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Nov 27, 2013 8:57 am

Joe Lauzon Has A Simple Answer To MMA’s Judging Problem

“Boxing is very straight forward – you hit the other guy until he can’t stand. How do you score this though… two guys fighting, we will call them Apollo and Rocky. In one round, Apollo lands a TON of punches and while they are starting to take effect, Rocky stays on his feet. Towards the...

Nov 27, 2013 8:50 am

Moraga injured, Ozkilic steps in vs. Darren Uyenoyama

An injury has sidelined former UFC flyweight title contender John Moraga for up to four weeks. The UFC announced Tuesday that Moraga was pulled out of his UFC on Fox 9 preliminary card fight with Darren Uyenoyama on Dec. 14. Replacing him is Turkish-American prospect Alp Ozkilic. Moraga (13-2) fought just once in 2013 in...

Nov 27, 2013 8:46 am

Author Shows Us The Softer Side (Yes, It Exists) Of MMA’s Only Female ‘Cyborg’

Cyborgs aren’t supposed to have emotions. They’re supposed to be relentless killing machines dressed in leather jackets and dark sunglasses, with an uncanny resemblance to former bodybuilders. They’re supposed to speak with a thick accent. They’re supposed to let nothing stand in their way as they hunt down semi-helpless children in an attempt to alter the course of...

Nov 27, 2013 8:42 am

Carraway On Rousey: The UFC Made Her But TUF Exposed Her True Character

“I absolutely do (believe Ronda lost fans). I think the world’s getting a little bit of balance back. The UFC PR machine is incredibly strong. Ronda was the all American blonde girl, Olympic medalist, and was beating everybody in the first round so they said, ‘This is gold, we’re going to take her and mold...

Nov 27, 2013 7:53 am

CSAC Executive Officer Calls For Change In MMA Judging In Open Letter

  Early yesterday evening, California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer, Andy Foster made an open letter to the mma judging system. This tactful and thought-provoking letter comes at a time where major fighters and major fights fare being talked about more for the “injustice” in scoring than for the spectacular display of talent and agility...

Nov 27, 2013 7:43 am

VIDEO | Gracie’s Breakdown How to Survive The ‘Kockout Game’ Plaguing American Streets

In this Special Edition Gracie Breakdown, Rener Gracie and Eve Torres share some critical self-defense principles everyone should know in order to defend against the growing trend of vicious unprovoked assaults by cowardly teenagers. Obviously, harsher punishment would reduce the frequency of these deadly assaults, but until that happens, everyone must learn how to break...

Nov 27, 2013 7:35 am

VIDEO | Before They Fought, Wand & Franklin Met In An Elevator

In June of last year former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin squared off with Wanderlei Silva in the UFC 147 main event. Prior to their bout, they bumped in to each other in a Brazilian elevator and while the confrontation was friendly, it was evident by their body language that neither guy knew what to...

Nov 27, 2013 7:21 am

Three Bouts Added To UFC Fight Night 34

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC Fight Night 34: Ellenberger vs. Saffiedine is filling out. The UFC announced via Twitter – @UFC – 3 more bouts for the card which takes place January 4th at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. The added bouts include: Dustin Kimura vs. Jon Delos Reyes Max Holloway vs. Will...

Nov 27, 2013 7:00 am

Rashad Evans: ‘Twitter will hurt your damn feelings’

“If I read a couple and get mad, and I feel like saying something back? That’s when I know I need to cool out for a second and turn it off. Because Twitter, it’s great, but Twitter will hurt your damn feelings, man.” “People will say some outrageous things on there. It makes you feel...

Nov 26, 2013 12:50 pm

PHOTO | UFC’s Matt Grice Missing Part Of His Head Following Car Accident

  Matt Grice suffered massive head trauma in an automobile accident in September.  It left the UFC fighter/Oklahoma City police officer in critical condition, undergoing immediate emergency surgery to remove part of his skull.  Nearly three months after the accident, Grice has substantially improved.  As one of his nurses exclaimed to him, ‘I can’t even...

