186 Search Results for judging

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...

Oct 9, 2015 10:24 am

Holy Sh*t! Female Fighter Dresses Up As Hot Dog, Enters Ring Girl Comp!

Invicta FC bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger entered a ring girl competition, but unfortunately she came up short and didn’t win. It might have something to do with the fact that she wore a hot dog costume and jeans. Yes, it would appear that dressing as a giant hot dog isn’t exactly what they’re looking for...

Oct 5, 2015 3:23 pm

EEK! Fighter Unhappy With Florian’s Bias Commentary

Based on information gathered from some of the greatest fighters of all time, stepping into the octagon can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the sport. Chael Sonnen said it best when he stated he felt a wave of “relief” wash over him after a fight concludes. The second toughest job on fight...

Sep 14, 2015 1:20 pm

Andrei Arlovski has a message for all his UFC 191 haters

Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir were showered with a chorus of boos when their highly anticipated heavyweight clash turned out to be lackluster. Arlovski has already stated that he is ready to get back on the horse to eventually make a run at the UFC Heavyweight Championship again, but before he does that he has...

Aug 3, 2015 7:54 am

Khabib: ‘I tried to fight Nate Diaz, but all he did was run away from me!’

On Saturday evening, Khabib Nurmagomedov got into an altercation with some members of the Diaz camp at the World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The altercation started in the pit of the showroom where the event was taking place. A brawl broke out in the stands, but it was separated before anything...

Jul 22, 2015 1:24 am

Bethe: ‘Enjoy Your Last Month As The Champ Rousey’

“I have always been the underdog. Mainly because I started doing MMA late, when I was 28. So I’m used to the pessimism, the critics, the judging and negative people trying to bring me down. It doesn’t bother me. My faith is bigger than all of that and I fight for those who believe in...

Jun 1, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Francisco Trinaldo vs. Norman Parke (Highlights)

Norman Parke and Francisco Trinaldo went the distance in this controversial bout. After the judges’ decision was read, Parke stated his desire to never fight fight in Brazil again due to the poor judging! Check out the highlights of this fight and share your thoughts in the comment section below of who you thought actually...

May 16, 2015 8:07 am

UFC Fight Night 66 Results: Nover Wrestles Way to Win Against Nam

Phillipe Nover controlled the opening round with his superior takedown game. Yui Chul Nam had no answer when it came to takedown defense, but Nover offered little to no offense while the fight was on the ground. He seemed happy to take the fight to the ground, but apprehensive to advance. Nam was able to...

Apr 8, 2015 12:27 pm

“Raging” Al — ‘That Judge Wasn’t Giving Me Nothing’

“It’s been documented, Doug Crosby has a long-going feud with — well, not a feud, but whatever, he hates on us, most particularly Ray Longo… He’s got a problem, and this is where it gets serious. The whole thing, MMA, this whole thing is kind of like a joke. Everyone thinks, oh, boo, I cursed...

Mar 1, 2015 8:16 am

UFC Fighters React To Holly Holm’s Successful UFC Debut

Yesterday in the co-main event of UFC 184, Holly Holm successfully made her UFC debut over a very game Raquel Pennington, as the pair fought a full 3 rounds. Ultimately, 2 of 3 judges gave Holm the nod, making her the winner via split decision. Below is a compilation of fighter Tweets regarding the bout,...

Feb 9, 2015 8:22 pm

Tim Kennedy Content Sitting Out, Unless “Something Special” Comes Up

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since September, when he lost via TKO to Yoel Romero. The finish came after a series of questionable actions on the part of cornermen, UFC officials, referee John McCarthy, and both fighters. At the end of the 2nd round Kennedy grabbed Romero’s glove, and ultimately rocked Romero at the bell. As...

Feb 4, 2015 8:00 am

Anderson Silva denies taking steroids prior to UFC 183

Yesterday, the NSAC announced that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for 2 performance enhancing drugs following his victory over Nick Diaz at last weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” was tested for the banned substances on January 9, 2015, but according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission the results...

