820 Search Results for controversial

Jun 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Fedor Emelianenko comments on MMA future following controversial win

On Friday in Russia, MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko fought former UFC fighter Fabio Maldonado in what turned out to be an incredibly controversial scrap. Maldonado survived an early onslaught from The Last Emperor, and then fired back with some bombs of his own as he nearly finished Emelianenko with strikes. Emelianenko survived the round and...

Jun 14, 2016 9:54 am

Muay Thai champion opens up on controversial sparring session with Sage Northcutt

Sage Northcutt is currently coming off the first loss of his professional career at the hands of Bryan Barberena earlier this year. Northcutt is also currently in the process of preparing for his UFC 200 fight against Enrique Marin on July 9th. Ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Marin, Northcutt went to train with...

Jun 9, 2016 10:09 pm

VIDEO | Controversial post-fight exchange between Michael Bisping & Luke Rockhold

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold to become the UFC middleweight champion. While most fighters squash their beefs post-fight, Rockhold and Bisping continued their feud at the post-fight press conference. Rockhold accused Bisping of being disrespectful post-fight, which Bisping explained was because Rockhold wouldn’t shake his hand a...

Jun 8, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Controversial sparring session between Muay Thai champ and Sage Northcutt

Wednesday afternoon Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad posted on his Instagram about a recent training session he had with UFC welterweight star Sage Northcutt ahead of Northcutt’s UFC 200 fight. The recollection was not a good one, with Grad describing issues with Northcutt’s father, who is also his coach. Grad explained that Northcutt’s father accused...


Mar 1, 2016 1:33 pm

Video: Anderson Silva questions sport of MMA with his controversial third round knee

Anderson Silva is still upset about the outcome of the five round war with Michael Bisping. Silva’s camp has even requested that the commission review the decision outcome. “The Spider” posted a clip of his knee that landed in the third round and wrote in the caption of his Instagram post: “Isso é um esporte...

Feb 27, 2016 4:26 pm

REPLAY! Anderson Silva lands controversial knee against Michael Bisping

IT'S NOT OVER!! IT'S NOT OVER!! They're carrying on!! #UFCLondon https://t.co/2x3a2oHZp6 — #UFCLondon (@UFCEurope) February 27, 2016 At the end of the 3rd round of Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva’s ‘UFC London’ main event scrap, Michael Bisping lost his mouthpiece. After breaking from the clinch, Bisping looked to referee Herb Dean to pass him his...

Feb 27, 2016 12:03 pm

REPLAY! Controversial end to Arnold Allen vs. Yaotzin Meza fight

Did @Arnoldbfa get it in time?!? #UFCLondon https://t.co/zttE4PhDap — #UFCLondon (@UFCEurope) February 27, 2016 On the preliminary card of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ Arnold Allen was on his way to a convincing decision win over Yaotzin Meza. With literally seconds left in the bout Allen dropped Meza with a big right hand. Allen swarmed in...

Feb 20, 2016 11:26 am

Ken Shamrock opens up on controversial loss to Royce Gracie

Last night in the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock had his trilogy match with Royce Gracie 23 years after the pair’s initial meeting under the UFC banner. While Shamrock was hoping to get his revenge on Gracie for how things went in their first meeting, things didn’t go his way. Shamrock ultimately lost...

Feb 19, 2016 11:57 pm

Fighters react to controversial Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie fight

In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie stepped into the cage to fight for a third time. The fight was a short one, that ultimately saw Gracie awarded the TKO win after landing some ground and pound on Shamrock. The controversy however came due to the fact that many noticed...

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...