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US: UFC fighting becomes latest sport to face antitrust challenge

 |  December 15, 2014

Unnamed sources have told reporters that a class action lawsuit is headed towards the UFC.

The fighting agency is reportedly being accused of abusing its market dominance to suppress compensation offered to fighters for fight events, video games and other business ventures. Reports say one source compared the case to the recent NCAA lawsuit.

A class action lawsuit is expected to soon be filed against the sporting group. Reports could not confirm which athletes are likely to join the class action.

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