Ronda Rousey At Odds with Management; Are They Headed to Court?

March 15, 2014
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(Video courtesy of AXS TV)

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is at odds with her longtime manager Darin Harvey and his company Fight Tribe Management. While it is unknown what the nature of their dispute is, it was enough for Fight Tribe to reportedly file a petition for arbitration in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Rousey and Fight Tribe, however, are even at odds over where to resolve the issue.

Rousey’s attorney, Steven Bash, told recently that the matter doesn’t belong in court, it belongs in the hands of the California State Athletic Commission.

CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster seems to agree with Rousey’s attorney. He told Inside MMA on Friday that the proper course of action in a dispute between a manager and a fighter in California is to file a request for arbitration with the commission, not the courts.

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  • Trex

    They probably want some of her Hollywood money, and that’s why it went to court…

    • MuayThaiFood

      Then what would the California Athletic Commission have to do with it?

      • Neil

        If this is the issue, Rousey’s attorney probably want it to go in front of the athletic commission because they’re more likely to declare fight money & acting money as completely separate things.

  • james j

    More fighters getting used and abused

  • TheCerealKiller


  • Shartnado2, the Sloppy One

    Rousey burns bridges in her relationships??? NO WAYYY!!!