A Legal Breakdown of the WSOF’s Planned Arizona One Day 8 Man MMA Tournament

Update October 29, 2015 – Today the WSOF released the below ruleset for this tournament Earlier today it was announced that the World Series of Fighting plans on hosting an 8 man, one night elimination tournament at the Comerica Theater in Phoenix, Arizona on November 20, 2015.  This announcement comes shortly after recent failed plans to … More A Legal Breakdown of the WSOF’s Planned Arizona One Day 8 Man MMA Tournament

WSOF’s Planned Elimination Tournament Faces Regulatory Obstacles

Update – WSOF is now apparently seeking to change venue after learning elimination tournaments are illegal in Washington State.  Ariel Helwani posted the following tweet – ________________________________________ Earlier today MMAJunkie reported that the World Series of Fighting plans a one night eight man elimination tournament to be held in Seattle in November with the following … More WSOF’s Planned Elimination Tournament Faces Regulatory Obstacles

A Statutory Breakdown of Bellator’s Planned One Night Elimination Tournament

The one night elimination tournament is at the foundation of the history of modern mixed martial arts but the format has all but disappeared since the early days of the sport. Today, Bellator MMA announced plans to host a one night 4 man elimination tournament in California.  Is that even legal in the State?  The … More A Statutory Breakdown of Bellator’s Planned One Night Elimination Tournament

What the ABC Thinks About Oklahoma’s One Night Elimination MMA Tournament

UPADATE – After a series of setbacks this event was pushed back from its June date and is now scheduled to take place on October 3, 2014. ___________________________________________________________________ It is reported that the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission has approved a one night, 8 man elimination MMA tournament.  Promoted as the “Battlegrounds ONE Tournament” it is advertised as … More What the ABC Thinks About Oklahoma’s One Night Elimination MMA Tournament