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UFC attempts to exclude expert, Plaintiffs file for class certification in latest antitrust lawsuit filings

New filings in the UFC antitrust case filed Friday included plaintiffs’ request for class certification and Zuffa seeking to exclude the testimony of plaintiffs’ expert Andrew Zimbalist.  As is customary in litigation, a glut of pages of legal filings were made on a Friday, just in time for the three day President’s Day weekend for lawyers for the UFC and plaintiffs to sift through. Read more »

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UFC attempts to exclude expert, Plaintiffs file for class certification in latest antitrust lawsuit filings

New filings in the UFC antitrust case filed Friday included plaintiffs’ request for class certification and Zuffa seeking to exclude the testimony of plaintiffs’ expert Andrew Zimbalist.  As is customary in litigation, a glut of pages of legal filings were made on a Friday, just in time for the three day President’s Day weekend for lawyers for the UFC and plaintiffs to sift through. Read more »

February 18, 2018 | Jason Cruz

UFC Fight Night 126 attendance, gate and bonuses

UFC Fight Night 126 was a fast-paced evening with early-stoppage and exciting action Sunday night.  Derrick Lewis led the list of bonus winners with his KO of Marcin Tybura. Read more »

February 18, 2018 | Jason Cruz

PBC on Fox draws 1.06M viewers opposite Winter Olympics

PBC on Fox drew 1.06M viewers on Fox Saturday night according to Television By Numvers.  The event featured Victor Ortiz taking on Devon Alexander in a fight that ended in a draw. Read more »

February 18, 2018 | Jason Cruz

UFC 220 buys estimated between 340K-380K

According to Dave Meltzer in a report at MMA Fighting, UFC 220 is estimated at doing 340,000 to 380,000 pay-per-view buys.  The ratings are similar to numbers in line for UFC 219 in December. Read more »

February 16, 2018 | Jason Cruz

Magomedov and Tukhgov accept 2-year sanctions for violating UFC Anti-Doping Policy

Ruslan Magomedov and Zubaira Tukhgov have accepted two-year sanctions for violating the UFC Anti-Doping Policy.  They will be eligible to fight in the UFC in September 2018. Read more »

February 15, 2018 | Jason Cruz