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The origins, history and rules from the early days of Pancrase circa 1993

Posted by system system 22 days ago from Bloody Elbow

The origins, history and rules from the early days of Pancrase circa 1993. A quick overview for my Pancrase series. Bloody Elbow's own, T.P. Grant, has already wrote some about Pancrase, whi...

Chael Sonnen on NSAC's new TRT stance: 'The rules are the rules. End of conversation.'

Posted by system system 1 month ago from

Chael Sonnen is one of several fighters to have been granted a TUE for TRT in Nevada. Now the former two-division title challenger says, “The rules are the rules … testosterone&#...

MMA gyms abide by many unwritten rules, and Cummins may have broken a big one

Posted by system system 1 month ago from

MMA fighters and coaches give their take on Patrick Cummins’ breach of an unwritten rule of the training room before his UFC 170 fight against Daniel Cormier. Filed under: Featured, Ne...

Hunt, Silva combine for fight so good, normal rules don’t apply

Posted by system system 4 months ago from

If you’re one of those people who believes that a tie is the least satisfying possible outcome in sports, you should probably sit down and watch the fight that Mark Hunt and Antonio &#...

‘Shogun’ Rua wants UFC to go back to PRIDE rules, says elbows are worse than soccer kicks

Posted by system system 4 months ago from

If Mauricio Rua could have one wish this holiday season, it might be for soccer kicks. Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Mauricio Rua, UFC

Royce Gracie: MMA definitely mainstream but needs return to no rules

Posted by system system 5 months ago from

LAS VEGAS – UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie has witnessed firsthand the rise of the sport from obscurity to network TV. And while he hasn’t competed for more than six years, the MMA pio...

After 'shock' UFC release, Caros Fodor says ONE FC rules intrigued him

Posted by system system 7 months ago from

Caros Fodor is of the opinion his UFC release earlier this year came prematurely, but with his ONE FC debut against Seung Ho Yang just days away, the fighter isn't one to dwell on the past.

Invicta FC Champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino to Fight Under Muay Thai Rules at Lion Fight 11

Posted by system system 8 months ago from

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino is most widely known for her mixed martial arts exploits, but she’s going back to her Muay Thai roots to fight at Lion Fight 11 on Sep...

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Anthony Pettis: Benson Henderson 'manipulating the rules' to keep UFC title

Posted by system system 9 months ago from

The knee injury Anthony Pettis suffered was relatively minor, but it took him out of a title fight and sent him into a spiral of depression until he got his title fight with Benson Henderson...

UFC's request to change the Unified Rules comes not a moment too soon

Posted by system system 11 months ago from

No matter how official and infallible it sounds when we talk about the most holy Unified Rules (peace be upon them), we sometimes make the mistake of assuming that they can't or shouldn't be...

UFC's Marc Ratner to request changes to Unified Rules at ABC's summer convention

Posted by system system 11 months ago from

LAS VEGAS – Following this past weekend's bizarre UFC 159 event, Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White urged the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) to take a hard look at ...

Twitter Mailbag: Fowlkes on Silva-Bonnar, Jones-Belfort, Sapp-Downes in PRIDE rules

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

You still have questions about Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar, don't you? In our latest installment of Twitter Mailbag,'s Ben Fowlkes continues to sound off on Silva-Bo...

After Sylvia-Arlovski Controversy, One FC Adopts ‘Full Pride Rules’ Ahead of Oct. 6 Event

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

The conclusion to the fourth confrontation between former UFC heavyweight champions Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski was both unsatisfying and confusing.

ONE FC Adopts PRIDE Style Rules Regarding Soccer Kicks

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

Following a controversial ending in the Andrei Arlovski vs. Tim Sylvia fight over the weekend that involved soccer kicks, ONE FC has decided to change the rule all together.

ONE FC eliminates 'open-attack' rule, adopts full PRIDE rules for soccer kicks

Posted by system system 1 year ago from

ONE Fighting Championship has eliminated its "open-attack" rule for soccer kicks, officials today announced. The decision came a few days after the often-confusing rule resulted in an A...

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