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Shark Fights Drops Dave Herman

Written on August 31, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Heavyweight Dave Herman was supposed to appear on the undercard event of Shark Fights 13. But due to his pending litigation against rival promotion Bellator Fighting Championships, he was taken out of the event. Will this a forever sad story for Herman?

Due to his pending litigation against Fighting Championships, was scratched off from the September 11 event of 13. Herman sued Bellator for allegedly breaching a six-fight 30-month contract he signed last October 28, 2008. He is also claiming a torturous interference for a numerous fight assignments on the part of the promotion.

Meanwhile, Bellator is also counter-suing the fighter for the same reason. They recently added Shark Fights as a third-party for convicted intervention in what they believe is an exclusive contract. According to Patrick English, Bellator’s attorney, Shark Fights will be removed from the counter-suit as long as they will not enlist Herman for their September 11 event. It is an agreement that both promotions found consensus with, upon discussion that took place over the last two weeks.

, president of Shark Fights, believes that his recent discussion with Bellator CEO, , expedite another dialogue between Herman and the promotion. For the time being, representatives of the sidelined fighter continued to talk about his disputed contract with Bellator, but the two sides had yet to come with an agreement.

Can Dave Herman get his way back inside the cage? Where will he get from here? Don’t forget to share your insights by leaving a comment.

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