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And he says stopping Rafael dos Anjos from dishing out further punishment to an unconscious ex-champ at UFC Fight Night 49, was the right call to make. Known as one of the best, if not the best, referee in mixed martial arts (MMA), John McCarthy has received his fair share of criticism in the past for what many deemed as bad calls inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon. Case in point, "Big John" came under fire back on Aug. 23, 2014, when he put a halt to the main event fight at read news >>

  • 13 hours ago
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Big John McCarthy last officiated a UFC bout in Nevada in 2007, a long time for one of MMA’s most revered referees to stay out of the "fight capital of the world." That will all change on Sept. 27, when McCarthy will join the rotation of officials at UFC 178 at the MGM Grand. Yahoo’s Kevin Iole reported that McCarthy was coming back in mid-August. McCarthy had been vocal about his distaste for the Nevada Athletic Commission and its former head, Keith Kizer. But with a new regime in place, and pl read news >>

  • 20 hours ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life on Tuesday. Here is a rundown of who will be stopping by and when: 1:00 p.m. ET -- Referee "Big" John McCarthy will discuss recent news pertaining to him. 1:25 p.m. -- Ben Askren will talk about winning ONE FC welterweight title and Dana White's recent comments about him. 1:45 p.m. -- Michael Bisping will look back at his win over Cung Le and ahead to what's next. 2:05 p.m. -- Matt Mitrione will preview his UFC Fight Night 50 bout against Derrick Lewis. 2:25 p.m read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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When your trade is stepping into the Octagon and attempting to break the will of another individual, there is always going to be something to prove. There will never be a moment in a fighter’s career... read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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UFC 177 will feature the usual suspects when it comes to mixed martial arts events held in California. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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The moment John McCarthy jumped in to stop the Rafael dos Anjos vs. Benson Henderson fight on Saturday night in Tulsa, the UFC's lightweight championship picture was suddenly muddled up. Henderson (21-3) was in the Rich Franklin position during Anderson Silva's middleweight title reign, of being arguably the second-best fighter in the division behind champion Anthony Pettis, but not being in contention for a title shot. Pettis had beaten him twice, and did so quickly and decisively in their seco read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Rafael dos Anjos shook up the lightweight division in a major way at UFC Fight Night 49, stopping former record-tying champion Benson Henderson with a stunning first-round assault to vault his own name into instant title contention. The Brazilian showed little fear of Henderson, charging inside with a flying knee then following up his salvo with a devastating left hand that sent the division's assumed No. 1 toppling to the canvas. Referee "Big" John McCarthy quickly jumped in to stop the contest read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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MACAU – MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan gives his instant reaction to Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 48 main event between middleweights Michael Bisping and Cung Le.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC flyweight contender Ian McCall underwent hand surgery for the third time in 12 months on Tuesday. However, he hopes to put his injury woes aside and looks ahead to a potential title eliminator against John Lineker. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Scott Coker shares with John S. Nash his vision for Bellator. The news that Scott Coker was taking over Bellator from Bjorn Rebney seems to have been met with mostly positive reactions by the fans. Amongst fighters and their managers the response seems to be even more enthusiastic as evidence by the public statements from the likes of Muhammed Lawal, Phil Baroni, Mike Kogan,Tito Ortiz, Frank Shamrock, and Randy Couture. Taking my own informal poll, I asked roughly two dozen fighters, managers, a read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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GLORY's new CEO says his kickboxing promotion will be back in action in late October. In addition, their Spike TV deal is renewed, Amsterdam and Paris are possible destinations, and "the door is open on all possibilities" with Bellator MMA. GLORY Sports International and its board of directors have announced on Tuesday morning (Aug. 19, 2014) that Sports-Entco founder and president, John J. Franklin, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the global kickboxing promotion. read news >>

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