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UFC loves business contracts with waivers or clauses that ask for fighters to not sue them over disputes. They’ve taken it a step too far regarding their new USADA drug testing program.
Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson had a gritty, gutty, bowling shoe ugly five-round slobberknocker to cap off what was a wonderfully whimsical UFC event at Saitama Super Arena.
Remember the pre-USADA days when UFC managed their own Therapeutic Use Exemptions for testosterone? Josh Gross at Deadspin claims that UFC “covered up” a Vitor Belfort blood test shower higher-than-usual testosterone levels.
Nevada has effectively terminated the career of Nick Diaz over marijuana.
UFC’s new drug testing partner, USADA, is in hot water with the Nevada State Athletic Commission for allegedly giving TUEs to Floyd Mayweather (IV) & Frank Mir (Adderall).
In another time and in another country, Demetrious Johnson would be valued as a star. In the UFC environment, the fans have rejected him as a human bathroom break.
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.
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 fireFriday, 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 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.
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.
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?
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.« Previous Entries