1. Is Stipe Miocic the Right Man to Lead Wild & Wacky UFC Heavyweight Division?

    There’s no telling how long Stipe Miocic’s reign atop the topsy-turvy UFC heavyweight division might last. This isn’t a weight class known for making long commitments, after all...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 8 days ago 16,777 reads 67 comments

  2. UFC 198 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    And new. That's what UFC announcer Bruce Buffer had the privilege of saying at the end of UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Stipe Miocic caught an oncoming Fabricio Werdum with a clean shot that would have floored King Kong himself...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 8 days ago 14,519 reads 21 comments

  3. UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2 Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 198 was, for the most part, a showcase of aging Brazilian talent. UFC 199 , though? That's the stage for the best in the world today. Update: May 17, 6:05 p.m. EST According to Jeremy Botter of FloSports...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 days ago 53,397 reads 102 comments

  4. Cris Cyborg vs. the World: How She Stacks Up with Ronda Rousey and the UFC Elite

    Cris "Cyborg" Justino made her long-awaited debut in the UFC on Saturday at UFC 198 and left no doubt as to whether she belonged...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 10 days ago 42,403 reads 151 comments

  5. Stipe Miocic Finally Breaks Veteran Stranglehold on UFC Heavyweight Title

    Back in January, after a scheduled matchup between Stipe Miocic and Fabricio Werdum was postponed due to a Werdum injury, the Brazilian UFC heavyweight champ threw a little shade in the direction of the American challenger...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 10 days ago 97,407 reads 119 comments

  6. UFC 198 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Brazil

    Another UFC heavyweight title fight...another UFC heavyweight champion. UFC 198 saw Fabricio Werdum's title reign end at zero defenses, courtesy of a sweet right hand from newly crowned king Stipe Miocic...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 days ago 49,323 reads 105 comments

  7. New UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic: 'Cleveland, We Got a Champion, Baby!'

    Ohio native Stipe Miocic dethroned UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 on Saturday night in Brazil to claim the title...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 10 days ago 190,854 reads 170 comments

  8. UFC 198: Cyborg Justino Slays Leslie Smith, but Leaves Octagon Future in Doubt

    The most dangerous fighter in women’s MMA announced her presence with authority Saturday. Then, moments later, she seemed to downplay her own future inside the Octagon...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 10 days ago 69,324 reads 107 comments

  9. Cris Cyborg Defeats Leslie Smith with Vicious 1st-Round TKO in UFC Debut

    It took Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino just one minute, 20 seconds to collect her first UFC victory. She landed 29 of 42 strikes and dispatched Leslie Smith with a brutal first-round TKO at their UFC 198 matchup in Curitiba, Brazil, Saturday night...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 10 days ago 73,374 reads 17 comments

  10. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Brutalizes Patrick Cummins in 1st Round at UFC 198

    A raucous Curitiba crowd had plenty to cheer about when Antonio Rogerio Nogueira clobbered Patrick Cummins in the first round. Nogueira picked up his first win since 2013 with his first-round TKO showing...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 11 days ago 26,009 reads 11 comments

  11. UFC 198: Can Fabricio Werdum Reverse the Curse of the UFC Heavyweight Title?

    Prior to 2012, it’s doubtful many people expected Fabricio Werdum to wind up here. Just a couple months shy of his 39th birthday, Werdum sits atop the UFC's heavyweight mountain...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 days ago 23,199 reads 27 comments

  12. UFC 198: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    The UFC is in Curitiba, Brazil, for UFC 198 on Saturday and put together a stacked card for the occasion. For the most part, the event follows the standard "Brazil vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 days ago 34,000 reads 25 comments

  13. UFC 198 Weigh-In Results: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic Fight Card

    UFC 198 became more official Friday afternoon after the 24 athletes each stepped on the scale. The main event features UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum defending his title against Stipe Miocic ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 days ago 2,364 reads 13 comments

  14. UFC 198 a Microcosm of Aging Brazilian MMA

    On paper, Saturday's UFC 198 card is a triumph. It's the UFC's first stadium show in Brazil, and it's the promotion's inaugural card in Curitiba, a city with deep roots in MMA ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 13 days ago 29,783 reads 23 comments

  15. Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith: Career Stats, Highlights for Both Before UFC 198

    After years of rumors and speculation, Cris Cyborg makes her long-awaited, much-anticipated UFC debut on Saturday at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, against Leslie Smith in a 140-pound catchweight matchup...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 days ago 4,967 reads 17 comments

  16. UFC 198 Odds Preview: Werdum, Souza, Cyborg Betting Favorites for Brazil Card

    Second-ranked heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic (14-2) will try to take advantage of an opportunity to win the championship belt this Saturday at UFC 198 in Brazil that was created ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 14 days ago 590 reads 0 comments

  17. The Complete Guide to UFC 198: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic

    On Saturday night, May 14, at UFC 198 , the promotion makes its first trip to Curitiba, Brazil, the eighth-largest city, with a stacked card featuring the cream of its Brazilian stars...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 14 days ago 18,047 reads 57 comments

  18. Cris Cyborg: Everything You Need to Know About the Scariest Woman in MMA

    The UFC is home to a number of amazing athletes, but few have captured fans' imaginations in any serious way...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 14 days ago 258,930 reads 89 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 87 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 198

    UFC Fight Night 87 is in the books! The results are as follows: Alistair Overeem defeats Andrei Arlovski by TKO at 1:12 of the second round Stefan Struve defeats Antonio Silva ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 16 days ago 17,714 reads 41 comments

  20. Anderson Silva's Championship Record Is About to Fall as Mouse Nears GOAT Status

    Henry Cejudo has an idea. It’s an idea Cejudo came by honestly, after spending just shy of three minutes in the Octagon with Demetrious Johnson on Saturday at UFC 197 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 29 days ago 28,143 reads 132 comments

  21. UFC 197 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    He's back. Jon Jones returned at UFC 197 in dominant fashion against Ovince Saint Preux. The lopsided decision victory netted him the interim UFC light heavyweight championship, but that is a consolation prize to just being back inside the cage...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 29 days ago 14,995 reads 15 comments

  22. UFC 197: Yair Rodriguez Everything Fans Love About MMA and Then Some

    LAS VEGAS — The night of UFC 197 was supposed to belong to Jon Jones — the greatest of all time who was returning after 15 months away from the cage — and Demetrious ...

    Jeremy Los Written by Jeremy Los about 30 days ago 8,589 reads 20 comments

  23. UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic Early Full Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 197 was a card showcasing the hottest young names in MMA . UFC 198 , on the other hand, is likely to be a last hurrah for a number of old favorites...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 33,756 reads 88 comments

  24. UFC 197 Technical Recap: What We Learned from the Main Card

    Saturday's UFC 197 card in Las Vegas is in the books, and we have a new interim light heavyweight champion...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 21,036 reads 32 comments