Back in July, Kyle McLachlan set a criteria by which to judge the best pound-for-pound fighters in MMA by. Nearly five months on, he looks at recent results that may have changed those standings. What a difference five months make. Well, in fact it hasn't made a huge difference at all. Of the nine fighters I originally ranked based on their 'pound-for-pound' credentials, only five have fought in that time frame. This was how my pound-for-pound rankings ended up last time, and I was actually surp read news >>
T.P. Grant and Zane Simon are taking over the Bloody Elbow Scouting Report in a tireless effort to scout the next generation of MMA fighters and find the diamonds in the rough. Bloody Elbow has long been the home of outstanding prospect scouting. The initial World Scouting Report started by Leland Rolling and Rory MacLeod (smoogy) in 2011 highlighted many standouts including UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and former Bellator Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas, in addition to a huge nu read news >>
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A company in Hong Kong’s southern Yau Tsim Mong District is at the forefront of Cung Le’s dispute with the UFC over drug testing.Filed under: News read news >>
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In this MMAWeekly.com video, UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis talks about what criteria he had when selecting his team for the upcoming season of the UFC's reality show. read news >>
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"The Phenom" dropped down the rankings as Lyoto Machida moved up in the 185-pound list and he isn't happy about it. Vitor Belfort used his Facebook personal page to criticize the methodology behind the official UFC rankings. "The Phenom" dropped from the second position in the middleweight list three weeks ago, when Lyoto Machida took his place. Both fighters are only behind Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, the champion of the division. In any kind of sport, the ranking is defined by the result read news >>
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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 >>