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Domain Disputes Alert, UFC Dismisses Cybersquatting Lawsuit Over TheUltimateFighter.com

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

domain name dispute cybersquatting lawsuitIt appears that TheUltimateFighter website is undergoing a transition in ownership. Today if you’ve typed http://www.theultimatefighter.com/ in your address bar it takes you, literally, to blank page that looks like a normal webpage that just won’t quite load. This is an aberration from the usual practice of domain parking, which registrars and domain owners usually employ when hosting a domain name that isn’t yet attached to content.

***Update*** transition complete, www.Ultimatefighter.com now correctly links to the Ultimate Fighter website.

The Ultimate Fighter trademark boasts a reality show, a movie ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ (2005), and a robust following. The reality show is now spanning 12 seasons. In it, viewers track the day-to-day activities of fighters who compete in a championship to become The Ultimate Fighter. Winning ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ competition grants the winner a six-figure / multi-fight contract with the UFC.

However, recently The Ultimate Fighter’s parent company, Zuffa, LLC, has been embroiled in a domain dispute battle with the owner of TheUltimateFighter.com domain name, Anton Resnick. This could explain the lack of content on TheUltimateFighter.com. Continue reading Domain Disputes Alert, UFC Dismisses Cybersquatting Lawsuit Over TheUltimateFighter.com »