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UFC 148 Results: The Legal Gray Area Of Anderson Silva's Knee On Chael Sonnen

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Anderson Silva defeated Chael Sonnen at UFC 148, though debate still rages on the legality of the knee Silva threw at a downed Sonnen. KJ Gould explains the gray area of the move at Bloody Elbow.

UFC 142 Results: Clarifying The Rule On Strikes To The Back Of The Head

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UFC 142 Results: Clarifying The Rule On Strikes To The Back Of The Head

UFC 133 Results: Vitor Belfort Once Again Goes Nuts On The Back Of The Head

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Vitor Belfort took out Yoshihiro Akiyama last night at UFC 133. Unfortunately, once again, his finishing technique was the illegal punch to the back of the head.

Critiquing the Judging Criteria Proposed by Nelson 'Doc' Hamilton

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Bloody Elbow's Mike Fagan critiques the judging criteria proposed by Nelson Hamilton.

UFC Referee Herb Dean Working to Improve the Sport

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Experienced MMA referee Herb Dean is teaching a school for referees.

UFC Referee Herb Dean Working to Improve the Sport

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Experienced MMA referee Herb Dean is teaching a school for referees.

No Knees To The Head Of Fighters On The Ground?

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Courtesy of Sherdog: Nick Lembo(Chairman of ABC's MMA Committee) on weight classes changes: "The ultimate goal is not to make changes detrimental to the growth of the sport," he said. "This is a...

The MMA Rules Makers Want Our Input

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The Association of Boxing Commissions Professional and Amateur MMA Rules Committee emailed us today with a call for input on their next round of MMA rules discussion. Here's the key bit, the full...

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