Wrestling Links (9-21-11)

Ex-wrestling exec launches 2nd Senate bid in Conn. Forbes Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon announced Tuesday she is making a second run for a Connecticut US Senate seat, saying the nation’s economy has not improved since her 2010 campaign and she believes Washington needs her business experience. … See all stories on this topic »          […]


How to Accept MMA Sponsorship Donations. We added a new feature to MMA Recruiter that allows our members to accept sponsorship donations directly through their profiles. The great thing about this feature is, now ANYONE can sponsor you. This means companies, friends, family, fans or anyone else that would like to send you money, can. […]

Pro Boxing Comes To Malta – EBU Inducts Malta Boxing Commission

Earlier this month, at the EBU General Meeting in Dublin, Ireland, the EBU Assembly voted that the Malta Boxing Commission become affiliated to the European Boxing Union. This exciting announcement has paved the way for the development of professional boxing in the Republic, as well as opening the door for promoters to hold sanctioned professional […]

Putting the Xyience Story To Bed & Waiting For The Ultimate Judgment Day

By: Rich Bergeron [mpinpage] It is so hard to even imagine the day when the Xyience sage will really be over for me. Back when all this began I had a feeling it might be the kind of story that could define my career someday. It’s been nearly two-and-a-half years since the lawsuit paperwork reached […]

Xyience, Inc. Liquidation Trustee Files Complaint Against Fertitta Enterprises And Former Company Executives

Latest Xyience Case Update By: Rich Bergeron [mpinpage]   The Usual Suspects, including all the characters pictured below and Fertitta Enterprises GM William Bullard, are implicated in a new civil suit. The case, filed by the Xyience Bankruptcy Liquidation Trustee David Herzog Tuesday, is finally unearthing the scandal I’ve been reporting on here on this […]

Station Casinos’ Executives Out To Lunch Without a Cell Phone: What’s the Potential UFC Impact?

By: Rich Bergeron $900 an hour lawyers should know better than to come into a casino bankruptcy without an open dialogue going with state gaming regulators. Yet, Station Casinos attorneys were caught with their pants down by the Reno, Nevada judge handling the case recently. It seems there has been no effort to even contact […]

Station Casinos Collapse Backing UFC-owning Fertitta Brothers into a Corner

By: Rich Bergeron When it rains, it pours for the Fertitta family. Last Friday the patriarch Frank Fertitta, Jr. died while undergoing treatment for heart disease in a California hospital. The death comes at the tail end of a long and painful campaign of pending bankruptcy that finally ended in the Chapter 11 proceedings that […]

ACCESS DENIED: Fertitta Friendly Global Cash Access May Lose Arizona License

By: Rich Bergeron     [mpinpage] Arizona’s gaming authorities recently took a bold stand against a company called Global Cash Access by filing a notice of intent to deny state certification for the merchant services company, which has suspiciously tight connections with Station Casinos and Fertitta Enterprises. Most news reports about the Arizona developments barely […]

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