Sherdog.com confirmed the news with NSAC head Keith Kizer on Friday. The commission met this morning at 9 a.m. in Las Vegas.
This marks the third victory for proponents of cage-side monitors in the last several weeks, as the UFC was previously approved to use the judging aid in both Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Philadelphia for UFC 131 and UFC 133, respectively. UFC 130 will mark the first time the promotion has used cage-side monitors in Nevada, as the promotion has previously only used monitors in California. Monitors are equipped with a movable arm that allows judges to view them when necessary and move them out of the way when they choose to view the action directly.
UFC 130 will be headlined by a light heavyweight scrap between former 205-pound king Quinton Jackson and standout wrestler Matt Hamill. Also featured will be a pair of pivotal heavyweight showdowns, as Frank Mir collides with Roy Nelson while Stefan Struve faces Travis Browne.view original article >>
UFC women's featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino has taken an aggressive step towards pursuing a professional boxing career. On Wednesday, Cyborg was approved for a boxing license by the Cali read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 pm ET (10 am PT) with guest Joby Sanchez, who got a UFC contract on Dana White’s Contender Series 7.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Dana White addressed questions about whether or not the UFC is considering getting into the boxing biz following Mayweather vs. McGregor's success. read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 pm ET with guest Colby Covington, who fights Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 119 in October.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new agreement with 7-Eleven®, the world’s largest convenience store chain, in which the industry-leader will serve as the read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 pm ET with UFC strawweight contender Cynthia Calvillo and Bellator 182 winner Fernando Gonzalez.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
UFC® and Kitman Labs® today announced a multi-year partnership to deliver an innovative sports science and medicine program to all athletes competing under the UFC banner as they visit the UFC Perfor read news >>
As a reminder, tickets go on sale to the general public today for the UFC’s next “Sin City” pay-per-view: UFC 216.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC Fight Night 115 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place today. Watch a live stream here on MMAjunkie at noon ET.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
The UFC returns to the Netherlands today with UFC Fight Night 115, and here’s how to watch the event from Ahoy Rotterdam.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>