Referee 'Big' John McCarthy addressed the two discussion points during the last UFC event, the 'fake' low blow on Brown, and Lawler's kick while his opponent was down.
'Big' John McCarthy got some flak during the UFC on FOX 12 main event for calling a low blow and giving Matt Brown some time to rest, as it appeared to be a legal shot during the replay. The experienced referee defended his stance and took to twitter to speak about the somewhat controversial call: For information, the kick thrown read news >>
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After seeing UFC lightweight Jim Miller given time to recover from a phantom low blow in his main event bout with Donald Cerrone on Jul. 16 in Atlantic City we saw another instance of the blown call Saturday night in San Jose. During the main event between welterweights Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown at UFC on FOX 12, referee John McCarthy halted action during the third round after Lawler hurt Brown with a shot to the abdomen. McCarthy called the shot low, but replays indicated it to be clean abov read news >>
A blazing flyweight battle was booked to blow the doors off at The O2 in Dublin, Ireland, today (Sat., July 19, 2014) on the main card of the UFC Fight Night 46: "McGregor vs. Brandao" event, as Brad Pickett looked to blossom in his new life at 125-pounds against former division title contender Ian McCall.
It might be time to halt all that talk of "One Punch" being a threat in his new weight class after this decision loss.
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Jim Miller makes it clear that Donald Cerrone's kick to the body was, in fact, a kick to the body and not a low blow as called by the referee at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City. Here's his full explanation. read news >>
LAS VEGAS -- Adriano Martins talks about overcoming a low blow before knocking out Juan Manuel Puig Carreon at the TUF 19 Finale, regrouping after his loss to Donald Cerrone, evolving as a fighter, and more. read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is all set to blow the roof off the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, with its latest pay-per-view (PPV) offering, UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida," featuring Chris Weidman defending the middleweight championship against Lyoto Machida.
The other featured bout on the card is the co-headlining attraction, a women's bantamweight championship showdown pitting reigning division queen, Ronda Rousey, opposite her latest toughest challenge to date, Alexi read news >>
Try not to blow yourself up.
It's July 4, 2014, which means most of the United States is celebrating Independence Day.
That equates to barbecues, fireworks, crappy Will Smith movies, and all sorts of other traditions for this summertime holiday. And for those of you MMA Maniacs who don't live stateside, I've included a nice little pic of our two favorite Octagon girls, Brittney Palmer and Arianny Celeste, courtesy of BrittneyPalmer.com.
Speaking of fireworks, we have a stacked weekend of mixed m read news >>
UFC 176 received a huge blow tonight as Featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled title defense against Chad Mendes in the main event.
More bad Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) news.
UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo has suffered an injury and will be unable to defend his 145-pound title against Chad Mendes at UFC 176, which takes place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 2, 2014.
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"Smilen" Sam Alvey retained his world middleweight title with a one-punch knockout early in the fourth round at the Maximum Fighting Championship's MFC 40: Crowned Kings Friday night in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. read news >>
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According to reports from both Sherdog and MMA Fighting, Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will not make his planned third meeting with Michael Chandler next Saturday night at Bellator 120.
Alvarez, who won the belt from Chandler last year in a rematch between the two, suffered a concussion in training. The reports state that Season 9 tournament winner Will Brooks will move from a main card bout with Nate Jolly to face Chandler. Bellator was hit with the same devastating news in 2013 w read news >>
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The recent blow of losing welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares’ first title defense for its July 5 fight card ended up not being all that severe after World Series of Fighting was able to sign Jon Fitch vs. Jake Shields in its stead. read news >>