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Easton only trained at Team Lloyd Irvin for fight

After training for some time with Alliance MMA, Mike Easton says that he trained at Team Lloyd Irvin exclusively for his last fight, a one-sided loss to T.J. Dillashaw.

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Civil suit in TLI rape case

Nicholas Schultz and Matthew Maldonado are now to be the defendants in a civil suit filed by the alleged survivor of the rape case that rocked Team Lloyd Irvin last year.

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Maldonado/Schultz not guilty on some charges

The jury returned multiple not guilty verdicts in the rape trials of Matthew Maldonado and Nicholas Schultz, but second degree sex abuse charges remain for both men.

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Deliberation continues in NYE rape case

The jury will start their third day of deliberations in the rape case of Matthew Maldonado and Nicholas Schultz at 9:30 am Friday.

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New motion to dismiss in MMA Millionaires lawsuit

Nakapan Phungephorn became the latest defendant in the MMA Millionaires lawsuit to file a motion to dismiss, claiming that Florida's long-arm statute does not apply.

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Lloyd Irvin hit with new tax lien for over $250k

Lloyd Irvin has been hit with another tax lien, adding over a quarter million dollars to his $287,000+ lien from 2011 and $1,000,000+ lien from last month.

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Irvin associate sues for defaming MMA Millionaires

Marcos Avellan, the man who runs the Platinum Level of Lloyd Irvin's MMA Millionaires program, has filed a lawsuit against Justin Garcia, Nakapan Phungephorn, Brandon Nunley and their businesses, claiming that they defamed him as well as the MMA Millionaires.

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Lloyd Irvin hit with $1,000,000+ tax lien Monday

Lloyd Irvin's rocky year of 2013 continues with a judgement for the United States of America in the amount of a $1,021,440.68 tax lien on June 17.

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Lloyd Irvin to sue Mike Fowler

Controversial BJJ instructor Lloyd Irvin has informed Bloody Elbow that he intends to sue former student Mike Fowler.

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Lloyd Irvin called 'rapist' 'scum' by former star

Mike Fowler, a blackbelt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Lloyd Irvin, has taken to Facebook to express his outrage that the man he calls a "sexual predator" and a "bully" will be at the IBJJF World Championships this weekend.

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Irvin again purchases 'rape themed' URLs

After Lloyd Irvin previously apologized for purchasing LloydIrvinRape.com, calling the move "in poor taste," similar websites were purchased again last month and, again, are now marketing sites for Irvin's gym and endeavors.

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TLI students indicted in NYE rape case

Matthew Maldonado and Nicholas Schultz were indicted on somewhere between eleven and nineteen counts in the alleged rape of a fellow Team Lloyd Irvin student on New Year's Eve.

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TLI star DJ Jackson charged with sex crime in 2008

DJ Jackson, a top student at Team Lloyd Irvin, and one of the few to stay following the recent allegations, was charged with sexual abuse in the third degree in 2008. This story becomes public only days before Jackson is to compete in the black belt middleweight division at the Pan Ams.

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Team Lloyd Irvin affiliate program ended

With more and more affiliate schools cutting ties with Team Lloyd Irvin, Irvin has announced that the entire program has been terminated.

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Cruz, Vera and Alliance cut ties with Lloyd Irvin

UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz, Brandon Vera and the Alliance Training Center are the latest to cut ties with Team Lloyd Irvin.

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Enson Inoue's Purebred cuts ties with Lloyd Irvin

Yet another gym has cut ties with Team Lloyd Irvin as Purebred, owned by UFC and PRIDE veteran Enson Inoue, announced the end of their affiliation.

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Scandal drives exodus from Team Lloyd Irvin

Team Lloyd Irvin has seen a massive exodus of top students from the "Medal Chasers" team in the wake of yet another scandal.

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Irvin responds to owner of BETA Academy

Lloyd Irvin has responded to claims made by the owner of BETA Academy on why the academy ended their association with Irvin's "MMA Cartel."

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BETA Academy owner explains leaving Lloyd Irvin

Following terminating his relationship with Lloyd Irvin, BETA Academy owner Nakapan Phungephorn explains the situation, including claims of shady business tactics and bully behavior.

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Lloyd Irvin breaks silence, issues open letter

Lloyd Irvin finally breaks his silence and issues an open letter on both the New Years Eve rape case involving his students and discussions about the 1989 gang rape case in which he was tried.

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Gracie brothers discuss TLI rape case

Rener and Ryron Gracie discuss the impact that the Lloyd Irvin student rape case has had on the BJJ comunity and explain many aspects of controlling the environment in your gym.

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Ryan Hall's open letter to martial arts community

Ryan Hall writes a long-form letter to the martial arts community covering some of the perils of cultish behavior and other issues. This letter is of increased importance with recent tragic developments in the martial arts world over the last month.

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BETA Academy ends affiliation w/ Team Lloyd Irvin

One of Team Lloyd Irvin's largest affiliate schools, BETA Academy, has cut ties with TLI in the wake of the rape scandal that has rocked the local BJJ scene.

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Lloyd Irvin trained instructor blames rape victim

Phil Proctor, head instructor at Wrightson BJJ in Maryland and a Lloyd Irvin black belt, says that the victim in a 1989 rape case possibly involving Irvin was a "dirty whore" who "got to feeling guilty."

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Irvin buys LloydIrvinRape.com

Following the accusation of two students at his gym raping a third female student and a revival of interest in a 1989 rape case, Lloyd Irvin has purchased the domain LloydIrvinRape.com and is seeming to view this time as a marketing opportunity.

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NYE rape raises old questions for Lloyd Irvin

Two Lloyd Irvin students have been accused of rape for an incident with a female student on New Years Eve. However, it appears that a little known 1989 gang rape case may possibly have involved Lloyd Irvin himself.

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