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How the term of mixed martial arts came to be

Find out why former UFC commissioner Jeff Blatnick, an American wrestling legend, named the sport of mixed martial arts

BE Radio: Mark Pavelich, MMA Discussion

Bloody Elbow Radio, presented by Bad Boy, will stream a tape delayed edition of the show starting at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. Join Matt Bishop and Brian Hemminger as they discuss the latest in MMA. We'll be joined by MFC president Mark Pavelich.

The man who named sport of MMA passes away

Many people may remember Jeff Blatnick for his gold medal win, or for announcing on UFC and amateur wrestling events. Blatnick, who passed away earlier Wednesday, should be remembered by MMA fans for a lot more.

MMA: Nothing more than professional wrestling

Cageside Guest Columnist John S. Nash brings us another feature edition of The Martial Chronicles. In this edition, we learn exactly why it is that MMA's in all actuality really nothing more than professional wrestling.

Jeff Blatnick dies after surgery complications

The MMA judge, former UFC commentator and Olympic gold medalist is credited as a pioneer in the establishment of modern rules and judging criteria for mixed martial arts.

Jeff Blatnick dead at age 55

Jeff Blatnick, one time UFC commissioner, former Olympic gold medalist, MMA judge and motivational speaker has passed away at the age of 55.

Jeff Blatnick Discusses Challenges of MMA Judging

Jeff Blatnick, an Olympic gold medalist in wrestling and judge in MMA, talks to MMA Fighting about the U.S. men's team and why he believes MMA judging is not as bad as some make it out to be.

Big John McCarthy Weighs in on the Judging Problem in MMA

Judging has long been a problem in MMA. Esteemed referee "Big" John McCarthy weighs in on the issue and what could be done about it.

UFC 118 Preview: Dana White Brings Back the Zuffa Myth for an Ignorant Boston Press

Dana White is at it again, selling reporters who don't know any better a fictional account of the UFC's history. Total MMA author Jonathan Snowden debunks White's claims while also explaining why the "Zuffa Myth" is important for the promotion's brand.

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