716 Search Results for controversial

Jan 16, 2016 7:49 am

UFC releases statement on Holm’s controversial sponsor

Following her UFC 193 KO win over Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm found herself under fire from critics for a new sponsorship deal with Hi-Tech, a company who sells products that are banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Holm’s manager stated that Holm herself doesn’t use the products, but simply promotes them for the company. Regardless,...

Dec 3, 2015 3:26 pm

PHOTO | Floyd Mayweather is given ultra-controversial Christmas present

This Christmas present given to Floyd Mayweather during his time in Moscow, Russia has already earned the retired Boxing legend quite a bit of criticism. Many social media users are calling for ‘Money’ to release the exotic Indian tiger into the wild where it belongs, but we’re not too sure Mayweather will listen to social...

Nov 28, 2015 5:58 am

Alberto Mina defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama via controversial split-decision

The second bout of the UFC Fight Night 79 main card featured a welterweight tilt between Yoshihiro Akiyama (14-6 MMA) and Alberto Mina (12-0 MMA). The bell sounded and both men rushed forward to get things started in round 1. Akiyama and Mina traded some devastating leg kicks in the opening round, but it was...

Nov 13, 2015 6:47 am

Abel Trujillo planning to appeal controversial loss

Abel Trujillo is fresh off his ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ loss to Gleison Tibau after referee Keith Peterson stopped the fight because he believed that Trujillo had been choked out, however Trujillo was most certainly conscious. According to MMAFighting, Trujillo’s camp requested paperwork from the Brazilian Commission (CABMMA) to appeal the loss. Ultimately, the...

Nov 12, 2015 8:49 am

Herb Dean discusses controversial Belfort vs. Henderson III stoppage

Referees have it tough. They have to walk the fine line of letting a fighter live their dreams and fight on in times of despair like the warriors they are, and also protect them in their best interest in the name of safety and well being. Refs hold the sorcerer’s stick that could ultimately alter...

Nov 5, 2015 9:27 am

Belfort: Controversial drug tests won’t tarnish my reputation

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been the subject of much criticism over the last few years for his controversial usage of Testosterone Replacement Theory. Recently, it was revealed that the UFC knew Belfort had a sketchy drug test prior to his UFC 152 fight against Jon Jones back in 2012, however they allowed him...

Oct 29, 2015 1:32 pm

Conor McGregor’s controversial Facebook post: “F*** you and the Queen”

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t one to shy away from speaking his mind. In a recent Facebook post, McGregor went on a mini rant that ended with “f*** you and the Queen.” Check it out: I know where my allegiance lies and what I do for my country. I don't need a stupid...

Oct 15, 2015 12:28 pm

Ronda’s Mom Breaks Her Silence, Explains Controversial Coach Bashing

Earlier this week, Judo World Champion Dr. AnnMaria De Mars, better known as Ronda Rousey’s mother, spoke up about an issue that’s obviously been bothering her for years. Ronda’s coach, Edmond Tarverdyan. She made headlines for all the wrong reasons, bashing the coach, not only stating he’s a terrible person/coach, but that she would love...

Oct 4, 2015 3:16 pm

Here’s The Controversial Scorecard for Cormier/Gustafsson

Fans were on their feet when Daniel Cormier’s first attempt at defending the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship came to an end at “UFC 192”. Both Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson proved to be championship material, but only one fighter could walk out with the gold slung over their shoulder. Cormier relied on his bread and butter...

Sep 20, 2015 1:36 am

WATCH! Cups of urine litter the cage after controversial decision

Judges’ inability to properly score fights usually gets a rise out of the crowd, but this is a completely different level. More often than not, when fans disagree with how the judges scores a fight they simply voice their disproval with a parade of boos or “bull s***” chants. Things were handled a little differently...

Aug 30, 2015 7:38 am

Jose Aldo backs off controversial IV-ban comments

UFC featherweight Jose Aldo was thought to be one of the most prolific fighters on the roster to speak out against USADA’s controversial plan to ban IV-bags as a method of rehydration after weigh-ins, but the champion has since changed his stance. Aldo made headlines earlier in July when he revealed that he was going...

Aug 24, 2015 2:54 pm

Michael Bisping clarifies controversial comments on retired UFC fighter

UFC lightweight Frankie Perez achieved his goal at “UFC Fight Night 74” when he earned his first octagon victory in fantastic fashion. After he knocked Sam Stout out, Perez proceeded to retire during his post-fight interview. After the first batch of fights concluded and the broadcast was sent to FOX Studios, Michael Bisping was asked...

Aug 23, 2015 4:54 pm

UFC Fight Night 74 Results: Krylov picks up controversial win over de Lima

Nikita Krylov brought the crowd to life with his quick submission victory over Marcos Rogerio de Lima, but it wasn’t without some controversy. It didn’t take long for these two light heavyweights to hit the mat as de Lima tried to trap Krylov in a guillotine. De Lima was in no position to put the...

Aug 18, 2015 4:17 pm

Michael Johnson: ‘My Life Took A 180’ After Controversial Loss To Beneil Dariush

UFC lightweight Michael Johnson suffered a split decision loss to Beneil Dariush, courtesy of some head scratching scoring from the judges. It is hard, not impossible, but extremely hard to find someone who can say with a straight face that Johnson did not win that fight. UFC president Dana White even expressed his outrage immediately...

Aug 11, 2015 4:22 pm

CABMMA Releases Official Statement On Controversial Aldo Drug Test

  Early today, a report from Chris Guinty of Drug Free Sport to the NSAC came out detailing the strange drug testing incident that occurred with Jose Aldo in Brazil, where a tester was detained and told he could not take the random drug test because of visa issues. The report, seen here, talked about how...

Aug 9, 2015 8:03 am

UFC Fighters react to controversial Dariush/Johnson decision

Michael Johnson put on what looked to be a winning performance in Nashville on Saturday night, but it was Beneil Dariush who would walk out of the octagon with his hands raised in victory! The controversial split decision is the fight everybody is talking about from UFC Fight Night 73; check out what the UFC...

Aug 9, 2015 8:02 am

HIGHLIGHTS! Johnson vs. Dariush Ends In Controversial Decision

‘Watch the best action from Michael Johnson vs. Beneil Dariush.’ Who do you think won the fight? The judges gave the split decision to Dariush but it seems it is hard to find anyone to agree with that assessment. ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Aug 9, 2015 6:00 am

WATCH! Dariush talks controversial decision backstage after win

Beneil Dariush gives his two cents on how the split decision went down at “UFC Fight Night 73”. Everybody from the crowd to UFC President Dana White thought Johnson had done enough to take home the win, but two judges thought otherwise. Check out Dariush’s backstage interview after the fight above! ALL ACCESS — Go...

Aug 6, 2015 12:19 am

FLASHBACK! Ronda Rousey’s Controversial Win From 2011

Take a look back at one of Ronda Rousey’s most controversial wins. Back in 2011 when Rousey fought in Strikforce and won via armbar fans and announcers were confused when the fight ended without her opponent tapping. Check it out! ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction