Both domain names were registered on the same day in 1999.
MichaelVick.com was most recently registered to a Marcus Vick, the name of Michael Vick’s brother.
The administrative contact of MichaelVick.com is listed as “Paramount Branding”.
MikeVick.com was registered to a “Paramount Branding” until November 2010 when it change to privacy.
According to Screenshots.com it looks like the domain name MichaelVick.com was the official site of the then Quarterback of the Falcons until around October 2007, when Screenshots.com shows the site going dark.
Michael Vick Pleaded guilty to Federal Charges in August 2007 and reported to prison in November 2007.
The most recent screenshot on MikeVick.com is from April 2011 where is was being forwarded to ESPN’s Sports Nation, prior to that as of December 2010, the domain MikeVick.com was once again the official site of the now Eagles QB.
Just a few weeks ago on August 29th, Vick signed a 6-year, $100 million contact with almost $40 million in guaranteed money, compared to the $35 per domain at most it would have cost Michael Vick to renew.
Both domain names expired on the exact day a month earlier on July 29, 2011 and they are pending delete with a drop date of tomorrow September 18th, the same day that Michael Vick will be returning to Atlanta for the 1st time as the starting Quaterback of the Eagles.
It looks like someone in the inner Michael Vick circle fumbled the ball.
The current Official site of Michael Vick is now listed as Mikevick.ning.com but when you go that site it says MikeVick.com
Of course now that the domain are expired and will be deleted from the central registry tomorrow they will be available for anyone to re-register on a 1st come basis.
Both domains already have backorders at NameJet.com so someone is going to pick these up maybe after an auction and wait to see if the UDRP hits.