Breaking: Anti-Trust Lawsuit Says The UFC Owes Fighters $1.6 Billion

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is currently facing an anti-trust lawsuit. The lawsuit claims that the mixed martial arts promotion is currently acting as a monopsony, offering a monopoly on labor within the sport.

The damaged assessed for the incomes of fighters since 2010 is estimated to a massive total of $1.6 billion. As a punitive measure, the final total assessed for the lawsuit is $4.8 billion.

The total would be distributed to fighters from December 2010 to December 2014, with the list of fighters potentially set to increase. If the UFC’s “scheme” is determined to have continued past 2014, then more fighters will likely be made eligible for compensation.

An expert on the situation broke it down on twitter:

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