1178 Search Results for controversial

Nov 7, 2013 7:44 am

.GIF | Bobby Green’s Controversial Fight Ending Gut (Or Nut?) Shot

During last night’s UFC main card, lightweights Bobby Green and James Krause engaged in a battle that was stopped short after three questionable low blows delivered by the kicks of Green. After the first two illegal groin shots, referee John McCarthy deducted a point, without warning, from Green. Upon a third low blow, McCarthy stopped...

Aug 6, 2013 11:25 am

Controversial Fight Cancelled By State Of Florida

Last Saturday in Florida, Garrett Holeve, the 23-year-old fighter with down’s syndrome was supposed to face off with David Steffin. Steffin is a 28-year-old who was looking to compete with cerebral palsy. The fight was set, the two trained for eight-weeks and five minutes before they walked out to the ring the promoter was served...

Aug 3, 2013 9:12 pm

UFC 163 Results: Phil Davis Upsets Lyoto Machida in Controversial Stunner

The co-main event was a light-heavyweight tilt with potential title ramifications as Lyoto Machida took on Phil Davis A measured first round saw Machida looking to counter Davis. Machida landed successfully with his usual blinding speed. Davis didn’t look for a takedown for the majority of the round. Whenever Machida would land, even a minor...

Jun 13, 2013 10:44 am

PRESS RELEASE: JOSH THOMSON RESPONDS TO CONTROVERSIAL HEADLINES

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2013 – Yesterday top UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson used social media to poll fans with what turned out to be a controversial and thought provoking topic. The subject of gay rights, including gay marriage, is sensitive for many people and Mr. Thomson fully supports equality for all human beings....

Apr 23, 2013 9:51 am

CSAC Responds to Controversial Judging Assignment at UFC on FOX

The challenge in choosing fighters and people who train as judges is finding zero affiliation to the fighters in the cage. California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer Andy Foster stands by his decision allowing Wade Vierra to judge the Ben Henderson vs Gilbert Melendez title fight. Foster states “I’m picking people who know what they’re...

Apr 28, 2012 12:21 pm

Controversial Calls: Sonnen vs. Bisping by the Numbers | UFC NEWS

Event: UFC on Fox 2 Date: January 28, 2012 Contestants: Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping The main event of UFC on Fox 2, also known as Evans vs. Davis, was overshadowed by a middleweight number one contender showdown between two of its best. Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping went to war in a close three...

Apr 17, 2012 3:02 pm

Controversial Lesnar Interview | "I'm not a superstar, I'm An A$$ Kicker."

“I’m not a superstar, I’m an ass kicker. I am Brock Lesnar, that’s it. I left the WWE, everybody thought, here’s a guy, there’s no way in hell he’s gonna make it in the UFC, but I climbed that mountain and became UFC Heavyweight Champion of the world and I proved everybody wrong. Why did...

Aug 16, 2017 7:08 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach and father reacts to Ferguson-Lee news

Last night, we learned that top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson would be fighting Kevin Lee – not the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov – for the UFC interim lightweight title at UFC 216 this October 7. Unsurprisingly, this news was not particularly well received by Nurmagomedov’s team. Speaking on his Russian social media account, Nurmagomedov’s father and...

Aug 15, 2017 8:57 am

Reports: UFC 217 gets clash of ranked light heavyweights, ranked heavyweights

UFC 217, which goes down on November 4 inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden, has grown by two big fights. The first of these fights will occur at heavyweight, where top-15 fighters Curtis Blaydes and Alexey Oleynik will collide. The second will go down at light heavyweight, where top-15 contenders Patrick Cummins and...

Aug 14, 2017 11:25 am

Daniel Cormier breaks his silence: ‘It might mean too much’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been heard from much since losing the belt to Jon Jones at UFC 214. Cormier was controversially interviewed in the Octagon by Joe Rogan and released a short statement on social media after the loss. However, on Monday, Cormier joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour...

Aug 10, 2017 5:43 pm

Max Holloway Throws Shade at Conor McGregor in Full Boxing Gear

Conor McGregor isn’t technically in the UFC anymore, but everyone still wants to fight him. Who can blame them? The red panty night is very real. Any guy who can talk his way into fighting Floyd Mayweather for his professional boxing debut, is a guy who knows how to make money. Only Nate Diaz was...

Aug 9, 2017 8:13 am

Floyd Mayweather wants to beat McGregor “for all the blacks around the world”

Last month, during Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor‘s international press tour, McGregor made a few questionable remarks, several of which were deemed to be racist. The most controversial of McGregor’s remarks occurred during a backstage interview with Jimmy Kimmel Live, when he was asked about the film Rocky 3 – in which Rocky trains at an all-black...

Aug 8, 2017 11:33 am

Paulie Malignaggi: ‘My counter punching was sharper’ sparring Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is known for his counter punching ability. Just look at how he beat Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to win the undisputed UFC featherweight title. Although as good of a counter puncher McGregor is, recently retired former two division boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi says that just after two sparring sessions, his counter...

Aug 6, 2017 5:11 pm

Josh Thomson shares an update on his return, eyes two rematches in the future

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) has gone 2-1 since joining Scott Coker and Bellator MMA in August of 2015. The American Kickboxing Academy staple scored a third-round submission finish (arm-triangle choke) over Mike Bronzoulis in his Bellator debut in September of 2015. Thomson followed up that win with an electrifying knockout victory...