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Big John McCarthy may be the best referee in combat sports, but he got “owned” on Saturday night at UFC 178, according to Tim Kennedy. The legendary referee is being blamed for the unintentional hand he had in “Stoolgate,” a controversial incident that occurred in the main card bout between top middleweight contenders Kennedy and Yoel Romero. Early on, it was business as usual in the cage. Romero’s overbearing strength and athleticism appeared to be too much for Kennedy, who got picked apart on read news >>

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Heavyweight Sean McCorkle is retiring from competing in mixed martial arts. "Big Sexy" appeared on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour to make it official. The 38-year old McCorkle last fought on Sept. 20 in a rematch with Richard White in Square Ring Promotions, and lost via first round armbar. Over his last six fights, McCorkle lost five, including his rematch with Polish strongman Mariusz Pudzianowski at KSW 24 in Sept of last year. That one came via unanimous decision in a two-round main event. read news >>

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Chael Sonnen walked softly, and carried a big microphone. People comparing Conor McGregor to the former Middleweight contender have it utterly wrong about the Irish star in the making. When you cover mixed martial arts the way I do, you end up tuning certain things out, both by choice, and chance. A Bloody Elbow reader took me to task the other day for making a comment about why I wouldn't understand what makes Conor McGregor polarizing. My work here is pretty specific: I break down what I predi read news >>

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Bloody Elbow recaps the big fights from UFC 178 last night in Las Vegas. Here, we look at the main event title fight between Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso. Following a slew of lackluster PPV events over the past few months, UFC 178 certainly provided a much-needed change of pace. Amongst the string of impressive stoppages were several heartwarming moments, breakthroughs and entertaining back-and-forth battles that culminated in a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris read news >>

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Bloody Elbow recaps the big fights from UFC 178 last night in Las Vegas. Here, we look at the co-main event between Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez. One of the more anticipated fights on the UFC 178 card was the co-main event that featured the long-awaited promotional debut of former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, who faced Donald Cerrone in what turned out to be a entertaining 15-minute battle. Alvarez, who arrived in the UFC several years after he had initially hoped due to cont read news >>

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Bloody Elbow recaps the big fights from UFC 178 last night in Las Vegas. Here, we look at the feature fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. While most PPV events generally rely on the headlining act to sell the card, UFC 178 differed in the fact that arguably the most anticipated match-up on the PPV card took place before the co-main event of the evening. Irish sensation Conor McGregor had all eyes on him in Las Vegas when he destroyed Dustin Poirier in less than two minutes of fight read news >>

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Nothing like a little optimism. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy, who suffered a technical knockout loss to Yoel Romero at the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas (full results here), is unlikely to have the decision overturned to a "no contest." Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director Bob Bennett talks to MMA Fighting: "The likelihood of an appeal being overturned is very slim. I'm read news >>

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Kevin Lee and Manny Gamburyan picked up big wins on the Fight Pass preliminary portion of UFC 178. Manny Gamburyan dropped down to bantamweight for the first time in his career to take on Cody Gibson in the UFC 178 curtain jerker. Gibson caught Gamburyan early on with a left that got his attention. It then became Gibson looking to work off of movement while Gamburyan threw some body and leg kicks and tried to launch wild right hands. But it was the right hands of Gibson that opened a cut near th read news >>

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UFC 178 isn't big on size, but it should more than make up for that with excitement. Headlined by a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso, the lighter weight classes are set to take center stage at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night. With the long-awaited debut of Eddie Alvarez and the return of former UFC champion Dominick Cruz also on tap, the card is chock full of intrigue. Here's a look at how and when to catch all the action, along with predictions for read news >>

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UFC 178 is a big deal. With names like Conor McGregor, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone and Dominick Cruz on the marquee, the debut of Eddie Alvarez, and a flyweight title fight, it's the type of event that hearkens back to the glory days of utterly stacked events. Fans are excited in a way that they don't often get to be anymore, as there's a level of saturation with the UFC product that often makes following the fight game a joyless mulch of unknown names fighting in unknown places. That's not the case read news >>

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Big news for the UFC as Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will be facing off on November 22 in Austin, Texas. The UFC announced a major fight on UFC Tonight, setting Frankie Edgar up to take on Cub Swanson at featherweight at UFC Fight Night on November 22 from Austin, Texas. Edgar is coming off a one-sided drubbing of an old and overmatched BJ Penn while Swanson is riding a six fight win streak, most recently beating Jeremy Stephens. It would seem that the winner of the fight is set up for a title read news >>

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