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 5, 2015 3:08 pm

Rare Footage Of Nick Diaz In Bareknuckle Vale Tudo Fight

Ahead of UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz, this old-school footage of Nick Diaz bare-knuckle fighting in a high school gym surfaced. Judging by the video quality, as well as the clothing being warn by spectators, this footage wasn’t taken recently. Check it out:

Dec 13, 2014 4:57 pm

UFC on FOX 13 Results: Jedrzejczyk Wins Bloody Brawl Against Gadelha

Jedrzejczyk did a decent job at fighting off the first round takedown, but Gadelha eventually dragged her down. As soon as the fight hit the mat, Gadelha transitioned to half guard and worked for a clock choke. Jedrzejczyk brilliantly defended and made it back to her feet. Despite being up against the fence, Jedrzejczyk was...

Nov 9, 2014 2:10 am

PHOTO | Scorecard for Jouban/Alves Fight

There is a saying in mixed martial arts that instructs the fighters to never let the decision of the fight go in the hands of the judges. Even though they were close to the action, judges have a reputation of watching a completely different fight than what is going on in the octagon or ring....

Oct 5, 2014 8:50 am

Rick Story Wants To Be More Than Tough, Wants Title Shot

Rick Story is coming off a win against Gunnar Nelson yesterday at UFC Fight Night Stockholm, however that doesn’t mean he’s content with his situation. Story spoke to MMAJunkie about his win, and what he wants to do next. “At this point, every performance is going to be one of the most important for my...

Oct 2, 2014 7:08 am

Chris Camozzi released by UFC

Middleweight fighter Chris Camozzi (19-9 MMA, 6-6 UFC) has been released by the UFC. The former TUF 11 competitor had suffered 4-straight octagon defeats, his latest being a split-decision loss to Rafael Natal at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut. Camozzi announced his release from the UFC on his blog yesterday: Cuts...

Sep 27, 2014 5:02 am

Greg Jackson Explains The Psychology Of Fighting

Donald Cerrone is one of the most active fighters in the UFC, with a goal of fighting seven times this year, Cowboy will step into the Octagon tomorrow night to face Eddie Alvarez. One thing that is unique about Cowboy’s pre-fight preparation is that he spends a lot of time relaxing the week of a...

Aug 27, 2014 3:32 pm

Phil Davis Changes His Mind, Says He Isn’t Worried About Biased Brazilian Judges

Earlier this month Phil Davis stated that he was a bit worried about fighting Glover Teixeira in Brazil because he was worried about biased judging. Today during a media scrum after the UFC 179 ticket sales, Davis said he was misquoted. “I don’t even know why that article got printed,” Davis said in a media...

Aug 26, 2014 1:20 pm

After Internal Review, UFC Finds Dana White In “Breach” For Removing Judge in China

Over the weekend, UFC President Dana White removed a UFC Fight Night 48 judge from his duties, after the UFC boss didn’t approve of his scores. It’s something that should never happen, but it did and the UFC has released the following statement: “After an internal review, the UFC organization announced today that a breach...

Aug 24, 2014 9:52 am

More Details About Booted UFC Judge Revealed

Yesterday during UFC Macau, Dana White made a judgement call mid fight to remove judge Howard Hughes mid card. The decision came after two controversial decisions, where Hughes ended up being the deciding judge in both cases. The first robbery of the night was during the Elizabeth Phillips and Milana Dudieva fight. Phillips was in...

Aug 23, 2014 11:49 am

Dana White Removed A UFC Fight Night Macao Judge Mid-Event

In a not-uncommon site, a couple of this morning’s UFC Fight’s were skewed with some questionable judges scores. However, this time, with the UFC acting as their own governing body in China, the UFC boss could do something about it. And he did. During the post-fight press-conference (Replay HERE),  Dana White explained. “Did you ask...