The Departure of Bjorn Rebney

It was announced yesterday that Bellator Fighting Championship founder and CEO, Bjorn Rebney as well as President and COO Tim Danaher have stepped down effective immediately from their roles with the company. This is huge news for the MMA world. While Bellator has never been friendly with the UFC, the ‘beef’

Contracts In The MMA World

Contracts are involved in almost every business. Whether it is employment contracts, independent contractor contracts, promotional contracts, the list goes on and on. However, contracts in the MMA world can be very “shady”, “sticky”, “fake”, and down right “criminal”. In 2007, UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture was involved in a very

MMA: Tweet Right And Get Paid

Over the past few years it has become apparent that social media will play an important role in the MMA community. Everyday people are passed over on jobs because their prospective employer searched their Facebook profile and found an inappropriate picture, post, or anything that may be considered a “red flag.”

Mainstream Mixed Martial Arts Leads To Decline In Sponsorship Dollars

With major MMA leagues airing on network television including FOX, NBC sports network, CBS, and Spike T.V. one would assume that fighters are being paid more to represent companies in and out of the cage. Well that assumption is dead wrong. In the last few months we have seen fighters

Six Questions With NFL And MMA Agent Audie Attar

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Audie Attar, NFL Player Agent, MMA Agent, and President/Founder of Paradigm Sports Management, was conducted by Belmont University Law School student and aspiring sports/entertainment agent Mark J. Burns.  Connect with Audie on Twitter and LinkedIn. 1. You founded your very own sports agency in 2009 with Paradigm Sports Management. Why