716 Search Results for controversial

Aug 6, 2013 11:25 am

Controversial Fight Cancelled By State Of Florida

Last Saturday in Florida, Garrett Holeve, the 23-year-old fighter with down’s syndrome was supposed to face off with David Steffin. Steffin is a 28-year-old who was looking to compete with cerebral palsy. The fight was set, the two trained for eight-weeks and five minutes before they walked out to the ring the promoter was served...

Aug 3, 2013 9:12 pm

UFC 163 Results: Phil Davis Upsets Lyoto Machida in Controversial Stunner

The co-main event was a light-heavyweight tilt with potential title ramifications as Lyoto Machida took on Phil Davis A measured first round saw Machida looking to counter Davis. Machida landed successfully with his usual blinding speed. Davis didn’t look for a takedown for the majority of the round. Whenever Machida would land, even a minor...

Jun 13, 2013 10:44 am

PRESS RELEASE: JOSH THOMSON RESPONDS TO CONTROVERSIAL HEADLINES

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...

Feb 6, 2016 7:53 am

Johny Hendricks promising finish in fight with Stephen Thompson

In addition to catching criticism for missing weight, Johny Hendricks has also caught criticism for allowing fights to go to a decision. While Hendricks has 8 KO wins in his 20 fight professional career, recently many of Hendricks’ fights have gone to a decision, some of them being controversial ones. Ahead of his ‘UFC Fight...

Feb 5, 2016 2:45 pm

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre hitting mitts – return imminent?

There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre would ever return to the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks. Recently, Tristar gym head coach Firas Zahabi stated that he believed GSP would be ready to ‘make a splash’ sooner rather than...

Feb 5, 2016 11:10 am

Coach explains why Alexander Gustafsson is back at Alliance MMA

Alexander Gustafsson currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, however in the wake of his controversial split decision loss to Daniel Cormier back at UFC 192, Gustafsson is back training at Alliance MMA in California under Eric Del Fierro. With Anthony Johnson’s recent win over Ryan Bader this past weekend in New Jersey...