Who Owns the Intellectual Property to UFC’s Octagon?

Jake Rossen of ESPN.com has written an interesting article on the origins of the octagonal fighting ring used by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) since its inception.  Greg Patschull, a martial artist who built an octagonal ring for an event prior to UFC’s development of the Octagon, claims that he owns the intellectual property associated with the Octagon. […]

Connecticut One Step Closer to Allowing MMA

Connecticut House Bill 5277, which would legalize mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting in the Nutmeg State, passed through the Connecticut General Assembly’s House of Representatives and will now be considered by the Senate.  Regarding the bill, House speaker J. Brendan Sharkey said: “We’re one of only two states in the country that does not regulate the sport, […]