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Jan 19, 2016 7:59 am

Video Preview: Fight Night New Jersey – Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader

Get ready for a LHW showdown between #2 Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and #4 Ryan “Darth” Bader in Newark, New Jersey in the main-event January 30th. This features bout will dictate who could potentially be next in line for the title shot once the rematch between champion Daniel “DC” Cormier and Jon “Bones” Jones goes down...

Oct 20, 2015 12:48 pm

New Jersey commission to experiment with putting judges in soundproof booths

MMA has had a long history with controversial judge’s decisions and the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board will be testing out a new system in an attempt to reduce judging errors. Three MMA judges will be put in “soundproof isolated rooms” in addition to three cageside judges at the Cage Fury Fighting Championship 52...

Nov 23, 2014 9:53 am

UFC on FOX 15 headed to New Jersey

Last night during the broadcast for UFC Fight Night 57, commentators Jon Anik and Brian Stann announced that the UFC would be heading to Newark, New Jersey for UFC on FOX 15. The card will go down on April 18th at the Prudential Center. No bouts have been announced for the event, but expect matchups...

Feb 28, 2014 11:49 am

Hope For Users – New Jersey Will Not Follow Nevada’s TRT Ban Just Yet

Who would have thought that a decision made by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to ban TRT exemptions would have this profound of an impact? The reactions and news just keeps on coming following their decision. It’s known that the NSAC has very strong influence over other commissions, but it seems that the New Jersey...

Feb 19, 2014 11:18 am

New Jersey Wrestling Team Under Fire Following Allegations of Racism

A disturbing, racist photo that appears to depict the wrestling team of a New Jersey high school has prompted a school investigation Tuesday. The picture of the team is believed to have been taken by students at Phillipsburg High School. The photo depicts a black wrestling dummy hanging by its neck from the ceiling as...

Jan 30, 2014 6:07 am

How Frank Mir Got A TRT Exemption In New Jersey

It was recently revealed that, former UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir has been approved for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) in his upcoming fight against Alistair Overeem, going down this weekend at UFC 169. Doing their due diligence, Bloodyelbow.com, reached out to the NJSAC boss, Nick Lembo, for some details...

Nov 11, 2013 1:07 pm

New Jersey Report Casts Dark Shadow Over Brain Trauma In MMA

In February of last year veteran MMA Fighter Gary Goodridge (pictured) came out to the media about his Dementia pugilistica (DP), a type of neurodegenerative disease or dementia that may affect amateur or professional boxers as well as athletes in other sports who suffer concussions. It was a shocker for MMA fans, fighters and analysts...

Jan 30, 2013 10:22 am

Jim Miller vs. Pat Healy set for UFC 159 in New Jersey | UFC News

UFC officials recently announced that a lightweight fight between Jim Miller (22-4 MMA, 11-3 UFC) and Strikeforce import Pat Healy (29-16 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 159 event scheduled for April 27 in New Jersey. Miller is coming off a “Fight of the year” candidate win over Joe Lauzon at UFC 155...

Jan 22, 2016 10:48 am

Sage Northcutt gets new opponent at welterweight, Holbrook out

With just his third fight in the UFC, lightweight star Sage Northcutt will be going up a weight class to welterweight. Northcutt’s original lightweight opponent Andrew Holbrook has been forced out of competition. Bryan Barbarena has stepped in to fight Northcutt on short notice as the scheduled event in Newark, New Jersey nears on Jan....

Jan 22, 2016 8:21 am

Fight Night Newark Free Fight: Anthony Johnson KO’s Yoshiyuki Yoshida

Ahead of Anthony Johnson’s pivotal light heavyweight scrap with Ryan Bader next Saturday at UFC on FOX 18 in Newark New Jersey, take a look at Johnson winning just his 5th UFC fight back in 2009. The fight took place at catchweight because Johnson missed weight, marking the second time he missed weight while he...

Oct 15, 2015 11:06 am

A New Committee Is Born — Rule Changes Coming To MMA?

Sean Wheelock, who used to do play-by-play for Bellator, is now the chairman of a brand new MMA rules and regulations committee. Wheelock, who’s a certified boxing referee, was recently given the position by ABC president Mike Mazzulli. The new committee will discuss and take a look at some of the bigger issues in the...

Apr 6, 2015 1:35 pm

PREVIEW: Fight Night Newark: Machida vs. Rockhold

With a combined six post-fight bonuses in their past seven fights, middleweight contenders Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold are sure to deliver a fight to remember on April 18th in New Jersey. But with both sitting in the Top 5 at 185 pounds, this fight could also determine the next contender for the title. By:...

Jan 8, 2015 2:50 pm

Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold headlines UFC on FOX 15 in Newark

The UFC’s return to New Jersey now has a main event, as UFC officials announced today that middleweights Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold will headline April’s “UFC on FOX 15” event in Newark. Rockhold was the first to announce the five-round main event booking, this via his official Instagram feed. Former UFC light heavyweight champion...

Dec 3, 2014 10:49 am

Nate Quarry Smashes The UFC Over New Uniforms

The UFC further continuing their stranglehold over the fighters. Why? They don’t have enough money to actually pay their athletes above welfare wages? Will the money trickle down? Has it so far? How many checks have the random fighters gotten from “official” UFC sponsors? None? No Harley Davidson checks? No checks from the supplement sponsors?...

May 21, 2014 12:34 pm

FACT – Fighter’s with HIV, Hep C & More Are Competing In New York

In some disturbing news, New Jersey commissioner Nick Lembo is discussing one of the scary sideffects of the ban on MMA in New York. Without a commission, there is no sanctioning, no licensing, no way of keeping guys safe. It’s a scary reality athletes looking to come up shouldn’t have to worry about. Check it:...