MMA News Roundup: Silva vs. Emelianenko, Changes to MMA Judging

Fedor Emlianenko

We get it.  You’re busy.  And there’s a ton of awesome stuff to keep up within this great big world of MMA. And since you don’t have the time to scour the net for good content like we do, we’re hand delivering you the news, rumors and best of the rest – right here in the Roundup.

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MMA News, Commentary, and the Best of the Rest

Some significant changes have been made to the MMA judging Criterion. CP’s got the breakdown of these revisions  (Cage Potato)

Though 2012 has been a big year for UFC in terms of success for the company, there are also some big issues facing the UFC  (Bleacher Report)

We all saw the the harsh beating Chris Weidman delieverd to Mark Munoz last week.  In case you weren’t convinced of it’s severity, here’s post fight pictures of Munoz’ battered face (Fifth Round)

Chris Weidman may not be getting the Anderson Silva fight that he wants so badly, but there is another Brazilian waiting for him (Fightline.com)

The middleweight division has been the center of attention for much of the early summer of 2012.  Many fans are wondering if the division’s excitement will last.  Fear not, there is more to come (MMASucka.com)

One FC 5 has welcomed two more exciting fights; Andrei Arlovski Vs. Soa Palelei and Jens Pulver Vs Eric Kel.  Get the details here (MMANews.com)

“He’s a bully in the ring but I won’t be intimidated.” Tim Boetch discusses his upcoming fight with Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard. Read the interview here (TheMMANews.com)

“Now that I sit back and think about it, it should have happened a long time ago.”  Anthony Johnson regrets his late decision to switch to Light Heavyweight divison.  Hear what he has to say about fighting in his new division (Fighters.com)

A committee that was formed to analyze the effectiveness of the newly proposed scoring system for MMA has come to a conclusion.  Hear what the committee has to say (ProMMANow.com)

Who is the greatest of all time, Anderson Silva or Fedor Emilianenko?  The guys at Low Kick have broken down the argument for us (Lowkick.com)