major political headwinds against amending the Ali Act to cover Mixed Martial Arts. The clock is ticking and the optimal time to make a change is during the lame duck session of Congress this November.
UFC’s $4 billion dollar sale to Ari Emanuel means major changes are coming. Joe Rogan hinted he would leave in the future and now UFC matchmaker Joe Silva is reportedly out.
In the UFC 202 rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, I’m far more interested in seeing what happens to Nate Diaz should he win again.
Lorenzo Fertitta’s philosophy of buying low and selling him made him a billionaire many times over. He also saw the unionization train coming his way and got the hell out.« Previous Entries Next Entries »