UFC Rival Must Hand Over Info In Fighter Antitrust Suit

By Matthew Guarnaccia (June 14, 2017, 4:38 PM EDT) -- A Nevada federal magistrate judge overseeing an antitrust lawsuit by mixed martial arts fighters against the UFC told MMA promoter and UFC rival Bellator Sport Worldwide LLC on Tuesday to respond to subpoenas by the parties, but limited the scope of their requests to fighter contracts and financial information.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Peggy A. Leen denied a bid by third-party Bellator to quash an attempt to obtain fighter contract and financial information, but found that separate subpoena requests by the fighters and UFC parent company Zuffa LLC regarding these issues to be too broad. While the sides previously came to an...

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