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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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Tuesday's decision by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to rescind a suspension handed down to Cung Le was a curious one. For those unaware, Le was sent to the sidelines for 12 months after a blood sample taken after his August 23 loss to Michael Bisping showed an elevated level of human growth hormone. There was rampant speculation prior to the fight that Le was taking a performance-enhancing drug of some sort. Nearly all of this speculation stemmed from a photo Le posted on Instagram that sho read news >>
When Gennady Golovkin enters the ring Saturday to face Marco Antonio Rubio, it now amounts to a non-title catchweight bout. read news >>
Paul Bradley has blundered during some key opportunities to shine during his MMA career. He’s failed to capitalize on several key moments that could have taken his care to the next level, but at Bellator 129, he gets perhaps one last chance. Filed under: Bellator, (...) read news >>
Controversy was the key element of the build-up to GFC 4’s event in Dubai on Thursday night. Badr Hari’s first scheduled opponent resisted initial attempts to get him out of the fight before being booted by GFC and replaced with a stand-in who took the fight on 24 hours notice, with predictable results. Badr Hari (104-12, 90 KO's) was, unsurprisingly, victorious in the main event of Global Fighting Championship 4 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Thursday night. The Dutch-Moroccan former K-1 hea read news >>
Join us for a live video stream and official results from tonight’s Bellator 129 event beginning at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).Filed under: Bellator, News, Videos read news >>
Bellator 129 is official following weigh-ins at the VIP room inside the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. read news >>