1. With Win Streak Snapped, Unfiltered Matt Brown Has Little Margin for More Errors

    There were times last week when it felt like MMA ’s love affair with Matt Brown was on the ropes. It’s no secret that Brown did some pretty dumb stuff leading up to his UFC on Fox 12 main event against Robbie Lawler ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 13,359 reads 66 comments

  2. Robbie Lawler Outguns Matt Brown, Keeps New UFC Life on Fast Track to Title

    Robbie Lawler 's slow burn toward the UFC welterweight title smolders on. After pulling the plug on Matt Brown's Cinderella story via unanimous decision Saturday in the main event ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 22,385 reads 86 comments

  3. Anthony Johnson a Fearsome New Light Heavyweight Force

    A new force has emerged in the UFC's light heavyweight division. The funny thing about Anthony Johnson, who brutally destroyed Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to cement himself as one of ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 20,035 reads 116 comments

  4. Nick Diaz Returning to the UFC Is a Good Thing, for Now

    If there was ever any question that holding out can be good for the career of a mixed martial artist, look no further than the story of Nick Diaz for the answer...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 11,731 reads 106 comments

  5. UFC 178: As Questions Loom, Can Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones Deliver a Classic?

    Daniel Cormier has always been the elephant in the room. Ever since the former Olympic wrestler announced in August 2013 that he'd shed the weight necessary to enter the UFC ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 20,203 reads 172 comments

  6. Vitor Belfort Learns NSAC's Bark Is Worse Than Its Bite, Licensed for UFC 181

    Vitor Belfort may be down to his last strike, but the Nevada State Athletic Commission is still giving him good pitches to hit...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 9,583 reads 50 comments

  7. Chael Sonnen Issued 2-Year Suspension, No Fine for 5 Drug Failures

    LAS VEGAS — The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday handed down a largely light punishment to retired UFC star Chael Sonnen . Sonnen was suspended for two years with no fine...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 27,975 reads 117 comments

  8. Anthony Johnson Plans on Finishing Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

    When the Ultimate Fighting Championship asked Anthony Johnson if he wanted to fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, he didn't do the obvious thing. Johnson didn't question if Nogueira would show up come fight night...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 10,591 reads 62 comments

  9. UFC's Jam-Packed July Will Go Down as a Month to Remember for MMA Fans

    Considering the ever-increasing demands of being an MMA fan, it can sometimes be difficult to savor the moment. It's never been more expensive or more difficult to simply follow our sport...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 15,140 reads 44 comments

  10. Conor McGregor Proves He's More Than Just Talk, but Still Has a Long Road Ahead

    Two things were immediately apparent on Saturday, after Conor McGregor dusted Diego Brandao via first-round TKO at UFC Fight Night 46. First, McGregor has “ it...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 22,518 reads 108 comments

  11. Fact from Fiction: Analyzing Dana White's Ireland Media Scrum

    Dana White 's scrums are usually a source of fantastic information. The UFC president sits down on a chair, the media circle around him, and an informal chat begins...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 25,400 reads 100 comments

  12. Johny Hendricks on Forgetting the Belt at Home and Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown

    If anything has changed for Johny Hendricks since he became the UFC welterweight champion in March, it's that dang UFC championship belt. This seems obvious, so let's clarify: remembering the belt is the problem...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 20,859 reads 77 comments

  13. MMA Bold Predictions: What Will the 2nd Half of 2014 Bring for UFC, Bellator?

    The first half of 2014 has been an uneasy time in mixed martial arts. The UFC’s unforgiving marathon schedule refused to yield, and in the face of a rough rash of injuries, compromises were made ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 18,111 reads 49 comments

  14. Robbie Lawler, Office Enforcer, Gets Ruthless on Bleacher Report Staff

    UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler will face Matt Brown in the main event of UFC on Fox 12 next week in San Jose. It's one of the biggest fights of Lawler 's career...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 37,678 reads 34 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 45: Behind Brash Facade, a Cowboy Quietly Comes into His Own

    After polishing off Jim Miller via head-kick knockout on Wednesday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 45, Donald Cerrone stood in the Octagon and announced his future plans. They sounded suspiciously like many of his past plans...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 10,694 reads 33 comments

  16. Gadelha vs. Lahdemaki a Landmark Moment for UFC; Here Come the Strawweights

    Claudia Gadelha stood on one side of the Octagon, Tina Lahdemaki on the other. UFC play-by-play man Jon Anik welcomed viewers watching on Fight Pass to "beautiful Atlantic City,” ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 12,587 reads 39 comments

  17. Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller: Appreciating the UFC Fight Night 45 Main Event

    Neither Donald Cerrone nor Jim Miller has ever headlined a UFC pay-per-view. Neither guy has ever been champion (or even fought for UFC gold)...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 13,089 reads 16 comments

  18. UFC Needs to Return to Stacked PPV Cards for Year-End Event

    UFC fans have grown spoiled over the years. This is not debatable. It is fact. Diehard fans of any sport will find a way to argue anything, and I am being quite literal in my usage of the term "literal...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 12,508 reads 45 comments

  19. The State of the UFC Middleweight Division

    We've taken a look at the state of the UFC's heavyweight , light heavyweight , welterweight and lightweight divisions...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 17,973 reads 98 comments

  20. TUF 19 Finale: On Frankie Edgar, BJ Penn and the Horrible Clarity of Hindsight

    A third fight between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn never made much sense. Less and less so every second they actually spent together in the cage...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 28,746 reads 36 comments

  21. UFC 175 Results: Chris Weidman Proves His Point, Holds Off Game Lyoto Machida

    After each of his fights against Anderson Silva during 2013, Chris Weidman was rightfully announced as the undisputed UFC middleweight champion. Maybe now people will finally stop disputing it...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 48,384 reads 278 comments

  22. Ronda Rousey Cements Her Place as Most Terrifying Woman on Earth

    Ronda Rousey , the Ultimate Fighting Championship's biggest star, sent her fame soaring to unprecedented heights with a 16-second knockout win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175. It wasn't just the speed, though there was plenty of that...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 55,905 reads 422 comments

  23. UFC 175: Will the Biggest PPV of 2014 (so Far) Bear Fruit or Die on the Vine?

    Just in case anyone was wondering, UFC President Dana White wants us all to know the state of his company is strong, thank you very much...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 13,060 reads 41 comments

  24. Ronda Rousey, UFC's Biggest Star, Prepared for UFC 175 Challenge from Davis

    Ronda Rousey is the biggest star in the known universe. This may not be the most truthful statement ever written. But it feels that way, here in one of the many rooms that make up the Mandalay Bay Events Center...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 22,786 reads 81 comments

  25. With Few Real Challenges Ahead, Ronda Rousey's Fighting Future Still Uncertain

    Here’s what we know for sure about Ronda Rousey ’s future in the Octagon: On Saturday she’ll take on Alexis Davis at UFC 175 , she’ll win, and then she’ll go on a vacation...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 18,600 reads 53 comments