The UFC is a microcosm of the U.S. economy
John S. Nash and Matt Stoller highlight the power dynamics at play in the UFC and the broader economy, where big corporations can often dominate smaller businesses.
The UFC is one of the most popular sports organizations in the world, but its labor policies have been under fire for nearly a decade.
In December 2014, Bloody Elbow broke the news that a half-dozen former UFC fighters had filed a $5 billion antitrust lawsuit against UFC’s parent company, Zuffa LLC. The lawsuit charged Zuffa LLC with illegally acquirin…