- 3 months ago
- 1640 views
Just in case you didn't get your UFC fix from Wednesday's Fight Night 45 card, the Octagon is back in the spotlight on Saturday, July 19, for Fight Night 46. Because the event takes place in Dublin, it will air in the afternoon for North American audiences. Prelims begin at 12:30 p.m. ET, while the main card begins at 3 p.m. ET. UFC Fight Night 46 is headlined by a featherweight showdown between polarizing Irish star Conor McGregor and The Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao. Both men are look read news >>
- 3 months ago
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There are a lot of discussions going on as to how to fix the judging problems in MMA today. By and large, the judging of many fights is simply below the efforts of the fighters, who deserve much better. This isn’t a dismissive accusation. There are a lot of good judges out there, but by and large it seems that far too often a close fight is apt to be scored wrong. One obvious answer would be for the commissions to recruit, train and employ a group of retired fighters as judges. This is an idea t read news >>
- 3 months ago
- 59 views
The fix may soon be in, according to one former employee. The issue isn't whether you're paranoid Lenny. The issue is whether you're paranoid enough. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight number one contender, Jon Fitch, is speaking out against his old employer, as it continues to devalue fighters it deems "boring" ... to the point where top-ranked fighters like Jake Shields are out of work. Unlike World Series of Fighting (WSOF), Fitch tells Bloody Elbow, a promotion which ha read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 64 views
If you don’t get your fix of UFC action from UFC Fight Night 43 on Saturday morning in New Zealand, the organization has you covered with UFC Fight Night 44 later in the day. Check out 40 facts about the event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- 5 months ago
- 37 views
Perhaps a change of scenery will do him some good. Erick Silva is leaving his comfort zone. He's not changing fight camps, something that happens to even the best fighters these days, but he knows that he's going to have to broaden his horizons if he hopes to fix the "flaws" that have plagued him in recent fights, like the UFC Fight Night 40 beating he took at the hands of Matt Brown last weekend in Cincinnati (watch it). From his conversation with Combate (via Bloody Elbow): "I'm contacting som read news >>
- 7 months ago
- 45 views
UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has revealed that he has a torn bicep and will undergo surgery to fix the injury next Monday. The UFC welterweight champion is apparently going to be on the shelf for a while. Johny Hendricks stated after his title win at UFC 171 over Robbie Lawler that he had an elbow injury, but didn't know the extent of it. Today, he revealed that it was a torn bicep. MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani tweeted about it: Johny Hendricks was just on KROQ in LA. Torn bicep. Su read news >>
- 10 months ago
- 117 views
In our ongoing quest to fix MMA’s supposed judging crisis, open scoring has emerged as the latest would-be savior. Sounds fine in theory, but there are at least two reasons why it’s probably a really bad idea in practice.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC Tagged: (...) read news >>
Striking coach Mike Winkeljohn speaks in code to his fighters between rounds. It's his way of keeping them on track without potentially giving opponents the upper hand. read news >>
The last time the all-female MMA promotion Invicta FC tried selling an event via online pay-per-view, it charged $7.95 for a stream that didn't work. read news >>
Been jonesing for your Georges St-Pierre fix since the champ's been on the shelf? Get ready for your fill.
FUEL TV this week presents "GSP Week," which commemorates the UFC welterweight champion's return to action on Saturday at UFC 154.
The cable network, starting Monday, will broadcast 34 hours of St-Pierre-related content leading up to his title unification bout against Carlos Condit.
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- 2 years ago
- 265 views
Anthony Johnson's weigh-in troubles at UFC 142 (and his subsequent UFC release) put weight-cutting in the spotlight this past weekend.
One of the most vocal critics of the current weight-cutting techniques in MMA has been MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin.
In his latest "Ask the Fight Doc" column, Dr. Benjamin lays out his solution for safer weight-cutting that could also result in fighters competing closer to their natural weight classes.
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