167 Search Results for judging

Oct 17, 2012 4:29 pm

FULL Event Quotes & Recap: UFC Media Call with Jon Jones, Chael Sonnen & Dana White

The UFC conducted a conference call today featuring UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, former two-time middleweight contender Chael Sonnen and UFC President Dana White. The purpose of the call was to promote Sonnen and Jones coaching opposite one another on The Ultimate Fighter season 17 which will begin in January. The two will meet...

Sep 29, 2012 11:36 am

Dana White: I thought Brian Stann won | UFC NEWS

Earlier in the week UFC 152 main card participant Brian Stann told the media that he thought he beat Michael Bisping and that UFC president Dana White shared the same opinion. Now, UFC president Dana White has confirmed Stann’s comments with some commentary of his own. “I had it one and one, and I thought...

Sep 17, 2012 9:34 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Joseph Benavidez Interview Part One

Joseph Benavidez is nothing if not persistent. The story of how he drove around looking for Urijah Faber’s gym while on vacation in California is well documented. Thankfully for him as well as the fans his persistence paid off and the two hooked up and have forged a strong bond and working relationship. Faber and...


Aug 13, 2012 9:09 pm

Exclusive: Shannon Knapp says "Karate Hottie" will debut at Invicta FC 3

There isn’t an MMA organization in the world right now, other than the UFC and Strikeforce, with as much momentum and fan appeal as the Invicta Fighting Championships. The promotion, which is focused entirely on female fighters, has only been producing events since April of this year but judging from the amount of viewers they...

Jul 25, 2012 4:37 pm

Trainer Says GSP Still Wants To Fight Nick Diaz | UFC NEWS

“Everywhere we go the fans are asking me for Nick Diaz. They’re always asking me when Georges is going to fight Nick Diaz. And when I tell them, he’s retired they have this crazy look on their face, like that’s crazy they still have to fight. I think Georges wants that fight. I think Diaz...

Jul 17, 2012 12:20 pm

The Association Of Boxing Commissions Addresses Scoring System In MMA | MMA NEWS

This year at the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) annual conference, the commission removed last year’s proposed half-point scoring system while redefining many Unified Rules for MMA, a decision with a direct effect on mixed martial arts’ scoring. After a year of a voluntary evaluation period granted to the half-point system proposed by Doc Hamilton...

Jul 12, 2012 3:14 pm

Dan Hardy, XYIENCE Announce XenArt Art Competition

UFC Fighter and artist Dan Hardy has teamed with XYIENCE Xenergy, the official energy drink of the UFC, to announce XenArt: The Energy of Art, a national juried art competition and exhibition. The contest is free to enter and is open to all artists over the age of 18 who reside in the United States....

Jun 14, 2012 9:27 am

Rogan: Judges Who Suck Should Be Fired | UFC NEWS

Joe Rogan is now amongst the hordes of fight fans and UFC brass alike who are calling for a massive recall of current MMA judges due to their blatant lack of MMA knowledge. In an Interview with Bloody Elbow, Joe discusses why there needs to be a serious reform with MMA judging. “I think they...

May 21, 2012 9:24 am

PHOTO | Josh Barnett Shows Off Nasty Hand Break Suffered Saturday | MMA NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy Following his loss to Daniel Cormier on Saturday, Josh Barnett explained to Mauro Ranallo that he broke his hand early in the first round of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Final. Barnett put any doubts of his claim to rest Sunday when he posted an X-ray of his left hand on Twitter....

May 17, 2012 7:48 am

UFC on FUEL TV 3’s Maldonado | “The Judges Want To F*** Me” | UFC NEWS

“There was a judge who scored it 30-27, there’s no logic in it. I’m really sad… I won it and that’s it. Everybody saw it, even the judges. The three judges who gave it to him know deep down I won. In my opinion it’s not a mistake, is called having a bad character, mainly...

Apr 29, 2012 11:27 am

Wanderlei Silva: Beating Down the Criticism

I have had it up to here with people calling Wanderlei Silva (34-11-1-1) the underdog in his upcoming fight with Vitor Belfort (21-9), and because you’re reading this, you’ll have to take my word that my hand was high up when I said that first statement. Sure, Wanderlei is in the latter stages of his...

Apr 26, 2012 9:39 am

UFC Vet Ricardo Almeida Selected For UFC Judge For Fox 3 Card | UFC NEWS

UFC veteran Ricardo Almeida has been announced as one of the judges for the UFC’s upcoming event in New Jersey for UFC on FOX 3. This move breaths new life into the world of MMA judging. Almeida is an accomplished jiu-jitsu player and has been in the Octagon before. He knows what goes on in...

Apr 20, 2012 9:06 am

Stop Fitching and Fitchery in MMA Now!

By Lewis Mckeever: This is not an article set out to condemn UFC welterweight grinder Jon Fitch, but rather, a tool to vent my growing frustration and concerns with Fitch’s widespread smothering fighting style, otherwise known as “Fitching”. Jon Fitch is renowned for his grapple heavy, “take no risks” approach to mixed martial arts. Jon...

Mar 6, 2012 9:53 am

Dana White On Mayweather vs. Pacquiao | Just Shut The F#$% Up And Fight

“Well my first thought is I rather see Mayweather vs. Pacquiao but I respect Cotto, but Floyd is too good and too fast. I would bet [expletive] three houses on it… People are judging Manny Pacquiao because of his last fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. If they fight one hundred times that fight looks the...

Feb 8, 2012 3:15 pm

After Re-Watching Diaz vs. Condit Joe Rogan Concedes That Diaz Won

“Going back to the Diaz/Condit fight, my point about missing things, is I watched the fight at home and when I watched the fight at home, I had a slightly different opinion. When I watched it live I thought that Carlos Condit won it. In the fourth round I said that Condit was winning this...

Feb 8, 2012 5:42 am

UFC President Dana White Sounds Off On Need For Judge and Ref Reform In MMA

“I’ve said it many times, in the evolution of the sport right now, one of the big problems that we have is judging and ref’ing. It’s one of the things that drive me crazy. Attention needs to be paid to scoring and ref’ing. First of all it affects guys careers as far as legacy’s go....

Feb 6, 2012 12:32 pm

Cesar Gracie Unsure Of Diaz Retirement, Open To A Condit Rematch

[Retirement] is something I haven’t talked to him about. I would hate to see that. He’s not just fighting his opponent he’s fighting judges, he’s fighting judges that do not like him… They aren’t going to score anything for Nick. The whole judging system is so flawed; these guys have no one they answer to…...

Dec 12, 2011 8:40 am

UFC NEWS – Two UFC 140 Judges Scored First Round For Jones And Here Is The Scorecard

Last weekend UFC 140’s Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida threw down in a main event that didn’t make it out of the second round. The champion, Jon Jones, once again proved his dominance over another elite level light-heavyweight former champion. However, for anyone who watch the bout, it would have appeared, at least upon first...

Dec 5, 2011 3:59 pm

UFC NEWS – Jon Jones: "I'm the best fighter that I've ever been right now."

“Judging on my numbers in the weight room, judging on my numbers in the cardio tests, it’s the best I’ve ever been. I’m the best fighter that I’ve ever been right now… I have changed as an athlete — I believe in my heart that I’m the best, I believe I won’t lose to Lyoto,...