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Alberto El Patron Responds to Combate Global’s Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit

March 11, 2022 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Alberto El Patron has issued a response to Combate Global’s motion to dismiss his lawsuit filed against them. As we’ve previously reported, Patron filed a lawsuit back in October alleging that Combate Global, LLC breached the contract between them, claiming that they owe him $250,000 for his fight with Tito Ortiz. He also claimed that they are still controlling his social media accounts even though he no longer works for them.

According to PWInsider, Patron filed a response on March 4th to Combate’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, alleging that the lawsuit “stems from the creation of several agreements that the Defendants admit they entered into.” He reiterated his argument that he was to be paid $750,000, which the company doesn’t dispute, and that Combate’s claim that they have paid out the money isn’t accurate.

He argues that $250,000 of the compensation was “for services performed under a different contract, leaving the payment under the Ortiz Contract short by $250,000. The Defendants may dispute this until the dawn of time, but this is a matter of fact to be worked out through discovery and not by a motion to dismiss.” He also again notes that Combate has not “returned important password information to the Plaintiff, resulting in his inability to access his social media account.”

Combate has argued that Patron’s claim that they two sides extended their original 2017 deal is not accurate and have filed several pieces of evidence showing that the original deal was terminated in July of 2017. Those exhibits include a a Termination agreement signed by Patron. They did not respond to claims regarding the social media account claims in their motion to dismiss.