Judging News

Oct 9, 2016 4:26 pm

ICYMI: ABC Approves Changes to MMA’s Unified Rules, Attempts to Improve Scoring Criteria

In August, the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports (ABC) held its annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. At this conference, the association approved some fairly major changes to MMA’s Unified Rules. Perhaps the most significant of these changes pertain to the language of MMA’s rather archaic scoring system. Good news, considering scoring controversies – like...

Mar 28, 2016 12:34 pm

VIDEO | What would you change about MMA judging?

There are a lot of concerns from fighters, fans, and even UFC President Dana White regarding the judging system in MMA. UFC women’s strawweight Michelle Waterson went around the JacksonWink MMA Academy and spoke with some of her teammates on what they think could be done to improve MMA’s judging system. From the video description:...