Pennsylvania Introduces Trial Weight Cut Reform Program Based on Fighter Body Composition

Mixed Martial Arts has a problem with rapid extreme weight cutting.  The tactic has led to death, permanent injury and an ever growing list of health consequences for fighters who resort to extreme practices to end up competing against opponents who are ultimately somewhat similar in size. Pennsylvania is the latest jurisdiction to attempt to … More Pennsylvania Introduces Trial Weight Cut Reform Program Based on Fighter Body Composition

What Ray Borg’s Legal Team Can Learn From Ronda Rousey’s Contract Arbitration Ruling

This week it is reported that UFC Fighter Ray Borg is facing a lawsuit for allegations that he breached a contract with his former management team Wild Bunch Management, LLC. MMAJunkie’s Steven Marrocco obtained a copy of the pleadings which can be found here. The lawsuit alleges that Borg entered into a Fighter Management Agreement … More What Ray Borg’s Legal Team Can Learn From Ronda Rousey’s Contract Arbitration Ruling

Leslie Smith Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against the UFC

As discussed last month, the UFC’s decision accelerate and end their contractual relationship with Leslie Smith has opened a can of worms. Smith is the interim president of Project Spearhead and was the most vocal active roster UFC fighter advocating for fighter organization at the time the promotion chose to part ways with her. Smith … More Leslie Smith Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against the UFC

$18,000 in Damages Ordered For Piracy of Pacquiao v. Bradley

In the latest piracy prosecution for a combat sports Pay Per View event, reasons for judgement were released last week ordering $18,000 in damages for the piracy of Pacquiao v. Bradley. In the recent case (J&J Sports Productions , Inc. v. Catsup Burger Bar) the Defendants displayed the PPV bout without paying the commercial sub-licensing … More $18,000 in Damages Ordered For Piracy of Pacquiao v. Bradley