Mixed martial arts fighters accusing the UFC of illegally dominating the sport asked a Nevada federal judge to deny the organization’s bid to escape one of the fighter's claims, arguing Friday that they are not time-barred given the fact the UFC’s antitrust violations continue.
In a Friday response to Zuffa LLC’s partial summary judgment bid, fighter Nathan Quarry said that he was injured during the limitations period and that he continues to be injured to this day by the organization’s actions. Zuffa, which does business as the Ultimate Fighting Championship, had argued that the limitations period has passed for Quarry and that Quarry showed no overt acts that directly harmed him, according to the response.
However, Quarry, who is one of three fighters leading a proposed class that alleges they have been artificially undercompensated for the use of their likenesses, said Friday that the UFC engaged in multiple overt acts during the limitations period.
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