1125 Search Results for controversial

May 16, 2017 9:07 am

Herb Dean reflects on controversial Eddie Alvarez-Dustin Poirier ending

Saturday night in the preliminary card main event of UFC 211, former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez stepped into the Octagon against streaking lightweight Dustin Poirier for a highly anticipated showdown. Dustin Poirier began to land early, stunning Alvarez with hard shots throughout the first round before ultimately then rocking Alvarez in the second. Miraculously,...

May 13, 2017 10:17 pm

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier In the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 211 prelims, former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez took on perennial division contender Dustin Poirier. “The Diamond” appeared to get the better of Alvarez in the fights opening round, using his range to keep the distance and...

Apr 12, 2017 1:45 pm

Anderson Silva weighs-in on controversial Chris Weidman stoppage

This past weekend at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon to fight Gegard Mousasi in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Going into the fight, Weidman stepped into the Octagon on a 2-fight skid that saw him most recently drop a 3rd round TKO to Yoel Romero after dropping a...


Apr 10, 2017 6:23 am

Chris Weidman’s corner’s live reaction to controversial Gegard Mousasi stoppage

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 210, Chris Weidman experienced a controversial TKO loss to Gegard Mousasi. The controversy followed a Mousasi knee, which at first appeared to be illegal – forcing a confusing pause in the action – but was ultimately deemed legal, resulting in a Mousasi win. Part of the...

Apr 8, 2017 11:59 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman discusses his controversial loss to Gegard Mousasi

VIDEO | Chris Weidman discusses his controversial loss to Gegard Mousasi Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored a controversial second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at last night’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees during the midway point of the second round...

Apr 8, 2017 10:32 pm

Pros react to Gegard Mousasi’s controversial win over Chris Weidman

Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored a controversial second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at last night’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees during the midway point of the second round that had the former champion in a world of hurt. The...

Apr 7, 2017 12:49 pm

MMA community reacts to Daniel Cormier’s controversial weigh-in

Friday morning, the fighters of UFC 210 hit the scales to weigh in for their scheduled bouts Saturday night. The ordeal was overshadowed by UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier not only coming in 1.2 pounds overweight, but also then making weight just moments later by using the privacy towel to offset his weight and...

Apr 7, 2017 9:27 am

VIDEO | Watch Daniel Cormier make weight using controversial move

Friday morning in New York, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier missed weight for his scheduled UFC 210 scrap with Anthony Johnson Saturday night, where he will look to defend his title for the second time, and once again earn himself a win over Anthony Johnson. Cormier weighed in at 206.2 pounds, 1.2 pounds over...

Mar 6, 2017 8:11 am

Stephen Thompson issues statement on controversial UFC 209 loss to Tyron Woodley

Last November, in the co-main event of UFC 205, Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon to challenge Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight title. Unfortunately, the fight ended in a majority draw, which meant Thompson did not become the champion. Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 209, Thompson got a second crack at...

Feb 20, 2017 7:31 am

Carla Esparza releases statement on controversial loss to Randa Markos

On Sunday night, the UFC returned to Halifax, Nova Scotia with UFC Fight Night 105. On the evening’s undercard, former strawweight queen Carla Esparza returned from a lengthy layoff against Canada’s own Randa Markos. Though Esparza succeeded on four takedown attempts, and threatened with a submission in the second round, the judges ultimately awarded her...

Feb 12, 2017 8:29 am

Dana White explains how he scored controversial Silva vs. Brunson fight

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 208, former middleweight king and veritable MMA legend Anderson “The Spider” Silva attempted to correct a four-year win drought against rising middleweight contender Derek Brunson. After three slow rounds of action, which saw Brunson hesitate to engage, and Silva wait for rare opportunities to counter, Silva succeeded on this...

Dec 11, 2016 8:22 pm

SUG 2 Results: Miesha Tate defeats Jessica Eye in controversial match

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate returned to grappling competition at tonight’s Submission Underground 2 event in Portland where she squared off with fellow UFC standout Jessica Eye. After an early feeling out process, the ladies engaged in the clinch position against the cage. After a failed takedown attempt, Tate eventually rolled to an...

Nov 23, 2016 12:20 pm

CABMMA defends Cortney Casey following backlash over reaction to controversial kick

This past weekend during the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ top ranked women’s strawweight fighters Claudia Gadelha and Cortney Casey stepped into the Octagon in a highly anticipated showdown. For Casey, the fight was an opportunity to extend her win streak to 3, as she hoped to pick up a win over...

Nov 22, 2016 9:26 am

CABMMA explains why Claudia Gadelha wasn’t deducted point for controversial kick

This past weekend on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ on Fox Sports 1, top ranked women’s strawweight Claudia Gadelha stepped into the Octagon against Cortney Casey for a highly anticipated strawweight showdown. For Gadelha, the bout was a chance for her to return to the win column after dropping a unanimous...

Nov 17, 2016 10:37 am

Brian Stann calls out Yoel Romero for controversial antics mid-fight

While Yoel Romero is undeniably the #1 contender at middleweight following his vicious 3rd round KO of Chris Weidman this past weekend at UFC 205, Romero is also on the receiving end of quite a bit of criticism given his controversial mid-fight antics. The most notable situation came back in 2014, when Romero was nearly...

Nov 12, 2016 10:28 pm

MMA community reacts to controversial Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson fight

In the co-main event of UFC 205, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley stepped into the Octagon in hopes of defending his welterweight title for the first time. Woodley was quick to take Stephen Thompson down in the first round, landing some ground & pound to bloody up Wonderboy’s face. Thompson went on to pick Woodley...

Sep 24, 2016 10:32 am

Dan Henderson won’t hesitate to land controversial shots if he KOs Michael Bisping

Back in 2009, Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping steeped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated middleweight showdown after coaching opposite one another on season 9 of The Ultimate Fighter. In the second round of the fight, Henderson picked up what is considered by many to be one of the greatest knockouts of all time...

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...