64 Search Results for nate quarry

Apr 20, 2017 8:28 am

Nate Quarry explains why UFC contracts are so dangerous for fighters: they own you

Though the UFC is the biggest and most popular mixed martial arts promotion in the world, it is often criticized for the way it treats its fighters. The promotion frequently catches flack for underpaying it’s athletes, and for its controversial outfitting deal with Reebok, which seems to pay fighters much less than they’d make if...

Apr 20, 2017 5:58 am

MMA veteran Nate Quarry rips “greedy, selfish” UFC over Reebok deal

Nate Quarry, who is a TUF veteran and former UFC middleweight title challenger, is involved in a class action lawsuit against the UFC, and stands out as one of the promotion’s most outspoken critics. One of the issues that gets the former fighter most fired up is the UFC’s outfitting deal with sports apparel giant...

Apr 19, 2017 11:43 am

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 29 // Ian McCall | Nate Quarry | Jessica Eye

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another great lineup! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off tonights show we are joined by UFC Flyweight Ian McCall. “Uncle Creepy” has been the victim of some seriously bad luck in recent years. Having not fought since January of 2015, McCall has been scheduled to compete numerous times...

Sep 22, 2015 6:35 pm

Nate Quarry: ‘THIS is why I’m a part of the court case against Zuffa.’

Former UFC fighter Nate Quarry is one of the fighters involved in the class-action lawsuit against Zuffa, LLC., which claims the UFC participated in anti-competitive practices, which effected fighter’s careers. So today when Quarry read the report detailing that Vitor Belfort tested positive for high levels of testosterone before UFC 152, where he fought Jon...

Dec 16, 2014 1:03 pm

REVEALED! Cung Le, Jon Fitch, & Nate Quarry Are Suing The UFC

  Details are still pretty scarce right now, but a press-conference is currently preparing to start, regarding a class-action lawsuit against the UFC. While several fighters are expected to take part in this legal matter, three fighters with UFC experience have stepped up and filed. Check it: Media packet states that Cung Le, Jon Fitch...

Dec 3, 2014 10:49 am

Nate Quarry Smashes The UFC Over New Uniforms

The UFC further continuing their stranglehold over the fighters. Why? They don’t have enough money to actually pay their athletes above welfare wages? Will the money trickle down? Has it so far? How many checks have the random fighters gotten from “official” UFC sponsors? None? No Harley Davidson checks? No checks from the supplement sponsors?...

Feb 21, 2014 11:28 am

Nate Quarry offers Six Suggestions to the UFC

Nate Quarry is back, and this time he has suggestions for the UFC. Quarry recently when on the internet to spill the beans on the good and the bad that happens when your a UFC fighter. Now he has posted again, this time providing six suggestions that would improve how the UFC treats its fighters....

Feb 20, 2014 7:50 pm

Dana White Responds To Nate Quarry: ‘I have nothing bad to say’

Seemingly out of nowhere, former UFC middleweight and one-time title challenger Nate Quarry, came out this week and pretty much started bashing the ethics of the UFC. We heard from Lorenzo earlier today and now during his pre-UFC 170 media scrum Dana also touched on Quarry’s beef. Check it: “I like Nate Quarry. Let me...

Feb 20, 2014 4:51 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta Responds To Nate Quarry’s Rant

  Former UFC fighter Nate Quarry recently went on the internet and spilled his guts about his experience with the UFC. He talked about how much he got paid, UFC Christmas presents, and the sport as a business. Needless to say, one of the more shocking revelations from his comments was the amount he got...

Mar 2, 2012 9:36 am

UFC Middleweight Nate Quarry Announces Retirement

“It was 16 years ago that I saw the UFC on TV, and it changed my life. Everything I have besides my little girl has come from fighting. But after my last fight, when I came home and saw the look in my little girl’s eyes and could see how upset she was at how...

Feb 19, 2014 11:49 am

Quarry Continues: Dana Tips Servers More Than He Pays Fighters

Until all fighters are worth millions (never going to happen) the topic of fighter pay will always be here. I mean, who’s really happy with what they make for a living? More is always better. UFC veteran, Nate Quarry, took to the Underground forum earlier this week to debate the topic and give his side...

May 20, 2017 2:03 pm

Kobe Bryant shows support for Fighter’s Union at UFC Athlete Retreat

This weekend, UFC fighters congregated for the 2017 UFC Athlete Retreat. During the course of the event, various guest speakers made appearances to talk to the fighters about various topics. One speaker was none other than NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who fielded questions from fighters as part of his speaking time. While no phones were...

Sep 9, 2015 2:41 pm

Joe Rogan: ‘Dana White’s Under Investigation’

  UFC commentator and comedian Joe Rogan recently revealed on his podcast, ‘The Joe Rogan Experience,’ that UFC president Dana White was forced to get a new iPhone, instead of the flip phone he used to have, because he’s under investigation. Rogan was telling his guest, Tom Segura, about a time White was trying to...

Aug 21, 2015 3:14 pm

Cung Le: ‘Dana White Tried To ‘Strong Arm’ Me Into Admitting PED Use’

Things between retired MMA fighter Cung Le and the UFC aren’t very good. Le is a plaintiff in the class action anti-trust lawsuit against Zuffa and recently spoke with fellow plaintiff Nate Quarry on a podcast and detailed the final year with the UFC and how things got really bad. Here’s Le talking about the...

Jun 22, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Biggest Mismatches in MMA History

Mismatches happen in every single sport. Whether it’s The Cleveland Cavaliers (or what was left of them) getting whooped by Golden State Warriors in Game 6 or someone like Nate Quarry getting brutally knocked out by Rich Franklin, mismatches are fun to watch! Check out some of the biggest mismatches in mixed martial arts history!...

Jun 3, 2015 5:45 am

UFC Gets Class Action Case Moved To Home Turf

The UFC have won a small battle in the war that is the anti-trust lawsuit filed against them. The lawsuit, filed by MMA fighters including Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry, was originally filed in San Jose, California. Zuffa filed for a change in venue, hoping to have the proceedings moved to Las Vegas,...

May 14, 2015 10:01 am

Zuffa Is Trying to Block Request for 15 Years of Financial Statements

Have you ever wondered how much cash Zuffa is raking in? We may soon find out! Zuffa is requesting to block the release of a report that would reveal exactly how much money they have made over the last fifteen years. They want the motion to stay in Northern California District Court. This is tied...

May 7, 2015 2:03 am

Former UFC Fighter Hints at Creating Fighter’s Union

Saying the UFC/Reebok partnership has been troublesome for some fighters to get behind would be an understatement. After the details about how the payout would be spread amongst the athletes, fighters took to Twitter to express their lack of enthusiasm. Even though some are happy with their pay, it seems like most are upset and...

Jan 26, 2015 9:34 am

Wand Visits NFL In Hopes To Improve MMA

Recently, news emerged that in the wake of the class action lawsuit filed against the UFC, Wanderlei Silva, Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry, all attended a meeting with the NFL Players Association to learn more about unions. Above is the first footage we’ve seen of Wanderlei’s experience.

Jan 18, 2015 9:19 am

GALLERY! Disgruntled UFC Vets Visit NFL Union

At the end of last year, it was announced that Nate Quarry and Jon Fitch, among other fighters, would be filing a class-action lawsuit against the UFC. Since recieving his lifetime ban, Wanderlei Silva has been extremely out-spoken against the UFC, releasing several rant videos regarding how the UFC treats fighters. This weekend, Silva, Quarry,...