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  1. Who Owns the Rights to Athletes' Tattoos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | FindLaw

    ... on an athlete's body. And he's probably not wrong. In 2012, artist Victor Escobedo sued THQ for using his lion tattoo on UFC fighter Carlos Condit in its "UFC Undisputed" game without his permission and was awarded $22,500. And two years later the ...

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  2. Tattoo artists say 2K should have paid them to include NBA players' ink in NBA 2K16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Digital Trends

    ... in court. Artist Christopher Escobedo sued now-defunct publisher THQ for the unlicensed use of a "lion tattoo" on UFC fighter Carlos Condit that was reproduced in multiple entries of the UFC: Undisputed Series. Escobedo was awarded $22,500 in 2012 ...

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  3. NBA2K Sued For Using Players' Tattoos Without PermissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Black Enterprise

    ... a tattoo artist has sued a video game maker for using his or her work on an athlete without permission. For portrayal of UFC fighter Carlos Condit in THQ's "UFC Undisputed" game, tattoo artist Victor Escobedo won $22,500 for his lion tattoo, after ...

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  4. a NBA2Ka makers being sued by LeBron Jamesa and Kobe Bryanta s tattoo ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... order to incorporate the tattoos into the game. Tattoo artist Victor Escobedo was awarded $22,500 for his lion piece on UFC fighter Carlos Condit that was used in "UFC Undisputed" without his permission. The 49ers' Colin Kaepernick even had to get ...

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  5. NBA 2K16 Studio Sued Over Some Video Game TattoosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Kotaku

    If you ever look at your day job and think, self, I could be making more money, then maybe you oughta consider a career in video game sports tattoo litigation. As ridiculous as that may seem, there's money in it! In 2012, a tattoo artist was awarded over $20,000 when THQ used one of his trademarked designs in a UFC game.

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  6. Makers of NBA2K sued for using players' tattoosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | ESPN

    ... athlete without permission. Tattoo artist Victor Escobedo was awarded $22,500 for his lion tattoo that was portrayed on UFC fighter Carlos Condit without his permission in THQ's "UFC Undisputed" game. Escobedo had originally asked for $4.1 million. ...

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  7. EA forecast disappoints as Star Wars' game success proves bittersweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Echo

    Following the news that the Star Wars film franchise was to return from where the original trilogy left off, EA was quick to act to snap up the rights to the franchise's games back in 2013, with the first/third-person shooter Star Wars: Battlefront set to be its big first release. The company is expected to release three smaller games - "Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2", martial arts game "EA Sports UFC 2" and its indie game "Unravel" - this quarter.

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  8. The Sorry State Of The UFC Heavyweight Division - And An Idea How To HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | BloodyElbow

    ... research last night, I think it's time to make a formal proposal out of it. Lets not try and beat around the bush, the UFC Heavyweight division sucks, it just flat out sucks. There is an insane lack of talent beyond the 205lb mark, worse than ...

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  9. Mike Tyson set to appear as playable character for Ea Ufc 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | BloodyElbow

    ... heavy-hitters of all time. In his retirement, Tyson has shown a great passion for MMA, has appeared at numerous UFC events, and on multiple occasions he has stated that he would have competed in MMA if the sport was big during his prime. While Tyson ...

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  10. Makhov warns heavyweights: Olympic Gold then UFC title on my 'to do list'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... goes according to plan, he will enter the MMA sphere as an Olympic Gold Medalist. Then, as he so aptly put it, a UFC championship will be on his "to-do list." While the potential of moving to an entirely new sport as he slowly nears 30 would be a ...

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  11. UFC 193: Holly Holm's KO of Ronda Rousey brings up talk of rematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. A large crowd watches a preliminary bout ahead of the UFC 193 title fight between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm in Australia. Holly Holm demonstrated Saturday night that, shockingly, she ...

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  12. Ronda Rousey Featured on UFC 2 Box ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | ActionTrip

    EA has announced that UFC Women's Champion Ronda Rousey will grace the cover of UFC 2 when it releases in Sprint 2016. This will be the first time a woman was made the feature athlete for the series, even when it was in THQ's possession.

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  13. An inside look into EA Sports UFC 2 with series director Brian HayesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    Among the hardest things about rebooting a video game license as big as the UFC's is building a new foundation from the ground-up. Developer EA Canada experienced that hurdle last year.

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  14. EA Sports UFC 2 confirmed, more details expected for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    The second edition of the EA Sports UFC series has been confirmed by its developers, and more details of the game will be revealed on Tuesday. According to a social media post on Monday, it looks like the second edition of EA Sports UFC is on its way, and details of the upcoming video game are expected to be revealed on Tuesday.

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  15. Departing UFC Exec Don Gold on Dana White and Zuffa's Infamous Christmas PartiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Don Gold did a lot of great things for the UFC in his years with the company, spearheading the development of five top-selling video games, a home video program that helped keep the sport alive when things were at their darkest and the UFC's successful launch into the home fitness market. But to employees at Zuffa, the UFC's parent company, Gold will always be the man behind the party.

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  16. Hollywood stars to appear at Orlando martial arts expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... martial arts enthusiasts as Grand Master Ahmed continued: "Workshops in Tae kwon Do, Tang Soo Do, Karate, Jiu Jitsu, MMA/UFC techniques by UFC ranked fighters, Tai Chi, Qigong, Krav Maga, Competition Bo, Kick Boxing, Long Boxing, Innovative Self ...

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  17. Chael Sonnen stands by retirement: 'I won't be back' after suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... in the water. I don't know how to speak any more clear." Sonnen, 38, has not competed since falling to Rashad Evans at UFC 167 in November 2013. He was supposed to fight Wanderlei Silva (and then Vitor Belfort ) at UFC 175 in July 2014, but failed ...

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  18. UFC Undisputed 2010 demo to arrive in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2010 | Examiner.com

    UFC fans and gamers who are just itching to start throwing leather in the virtual Octagon this coming May will probably get the chance to do so a little earlier than they thought. Via MMA Junkie , THQ, publishers of UFC Undisputed 2010 , announced that a demo for their upcoming MMA fighter will be released hopefully a month before the game's official release date on May 25th.

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  19. First unlockable fighter for UFC Undisputed 2010 announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Assuming you pre-order your copy of UFC Undisputed 2010 at Gamestop , you will receive a code that can be redeemed for four additional fighters. The first fighter was revealed to be British kickboxer James McSweeney, and the other three will be announced later in March.

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  20. UFC 191 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | BleacherReport

    UFC 191 is in the books. The results are as follows : The UFC returns to Japan for, basically, a The Ultimate Fighter finale kind of card.

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