Timing Error Robs Maiquel Falcao of Submission Victory at UFC 123

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After a strong start against Gerald Harris at UFC 123, Maiquel Falcao checked out in the third round, deciding to coast to a decision victory rather than try to finish the fight — a terribly anti-cli…

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After a strong start against Gerald Harris at UFC 123, Maiquel Falcao checked out in the third round, deciding to coast to a decision victory rather than try to finish the fight — a terribly anti-climactic ending to what might have been a career-making performance. But things would have turned out a lot differently if not for a monumental screw-up by the timekeeper.

As the above video proves, the horn went off about six seconds before the first round actually should have ended. That wouldn’t make much of a difference in most fights, but Falcao had Harris in a fully-sunk rear-naked choke at the end of the round, and Harris seemed dangerously close to either tapping or passing out. Instead of picking up his eighth-consecutive first-round victory, Falcao became the night’s official scapegoat for boring point-fighters. Not that Big Rig’s behavior in the last five minutes of the fight should be excused, but that shit ain’t fair. I wonder if the timekeeper had money on Harris…

The Fight Business : Miller Brothers UFC 124

Jim Miller and his brother Dan Miller prepare for their upcoming bouts at UFC 124 on December 11, 2010 in Montreal, Canada. MMAmania presents The Fight Business as Harris Masood visits Jim and Dan’s training camp in AMA Fight Club in Whippany, NJ.

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Jim Miller and his brother Dan Miller prepare for their upcoming bouts at UFC 124 on December 11, 2010 in Montreal, Canada. MMAmania presents The Fight Business as Harris Masood visits Jim and Dan’s training camp in AMA Fight Club in Whippany, NJ.

UFC 124 Pre-Fight Interview: Georges St-Pierre

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre feels he is the better fighter going into his UFC 124 bout with opponent Josh Koscheck. Both men will meet in the main event on Dec. 11th at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre feels he is the better fighter going into his UFC 124 bout with opponent Josh Koscheck. Both men will meet in the main event on Dec. 11th at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

HDNet Fights Video Vault: Yuji Hoshino vs. Nick Denis at Sengoku 12

Before pulling guard in an MMA bout, a fighter must weigh the many risks before the possible reward.

During a recent World Victory Road Sengoku Raiden Championships 12 bout between featherweights Yuji Hoshino and Nick Denis, one competitor figured it…

Before pulling guard in an MMA bout, a fighter must weigh the many risks before the possible reward.

During a recent World Victory Road Sengoku Raiden Championships 12 bout between featherweights Yuji Hoshino and Nick Denis, one competitor figured it was worth it.

Would he regret the strategy?


Joe Rogan: Will His Mouth Land Him in Hot Water With the UFC?

During the Tyson Griffin vs. Nick Lentz fight at UFC 123, Joe Rogan referred to a kick thrown in that fight as a “question mark kick.”
This reference seemed to get under the skin of Fighters Only writer Tomas Rios who fired a missive on twi…

During the Tyson Griffin vs. Nick Lentz fight at UFC 123, Joe Rogan referred to a kick thrown in that fight as a “question mark kick.”
This reference seemed to get under the skin of Fighters Only writer Tomas Rios who fired a missive on twitter that read, ”Joe Rogan calling a Brazilian kick the “question mark […]

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Joe Rogan: Will His Mouth Land Him in Hot Water With the UFC?

Hot Potato: Brittney Palmer’s New UFC Magazine Photos

   (Photos courtesy of UFC Magazine via MMA Fix. Click all for larger versions.) The latest issue of UFC Magazine is on newsstands now, featuring a cover story on Georges St. Pierre, a list of the 25 greatest submissions in UFC history, a…

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The latest issue of UFC Magazine is on newsstands now, featuring a cover story on Georges St. Pierre, a list of the 25 greatest submissions in UFC history, and most importantly, some jaw-dropping photos of new Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer, who will be making her debut at UFC 125 on New Year’s Day. Of course, Brittney is already a familiar sight to anybody who’s followed her work in the WEC. And because CagePotato is your #1 resource for crudely-scanned magazine photos of hot MMA ring girls, shots from her new pictorial are above. What else can you say, except perhaps "My God dat ass"?