As part of the on-going initiative against online piracy, Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (www.cagewatcher.eu, a website that illegally streamed two UFC pay-per-view events.) organization, successfully took down and seized the records of
UFC has obtained details of the streaming site’s userbase, including e-mail addresses, IP addresses, user names and information pertaining to individuals who watched pirated UFC events including UFC 169. Also recovered were chat transcripts from the website. Using this data, UFC will work with Lonstein Law Office to prosecute identified infringers.
Lonstein Law Office has successfully prosecuted hundreds of claims for the UFC organization for sites illegally streaming content and individual users since 2007. UFC’s status as the industry leader in pay-per-view television has helped it become a leader in cracking down on companies and individuals watching and facilitating the watching of pay-per-view events online, without paying.