1. Alexander Gustafsson Wins Contest, Joins Jon Jones on Cover of EA UFC

    The votes are in—11 million of them in fact—and Alexander Gustafsson will join light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on the cover of the EA UFC video game, according to EA Sports' official website...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 16,545 reads 78 comments

  2. Georges St-Pierre Displays Grace, Professionalism in Walking Away from the UFC

    Georges St-Pierre may come back to the fight game. Or perhaps he won't. But in walking away from the sport, if only temporarily, in the manner he did on Friday afternoon, St-Pierre ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 40,644 reads 217 comments

  3. Georges St-Pierre Vacates UFC Welterweight Title, Takes Indefinite Hiatus

    Longtime welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has elected to take what he described as an indefinite absence from mixed martial arts...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 94,628 reads 192 comments

  4. TUF 20: Can Strawweights Make the UFC's Reality Show Relevant Again?

    Don’t be fooled by the fact that it continues to stagger aimlessly through the barren fields of cable television— The Ultimate Fighter has been dead for years...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 6,867 reads 13 comments

  5. UFC on Fox 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    It appears the UFC's network television broadcasts on Fox have been designated as the official home of the flyweight championship. Oh. Excuse me...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 13,023 reads 5 comments

  6. UFC on Fox 9 Bold Predictions: Insiders on Ratings, Benavidez and More

    The week prior to a UFC fight card is a magical time. The fighters, like flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and his challenger Joseph Benavidez , prepare for two battles—one with the scale and the other with their opponent...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 13,291 reads 18 comments

  7. Dropping Knowledge: Brian Stann Breaks Down Card for UFC on Fox 9

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 3,490 reads 6 comments

  8. Urijah Faber on Team Alpha Male and Why He Will Beat Michael McDonald

    You'll find Ultimate Fitness on a tree-lined street in one of the older parts of Sacramento, the part that resembles the fading main street area of your hometown more so than the bustling cities many old American towns eventually gave way to...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 7,535 reads 18 comments

  9. Can You Kick a Flyweight's Butt? UFC's Top Little Guys on Their Biggest Battle

    It's hard for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to stand out in a crowd. Challenger Joseph Benavidez , who will look to take Johnson's title belt Saturday on Fox, has the same problem...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 15,057 reads 153 comments

  10. UFC on Fox 9: It's One Step at a Time for the Resilient Court McGee

    As fighters continue to find success under the bright lights of the UFC and their profiles rise in the realm of public perception, it's easy to lose things in the shuffle...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 3,727 reads 2 comments

  11. UFC on Fox 9: Is It Do-or-Die for Urijah Faber Against Michael McDonald?

    Perhaps, the most telling statement that Urijah Faber ever made about his own position in life came at WEC 26, as he prepared to fight a little known 21-year-old named Dominick Cruz...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 7,685 reads 19 comments

  12. The Numbers Game: Analyzing Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez

    At first glance, the UFC on Fox title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez doesn't offer all that much to analyze...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 3,695 reads 9 comments

  13. Chad Mendes Intends to Give Nik Lentz a Reality Check at UFC on Fox 9

    Chad Mendes isn't a fighter that people are lining up to face. The former title challenger has been a staple in the upper tier of the featherweight division for the past several years and has left a trail of wrecked opposition in his wake...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 6,874 reads 26 comments

  14. The Buzz List: The 4 Hottest, Most Controversial Topics in MMA for 12/9-12/15

    Our string of never-ending fight weeks continues this week with UFC on FOX 9. I'm sure it'll be a memorable event, but can it live up to the strong memories created by heavyweights ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 12,764 reads 13 comments

  15. UFC on Fox 9: McDonald Expects to Beat Faber 'Everywhere,' Even His Hometown

    Michael McDonald might drive himself to UFC on Fox 9 . From his home in Oakdale, Calif., it’ll take about 90 minutes—a straight shot north on I-5 to Sacramento, where ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 6,077 reads 12 comments

  16. Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva: Who Really Won the UFC Fight of the Year?

    Two days after the fact, senses still numb from an onslaught of violence that felt extreme even to fans of this most extreme sport, UFC stalwarts are still celebrating the mesmerizing fight between Mark Hunt and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 54,883 reads 143 comments

  17. Matt Brown Withdraws from UFC on FOX 9 Bout Due to Back Injury

    UPDATE: December 7, 12:53 p.m. PT Brown tweeted the specific nature of the injury: he has three herniated discs in his lower back. Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reported that Condit has, in fact, been pulled from the fight...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 31,629 reads 148 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 33 Results: 'Shogun' Rua Staves off Retirement with Te Huna KO

    Even before Mauricio “Shogun” Rua took the cage on Friday night, the elegies for his storied career were already being written...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 10,959 reads 28 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 33 Results: Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva in an Instant Classic

    I hate the bro hug . Two fighters, in the midst of a fight, taking precious time off the clock to hug it out? It's the worst thing ever...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 20,683 reads 67 comments

  20. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC Fight Night 33

    Mixed martial arts is a thriving passion for the fighting faithful in Australia. The fanbase has grown to become one of the most lively collectives across the globe, and on Friday night (Saturday for them), the UFC returned for UFC Fight Night 33...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 9,984 reads 27 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 33: What We Learned from Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva

    There are times in this profession where I have no words to describe what I've just seen. It doesn't happen often. Most of the time, I feel like I've seen it all...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 8 months ago 39,748 reads 121 comments

  22. Ryan Bader and Sponsor Donate $20,000 to Navy SEALs

    Heading into his next tilt against Anthony Perosh this weekend at Fight Night 33, Ryan Bader has his mind set on getting back into the upper-tier of the UFC light heavyweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 11,007 reads 51 comments

  23. The Fighting Life: Josh Thomson Is Determined to Leave His Mark on the UFC

    Josh Thomson won't deny there is a chip on his shoulder. And it's been there for quite some time. The AKA staple and top-ranked lightweight has hovered in the conversation as one of the best 155-pound fighters in the world for the past decade...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 8 months ago 4,532 reads 9 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 33 Bold Predictions: Chad Dundas vs. Jonathan Snowden

    UFC Fight Night: Mark Hunt vs. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva is an event just begging to be treated boldly. With an eclectic mix of slumping veterans and Octagon newcomers—not to ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 months ago 9,962 reads 31 comments

  25. MMA Tweet-O-Rama: Botter, Dundas and Snowden Sound off on Rousey, Diaz and Pride

    Everyone loves a hot take. And, per our contracts, here at Bleacher Report the takes are always sizzling. But if you've ever ventured into the comments section, you know we have nothing on you guys...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 14,655 reads 36 comments