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Questions about the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA).

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Has any appeal trying to revert a bad judge decisions been successful?

I sometimes see some UFC or other MMA fighter and their team appealing what is in as a bad judge decisions, e.g. https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/5/17/21261398/dana-white-believes-edson-barboza-...
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How are judges chosen in MMA/UFC fights?

Judges in MMA sometimes make questionable decisions over bouts. So I was wondering, what exactly makes a person qualify to be a judge on professional MMA fights? What criteria is set for someone to be ...
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Cork screwing the punch

Often times I've noticed boxers and MMA fighters cork screwing the jab/cross while shadow boxing. As far as I understand, this is to avoid injury at the elbow. But I don't really see the cork screwing ...
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How realistic is the MMA TV series "Kingdom"?

The MMA TV series "Kingdom" seems to equate MMA trainees to very troubled & bravado-driven characters from broken pasts. Is this typical of MMA clubs in reality? Or are they in reality ...