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UFC: Reports of $4.2 Billion Sale Were False

UPDATE: A UFC spokesman told Yahoo Sports late Monday that reports of a $4.2 billion sale of the mixed martial arts fighting sport were false. 151 more words

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Sources: UFC owners in advanced talks to sell business

The owners of the UFC are in advanced talks to sell the business, sources told ESPN.com.
At least four bidders are believed to have submitted bids for the organization, including WME/IMG, China Media Capital, The Blackstone Group and Dalian Wanda Group. 916 more words

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UFC 196 recap: "As I said, you can't underestimate a Diaz!"

UFC 196 this past Saturday did NOT disappoint! We were treated to a plethora of great performances, including two of the most shocking upsets in recent history (with the exception of Rousey vs. 911 more words

Antitrust in Mixed Martial Arts

By Edward Hulshof – Thompson Rivers University JD Student

The UFC’s legal woes continue as the Le et al v. Zuffa antitrust lawsuit enters discovery. Zuffa, LLC (“Zuffa”), the corporate entity who owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship brand, has been the subject of staunch criticism for anticompetitive practices and the use of coercive adhesion contracts for several years. 506 more words

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Kumite with Butch Hiles Part 3

Last week we looked into the styles Butch practices and what he listens to on the radio when working out. In this week’s edition Butch will recount the challenges he and other local martial artist faced when trying to bring Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts to West Virginia. 761 more words

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Jon Jones' Plea Hearing Arranged for September

It has been confirmed that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will face the judge and jury within the month.

Following reports that Jones and his legal team were positioning for a plea bargain, the hearing has now been scheduled for a 29th September date held at Albuquerque’s Second Judicial District Court. 156 more words

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