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  • 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 obtained today by MMAjunkie.com, the committee found that the half-point system would have a minimal effect on scoring and recommended further training and vetting of judges with the current system. "We thought putting in a more complicated system would hurt more fights than would help," said Jef read news >>

  • 8 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 figured, as a new sport, it would work itself out. Years later, with nothing changed, he tried to come up with a solution. A couple of years ago, a friend of mine from college came by and talked about something every MMA fan hears about after almost every show. It's something I've heard, literally, since read news >>

  • 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 release read news >>

  • 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 >>

  • 7 days ago
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Despite Bader and Davis ending up in a stalemate, the judges still felt the need to score 10-9 rounds each time out. Why? As part of the UFC on FOX 14 main card, Ryan Bader and Phil Davis battled to an absolute stalemate for three rounds. They were dead even on a pretty uneventful bout, and Bader ended up taking a split decision victory. While the winning fighter on such a close bout certainly isn't really as controversial as let's say the recent Cathal Pendred vs. Sean Spencer travesty, it does read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Former Nevada-licensed boxing judge CJ Ross, who turned in two highly controversial scorecards in recent years, may soon be judging MMA contests. If you're even a casual boxing fan, the name CJ Ross rings a bell for all the wrong reasons. Ross was under heavy scrutiny for a pair of peculiar scorecards featuring boxing's two biggest stars. In 2012, she turned in a 115-113 card for the first encounter between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, a bout which Bradley won by split decision in a widel read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Former Nevada Athletic Commission-appointed judge C.J. Ross has taken a step away from combat sports after submitting controversial scorecards in the recent Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez and Timothy Bradley-Manny Pacquiao boxing matches. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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"The Dragon" says that he'll be patient if the UFC confirms "The Spider" as the next title challenger at middleweight. Lyoto Machida prefers not to complain about a possible delayed title shot if Anderson Silva beats Nick Diaz on January 31, at UFC 183. However, "The Dragon" told Tatame.com.br that he's confused about the UFC criteria and asked for more specific rules for everyone to understand how a title fight is earned. "I can't say if it's fair or unfair. Anderson has a big history behind hi read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Legacy Fighting Championship plans to make its foray into the kickboxing arena as entertaining as possible. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Much like his bosses at the UFC, Jon Jones’ new sponsor, Reebok, is standing behind him, issuing a statement of support. read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – The UFC has scrapped its recently announced plans for an in-house and year-round drug-testing program for its fighters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out highlights of Charles Oliveira scoring a unanimous decision victory over Jeremy Stephens in the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale last night (Dec. 12, 2014) at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A live review of the round-by-round scoring and decision rendered in the hotly debated UFC 181 title fight between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Back in July, Kyle McLachlan set a criteria by which to judge the best pound-for-pound fighters in MMA by. Nearly five months on, he looks at recent results that may have changed those standings. What a difference five months make. Well, in fact it hasn't made a huge difference at all. Of the nine fighters I originally ranked based on their 'pound-for-pound' credentials, only five have fought in that time frame. This was how my pound-for-pound rankings ended up last time, and I was actually surp read news >>

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