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  • 6 years ago
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I just hope WAMMA doesn’t get crazy and start thinking it is going to install itself as “official” ratings for the entire sport, by attempting to find an impressionable ear somewhere in the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) to push this through as another of those “innovative” ideas, or worse yet, as part of a legislative mandate through some federal bill. After all, there are many ABC members who DO impressions; they are sometimes very good at imitating real, live public servants. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Referee Mark Smith, a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, still believes his Armed Forces career came to an end through discrimination, and he wants to make sure the same thing doesn't happen to anyone else. MMA referee Mark Smith may be a new face to many UFC fans, but he already has received positive commentary for his job at the third man in the cage at UFC 181. This is not the first time Smith has distinguished himself professionally, the referee and judge comes to the sport of mixed marti read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Fight Fans lock it in to Iconici Radio MMA this Thursday at 7:30pm MST with hosts Naiya Marcelo, Syndee and Poetrynmotion as they bring you the latest ufc news, mma fight news and MMA rumors this week. Special guest Invicta FC Flyweight "ABC" Amanda Bobby Cooper. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The concept of what constitutes a downed fighter could change following this week's meeting of the Association of Boxing Commissions, which oversees MMA's regulatory bodies. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Onetime Bellator MMA tournament finalist Patricky "Pitbull" Freire hasn't fought since October, and he's anxious to get back to work. And if his employers are willing, the lightweight said he'd love to fight alongside brother Patricio "Pitbull" Freire at next month's Bellator 97 event. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Recent UFC-signee Conor McGregor (12-2 MMA) insisted he is already an Irish living MMA legend, won't have even the slightest hint of Octagon jitters in his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) on April 6th at UFC on FUEL TV 9 and more on the latest MMA Hour.
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  • 2 years ago
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Evolve MMA, home of former Dream champion Shinya Aoki, has become a strong force at One FC events and that won't change with a large contingent of fighters at One FC 6 in October. 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 >>

  • 3 years ago
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) met Wednesday morning in the nation’s capital, wrapping up their five-day convention with a morning dedicated to mixed martial arts. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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There are several schools of thought on how to make sure that a higher percentage of mixed martial arts fights end in a decisive finish, rather than following boxing's footsteps into the world of decisions. Lee Whitehead offers his take on the subject. Read More >> read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Growing curiosity surrounds the whereabouts of current MMA megastar and WAMMA Heavyweight Champion Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko, who is set to face the fierce Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski at the fast approaching Affliction M-1 “Day of Reckoning.” read news >>

  • 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 >>

  • 4 hours ago
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MMA Fighting has UFC 183 results for the Silva vs. Diaz fight card Jan. 31, plus live coverage from Las Vegas, live blogs of all the fights, and live UFC 183 twitter updates.In the main event, former UFC champion Anderson Silva returns to square off against Nick Diaz. Tyron Woodley clashes with Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event.Check out the UFC 183 results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. ET)Anderson Silva vs. Nick DiazTyron Woodley vs. Kelvin GastelumJoe Lauzon vs. Al IaquintaThales Leites v read news >>

  • 6 hours ago
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MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Marc Raimondi take a closer look at the top storylines heading into Saturday night's UFC 183, including former UFC champion Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both make their long-awaited returns in the main event. In the co-main event, Kelvin Gastelum squares off against Tyron Woodley.Check out the preview above. read news >>

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