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Former champ Sean Sherk wants in on lawsuit against UFC

Former lightweight champion Sean Sherk wants in on the class action lawsuit against the UFC.

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The biggest story in Mixed Martial Arts today has been about a massive class action lawsuit that could potentially cost the UFC hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse and John Nash were first to report on the topic, stating that several current and former UFC fighters will be involved in the case backed by multiple large firms that the UFC won't be able to 'out spend'.

While the names of those fighters already involved have yet to be released, once the news broke, a certain former UFC champion has publicly stated that he wants in on the lawsuit as well:

Sherk linked to the article about the lawsuit, and also gave a few more details from his facebook page:

Sean Sherk, UFC Lawsuit

Earlier this year, Sherk also sent out a few tweets being upset with the current state of MMA:

The 41-year-old former champion first fought for the UFC back in 2001, and after dealing with multiple injuries, he officially retired in 2013. He has compiled a 36-4-1 record during his MMA career which saw him win and defend the UFC lightweight title in the process.