Dana / Fertitta Called To Court, Will Be Forced To Testify In Lawsuit By Legendary UFC Fighters

The class action anti-trust lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting Championship will be coming to a head as UFC President Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta and former matchmaker Joe Silva will be called to court for key deposition dates within the next two months, Bloody Elbow reports.

Lorenzo will be under oath on the stand on March 23, 2017 while Joe Silva will be making his appearance on April 7, 2017. White was originally scheduled to make his appearance in late April, but it has since been pushed back to May 2nd.

Cung Le, Nate Quarry, Jon Fitch, Brandon Vera, Javier Vazquez, and Kyle Kingsbury will also have their chance to speak under oath with Le’s deposition taking place April 11, 2017. The class action lawsuit was first filed in December of 2014 when they first accused the UFC of “illegally maintaining monopoly and monopsony power by systematically eliminating competition from rival promoters, artificially suppressing fighters’ earnings from bouts and merchandising and marketing activities through restrictive contracting and other exclusionary practices.”

Stay tuned to MMA Imports for more on this story as it develops.