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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 >>

  • 2 days ago
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When the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced in December that it had signed a six-year deal with Reebok to become its official outfitter, fighter reactions were all over the map. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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The master of the left head kick is coming back to the UFC. Mirko Cro Cop, a legendary knockout artist from his days in PRIDE, has been re-signed by the UFC after four years away. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news with MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. It was initially reported on Twitter by journalist John Joe O'Regan. Cro Cop, 40, didn't have a great first run with the UFC. Actually, it wouldn't be unfair to call it disappointing given all the hype behind him coming from PRIDE. The Cr read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh previews Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver, as well as his other big fights Sunday night. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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MMA Kingpin is a funny responsibility. It's an entirely fictional position, sure. But it's one with no small level of import. Filled by a single fighter at a time, it's the man with the combination of accomplishment, skill and pure swagger that makes him, unmistakably, the sport's top dog. For most established sports that's not a big deal—baseball is still baseball, no matter how classy Derek Jeter is or whether Yasiel Puig is hustling enough on the way to first base. But for MMA, a sport still read news >>

  • a month ago
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After months of training with Nick Diaz, Gilbert Melendez and Nate Diaz, jiu-jitsu wizard Kron Gracie finally made his MMA debut. Son of legendary fighter Rickson Gracie, the multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion fought for the first time under MMA rules at Tuesday’s Real Fight Championship 1 in Tokyo, Japan, against fellow MMA newcomer Hyung Soo-Kim, and scored a 65-second armbar after pulling guard. Also on the card, Roberto "Satoshi" de Souza, who recently battled to a draw with Jake read news >>

  • a month ago
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This might be the weirdest "injury" that has ever occurred during an MMA fight.During an amateur bout, Alan Grays went down after taking a kick to the head from Jose Johnston. The blow to the dome was so severe that Grays' glass eye popped out.As the video shows, the official—unknowingly—nearly stepped on the prosthesis. Luckily, the eye just missed the ref's foot.[mmaUNDERGROUND, h/t Complex]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jacksons MMA Head Coach Greg Jackson delves into the newly announced Reebok uniform sponsorship deal and how it will cost him extra income. Once the UFC announced their new uniform sponsorship deal with Reebok on Tuesday afternoon, fans and pundits quickly scrutinized the six-year deal to determine the benefits and costs entailed for the current roster. Few, however, considered the effect this new contract may have on the respective fighters' coaching staffs. According to the UFC's announcement read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: MMA's favorite anti-hero is back and already talking trash - just not to opponent Anderson Silva. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: MMA's favorite anti-hero is back and already talking trash - just not to opponent Anderson Silva. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nick Diaz isn't sure why he took so many 'mediocre' fights in the past now that he has a good deal and major fight set against Anderson Silva. Nick Diaz's relationship with the UFC over the last year can probably best be described as "strained." He "retired" following his loss to Georges St. Pierre, but it always seemed that he was a big money offer away from returning to competition, having a sense that he is one of the few "draws" left in the promotion. A deal was worked out to have Diaz retur read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nick Diaz previews his UFC 183 showdown against Anderson Silva. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1:00 p.m. ET -- MMAFighting.com's Chuck Mindenhall will recap a very busy weekend in mixed martial arts. 1:25 p.m. -- Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie will break some news regarding this weekend's Metamoris V event. 1:45 p.m. -- Veteran Yves Edwards will discuss Saturday's fight against Akbarh Arreola at UFN 57. 2:05 p.m. -- Nick Diaz will preview his UFC 183 showdown against Anderson Silva. 2:25 p.m. -- Anthony Johnson will t read news >>

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