166 Search Results for judging

Jan 24, 2014 12:10 pm

Dana White Plays Nice – Has Nothing Bad To Say About The NSAC

“I think the Nevada State Athletic Commission is atrocious. I think the governor needs to step in immediately before these guys destroy this sport like they did boxing.” That’s what, Dana White, said about the NSAC following the controversial GSP vs. Johny Hendricks decision. Fast forward just a few short months, and on the heels...

Jan 17, 2014 7:26 pm

An Event Timeline Of The Dana White / Georges St-Pierre Fiasco

For a man who is enjoying the simple life of semi-retirement, Georges St-Pierre sure is in the news a lot. Usually a quiet, reserved individual, “GSP” has recently been anything but, performing interview after interview, attempting to disclose his side of this perplexing story. It can get pretty confusing, to be completely honest. There’s been...

Jan 13, 2014 5:15 am

UFC Vet Ricardo Almeida Assigned To Judge UFC 169

The UFC will return to Jersey this February for UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber 2. The event is set for Super Bowl weekend as Renan Barao attempts to defend his now official and undisputed UFC bantamweight crown against the always dangerous Urijah Faber on February 14, 2014 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey....


Dec 10, 2013 7:37 am

Dana White Named Sports Innovator Of The Year

UFC President Dana White is many things. He is outspoken, brash, and assertive, but it can’t be denied that the man is a powerful and effective businessman. Sports Business International agrees, and has recently awarded him the title of “Sports Innovator of the Year.” The editor of Sports Business International, Matt Cutler said, “For both...

Dec 5, 2013 8:32 am

EXCLUSIVE | Matt Brown talks upcoming fight with Condit and more

By Evan Stoumbelis Recently I was fortunate enough to interview top welterweight contender Matt “The Immortal” Brown on his upcoming fight with Carlos Condit, GSP vs. Hendricks, how he got his start in the sport and more. As always, Matt’s responses are italicized. How is training for the Condit fight going?: So far so good...

Dec 3, 2013 7:43 am

Forrest Griffin Says ‘Biased’ Ex-Fighters Should Not Be Judges

Judging has always been a major problem in MMA, and many in the community have called for ex-fighters to be judges, as they have competed in the sport, and know how fights should be judged. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin, on the other hand, thinks it is a bad idea. Griffin Spoke to...

Nov 23, 2013 11:22 am

Johny Hendricks Has VERY Harsh Words For Georges St. Pierre

Even though a week has passed since Georges St. Pierre defended his title against Johny Hendricks in a controversial split decision victory, fans and Hendricks alike are still reeling from the decision. UFC President Dana White had harsh words for the judges who scored the fight, and said he is “f***** scared to come back...

Nov 19, 2013 9:22 am

Joe Rogan: ‘Give Johny The Belt, GSP Should Retire’

“I think Georges should retire. One of the reasons I think Georges should retire is he was on my podcast and he was talking about being abducted by aliens. I was going, ‘you think you’ve been abducted by aliens?’ He starts talking about missing time. He started talking about driving his car and all of...

Nov 18, 2013 1:10 pm

Mario Yamasaki Believes Hendricks Dominated GSP, Thinks NSAC Should Make Changes

  The cloud of controversy that surrounds Saturday’s UFC 167 main event fight between Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and Georges “Rush” St. Pierre has not yet lifted. St. Pierre ended up the victor of the fight, but the majority of media members and fighters thought Hendricks deserved to get the win. Mario Yamasaki, the referee...

Nov 18, 2013 9:15 am

PHOTO | GSP vs. Hendricks Official Judges Scorecard

Much has been made about last Saturday’s UFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. Whether you agree or disagree with the judging panels call to give GSP the win, the fight was close enough that we are still debating the call two-days later. If you’re curious to see how the judges scored the...

Nov 14, 2013 10:47 am

EXCLUSIVE | King Mo Talks Newton Rematch, His Fighting Persona and Future

In part two of our interview, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal focuses on MMA. Host: Transitioning to MMA here: what do you think went wrong against Emanuel Newton a couple of weekends ago at Bellator 106? Lawal: Personally, I thought I won. I thought I won rounds one, four and five. He landed that neck kick...

Nov 13, 2013 5:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Gamburyan on TUF, Siver and Cole Miller

Manny Gamburyan, a former challenger to Jose Aldo’s WEC title and an Ultimate Fighter runner-up was on BJPENN.COM radio to talk about a myriad of subjects, including: being a coach on this season’s TUF for Team Rousey, his Dec. 28th fight against Dennis Silver, and his thoughts on his last opponent, Cole Miller’s attempt to...

