UFC bout to get Class Actioned by fighters

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  1. wife is a whore

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    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2014/12/...-sue-ufc-for-100s-of-millions-in-class-action

    "We have been able to confirm that the suit will be based on accusations that the UFC has violated antitrust laws by abusing their "market power" to intentionally and systematically cripple the free market. Several of the individuals we spoke to compared it to the recent San Jose hi-tech employee and NCAA antitrust cases. The manager of one high profile fighter who wished to remain anonymous has informed Bloody Elbow that the plaintiffs will be seeking damages for potentially hundreds of millions of dollars due to reduced fight purses, video game rights fees, and other sources of income. The final amount could even be greater, with statutes awarding "treble damages" in antitrust cases."

    I think that Reebok deal is the straw that broke the camel's back.
     
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    Reebok deal has nothing to do with it.
    According to the "non" story, it has been in the works for months.
    There is not a single fact in that article. It is basically admitted click-bait (come back to .... )
    They did not say who is suing over what lol.
    At any given time, a 1.68 billion dollar company has "rumored" lawsuits
     
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    UFC fighters don't get paid DICK and them robed up goomba's and Dana Pocket all the money. Then again where would nonathletic tattooed white guys do for a sport?
     
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    Non athletic? I'd argue that most of these fighters have some of the best conditioning of any sport.

    Regardless, the UFC sucks. I've seen may bogus and questionable decisions. You know they are trying to advance certain fighters at the expense of others. Don't watch it any more and hope they are sued into oblivion.
     
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    conditioning and athleticism are two different animals. The best conditioned athlete is still boxers. 12 3 minute rounds and only a minute of rest where you're on your feet trumps 3 five minuter round (5 if "championship) with the majority of the time spent feinting or on your fuckng back. 3x12 is always more than 5x5 no matter how you put it. Throwing 50 punches a round while moving and getting punched is harder than rolling around on the round making gay sexy poses with another dude.

    I used to box as a kid and the footwork I see in UFC is like watching Caveman rolling a cart with square wheels compared to footwork taught in boxing.....

    UFc Does suck
     
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    Yep. Boxing is a beautiful sport. It's the politics and the judging that fucks it up. Also, they don't know how to market it with all these sleazy out for themselves promoters.
     
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    Dana WHite is worth 300 million dollars and had a 9% state in "UFC" The Mobbed up goomba brother shave 40 and 41% and worth over 1.4 Billion. The Ufc has shady decisions and crappy fights. (I point out that Jon Jones got beat up and put in the hospital by Gustaffson and WON.......OVER A YEAR AGO and still no rematch) and not ONE fighter has ever earned close to 100 million bucks.

    Yeah the UFC isn't like boxing at all....
     
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    Yep. But a lot of ufc fights end with stoppage and people like that. They feel like it's a true winner. I can't tell you how many big boxing fights I have watched that have fucked up scoring. i just wish boxing would get its shit together.

    I still re,ember Tyson coming up and he was fighting once a month. It was fantastic.
     
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    sounds like a bunch of bulllshit i bet its tiio and shamrock grasping for some money
     
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    You didn't mention the Middle Eastern royal who was allowed to buy 10% of the company in exchange for pulling strings to get UFC on in China.
     
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    because he bought 10% of the billion dollar company the other guys have fleeced their dumb slow shit "fighters" and the public they have convinced that they aren't watching WWE of the 21 century and made themselves Billionaires.
     
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    Are I all nuts I'm watching it right now and it's awesome!!! Boxing isn't even on tv anymore it's so done...
     
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    I thought Dana also but I think some 1 said 7/10%
     
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    Ufc just as much horseshit. No way that fight could be scored 49-46. No fucking way. Best santos could get is 48-47. Just bullshit
     
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    Any chance of a certain competing billion dollar company being somewhere and somehow behind/connected to this potential lawsuit?

    ....who benefits?......the most?
    Probably not the fighters.

    Follow the *real* money.
     
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    This is wrong in just about every way, but I'll just point out the obvious.The best conditioned athletes are ultra marathon runners. You may have boxed, great, so you know half of what you're talking about. Sure, boxers are the best conditioned "punchers". There are amazing athletes in both sports. But to think in mma you're just feigning or resting on your back is a uninformed joke...


     
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    Using your logic Marathon athletes are the best condition RUNNERS. Also by that logic then marathon runners would whip MMA and Boxers...

    Also Boxer do run 5-10 miles as part of their conditioning.
    3x12 > 3x5 or 5x5

    Always

    I'm guessing you're some UFCtard mmatard

    Have fun making the Goomba's and Danawhite Millions

    Do you even know that one of the "all time UFC MMA" Clowns was a mediocre boxer? Probably not.
     
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    Boxing as a show, sucks.

    Since boxing's last great fight, Gatti/Ward 1, there have been TONS of great MMA fights. You cray about MMA's lay and pray, dry hump marathons (I hate GSP also) but how many boxing matches are jab and run or 2 big schwoogies huggin each other for 3/4 of the damn thing?

    And as Couture/Toney showed, a boxer is no match for a grappler.
     
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    gatti/ward 1? 2002?

    hyperbole much?

    but



    Cheers
     
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    What are some jaw dropping boxing matches since then?