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When a Convicted Domestic Abuser gets a Title Shot: Sexism, Misogyny, and Domestic Violence in MMA, Part 3

Read Part 1 and Part 2 The UFC has really had a rough go of it lately. Between the light heavyweight champ arrested for a hit and run, their fighters saying really stupid things, buy/view rates dropping, Mike Goldberg’s N...
 
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Anthony Rumble Johnson LOLs at the Multiple Allegations of Domestic Violence Against Him, Calls Concerns a “Joke”

With the stubborn oblivion the UFC is known for, they trumpeted a Q&A with Anthony Rumble Johnson on Twitter, who has had three allegations of domestic violence against him over the course of five years. As we’ve disc...

 
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Our Editor-in-Chief Talks to Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek published a piece by David Armstrong entitled Mixed Martial Arts Courts More Female Fans, and he asked me some questions for it. A quote from me is at the end, but since I’m prone to long explanatio...
 
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The UFC Is Making the Exact Same Mistakes The NFL Made Regarding Domestic Violence

Republished with permission from Cage Potato By Seth Falvo Watching Dana White’s recent appearance on “Fox Sports Live” paints a very clear picture: Dana White does not want you to compare him to NFL Commissio...
 
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The UFC is an Embarrassment & We Can’t Call Thiago Silva a Domestic Abuser for Legal Reasons

Photograph by Ryan Loco But if it weren’t considered libel, we would. Thiago Silva was cut from the UFC back in February after he had a standoff with a SWAT team. According to police reports, the standoff was spurred beca...