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After issues with 10-second warning at M-1 event, Arizona commission makes changes

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Arizona has learned its lesson: What works for football, basketball, soccer and the like does not work for MMA.

Following this past weekend's "M-1 Challenge 27: Magalhaes vs. Zayats" event, the Arizona Boxing & MMA Commission has decided against using a whistle to mark the 10-second warning that accompanies the end of a round.

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Post #1   10/19/11 11:34:48AM   

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I have to question why the fighters need to know there is 10 seconds left in the round? Makes no sense.

Post #2   10/19/11 4:48:58PM   

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Posted by Sir_Karl

I have to question why the fighters need to know there is 10 seconds left in the round? Makes no sense.

I agree, how many times have you seen guys hear the warning and they actually start backing up to avoid getting hit. I understand the concept of it but I would rather there be just the bell to end the round/fight.

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Post #3   10/19/11 5:07:50PM