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Plaintiffs in Antitrust Lawsuit seek $21K in fees in Motion to Compel Matt Hume’s deposition

Plaintiffs attorneys in the Zuffa Antitrust Lawsuit have filed a Motion to Compel the Deposition of Matt Hume in the federal court in Washington state.  As a result of the filing, Plaintiffs are seeking sanctions against Hume and his attorney in the amount of $21,000 for having to draft and file the motion.  In addition, they request Hume sit for his deposition and produce documents as requested in Plaintiffs’ subpoena. Read more »

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New weight classes voted in by ABC

The Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sport approved the addition of four new weight classes.  The new weight divisions are an attempt to address the health and safety issues with weight cutting. Read more »

July 26, 2017 | Jason Cruz

Mayweather-McGregor will be shown in movie theatres

Fathom Events and Mayweather Promotions announced that the two have partnered to put the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight in movie theaters.  The event appears to have a list price of $40 per ticket not including tax. Read more »

July 25, 2017 | Jason Cruz

Adjusted UFC on Fox 25 ratings: 2.046M, Prelims draw 1.137M

UFC on Fox 25 drew 2.046 million viewers in adjusted overnight ratings to include the overrun per Nielsen via ShowBuzz Daily.  The UFC Prelims which preceded the main card on Fox drew 1.137 million viewers. Read more »

July 25, 2017 | Jason Cruz

Plaintiffs in Antitrust Lawsuit seek $21K in fees in Motion to Compel Matt Hume’s deposition

Plaintiffs attorneys in the Zuffa Antitrust Lawsuit have filed a Motion to Compel the Deposition of Matt Hume in the federal court in Washington state.  As a result of the filing, Plaintiffs are seeking sanctions against Hume and his attorney in the amount of $21,000 for having to draft and file the motion.  In addition, they request Hume sit for his deposition and produce documents as requested in Plaintiffs’ subpoena. Read more »

July 25, 2017 | Jason Cruz

UFC on Fox 25 draws 1.64 million viewers

UFC on Fox 25 drew 1.64 million viewers (according to TV By Numbers) making it the lowest overnight ratings for the company since it began airing fights on Fox.  Despite the news, it tied with NBC’s Dateline for biggest rating for Adults in the 18-49 age range. Read more »

July 23, 2017 | Jason Cruz