MMA Pride Fighter suining DSE

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  1. DooDoobutter

    DooDoobutter New Member

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    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]- PRIDE FIGHTERS PLAN CLASS ACTION AGAINST DSE[/FONT]
    [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Wednesday, May 23, 2007 - by MMAWeekly.com[/FONT]
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    BREAKING NEWS:

    MMAWeekly.com has confirmed that multiple fighters under contract to DSE and Pride are filing a class action lawsuit against the organization for an undisclosed amount of money.

    Reports have come to MMAWeekly that a number of fighters who are still contracted to DSE are filing the lawsuit with a list of complaints against their former employer.

    According to sources, DSE requested that Pride fighters assign their contracts to “Pride FC Worldwide” (the new company created in the wake of Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta's proposed buy-out of Pride), and most of the fighters refused to do so.

    DSE has apparently countered by threatening to keep the fighters under contract until the organization officially dissolves, which could be held up in court for months or even years.

    The class action lawsuit is intended to enable the Pride fighters to either be released from their current contracts and allow them to move on to compete in other MMA organizations; or to be paid for lost wages, training wages (many of the fighters were already preparing for upcoming bouts), and wages surrounding two cancelled Pride shows.

    Those involved believe DSE has no intention of running anymore shows under the “Pride” label, but many of the fighters under contract were signed exclusively to Pride, with the only provision that would allow them out of the contracts being to show just cause as to why they should be released and allowed to pursue outside interests.

    MMAWeekly will continue to follow this late-breaking story and report as more information becomes available.



    This is going to get ugly
     
  2. DooDoobutter

    DooDoobutter New Member

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    ahhh man i messed up the thread title
     
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    also 12 hours late.
     
  4. Kuet

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    i already posted a thread about this yesterday. NT tough.
     
  5. MyLittleAirport

    MyLittleAirport OT Supporter

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    Suining :noes:

    Its the end of Pride!
     
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    and yes, this is going to get ugly
     
  7. HouseLing

    HouseLing When masturbations lost its fun you'r fucking lazy

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    his looks prettier :mamoru:
     
  8. The Ripper

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    hmm so they are breaking down pride. what a waste
     

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