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Robbie Lawler on disappointing UFC 171 loss: 'When you leave it up to the judges, those things happen'

Posted by system system 1 month ago from MMA Fighting

DALLAS -- Robbie Lawler was five minutes away from accomplishing what many believed to be, at least at one time, an impossible dream. Fighting for the vacant UFC welterweight championship, L...

Before hearing the judges' scores, Jessica Andrade thought she lost 'for a minute'

Posted by system system 1 month ago from MMA Fighting

DALLAS -- Jessica Andrade talks about whether she was nervous before hearing the judges' scores for her fight with Raquel Pennington at UFC 171, Julianna Pena's injury, her weight cut, Ronda...

Video: Carlos Condit, fellow fighters talk finishing fights vs. going to the judges

Posted by system system 2 months ago from

Carlos Condit has finishes in 93 percent of his career wins. But just how important is that vs. merely getting the win? Condit and other fighters weigh in on both ends of the spectrum. Filed...

Video: Why UFC 169’s Rashid Magomedov was surprised he got the judges’ nod

Posted by system system 2 months ago from

NEWARK, N.J. – Rashid Magomedov was never close to tapping out to a deep first-round armbar from fellow lightweight Tony Martin on Saturday at UFC 169. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UF...

UFC on FOX 10 Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson Scorecard: Did the Judges Get It Right?

Posted by system system 2 months ago from

The judges scored Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson a split decision in Henderson's favor. We've got the scorecard so you can decide: did they get it right or did they get it wrong?

After 10 career draws, UFC’s Shunichi Shimizu determined to bypass judges

Posted by system system 3 months ago from

SINGAPORE – Japanese bantamweight Shunichi Shimizu has one goal in mind for his UFC debut: finish his opponent. When a fighter has no fewer than 10 draws in his professional career, it’...

Herb Dean to ref UFC 168's Weidman-Silva II main event, judges assigned

Posted by system system 4 months ago from

Veteran referee Herb Dean will officiate next month’s UFC 168 headliner and rematch between middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Anders...

Dana White Suggests MMA Judges and Referees Need Grappling Experience as Job Requirement

Posted by system system 5 months ago from

If you haven't done some Brazilian jiu-jitsu or a form of grappling, UFC President Dana White doesn't find you qualified to officiate in MMA.

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Commissioner: NSAC aims to train, bring in more judges and referees

Posted by system system 5 months ago from

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is holding a training session for its officials today in Las Vegas. The commission’s chair wants to double the number of learning opportunities ava...

Michael Bisping Wants to Hold Judges Accountable for Their Scoring

Posted by system system 5 months ago from

UFC middleweight Michael Bisping would like to hold judges accountable for their scoring and make them answer why they scored a fight a certain way.

Twitter Mailbag: Fowlkes on cutting Palhares, Brazilian judges, Cain-JDS trilogy

Posted by system system 6 months ago from

So much for preparing the Twitter Mailbag in advance. After Wednesday night's action at UFC Fight Night 29, we have so very much to get to, and our Internet-trained attention spans are so ve...

Bellator 99's Patricio 'Pitbull' Freire says he won't let judges decide his fate

Posted by system system 7 months ago from

There isn't an MMA fighter out there hasn't disagreed with a decision made by a referee or judge, and Bellator MMA featherweight Patricio Freire is no different. He just refuses to let it ha...

Bellator 98’s Shlemenko on Cooper Rematch: ‘It Won’t Go to the Judges This Time’

Posted by system system 7 months ago from

Alexander Shlemenko is known as one of Bellator MMA’s most prolific finishers, a reputation he hopes to uphold on Saturday night.

Cole Miller says Gamburyan fight never should have gone to judges, plans appeal

Posted by system system 8 months ago from

UFC featherweight Cole Miller said he doesn't necessarily fault referee Yves Lavigne for what undoubtedly was a difficult situation that arose during his fight with Manny Gamburyan at UFC Fi...

Judging 'The Dragon': Machida's style seems too easy for judges to miss

Posted by system system 8 months ago from

You can tell judging is a special kind of problem in MMA just by the cliches we use to make peace with it. So it's easy to understand if Lyoto Machida was feeling a little depressed after Sa...

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