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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 [ooyala code=”w2aHFwdjr22EEGhgac8QJfRqzUOarSwy” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=“640″ height=“360″ auto=”true”]

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...

Aug 6, 2015 12:19 am

FLASHBACK! Ronda Rousey’s Controversial Win From 2011

Take a look back at one of Ronda Rousey’s most controversial wins. Back in 2011 when Rousey fought in Strikforce and won via armbar fans and announcers were confused when the fight ended without her opponent tapping. Check it out! ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction [ooyala code=”w2aHFwdjr22EEGhgac8QJfRqzUOarSwy” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=“640″ height=“360″...

Aug 2, 2015 6:26 am

WATCH! Palhares’ Controversial Submission Win over Shields

Rousimar Palhares is no stranger to controversy and he may end up being more trouble than what he’s worth at World Series of Fighting. Palhares has always had the reputation amongst fighters as being “dirty” due to his repeated offenses of holding on to submission holds long after the fight is over. His inability to...

Aug 2, 2015 6:23 am

WSOF 22 Results: Palhares Taps Shields In ANOTHER Controversial Finish

Rousimar Palhares had yet another opportunity to show the world that he is not the dirty fighter Jake Shields accused him of being leading up to their championship bout at “WSOF 22” this past Saturday. The card took place at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and rivaled “UFC 190”. The main...

Jul 25, 2015 2:27 pm

UFC on FOX 16 Results: Andrew Holbrook Wins A Controversial Decision

UFC staple Ramsey Nijem took on newcomer Andrew Holbrook in the lightweight division. Holbrook almost landed a big uppercut early. Holbrook was the aggressor early, waling down Nijem. Holbrook got the clinch and a quick takedown, but Nijem got up right away. They remained clinched on the cage, reversing positions, then broke away. Nijem moved...

Jul 19, 2015 7:35 am

WATCH! Michael Bisping Talks Controversial Decision Win Backstage

After a hard fought win over Thales Leites, Michael Bisping gives us his thoughts on the middleweight fight and what the ‘W’ means to him. Do you think Bisping should have won the fight? Share your thoughts in the comment section below! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 5, 2015 7:01 am

Drug Free Sport Releases Statement on Controversial Jose Aldo Drug Test Situation

The company responsible for Jose Aldo’s drug testing snafu earlier in June have finally broken their silence. Ben Mosier of Drug Free Sport made his way into Aldo’s training camp, unannounced, and requested a urine sample of the featherweight champion. Aldo’s manager, Andre Pederneiras, was suspicious of Mosier and called the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission and...

Jun 30, 2015 7:39 am

Jon Anik Speaks Out About Yoel Romero’s Controversial Comments

“The last thing on my mind was that he might be taking a shot at that unprecedented ruling on gay marriage. He has been one of the more outwardly religious guys in the UFC. He makes Vitor Belfort sound like an atheist. So this has always been the book on Yoel Romero, so when he...

Jun 28, 2015 2:00 pm

Yoel Romero Clarifies Controversial Post Fight Comments

Yoel Romero pulled off an upset victory of former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida, but that wasn’t the most shocking thing he did all night. After the fight, Romero took to the microphone and addressed the fans in his secondary language of English. He asked the crowd, “What happened to you, USA? What happened...

Jun 28, 2015 1:00 pm

REPLAY! Yoel Romero Controversial Post Fight Interview

Yoel Romero used his time after his win to discuss his opinions. Jon Anik chats with Yoel Romero following arguably the biggest wins of his career against former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in the main event at UFC Fight Night Hollywood. “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 14, 2015 9:50 am

UFC Releases Statement on Controversial Jose Aldo Drug Testing

The UFC has released an official statement regarding the drama surrounding Jose Aldo’s recent drug-testing snafu. The situation was a mess and caused challenger Conor McGregor to call the champion, his UFC 189 opponent, a weasel. Of course, the situation was sorted out and Aldo eventually took the tests. The following is UFC’s statement, which...

May 8, 2015 6:59 am

WATCH! Floyd Mayweather Talks Pacquiao’s Controversial Injury

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao CRUSHED pay-per-view records last Saturday evening, then they fell off the face of the planet. While it’s understandable that both fighters want to take a bit of time away from the media to recover after months of hyping their fight, there were so many questions left unanswered from the fight...

