Askren was quickly knocked out in the Triller-promoted match, giving fans poor value for their PPV spend. Well, those who paid for it, at least.
Soon after the event was over, Triller promised a scorched-earth approach to all pirates, from those who simply watched the fight to those who allegedly facilitated access to it. Almost a year down the line the legal campaign is mirroring the success of Askren, if we take Askren’s significant purse out of the equation.
Chasing Down FilmDaily
The first big legal assault targeted many services and individuals said to have pirated the fight. The first site on the list was FilmDaily.co which together with the other defendants (we’ll come to some of those later), found themselves on the end of a $100m damages claim filed in April 2021.
Just a few weeks later a judge…