The UFC released a statement on Tuesday morning which stated that President Dana White apologized to judge Hughes following an internal review that found a “breach of independent regulatory protocol.’
On Saturday night, UFC President Dana White removed one of the UFC Fight Night: Macau judges, Howard Hughes, from cageside and had him replaced after White suggested that he was incompetent and incapable of fulfilling his duties as an official.
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It has been a rough couple of weeks for the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), and getting rougher by the minute.
James Lee Mein, father of co-main event fighter Jordan Mein, was arrested at the UFC Fight Night 49 weigh-in event on Friday (Aug. 22, 2014) on charges of sexual battery, which allegedly took place at the Hyatt Regency, the UFC host hotel for tonight's "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" mixed martial arts (MMA) event in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
UFC has since issued a statement (via MMA Junkie), takin read news >>
War Machined has been ordered to return to Nevada to face charges for allegedly beating ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. read news >>
Following his arrest in California in connection to his alleged assault on Christy Mack, Jon Koppenhaver will be extradited to Nevada.
A brief update on Jon Koppenhaver's arrest following his flight from justice in connection to assault charges filed by Christy Mack and Corey Taylor. The Boston Herald reports that Koppenhaver has waived his right to contest extradition back to Nevada, where he allegedly assaulted his off again on again girlfriend Christy Mack and reality TV star Corey Thomas.
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Jon Jones released a statement via Facebook on Wednesday to address his recent injury that forced him out of a main event bout with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. read news >>
Luke Rockhold says he's open to a fight against "The Dragon," but he'd rather take on the winner of Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi in order to earn a title fight. Then again, if Luke can finish Machida, it might accomplish the same goal. Lyoto Machida recently took the opportunity to call out Luke Rockhold for a showdown inside the Octagon later this year.
Now, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion has responded by saying he would be down for scrap against an "amazing" fighter such as "T read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will undergo surgery on Thursday, according to a statement on the fighter’s Facebook page. read news >>
Christy Mack, the alleged victim of an assault by her former boyfriend, War Machine, on Monday posted her account of the incident and some rather graphic photos of the injuries she suffered. read news >>