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ABC demurs on half-point system in pilot program, scoring criteria modified

  • 2 years ago
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A committee formed to assess the effectiveness of a half-point MMA scoring system has recommended the Association of Boxing Commissions stick with the current 10-point must system. In a report o read news >>

ABC chief backs UFC out-of-competition testing program

  • 24 days ago
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The head of an influential regulatory body is endorsing the UFC’s plan to bulk up its anti-doping efforts, and his colleague is calling on member commissions to honor the results of drug tests funded read news >>

College professor attempts to revamp mixed martial arts fight scoring with introduction of points-based system

  • 10 months ago
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A former sportswriter and Bakersfield professor who became an MMA fan a decade ago, was immediately turned off by them using the ten-point must system that led to so many problems in boxing. He figur read news >>

Judges to Test Half-Point Scoring at MFC 31

  • 3 years ago
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Ringside judges at MFC 31 on Friday will score fights using a half-point system, a first in the Maximum Fighting Championship. The Edmonton Combative Sports Commission announced the news in a press r read news >>

ABC Discusses MMA Scoring, Crash Course on Therapeutic Use

  • 3 years ago
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) met Wednesday morning in the nation’s capital, wrapping up their five-day convention with a morning dedicated to mixed martial arts. read news >>

Rousey donates 30 thousand dollars to judo charity program in Brazil

  • 2 days ago
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Ronda Rousey used her trip to Brazil not only to promote her title defense against Bethe Correia at UFC 190, but also to do some charity work. The champion visited fellow judoka Flávio Canto's "Insti read news >>

Jussier Formiga interested in ‘big fight’ with Henry Cejudo

  • 9 days ago
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Henry Cejudo stayed unbeaten at UFC 185, scoring a unanimous decision victory over Chris Cariaso in his debut as a flyweight, and appears to have put a target on his back. Cejudo is an Olympic gold m read news >>

Roy Nelson not convinced with the UFC’s new drug testing program: ‘It's not really set in stone’

  • 12 days ago
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UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson has his doubts about the effectiveness of the UFC’s new drug testing policy. Last month, following a slew of surprising high-profile positive drug tests, the UFC announced read news >>

Jose Aldo Takes Soft Stance on PEDs, Slams UFC Rankings System

  • 28 days ago
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At 28 years of age with 26 career fights and seven UFC featherweight title defenses behind him, Jose Aldo is opening up. Usually reserved and quiet before, during and after fights, Aldo has been caug read news >>

Georges St-Pierre Comments on UFC's New Drug-Testing Program

  • a month ago
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The UFC's press conference discussing its plans to overhaul its drug-testing procedures is the talk of the MMA universe right now, and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre definitely se read news >>

Pros react to dramatic proposed changes to UFC drug testing program

  • a month ago
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More than a few dramatic promises were made on Wednesday in Las Vegas. If they all come true, the date will go down as the biggest leap forward to clean up mixed martial arts in the sport's history. read news >>

UFC Announces Drastic New Drug-Testing Program, Goes into Effect July 1

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS—The Ultimate Fighting Championship today announced plans for sweeping changes to its overall drug-testing program that could change the face of mixed martial arts as we know it, including p read news >>

Bellator's Coker on MMA drug testing: Would be 'amazing' to have 'worldwide policy'

  • a month ago
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Bellator MMA President Scott Coker would support a worldwide drug-testing system for MMA fighters. But knowing such cross-promotional cooperation could be tough, he believes state athletic commission read news >>

Royce Gracie: PED users getting caught 'shows that the system is working'

  • a month ago
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FRESNO, Calif. -- Royce Gracie does not believe mixed martial arts, the sport he helped build, has a drug problem. Despite the recent spat of positive tests -- from Anderson Silva's anabolic steroids read news >>

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