1. The Question: Will Anthony Johnson Derail Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2?

    This Saturday, the UFC heads to a massive indoor arena in Sweden for UFC on Fox 14. The main event features the ultra-smooth Alexander Gustafsson taking on Anthony Johnson, who ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 9,178 reads 55 comments

  2. UFC on Fox 14 Bold Predictions: Who Gets a Date with Jon Jones? Rumble or Gus?

    Even as the UFC light heavyweight champion finds himself mired in the flat spin of a drug scandal, the division rolls on around him. Saturday's UFC on Fox 14 features two potentially meaningful 205-pound scraps...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 21,103 reads 89 comments

  3. The Question: Can Conor McGregor Dethrone UFC Champ Jose Aldo?

    Bleacher Report lead mixed martial arts writers Jonathan Snowden and Jeremy Botter have banded together—much like a modern-day version of the Justice League — to take on the most important questions facing the MMA world...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 37,986 reads 225 comments

  4. UFC's Anthony Johnson Talks Alexander Gustafsson Fight, Jon Jones Drug Scandal

    Anthony Johnson is a night owl these days. The UFC’s No. 3-ranked light heavyweight arrived in Stockholm, Sweden, late last week to prepare for Saturday’s title eliminator against Alexander Gustafsson ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 months ago 10,349 reads 38 comments

  5. The Notebook: McGregor Rises, Judging Still Sucks and Larkin Has Bright Future

    Our enduring memory from UFC Fight Night 59 will be Conor McGregor , moments removed from his easy destruction of Dennis Siver , leaping over the Octagon in search of his next foe...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 4,882 reads 22 comments

  6. Narrative-Defying Donald Cerrone Keeps Blazing His Own Weird Trail Through UFC

    The narrative on Donald Cerrone is that there is no narrative. Honestly, it’s getting to the point where there just isn ’t a lot left to say about the guy...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 22,737 reads 75 comments

  7. Conor McGregor, Next UFC 145lb Contender, Might Be UFC's Biggest Star

    It was a night designed for one thing, and for one thing only: To cement Conor McGregor as a superstar and to set up the biggest featherweight championship fight in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 45,051 reads 176 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night: Irishman Conor McGregor Is Dreaming Big in Boston

    O'Connell Street in Dublin, Ireland, is one of the world's iconic thruways. Reborn in the late 1990s, it's a beautiful testament to Ireland itself, celebrating the past while also looking forward to a promising future...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 46,998 reads 93 comments

  9. Conor McGregor Is Ready for His Close-Up, but Is He Really Ready for Jose Aldo?

    The Conor McGregor hyperbole may finally have gotten out of hand this week. Frightening, considering it feels like we're just getting started...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 18,090 reads 125 comments

  10. UFC and Reebok Deal: Mysteries Still Remain on Fighter Pay and More

    LAS VEGAS — Yesterday, I published an exclusive, detailed look at a document governing the UFC's new Athlete Outfitting Policy...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 10,822 reads 35 comments

  11. UFC and Reebok: A Detailed Look at the UFC's New Athlete Outfitting Policy

    LAS VEGAS — On Wednesday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship outlined its new Athlete Outfitting Policy in a document sent to managers of all fighters currently on the roster...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 30,826 reads 87 comments

  12. The Question: Will Conor McGregor Cement His Rise to the Top at Fight Night 59?

    On Sunday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents a novelty Sunday card, following an extensive day of playoff football, in an effort designed to do one thing and one thing only: to make Conor McGregor a household name...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 10,067 reads 72 comments

  13. Dennis Siver Is UFC Fight Night 59's Forgotten Man

    How did Dennis Siver get in there? I think I speak for everyone when I admit this was my initial response to seeing the latest UFC Magazine cover...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 12,200 reads 44 comments

  14. Jon Jones Debacle Shows Need for Trustworthy 3rd-Party Drug Testing

    If the recent flap over Jon Jones' positive drug test has taught us anything at all, it's that the system is only as good as the people running it. And right now, those people aren't doing much to inspire confidence...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 7,150 reads 32 comments

  15. NSAC Takes No Immediate Action on Drug Testing, Promises Future Steps

    LAS VEGAS — In the end, the Nevada State Athletic Commission's much-anticipated session on its out-of-competition drug-testing program ended up being much ado about nothing...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 4,541 reads 22 comments

  16. NSAC Director Bennett: CIR Testing Done on Jones Sample, Came Back Clean

    LAS VEGAS — In the wake of Jon Jones ' failed test for cocaine metabolites, social media lit up with discussion over Jones' curious testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratios...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 38,653 reads 205 comments

  17. Bold MMA Predictions for 2015: A Good Year for Punks, PEDs, Plaintiffs & Parity?

    In a rare show of solidarity, the MMA community nearly unilaterally told 2014 not to let the door bump its behind on the way out. It had not been a good dozen months for the sport, and we were eager for change...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 32,077 reads 14 comments

  18. Complete Guide to UFC Champ Jon Jones's Cocaine Scandal

    On Tuesday, just days removed from his dominant title defense against former Olympian Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones surprised many in the MMA community by checking himself into a drug rehabilitation clinic ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 58,746 reads 161 comments

  19. Jon Jones Goes to Rehab: Another Odd Chapter for Great Fighter, Flawed Human

    We’ve all spent considerable time during Jon Jones ’ six-and-a-half year run in the UFC trying to figure out if he is a good man or a bad man . In the wake of news this week, via Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 33,445 reads 136 comments

  20. UFC 183 Preview: Once-Great Anderson Silva Has Much to Prove Against Nick Diaz

    MMA Kingpin is a funny responsibility. It's an entirely fictional position, sure. But it's one with no small level of import...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 23,167 reads 72 comments

  21. Jon Jones Reminds Us Why We Love and Loathe Him in Win over Daniel Cormier

    For the last six months, they were the best of enemies, and on Saturday at UFC 182 , Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier pretty much proved to be perfect dance partners, too...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 56,758 reads 117 comments

  22. UFC 182 Results: Jon Jones Uses Title Fight to Prove a Point to Daniel Cormier

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (21-1) is the best fighter in the world. If that was a controversial statement before he dispatched undefeated Olympian Daniel Cormier ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 82,556 reads 211 comments

  23. Daniel Cormier Meets the Equal He Wanted and Then Some in Jon Jones

    LAS VEGAS—In pre-fight interviews leading up to UFC 182, Daniel Cormier told Jon Jones that he hoped Jones would finally be the man who could be his equal. He got what he wanted, and then some...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 69,673 reads 242 comments

  24. UFC's Fight Pass Adds Pancrase, TKO Canada, Other Historic MMA Libraries

    LAS VEGAS — The Ultimate Fighting Championship has acquired the complete video libraries of eight of the most famous and respected mixed martial arts promotions in the history of the sport...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 7 months ago 7,536 reads 22 comments

  25. UFC 182 Bold Predictions: Will Daniel Cormier Slay the Unbeatable Jon Jones?

    This is the one we've all been waiting for. After one change in opponent and a bevy of knee surgeries , light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will finally defend his title against Daniel Cormier on Saturday at UFC 182 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 7 months ago 22,869 reads 30 comments