Nov 12, 2013 12:50 pm

EXCLUSIVE | King Mo Discusses Loss To Emmanuel Newton at Bellator 106

“I felt like I pushed the action, I felt like I had the bigger shots.  I was never hurt in the fight,” Muhammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal said about his most recent loss to Emmanuel Newton at Bellator 106.  “I felt like my style was more effective damage-wise, and I felt that I won the fight,...

Nov 11, 2013 1:24 pm

EXCLUSIVE (Part1) | Gamburyan to Cole Miller: ‘What the hell is your problem?’

In August UFC featherweight Cole Miller came on BJPENN.COM Radio to announce he was contesting his decision loss to Manny Gamburyan at ‘UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen.’ His argument was that he actually stopped Gamburyan in the first round, but due to some misguided officiating, the bout was allowed to continue, which led to...

Nov 5, 2013 8:40 am

Michael Bisping wants MMA judges to be held accountable

  How many times do you think Dana White has said the words, “Don’t leave it in the hands of the judges.” The answer is, a lot. During the Ultimate Fighter, during press conferences, in interviews, so on and so on. The phrase has now become essentially an MMA mantra. The sport has seen its...

Nov 5, 2013 7:01 am

Renzo Gracie Responds To Royce Criticism

“In order to make a negative comment about the Gracie family, you have to help the Gracie family. You have to actually be producing new champions, putting your time to build new champions. I don’t remember Royce doing that… Each man chooses their path. How can I judge someone if I don’t walk on their...

Nov 4, 2013 10:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | Two Epic Hours With Bas Rutten Part 2 | Late Night Cage Side Radio

In our second installment of the incredible interview with Bas Rutten on Late Night Cage Side Radio, we focus solely on MMA and we continue to extract what we can, like a sponge, from the well of knowledge that is “El’ Guapo.” Bas is famously known for brining popularity to the phrase “liver shot,” and...

Nov 3, 2013 7:00 am

FIST-ta-CUFF Radio Show 213: Renzo Gracie, Ricardo Almeida, & Andre Galvao

While you wait for this weeks episode to air on Sunday, get caught up on last Sundays episode below. You won’t be disappointed. Listen to internet radio with FIST TA CUFF RADIO on Blog Talk Radio FIST-ta-CUFF Radio is brought to you by www.MouthPieceGuy.com Last year there were an estimated 1.5 million sports related concussions...

Nov 2, 2013 7:00 am

FIST-ta-CUFF Radio Show 213: Renzo Gracie, Ricardo Almeida, & Andre Galvao

While you wait for this weeks episode to air on Sunday, get caught up on last Sundays episode below. You won’t be disappointed. Listen to internet radio with FIST TA CUFF RADIO on Blog Talk Radio FIST-ta-CUFF Radio is brought to you by www.MouthPieceGuy.com Last year there were an estimated 1.5 million sports related concussions...

Oct 30, 2013 12:22 pm

Cole Miller Speaks Out Against Unqualified Judges

Judging in MMA is quite possibly the most debated aspect of mixed martial arts as of today. It’s a subject that instantly sparks the tempers of a lot of people and causes their blood to boil. None more so than the fighters that have to deal with the judging, namely Cole Miller. The American Top Team...

Oct 29, 2013 4:25 pm

FIST-ta-CUFF Radio Show 213: Renzo Gracie, Ricardo Almeida, & Andre Galvao

While you wait for this weeks episode to air on Sunday, get caught up on last Sundays episode below. You won’t be disappointed. Listen to internet radio with FIST TA CUFF RADIO on Blog Talk Radio FIST-ta-CUFF Radio is brought to you by www.MouthPieceGuy.com Last year there were an estimated 1.5 million sports related concussions...

Oct 25, 2013 10:03 am

Sarah Kaufman: ‘I Don’t Feel Like My Last Fight Was A Loss’

“When they read [the decision], I was honestly in disbelief.  I was pretty upset.  I felt like I’d won.  The crowd thought I won.  Almost everyone thought that I won,” UFC women’s bantamweight fighter, Sarah Kaufman, said following her loss to Jessica Eye at UFC 166.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Following UFC 166,...

Oct 16, 2013 11:00 am

UFC Executive Defends MMA’s 10-Point Must System

Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Marc Ratner, is one of the world’s most respected combat sports regulators. The former Executive Director for Nevada has seen it all. In a sport where the only rules used to be no biting or eye gauging, he, with the assistance of the UFC, has...

Oct 10, 2013 10:58 am

Maia Criticizes Judges Following Decision Loss To Shields

“I don’t understand the judges. My strategy going into the fifth round was to defend the takedowns and score points standing, so I thought the fight was 3-2 to me. I think the judges should make their criteria more clear and the judges should go public. A decision like this can change a fighter’s life...