Apr 5, 2015 10:48 am

Controversial Masvidal vs. Iaquinta Scorecard REVEALED!

  The scorecard for the controversial decision in the Jorge Masvidal vs. Al Iaquinta has been released. Check it out below. Here's your Iaquinta-Masvidal scorecard. #UFCFairfax pic.twitter.com/6PO5c59j7Q — Luke Thomas (@SBNLukeThomas) April 4, 2015 Judge Doug Crosby gave all three rounds to Masvidal, 30-27. Dave Terrill and Cardo Urso also gave the first round to...

Apr 5, 2015 7:01 am

UFC Fighters React To Controversial Iaquinta vs. Masvidal Decision

    See how the MMA world reacted to Al Iaquinta’s controversial win over Jorge Masvidal. I'm a huge Iaquinta fan, but you gotta stay cool and smile in those situations. Same with Masvidal. I scored it for Al, but it was close. — michael (@bisping) April 4, 2015 Oh come on man that's a...

Apr 4, 2015 3:03 pm

A Calmer Al Iaquinta Reacts To Booing Fans, Controversial Decision

Al Iaquinta talks about fighting his heart out after his win over Jorge Masvidal. This is the calm version of Al Iaquinta. If you want the raging, cursing at the crowd Al, that’s HERE! WATCH! AKA FOUNDER JAVIER MENDEZ – ‘WERDUM CAN’T DO ANYTHING TO CAIN’, + AN AKA UPDATE!

Feb 14, 2015 6:21 pm

UFC FN 60 Results: Skelly Earns Controversial TKO Win Over Alers

Featherweights Jim Alers and Chas Skelly showcased their striking and grappling skills in front of the Colorado crowd during their bout at UFC Fight Night 60. The opening round saw plenty of back and forth action between Alers and Skelly. Alers threatened an ankle lock in the second round, but Skelly refused to tap out...

Jan 27, 2015 10:56 am

Joe Rogan Reacts To The Controversial UFC on FOX 14 Refereeing

Last weekend, The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Sweden with ‘UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’. And while the event delivered hours of action packed entertainment, there were a few questionable calls made by the officials on the night. UFC commentator Joe Rogan took to twitter with his reaction: Referees have the 2nd toughest...

Jan 25, 2015 4:25 pm

Pros React To Controversial Stoppage In Henderson’s Loss To Mousasi

Last night in the co-main event of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Dan Henderson was stopped with strikes for just the 2nd time in his career. The stoppage was a controversial one however, with many thinking the referee stopped the fight too early, and didn’t give Henderson enough time to recover. Below is a compilation of...

Jan 24, 2015 6:20 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Mousasi Controversially TKOs Hendo in Round 1

As Henderson threw his signature overhand right, Mousasi landed a counter shot to the back of the head that dazed Henderson. Henderson tumbled over toward the octagon fencing and took a couple unprotected shots. Even though they were unprotected, they were not big punches and Henderson was trying to get out of the bad situation....

Jan 19, 2015 7:10 am

PHOTO | Scorecard From Controversial Cerrone vs. Henderson Bout

Last night in Boston, fight fans witnessed 2 controversial decisions handed down from the judges. The most notable came in the co-main event, where Donald Cerrone was given the nod in a lackluster, and razor thin bout against Benson Henderson with all 3 judges scoring that bout 29-28 for Cerrone. Below are the pictures of...

Jan 19, 2015 7:09 am

Fighters React To Cerrone’s Controversial Win Over Henderson

Last night in the co-main event of “UFC Fight Night Boston” Donald Cerrone narrowly edged out a decision win over Benson Henderson. The bout was scored in favor of Cerrone by all 3 judges (See that HERE), however that didn’t stop many fans and fighters from disagreeing with the outcome. Below is a compilation of...

Jan 19, 2015 7:02 am

PHOTO | Scorecard From Pendred’s Controversial Decision Win Over Spencer

In the final bout of the televised Fox Sports 1 preliminary card for “UFC Fight Night Boston”, Ireland’s Cathal Pendred picked up a unanimous decision win over Sean Spencer, which many fans disagreed with. UFC President Dana White also disagreed with the decision, saying he scored the bout in favor of Spencer. Below are the...