Mark Hunt has filed a civil lawsuit in opposition to the UFC, company president Dana White, and WWE celebrity Brock Lesnar.
The fit, as first pronounced by means of ESPN.com, became filed on Tuesday in Nevada District courtroom, alleging the “UFC and its marketers have affirmatively circumvented and obstructed truthful competition for his or her own gain, which includes being complicit in doping proliferation below the guise of advancing ‘the nice anti-doping software in all of expert sports.’ Defendants have finished this via means which includes however no longer confined to diverse and rampant purported use exemptions, drug testing exemptions and by means of failure to put in force its personal rules.”
Hunt is accusing the defendants of, amongst other costs, racketeering, fraud, breech of contract, and unjust enrichment. he’s in search of monetary remedy for damages, criminal prices, and the like, but the racketeering rate should trigger treble damages.
The lawsuit stems ordinarily from Hunt’s UFC 200 bout with Lesnar on July 9, 2016. Lesnar to begin with gained the bout via a unanimous decision, but turned into discovered to have examined fine for clomiphene, an anti-estrogen substance in a June 28 out-of-opposition drug test and again on fight night. Clomiphene, as laid out inside the healthy, is referred to as a submit cycle therapy substance “believed to be used after a length of energy training with anabolic steroids or similar prohibited substances.”
Lesnar subsequently entered into an adjudication settlement with the Nevada Athletic fee, agreeing to pay a $250,000 excellent and accepting a one-year suspension. The U.S. Anti-Doping business enterprise, which administers the UFC Anti-Doping policy, also assessed him a one-yr suspension, making him eligible for a possible go back on July 15, 2017.