1. Dropping Knowledge: Michael Bisping Breaks Down Card for TUF 18 Finale

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

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 10,982 reads 8 comments

  2. Shane Del Rosario Taken off Life Support, Breathing on His Own

    UPDATE: Saturday, November 30 at 8:05pm ET Sources close to Del Rosario told Bleacher Report that the fighter was removed from life support on Friday night, and as of Saturday evening, he is breathing on his own and has shown encouraging signs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 537,593 reads 40 comments

  3. TUF 18 Finale: Maynard vs. Diaz Betting Odds and Predictions

    By the time most of you read this, there's a chance you'll be on your way to a post-Thanksgiving lunch nap filled with thoughts of cranberry sauce and regret...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 5,850 reads 4 comments

  4. TUF 18 Finale: Nate Diaz Relaxed, Focused on Getting Win over Gray Maynard

    LAS VEGAS—Nate Diaz sits on a small stage on the Mandalay Bay Events Center concourse. He has arrived late—stop me if you've heard this before, but the brothers Diaz ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 10,510 reads 26 comments

  5. UFC Insiders: What We're Thankful for in MMA

    It is the time for solemn reflection and acknowledgment, that special part of the year reserved for counting our blessings and ruminating on the plight of those less fortunate...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 14,532 reads 38 comments

  6. UFC Insider Bold Predictions for TUF 18 Finale: Diaz, Women and More

    The UFC is a traveling circus of sorts, part sport and part entertainment. You never know what an event will bring. All we know for certain is that a collection of fighters will step into an eight-sided cage...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 10,381 reads 21 comments

  7. Gray Maynard Willing to Drop to Featherweight for Final Bout with Frankie Edgar

    Gray Maynard isn't quite done with Frankie Edgar . At least, he hopes not. Maynard and Edgar's story began on April 2, 2008. The location was Broomfield , Colo., and the event was Kenny Florian vs...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 9,194 reads 34 comments

  8. Tarec Saffiedine Eager to Jump into Deep Waters of UFC Welterweight Division

    The competitive nature of divisions under the UFC banner rise and fall, but the 170-pound weight class never falters...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 5,275 reads 12 comments

  9. Nate Diaz and the 10 Most Colorful Characters in Ultimate Fighter History

    There have been a lot of crazy people and wild characters on the set of The Ultimate Fighter . Shocked? Probably not...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 9,399 reads 27 comments

  10. Chris Leben Knows His Back is Against the Wall Heading into UFC 168

    It's often said the journey far outweighs the destination. The saying is meant to shed light on how the path navigated is supposed to provide more meaning when the person gets to ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 18,099 reads 39 comments

  11. As UFC Adds More Events for 2014, How Much Is Too Much?

    Depending on your point of view, your heart either leapt or stopped cold last week, as Lorenzo Fertitta stood at a podium in New York and announced that the UFC planned to do 54 events during 2014...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 12,101 reads 60 comments

  12. WSOF Signee Brian Foster Looking to Bring Fire to Organization

    Brian Foster's world has been on a roller coaster for the past three years. In November of 2010, he was coming off an impressive second-round submission victory over Matt Brown—current ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 3,852 reads 8 comments

  13. Nevada Commission Moves to Improve Judging, Should Look at TRT Next

    Chances are that the Nevada State Athletic Commission was planning its upcoming regulatory “workshop” long before UFC 167. Still, when the NSAC announced this week it will hold an event on Dec...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 12,069 reads 62 comments

  14. Cub Swanson Excited About the Road Ahead, Looking to Return in Early 2014

    The past two years have been crazy for Cub Swanson . Where the 30-year-old was once seemingly fixed on the roller-coaster ride of unfulfilled potential, those days have long since been in the rearview mirror...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 7,379 reads 18 comments

  15. MMA Tweet-O-Rama: Botter, Dundas and Snowden Sound off on White, GSP and More

    You like bold statements, right? Of course you do. Everyone likes a bold statement or two. Welcome to our newest feature here at Bleacher Report: Tweet-O-Rama...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 22,377 reads 121 comments

  16. Jake Ellenberger Determined to Get Back into Contention Against Tarec Saffiedine

    There is an eagerness pulsing through Jake Ellenberger . Beneath his Midwestern-bred good manners and crisp presentation that is undoubtedly a product of his time in the Marines, "The Juggernaut" has a beast within the begs to be released...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 3,763 reads 6 comments

  17. Georges St-Pierre's UFC 167 Breakdown Highlights Pressures of Being Best

    Leading up to UFC 167 , there was a quote floating around from UFC president Dana White lauding the perseverance and iron will of his longtime welterweight champion...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 17,106 reads 77 comments

  18. The Buzz List: The 4 Hottest, Most Controversial Topics for 11/19-11/25

    After a week spent celebrating the past, the mixed martial arts world inches ever forward. We're 11 days away from the next major Ultimate Fighting Championship event—that ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 7,151 reads 39 comments

  19. UFC 167 Fallout: Rashad Evans and the State of the Light Heavyweight Division

    There was a lot of chaos in the aftermath of UFC 167 . Champion Georges St-Pierre lost the fight on the large majority of public scorecards, but won on two of the three that actually mattered...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 14,622 reads 30 comments

  20. UFC 167 Notebook: Dana White's Antics, GSP's Mental State and the NSAC

    LAS VEGAS — Nostalgia was certainly in the air this week here in the fight capital of the world. The 20th anniversary of the Ultimate Fighting Championship meant a lot to the folks who work at Zuffa...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 13,825 reads 17 comments

  21. UFC 167: Dana White, Georges St-Pierre and the Sour Stench of Promoter Greed

    At the end of his title fight with Johny Hendricks, Georges St-Pierre was not right in the head. Already looking like he'd repeatedly run his face into a wall, St-Pierre showed an even scarier sign of the damage he had sustained...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 123,034 reads 374 comments

  22. UFC 167: Georges St-Pierre Saves Strangest Twist for Last

    The most eagerly anticipated welterweight title fight in recent memory turned out to be long on action but maddeningly short on answers. After it was over, well, that’s when things got really weird...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 92,422 reads 208 comments

  23. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 167

    The UFC rolled out a big show to celebrate their 20th anniversary. After a week-long circus that featured former legends and current superstars of the sport, everything finally ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 16,145 reads 24 comments

  24. UFC 167 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from St-Pierre vs. Hendricks

    The UFC celebrated its 20th anniversary with the biggest star in the sport's history defending his welterweight title in front of a star-studded audience that included a bevy of UFC Hall of Famers and celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 148,904 reads 351 comments

  25. Johny Hendricks Riding Wave of Support, but He'll Come Up Short Against GSP

    LAS VEGAS—Don't look now, but for the first time I can remember, a majority of fans and media types are picking against Georges St-Pierre. This is not an unfamiliar thing for me...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 8,691 reads 62 comments