“One hundred percent, this isn’t a case where this kid took way too many blows or was injured due to strikes, submission holds, or anything like that.”
A great referee strives to be invisible, and Robert Byrd exemplifies that.
Michael Bisping: “[GSP] brings the huge Canadian market with him and that’s what the UFC are after. They want all those Canadians to start buying the pay-per-views again.”
Mark DellaGrotte: “As professionals in this sport, for the safety of this sport, we need to know why this happened and how we can prevent it in the future.”
Heather Hardy: “You feel like, ‘This only happened to me, because I’m bad. It’s not something that happens to everyone but this is me because I’m bad.'”
Daniel Cormier: “I just am still missing time. I’m missing probably, I don’t know, 10 minutes.”
Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will fight for the Interim lightweight title at UFC 216 on October 7, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The UFC recently launched a new show called Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series which features up and coming talent fighting in Las Vegas in front of the UFC President to prove they are ready for a UFC contract. The first show aired five weeks ago, and continues every week for at least the next two
“Unless there is scientific evidence to support the view that such a change might improve the safety of this bout, we would strongly caution against allowing current regulation to be over-ruled.”
“It came down to the financial aspect, obviously, who pays the most, and Bellator, with Viacom supporting them obviously, I’m getting paid more than I made with the UFC.”
Plymouth (Massachusetts) County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced that an investigation is underway into the death of local amateur MMA fighter Rondel Clark. Clark, 26, had been a 1-0 amateur welterweight and faced then 0-2 amateur Ryan Dunn at Cage Titans 35, on Saturday, August 12, 2017. The event was held at Plymouth Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Clark
The best KOs of the half year made you go, “HOLY F@$%ING $#!@” and then some.
Referee: “I may have called it a knockdown, because the last thing to land was a short right hand to the side of Paulie’s head.”
Daniel Cormier: “Not only am I going to fight again, but I do believe that Jon Jones and I will fight again.”
“I can’t wait to hit the mats with him again…and he told me today that he has “one more round” left in him!”
Georges St-Pierre: “I have to defend my title. It’s written in my contract. I have to defend my title if I win.”
Gavin Maloof: “I called my brother, Joe, and said, ‘We should put a wager on Floyd, because I don’t think he’s going to lose.'”
The UFC has announced their Top 5 Fights for the Half Year Awards, as reported by Thomas Gerbasi for UFC.com.
Former UFC lightweight Tae-hyun Bang stands accused of taking a bribe of 100 million won ($87,950) from two brokers to deliberately throw a fight.
Jeff Mayweather: “Plus, he’s not Floyd, so watching that means nothing because no matter what he did to Paulie, he’s not gonna do to Floyd.”