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Twitter Mailbag: On legal knees and possibly illegal weigh-in towels

In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, did a towel really make that big a difference at the UFC 210 weigh-ins? Did one hand that couldn’t stay down on the mat alter fortunes on fight night? 1,764 more words


New York commission does allow instant replay, though it's not yet formalized in rules

New York State Athletic Commission referees do have the power to use instant replay when they make calls during fights, a spokesperson today told MMAjunkie. 629 more words


New York Tried To Justify Chris Weidman's Loss At UFC 210 With Some Pretty Shifty Reasoning


UFC 210 from Buffalo, New York saw a very exciting scrap between Chris Weidman and Gegard Mousasi end halfway through the second round after Gegard hit Chris with a series of knees while Weidman’s hands seemed to be on the canvas, making him a grounded opponent and the strikes illegal. 242 more words


UFC 209 'Fight Motion': Anthony Johnson's nose-crunching kick could have been a fight ender

This past Saturday’s UFC 210 event was nearly as controversial as it was entertaining, but it certainly wasn’t short on highlights.

And while Daniel Cormier (19-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) walked away with… 161 more words


The Speed Bag: We could have a problem with this new 'downed fighter' rule

In the beginning, it seemed to make sense. But after UFC 210, do we need to reconsider?

Representatives from the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board recently cited this past weekend’s controversial clash between Gegard Mousasi (42-6-2 MMA, 9-3 UFC) and Chris Weidman (13-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC) as a shining example of why the Association of Boxing Commissions’ 2016 decision to update the definition of a downed opponent was unnecessary. 144 more words


Rumble Johnson and Chris Weidman both to file appeal's to NYSAC

Well UFC 210 has come and gone, but not without controversy. As many of you already know, Daniel Cormier weighed in at 206.4. After DC stepped off the scale, He left the weigh-in area for less than three minutes, then returned and weighed in at 205. 376 more words

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