***Can TJ be Sued****

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  1. DIRTYCOP

    DIRTYCOP Purple Belt

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    Would love to hear the opinion of anyone with legal schooling on this.

    I would think that a fighter would be able to sue TJ for cheating in competition and taking money away from them, as well as opportunity costs.. Similar to how Lance Armstrong was sued by other cyclists when he admitted to taking PEDs.

    I believe Lance was also caught using EPO too.

    Am I wrong?
     
  2. JabToucher

    JabToucher Yellow Card

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    I don't have any legal expertise sorry. But if said scenario occurs, why can't a fighter from a ufc event in 1998 sue an opponent that popped back then?

    Same logic just longer time.
     
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    DIRTYCOP Purple Belt

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    exactly.....not sure why there arent more lawsuits for things like this.......it seems like the suspensions arent doing enough to discourage PED use. Maybe a few lawsuits would make people think twice
     
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  4. Croton

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    I'm fairly certain all the wavers and documents they sign prevent this from happening.
     
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  5. accolyte1022

    accolyte1022 'I had to fight a guy tree times the size of me'

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    I'm willing to bet lawyers would be all over this if they could make mo...... I mean, right the wrongs their client suffered.
     
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    Only Here for Attachments Stipe Justice Warrior

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    Mark Hunt tried this and failed.
     
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  7. Fight Professor

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    They would have to prove that was TJ's intent.
     
  8. DIRTYCOP

    DIRTYCOP Purple Belt

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    Thats a valid point......I wonder if thats the case
     
  9. kflo

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    In another thread the hunt case was mentioned. It was dismissed.
     
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  10. Taric

    Taric Gold Belt

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    Guaranteed. Otherwise fighters would be sued every event.
     
  11. Verace

    Verace Gold Belt

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    As far as i understand cody would have to sue the UFC, not TJ.

    And good luck with that. We saw what happened to Hunt...
     
  12. Jackonfire

    Jackonfire BMF Mod Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    No. All TJ would have to do is point out his loss to little Henry Cejudo to show there are several determining factors that go into a victory. You can't simply blame the EPO, lol.
     
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    dont think many people take a substance that could potentially kill them if the intent was not to improve their performance
     
  14. Schoolboy Q

    Schoolboy Q Silver Belt

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    The short answer: No.
     
  15. DIRTYCOP

    DIRTYCOP Purple Belt

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    I see your point, but Lance was sued and there are a myriad of factors that go into winning a Tour de France.

    Wish there was a lawyer online now. And, to be honest, I wish this EPO shit wasnt so dangerous, Id love to try it for my jiu jitsu training
     
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    DIRTYCOP Purple Belt

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    Did he actually file a lawsuit against the UFC?
     
  17. Verace

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    100%...

    because of the brock lesnar fight
     

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