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Old 11-04-2009, 04:18 AM
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The cancellation of Affliction: Trilogy and the circumstances surrounding it are at the heart of the allegations. According to the complaint:

Plaintiff is informed, believes, and based thereon alleges Affliction intended to sign Brett Rogers to fight in Affliction: Trilogy and intended to go forward with the event if the UFC deal failed, but intended to cancel [the event] if the UFC deal closed. Brett Rogers was ready, willing, and able to fight Emelianenko in [the event], but instead of honoring its promises to Emelianenko and M-1 by signing Rogers, Affliction elected to serve its own financial interests at the expense of its partners.
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Old 11-04-2009, 05:24 AM
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I'm a certified attorney at LOL

They might have a case if they can prove that Affliction was in breach of a contract they already had. They also may be entitled to some damages if they can actually prove that Affliction acted dishonestly and it ended up causing M-1 Global some sort of damage. I still think it's a long-shot that anything comes of this LOLsuit.
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Old 11-04-2009, 01:50 PM
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All this just seems a little desperate to me. Trilogy got tanked 3 months ago, & they're just now bringing the suit? Just take your network co-deal-thingy & be happy!
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Old 11-04-2009, 03:09 PM
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All this just seems a little desperate to me. Trilogy got tanked 3 months ago, & they're just now bringing the suit? Just take your network co-deal-thingy & be happy!
Yeah, but not every case can be filed with LegalZoom.com

Sometimes it takes time to build your case and go over all the paperwork involved. I honestly doubt that Affliction would be so stupid as to breach any sort of written agreement of that magnitude so it seems like it would be cut and dry. Still, if M-1 can prove that they did, then Affliction could be in trouble.
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Old 11-04-2009, 03:22 PM
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Yeah, but not every case can be filed with LegalZoom.com

Sometimes it takes time to build your case and go over all the paperwork involved. I honestly doubt that Affliction would be so stupid as to breach any sort of written agreement of that magnitude so it seems like it would be cut and dry. Still, if M-1 can prove that they did, then Affliction could be in trouble.
Gonna have to sell a lot of t-shirts to pay that off!
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Old 11-04-2009, 03:36 PM
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Gonna have to sell a lot of t-shirts to pay that off!
Well, their shirts are expensive enough so they should have no problem, lol
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Old 11-05-2009, 04:09 AM
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Good, I hope they win, then Affliction will not be able to afford to make those stupid t-shirts anymore. I get sick of seeing those all the time. Only about 5% of the people who wear them even know what Affliction is. It's stupid IMO.
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