Referee 'Big' John McCarthy addressed the two discussion points during the last UFC event, the 'fake' low blow on Brown, and Lawler's kick while his opponent was down.
'Big' John McCarthy got some flak during the UFC on FOX 12 main event for calling a low blow and giving Matt Brown some time to rest, as it appeared to be a legal shot during the replay. The experienced referee defended his stance and took to twitter to speak about the somewhat controversial call: For information, the kick thrown more
After seeing UFC lightweight Jim Miller given time to recover from a phantom low blow in his main event bout with Donald Cerrone on Jul. 16 in Atlantic City we saw another instance of the blown call Saturday night in San Jose. During the main event between welterweights Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown at UFC on FOX 12, referee John McCarthy halted action during the third round after Lawler hurt Brown with a shot to the abdomen. McCarthy called the shot low, but replays indicated it to be clean abov more
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan gives his instant reaction to Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 45 main event between lightweights Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
A big drop for the UFC and Fox Sports 1 in the ratings department as Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens (and the supporting cast) were unable to pull in significant viewing numbers
Last week was the first ever headlining spot for Cub Swanson and just the second for Jeremy Stephens. Swanson took an entertaining unanimous decision over Stephens in San Antonio to earn (likely) a title shot against the Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes winner. Unfortunately for Cub, his main event debut did not produce good rating more
The Swede now stands at 6-1 after another big win overseas.
Swedish welterweight Zebaztian Kadestam became the Pacific Xtreme Combat (PXC) 170-pound champion with a win last weekend, which takes him to 6-1 overall and immediately established him as one of Scandinavia's top prospects and a potential future UFC signing.
Kadestam took on Josh Calvo, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) black belt from the U.S., and claimed a hard fought decision victory which came courtesy of some solid takedown defense, as more
Before a Florida bill dropped that disallows access to these records, John S. Nash was able to procure various revenue details and payout records from every major MMA promotion that hosted shows in the state for the past few years. Yesterday, July 1st, marked the first day that the provisions in Florida bill HB 775 took effect. (A summary of HB 775 can be found here.) If you had read an earlier post I did on the contents of the bill, when it was known as HB 808, and Zuffa's lobbying efforts to s more
This summer is proving to be the turning point in the career of middleweight Bubba Bush. The Legacy FC champ will make his promotional debut at UFC 175 on Saturday night. more
In our latest WSOF 11 sit-down with MMAjunkie’s John Morgan, co-headliners Jon Fitch and Dennis Hallman hit on a variety of topics, including Fitch’s growing resentment toward reigning WSOF welterweight champ Rousimar Palhares.Filed under: Featured Videos, (...) more
According to Reebok executive John Lynch, the company wanted to partner with an athlete “who had explosive speed, and bold, confident style.” Enter Anthony Pettis.Filed under: News, UFC more