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Court dismisses all but one claim in Mark Hunt’s lawsuit against the UFC

In a 28-page order filed on Thursday, the United States District Court of Nevada dismissed all but one of UFC fighter Mark Hunt’s claims in his lawsuit alleging among its claims breach of contract, fraud and RICO Violations against the UFC. Read more »

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Payouts from Premier Boxing Champions PBC on Fox event (2/16/19)

MMA Payout has obtained the payouts from the California State Athletic Commission from this past Saturday’s PBC on Fox event from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.  Headliner Leo Santa Cruz led the roster of boxers earning a reported $1 million. Read more »

February 20, 2019 | Jason Cruz

UFC Fight Night 1 on ESPN draws 1.463M viewers, Prelims 988,000

UFC Fight Night 1 on ESPN Sunday night drew 1.463 million viewers per Nielsen via ShowBuzz Daily.  The prelims which preceded the main card drew 988,000 viewers. Read more »

February 20, 2019 | Jason Cruz

PBC on Fox draws 1.26M viewers opposite NBA All-Star Saturday night

PBC on Fox Saturday night drew a fast overnight rating of 1.26 million viewers according to Television By Numbers.  The telecast drew a 0.3 rating in the A18-49 demo and a 2 share. Read more »

February 20, 2019 | Jason Cruz

Former wrestler sues Activision over video game character

Former professional wrestler Booker T (real name Robert Huffman) has sued Activision claiming that a character in the video game maker’s Black Ops 4 resembles a character he created. Read more »

February 19, 2019 | Jason Cruz

Top Rank Boxing on ESPN (2/15) outshines Bellator on Friday night

Top Rank Boxing on ESPN on February 15th drew 704,000 viewers per Nielsen according to ShowBuzz Daily.  The event featured Rob Brant as he scored an 11th round KO over the previously undefeated Khasan Bayasangurov. Read more »

February 19, 2019 | Jason Cruz