166 Search Results for judging

Apr 23, 2013 9:51 am

CSAC Responds to Controversial Judging Assignment at UFC on FOX

The challenge in choosing fighters and people who train as judges is finding zero affiliation to the fighters in the cage. California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer Andy Foster stands by his decision allowing Wade Vierra to judge the Ben Henderson vs Gilbert Melendez title fight. Foster states “I’m picking people who know what they’re...

Dec 31, 2012 10:48 am

Dana White: Bad Judging “Kills My Business” | UFC NEWS

“It kills my business,” White said. “Manny Pacquiao lost a fucking decision in that fight, and what happens is, the first thing you think is, and I hate Bob Arum, I can’t stand that f—ing guy. He didn’t fix that fight. He had nothing to do with it. I’d love to sit here and b—-...

Oct 23, 2012 11:35 am

Matt Hughes Wants To Become A Judge, Possibly Open A Judging Academy

“When I’m a judge, I can only help the fighters that are right in front of me,” Hughes explained. “I would rather have a piece of a school, or help these judges figure out the best way to judge. Of course, I wouldn’t be the lead person. I wouldn’t want any financial interest in it...

Jun 27, 2012 9:51 am

Point Fighting: Good Game Plan Or Judging Nightmare?

We all saw what happened to former lightweight contender Gray Maynard at UFC on FX 4 this past Friday. He got frustrated, took a chance, dropped his hands, waved Clay Guida in, and ate some punches just to get something going in the 5 round main event. Luckily, Maynard came out with the victory via...

Jun 24, 2012 10:43 am

VIDEO | Dana White "I Want More Fighters To Get Involved In Judging" | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White spoke with UFC Tonight correspondent Karyn Bryant after a thrilling night of fights at UFC 147. Dana expressed interest in getting more fighters involved in the judging and reffing aspect of the UFC. In addition he spoke about Wanderlei Silva’s performance as well as Anderson Silva’s upcoming bout. Read More: UFC...

May 4, 2012 8:11 am

Ricardo Almeida Nervous About First UFC Judging Gig This Weekend On FOX

“Yeah, I’m going to be nervous. It’ll be like I’m walking into a fight myself. But the spotlight only makes me want to be sharper and do a better job. It will be pretty intense, but I will be on my toes with this UFC event, because I know all eyes are going to be...

Apr 5, 2016 12:21 pm

Anderson Silva has this message to all the keyboard critics out there

Anderson Silva is currently riding on the roughest road in his career. Coming up on his 41st birthday, “The Spider” has not racked up a win since 2012 with his initial 2015 win over Nick Diaz later being ruled a no contest due to failing a drug test. Despite the rough patch in his career...

Apr 3, 2016 2:06 pm

Photo | Nick Diaz looking shredded at recent triathlon with Nate

@chrisavila209 @riokid @natediaz209 @damianxp209 #triathlon @michaeldavidwinery A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Apr 2, 2016 at 9:45pm PDT Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) could return to the UFC octagon as early as this August, this after he completes his current suspension which was handed down by the NSAC. Diaz has not competed...

Feb 23, 2016 11:02 am

Jon “Bones” Jones: Killing the Abs in this clip

Filming the countdown earlier. Hope you guys enjoy A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:08pm PST It’s full steam ahead for former champ Jon “Bones” Jones as he prepares for Daniel “DC” Cormier on April 23rd at UFC 197. The title rematch will be the second fight between...

Feb 18, 2016 8:06 am

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn

Last month, former UFC champion BJ Penn announced that he was officially ending his retirement and going after the 145 pound belt. Penn teamed up with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn at Jackson-Wink MMA for his highly anticipated return. While he was initially supposed to return on March 5th, the UFC pushed the bout back...

Feb 15, 2016 10:30 am

Pic This: UFC star looks like she needs a vacation from her hiatus

Finally back home with @marinashafir 👭 and @mochirousey 🐶 Thank you @heeezooo for settin us up for a little GALentines evening 👄💅🏼 A photo posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Feb 15, 2016 at 9:29am PST The busiest UFC fighter in showbiz looks like she’s ready for a break in this picture of Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey...

Jan 10, 2016 4:27 pm

Rare Video: Jon Jones vs Guy at a Bar/Restaurant/School Cafeteria

This video of Jon Jones showing some random guy the finer points of grappling.   No information on exactly when this footage was shot but judging by his much leaner physique, I’m guessing “Bones” might be in his teens when this was filmed. The man formally known as “Sexual Chocolate” looks to get back in...

Jan 9, 2016 11:25 am

Joe Rogan has a fan in Nate Diaz – Got Jokes?

Nate Diaz looks to be taking a little time off to enjoy himself at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood.   Stand-up comedian and fight commentator Joe Rogan was among the comedians who performed for Diaz and his crew. Diaz is coming off an impressive win against Michael “The Menace” Johnson to end to 2015....

Jan 5, 2016 8:22 am

WATCH! Dana White recaps UFC 195

UFC 195 was an action packed night of fights topped off by a controversial decision at the end of a hard fought 5 round battle between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit. Ultimately the judges scored the bout in favor of Lawler, however like many, UFC President Dana White scored the bout in favor of Condit....

Jan 4, 2016 12:41 pm

Video: The FOX UFC crew thinks Carlos Condit won three rounds vs. Robbie Lawler

It had to be another Robbie Lawler battle that went the distance last Saturday that’s bringing up all the hot debate lately. I mean, you gotta feel for the champ.  He left everything in the octagon again and now the guy feels like he needs to defend the victory that was awarded to him. Karyn...

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...