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Jun 13, 2013 10:44 am


For Immediate Release: June 13, 2013 – Yesterday top UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson used social media to poll fans with what turned out to be a controversial and thought provoking topic. The subject of gay rights, including gay marriage, is sensitive for many people and Mr. Thomson fully supports equality for all human beings....

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...

Apr 28, 2012 12:21 pm

Controversial Calls: Sonnen vs. Bisping by the Numbers | UFC NEWS

Event: UFC on Fox 2 Date: January 28, 2012 Contestants: Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping The main event of UFC on Fox 2, also known as Evans vs. Davis, was overshadowed by a middleweight number one contender showdown between two of its best. Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping went to war in a close three...

Apr 17, 2012 3:02 pm

Controversial Lesnar Interview | "I'm not a superstar, I'm An A$$ Kicker."

“I’m not a superstar, I’m an ass kicker. I am Brock Lesnar, that’s it. I left the WWE, everybody thought, here’s a guy, there’s no way in hell he’s gonna make it in the UFC, but I climbed that mountain and became UFC Heavyweight Champion of the world and I proved everybody wrong. Why did...

Dec 1, 2015 9:03 am

UFC denies banning GSP from UFC 167 post-fight press conference

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre recently accused the UFC of banning him from attending the UFC 167 post-fight press conference after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks. In addition, St. Pierre blamed the UFC’s new Reebok deal for potentially being part of the reason he has yet to return to competition. According to...

Nov 27, 2015 9:20 am

REPLAY! TUF 22 Hall vs. Rogers highlights

Earlier this week on TUF 22, Ryan Hall and Saul Rogers fought to a decision in the semi-finals of the show. The decision was a controversial one, with Rogers ultimately getting the majority decision nod for Team Europe. Catch the highlights above!

Nov 26, 2015 10:12 am

GSP compares McGregor to Sonnen

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre was recently a guest on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome!” podcast. In addition to ‘Rush’ talking about his fallout with the UFC after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks back in 2013, he spoke about Conor McGregor. McGregor will face Aldo at UFC 194, one of the biggest cards...

Nov 25, 2015 6:01 pm

GSP opens up on issues with UFC post-UFC 167

Georges St. Pierre Says Dana White Is The… by smackhisface1 Following Georges St. Pierre’s final UFC fight back at UFC 167 in 2013, there were several rumors as to some behind the scenes post-fight drama that took place. Now, in a recent interview on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome” podcast GSP opened up about what happened...

Nov 24, 2015 6:11 pm

UFC FN 78 medical suspensions: 9 fighters face 6-month lay-offs

This past Saturday the UFC headed to Monterrey Mexico for UFC Fight Night 78. In the main event, Neil Magny fought Kelvin Gastelum on short notice. While the judges decision was a controversial one in the eyes of many, Magny was given the nod. MixedMartialArts.com has the full medical suspensions list: Neil Magny: suspended 180...

Nov 23, 2015 7:51 pm

Have What It Takes to be “TUF” Enough In The UFC?

The UFC announced Season 23 of “The Ultimate Fighter” TUF today. TUF originally broadcasted on Spike TV from 2005-2011, then FX from 2012-2013, and now viewing on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. Memorable episodes from Season 5 included Hall of Famer BJ Penn as coach for Team Penn, with future UFC veterans Gray Maynard,...

Nov 12, 2015 7:51 pm

Cormier and Florian push for Henderson to retire

Dan Henderson is fresh off a TKO loss to Vitor Belfort this past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ and while the loss was a controversial one, at 45 years old many believe it is time for Hendo to retire. Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier discussed the situation on UFC Tonight. Florian pointed to...