UFC Stars and Former Champs Announce Fighter Association (Media Call Replay)

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A five-member board consisting of current UFC fighters announced on Wednesday the formation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA). The announcement was billed as industry “redefining.”

The board, made up of former champions Georges St-PierreCain Velasquez, and TJ Dillashaw, as well as current contenders Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Tim Kennedy, are seeking a settlement for past fighters, an increase in revenue shares closer to that of other professional sports, and a benefits package that includes insurance and pensions, among other things.

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