1. UFC 201: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC 201 is almost here! Reigning welterweight champion Robbie Lawler (27-10) risks his belt for the third time when he steps into the cage with Tyron Woodley (15-3) at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 3 hours ago 1,732 reads 2 comments

  2. 5 Rounds: Stephen Thompson on Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley at UFC 201

    Thousands of fans will flock to the Philips Arena in Atlanta Saturday to see Tyron Woodley (15-3 MMA , 5-2 UFC) challenge Robbie Lawler (27-10 MMA, 12-4 UFC) for the UFC welterweight champion...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 hours ago 5,509 reads 7 comments

  3. For UFC Women's Bantamweight Division, How Many Upsets Are Too Many?

    A little bit of chaos can be fun. For eight months or so, it was easy to make the case that the UFC women's bantamweight division was benefiting from its recent bout of unpredictability...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 days ago 11,609 reads 70 comments

  4. The Strawweight Division Should Be a Cornerstone of the New UFC

    The UFC's landscape is changing. With the promotion's $4 billion sale to WME -IMG and Zuffa's exit from the landscape of MMA, the new owners will soon be looking for a new TV deal and, more important, new stars to market on pay-per-view...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 16 hours ago 3,324 reads 7 comments

  5. Rose Namajunas vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 201 will feature a big strawweight showdown in the co-main event. No. 3-ranked Rose Namajunas (5-2) meets No. 7-ranked Karolina Kowalkiewicz (9-0) inside the Octagon...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 19 hours ago 3,121 reads 6 comments

  6. UFC 201: Can Robbie Lawler Escape Upset Curse & Get Past Tyron Woodley?

    Tyron Woodley may be the most dangerous kind of opponent for Robbie Lawler right now—under-hyped and overqualified...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 24 hours ago 8,385 reads 40 comments

  7. Lawler vs. Woodley: Career Stats, Odds, Highlights for Both Before UFC 201

    When "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler competes, there's a good chance he's winning Fight of the Night. The reigning welterweight champion has taken Fight of the Night honors in four ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 day ago 1,017 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC 201: Lawler vs. Woodley Odds, Tickets, Predictions and Pre-Weigh-in Hype

    The UFC welterweight title will be on the line Saturday in Atlanta when the champion Ruthless Robbie Lawler defends his belt against The Chosen One Tyron Woodley ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 day ago 4,189 reads 13 comments

  9. Amir Khan Wants Conor McGregor UFC Fight to Prove He's a 'Real Man'

    Amir Khan thinks a bout with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would show he is a “real man” as he continues to talk up a potential switch to MMA ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 day ago 23,327 reads 84 comments

  10. The Complete Guide to UFC 201: Lawler vs. Woodley

    The world's largest MMA promotion heads to Atlanta this Saturday, July 30, for the UFC 201 card on pay-per-view...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 day ago 15,146 reads 23 comments

  11. UFC 201 Betting Preview: Lawler Odds-On Favorite to Defend Welterweight Title

    Robbie Lawler (27-10) and Tyron Woodley (15-3) are two former Strikeforce fighters who have hit it big in the UFC...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 2 days ago 398 reads 0 comments

  12. Conor McGregor Sends Nate Diaz Video Message, Trash-Talks His Wardrobe

    With more than three weeks to go until their highly anticipated rematch, the trash-talking between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz has already begun. It may not have been face-to-face, but it's close enough...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 2 days ago 21,323 reads 20 comments

  13. Ronda vs. Cyborg Re-Emerges As MMA's Top Rivalry, But Will It Ever Happen?

    The matchup is perfect, almost to the point of being theoretical. It’s like one of those CGI-based competition shows you’d catch on the Discovery Channel...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 days ago 10,819 reads 103 comments

  14. Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 201 takes place in Atlanta on Saturday, and part of the main card action is a thrilling welterweight matchup...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 days ago 3,348 reads 13 comments

  15. For Brothers Phoenix Jones and Caros Fodor, Long Rivalry Culminates in Cage

    For the people that knew them, it should have been obvious Caros Fodor and Ben "Phoenix Jones" Fodor would one day step into a cage to do what they'd always done privately. There were too many signs it was inevitable...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 days ago 31,555 reads 13 comments

  16. Why Is the UFC Worth $4 Billion?

    When the announcement finally came that the UFC had been sold after weeks of speculation, the $4 billion price tag entertainment agency WME-IMG paid for it raised eyebrows around the sporting world...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 4 days ago 15,359 reads 21 comments

  17. UFC on Fox 20 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 201

    UFC on Fox 20 is in the books. The results are as follows (via Bleacher Report 's own Nathan McCarter ): Valentina Shevchenko defeats Holly Holm by unanimous decision (49-46, ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 days ago 13,721 reads 48 comments

  18. Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Robbie Lawler will defend his welterweight title against No. 1 contender Tyron Woodley as the main event of UFC 201 on Saturday...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 4 days ago 11,258 reads 38 comments

  19. Conor McGregor and Cristiano Ronaldo Mix It Up at McGregor's Las Vegas Camp

    Insert kicking joke here. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor may have gotten a footwork pointer or two from a recent VIP visitor: soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 days ago 47,550 reads 42 comments

  20. UFC on Fox 20 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    UFC on Fox 20 hit Chicago, and the main event featured another bantamweight shake-up. Valentina Shevchenko up-ended Holly Holm by unanimous decision. Ever since Holm's stunning KO of Ronda Rousey, the division has been topsy-turvy...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 days ago 15,701 reads 40 comments

  21. Dan Henderson Announces He'll Retire After Michael Bisping Fight at UFC 204

    Former Pride middleweight champion Dan Henderson has confirmed he will retire from mixed martial arts after his scheduled fight against Michael Bisping at UFC 204 on November 12...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 5 days ago 51,780 reads 87 comments

  22. UFC on Fox 20 Results: Edson Barboza Proves He's More Than Just a Highlight Reel

    Whatever Edson Barboza is doing differently this year, it’s working. Barboza methodically chopped down Gilbert Melendez Saturday in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 20, ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 days ago 5,049 reads 11 comments

  23. Holly Holm's Surprising Loss Changes Landscape for Ronda Rousey's Return

    For as long as she lives, Holly Holm will be connected to Ronda Rousey , the way she was last November, when her left leg connected on one of the sport’s all-time kicks...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 5 days ago 240,020 reads 188 comments

  24. UFC on Fox 20 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Chicago

    Pressure can crush you, or it can make diamonds. The MMA world found out what kind of carbon object Holly Holm was Saturday night at UFC on Fox 20. I'm sorry for the sports cliche, but it's a perfect fit for the situation...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 days ago 43,138 reads 43 comments

  25. Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC on Fox

    At UFC on Fox 20 in Chicago, No. 6 lightweight Edson Barboza (18-4) took a unanimous decision over former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (22-6)...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 5 days ago 18,521 reads 18 comments