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  • 4 days ago
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Sean Spencer has yet to get over his decision loss to Cathal Pendred at UFC Fight Night 59, a loss that most in the MMA community called a “robbery.” A rematch wouldn’t involve the judges, according to Spencer.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at some questionable decisions at UFC Fight Night 59 and wonder if there’s anything to be done to make the judges’ hands a safer place for fighters to be.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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One of the UFC's best welterweights has a strong message for fans who want fighters to try harder. One of MMA's cliche phrases is "don't leave it in the hands of the judges." Dana White, Joe Rogan, and Mike Goldberg, (along with the rest of the UFC commentary staff) trot it out after every close decision. Fans use it to berate fighters who feel like they got robbed in a loss, and journalists use it to bemoan a system that often seems more broken than functional. Now, one fighter has had enough, read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The judges’ decision for Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 bout between Cathal Pendred and Sean Spencer – to put it bluntly – sucked. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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"I think Ben Henderson won. Cowboy looked like he couldn't get off tonight, like he couldn't pull the trigger. That was my perception watching the fight. I say this all the time and I will say it again: If you don't want to be disappointed, take it out of the hands of the judges. There's nothing else to say, it happens all the time." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White believes former lightweight champion Ben Henderson was the better fighter at UFC Fight Night 59 (full resu read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission met on Monday and assigned the referee and judges for the UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz main event. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The main event of UFC 183 is officially a go after Anderson Silva received a license from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Anderson Silva can officially return to the octagon. The former UFC middleweight champion and future Hall of Famer was asked to call into the Nevada State Athletic Commission's meeting today, as is required of all fighters 35 and older that are seeking a license. Unlike the questioning reserved for Jake Shields earlier in the meeting, Silva was only asked about his trai read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Veteran mixed martial arts referee "Big" John McCarthy will oversee UFC 183's middleweight main event between former champion Anderson Silva and returning star Nick Diaz. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) voted unanimously to approve McCarthy's appointment at a Monday commission meeting in Las Vegas, NV. Known as one of the pioneering referees of the sport, McCarthy was an absent presence in Nevada from 2007 until mid-2014 largely due to squabbles with the NAC, in particular former commission read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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The Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier UFC 182 scorecard revealed how the judges scored the main event Saturday evening in Las Vegas. Marcos Rosales and Tony Weeks gave Jones Round 1, 3, 4, and 5, while Cardo Urso gave Jones 1, 2, 4, and 5. Did you agree with the judges? More Coverage: UFC 182 Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App read news >>

  • a month ago
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The coach became upset about his pupil's loss and asks for punishment of bad judges. The Nova Uniao leader Andre Pederneiras is absolutely angry about Claudia Gadelha's split decision loss last Saturday at UFC on FOX 13, vowing that he will appeal and try to change it. The coach called the outcome a robbery and is sure that his fighter won decisively, but two of the judges gave two rounds for Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who probably earned a title shot against Carla Esparza for the UFC Strawweight title read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out how the judges at cageside scored Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic after the two heavyweights went to war at UFC on Fox 13. The controversy over the judges' decision to award Junior dos Santos the unanimous decision victory over Stipe Miocic at UFC on Fox 13 isn't on the same level as last week's Robbie Lawler/Johny Hendricks decision, but there is some curiosity over the two 49-46 cards awarded to JDS. MMA Junkie's John Morgan tweeted out the individual scores made by the three judg read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic official UFC on FOX 13 scorecard revealed judges Glenn Trowbridge and Marcos Rosales both gave Junior dos Santos the first, third, fourth and fifth rounds for their 49-46 scores. Judge Derek Cleary gave Dos Santos the first, third and fourth rounds. How did you score the fight? read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mixed martial arts has seen its number of controversial decisions. Just like with other sports, there are moments where fans and media alike are left to ask: What just happened? The end of UFC 181 should be added to a long list of perplexing moments. Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks lost his welterweight title to Robbie Lawler on Saturday via split decision after a performance that looked much better than his showing at UFC 171. When the dust settles, this result may be one of the most contentious de read news >>

  • a month ago
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You could argue the judges got it wrong when they awarded Robbie Lawler a split decision victory over Johny Hendricks (watch the highlights here) in the main event of UFC 181 last night (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was close enough that calling it "controversial" wouldn't necessarily be inaccurate. That said, Hendricks, the man who lost his welterweight championship, made no excuses during the post-fight press conference: "I thought I did pretty read news >>

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