Nov 26, 2013 11:52 am

Romero vs Brunson and Pichel vs Whiteley added to UFC Fight Night 35

UFC Officials recently informed fight fans that Middleweights Yoel Romero (6-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. DerekBrunson (11-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC, pictured) and lightweights Vinc Pichel (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Garett Whiteley (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) have been added to UFC Fight Night 35’s already stacked card. UFC Fight Night 35 takes place Jan. 15 at Arena at...

Nov 26, 2013 11:48 am

Andrade vs. Musoke added to UFC FN 36

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs. Mousasi added a new matchup today, Viscardi Andrade (pictured) vs. Nicholas Musoke. Andrade, will be fighting in his home country of Brazil, where he also was a contestant on the second installment of the country’s Ultimate Fighter show. He is 1-0 in the UFC, with his...

Nov 26, 2013 10:24 am

VIDEO | TUF 18 Finale: Maynard vs Diaz Preview

It’s one of the fiercest rivalries the 155-pound division has ever seen, and on November 30th, The Ultimate Fighter season five competitors Gray Maynard and Nate Diaz meet for the third time in a pivotal lightweight battle to settle the score. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Nov 26, 2013 10:16 am

Manny Pacquiao’s Bank Accounts Frozen – Allegations Of Tax Evasion Surface

Riddick Bowe. Evander Holyfield. Mike Tyson. What do all of these boxers have in common? They all won millions upon millions of dollars in their lifetimes, and they all ended up broke. And if Manny Pacquiao isn’t careful, he could be the next boxer to join the club. According to a report from Yahoo Sports, “Pac...

Nov 26, 2013 10:12 am

PHOTO GALLERY | Miesha Tate In New Bikini Shoot

Miesha Tate, the former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion is undeniably an amazing fighter, and unquestionably a beautiful woman. She has recently starred in a new bikini photoshoot for ‘Fitness Gurls’ Magazine, and we are here to show you the pictures. Continue to page 2 to see the rest (CLICK HERE). Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Nov 26, 2013 10:06 am

Johny Hendricks: I Will Finish GSP Next Time

Johny Hendricks, who came out with the short end of the stick in a controversial split decision loss to UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, is now past his loss, and is looking forward to his next fight. As Hendricks told Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour, “I’m over it, I’m looking forward to the...

Nov 26, 2013 10:05 am

Kenny Florian Discusses Violent “Knockout Game” Plaguing American Streets

A despicable trend has begun in America called the “Knockout Game.” Young Americans have taken to going out of their way to knock out innocent pedestrians to prove their masculinity. Former UFC title contender Kenny Florian has his own opinion on this recent trend. As he reported to Fox Sports, Florian is vehemently against this...

Nov 26, 2013 9:56 am

Shogun Contemplating Drop To 185 After Te Huna Bout

After a tough year inside the octagon, it appears as though Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is in desperate need of a career resurrection. Having not won a bout in the year since his four-round war with Brandon Vera in which he earned a technical knockout victory, Rua realizes the urgent need to get back on track with a...

Nov 26, 2013 9:51 am

Rory MacDonald Does Not Think GSP Is Done With Fighting

“I don’t think he’s gone for good. But maybe he needs some time. People have no idea the kind of pressure it is to fight, and I have no idea what kind of pressure it to hold the belt for (six years). Before that he was headlining cards since he was younger than I am...

Nov 26, 2013 9:32 am

Nevada Rep Explains Why Open Scoring Will Not Work In MMA

With all the recent scoring issues in Mixed Martial Arts, many have looked at an open scoring model to possibly repair today’s ongoing issue of erroneous judges decisions. Much like a basketball or baseball game, open scoring would allow everyone witnessing the contest (in this case, fighting) to visibly see each judges scorecards throughout the...