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Domain Disputes Alert, UFC Dismisses Cybersquatting Lawsuit Over

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

domain name dispute cybersquatting lawsuitIt appears that TheUltimateFighter website is undergoing a transition in ownership. Today if you’ve typed 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, 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 domain name, Anton Resnick. This could explain the lack of content on Continue reading Domain Disputes Alert, UFC Dismisses Cybersquatting Lawsuit Over »