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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.
UFC’s rivals are out for blood. CAA, Bjorn Rebney, and others attempting to organize fighters are making a full court press now that attempts to amend the Ali Act for MMA appear to be dead.
The UFC gambled big on backing Donald Trump and won. They did it to kill any momentum of amending the Ali Act for MMA. But now the political backlash begins and they’re about to get the negative campaign treatment from the activist Left.
Conor McGregor took Madison Square Garden by storm and now wants a piece of UFC ownership. As the labor wars intensify, how will Ari Emanuel and WME manage the problems talent has with the company?
Mark Hunt has paid good money to hire San Diego attorney Christina Denning on retainer. Forget the big talk about possibly suing for racketeering and focus on the other causes of action instead.
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.
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