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A proposal set for presentation at the Association of Boxing Commissions' annual meeting in July will provide guidelines for uniform amateur-MMA regulation across all jurisdictions.
Among the possible benefits of the proposal is the further vetting of
judges, according to the chairman of the ABC's MMA rules committee, New
Jersey State Athletic Control Board chief counsel Nick Lembo.
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RIO DE JANEIRO – Judging by the chorus of boos raining down in HSBC Arena, the nearly 14,000 fans who saw Saturday night's Phil Davis vs. Lyoto Machida, matchup believe the wrong winner was announced. read news >>
In an interview today with MMAjunkie.com Radio about his octagon debut at UFC on FX 8, final Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold called his opponent, ex-UFC champ Vitor Belfort, "the main culprit right now for TRT." read news >>
ONE FC still has one key slot to fill, but its next fight card is official for Aug. 31.
Promotion officials have announced a 12-fight card for the event, which takes place at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines. The card will be available as an online pay-per-view in North America.
Only an opponent for headliner Shinya Aoki has yet to be announced. In a statement, company officials said Aoki's opponent is "due to be announced shortly."
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A key lightweight bout between former WEC champion Anthony Pettis and fellow UFC contender Joe Lauzon is set for February's UFC 144 event.
Although reported as a possibility for UFC 143 in Las Vegas, it'll instead take place later in the month in Japan.
UFC officials announced the fight overnight.
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It's on! Conor McGregor took part in the fan Q&A earlier today (Fri., Jan. 30, 2015) as part of the UFC 183 weigh-in festivities, which goes down this weekend (Sat., Jan 31, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a much-anticipated "super fight" between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. Full video here. "Notorious," though, ran a bit late to the stage, as he revealed he was busy taking care of some rather important business: Signing on the dotted line to face current Ultimate Fighting Championship read news >>
There have been bigger mixed martial arts events before, but it's possible that no show has been more anticipated than Saturday's UFC 183. Not many shows can claim to feature the return of the greatest fighter in the history of the sport, Anderson Silva, against one of the most enigmatic stars in Nick Diaz. As compelling a figure as Diaz is, especially since he's also returning after a nearly two-year layoff, all eyes will rightly be focused on Silva. Last time fans saw The Spider, he was being read news >>
LAS VEGAS – It’s official: Conor McGregor will go after Jose Aldo’s featherweight title in July at UFC 189. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced a pair of fan-friendly bouts for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. First up on the docket is the women's bantamweight showdown pitting Shayna Baszler against Amanda Nunes. "The Queen of Spades" (15-9) was sent up the river by Bethe Correia in her Octagon debut after failing to cut the deck on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18, while " read news >>
LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s UFC 183 fighter weigh-ins, and you can live text-only results here beginning at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Watch the official weigh-in for UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz streaming live from Las Vegas on Friday at 7 p.m. ET. read news >>
Miesha Tate believes she holds the key to defeating Sara McMann at Saturday's UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz in Las Vegas. read news >>
It looks like "will not" has changed to "necessary". The UFC is raising PPV prices for good. Earlier this year, the UFC bumped up PPV prices. At the time, it was expected that the measure could be a temporary one, in response to a very poor 2014 PPV showing. A price increase for a few big shows to start the year, and then everything would return to normal. Looks like that's not happening. Now MMAJunkie reports that the UFC has made their PPV price hike official. Form hear on out it looks like th read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is slowly but surely filling up its UFC Fight Night 63 fight card, recently made official for April 4, 2015, inside the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia, and expected to air on FOX Sports 1 with "Prelims" on UFC Fight Pass. First up is the featherweight showdown pitting Clay Guida opposite Robbie Peralta. "The Carpenter" (31-15) was last seen getting choked out by Dennis Bermudez at UFC on FOX 12, while Peralta (18-5, 1 NC) had "Problems" against Thiago Ta read news >>