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  • 6 years ago
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The Association of Boxing Commissioners, which recently made some waves after announcing proposed changes to MMA's weight classes, has created a new committee to focus on mixed martial arts. read news >>

  • 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 >>

  • 9 days ago
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Oh to be a fly on that wall when MMA legend Anderson Silva visits "Doctor" Nick Diaz. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren feels AXS TV Fights' Inside MMA program showed him an obvious bias towards the UFC—and a network executive doesn't seem to disagree. The "Funky" one appeared on Friday's edition of the program, and his interview via satellite began to head south after he was aggressively questioned by co-host Kenny Rice as to whether or not he wanted to compete against the best in the world in the UFC. Askren said: 100 percent and I don't disagree with you, and the UFC has read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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The head of AXS TV Fights has apologized to ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren following a heavily criticized segment on this past Friday’s edition of “Inside MMA.”Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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With a new head honcho at Bellator MMA, additions are coming to all of the promotion’s weight classes. Bellator President Scott Coker already has bolstered the roster with veterans of the now-defunct Strikeforce.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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While the UFC and Bellator MMA going head to head on Friday night, the all-female Invicta FC promotion has Saturday all to itself.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sept. 5 will see Bellator MMA go head-to-head for much of the evening with the UFC.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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MMA attracts a certain kind: the kind that doesn't mind violence or, like, not getting paid enough, and things like that. As much as the sport has grown, at its center, a lot of the guys are outlaws and misfits. Outstanding athletes and highly skilled and courageous human beings, yes, but also misfits. Ditto a lot of the fans. That's probably why the sport has (and, to my mind, will) always engender cult heroes. There is fertile ground for such things on both sides of the equation. Here are the read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC delighted fans with the announcement that two of their most popular fighters, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, were returning to the cage to face off in one of the closest things to a superfight we've seen since Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva. Now comes the anticipation. Six grueling months of anticipation. To kick things off, Bleacher Report brings you an early head-to-toe breakdown of Diaz and Silva. What do they do well? What do they do poorly? How do they match up against one another read news >>

  • a month ago
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The notion of making dream MMA matchups come to fruition has long mesmerized fans, and unlike the current direction of boxing, MMA enthusiasts can expect superfights to materialize more regularly in the coming years. The definition may vary, but the allure of the superfight has always remained the same: It answers a long-debated question by pitting two elite fighters in close weight proximity on a grand stage. This summer, the UFC wasted little time making its follow-up superfight to Frankie Edg read news >>

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