MMA Judging Questioned

MMA Struggles with Judging Issues

BY Jeff Cain/MMA
There’s a problem with judging in mixed martial arts and everyone knows it.

MMA judging has long been criticized. To illustrate how little confidence there is in the assigned judges rendering a correct decision, it’s a common phrase within the industry to “not leave it in the hands of the judges.”

The fact that it is regularly uttered by nearly every fighter in the sport and of the president of the biggest mixed martial arts organization in the world, the UFC’s Dana White, is alarming and a testament to there being a problem with competent judging in MMA.

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