1. Decorated Kickboxer Gokhan Saki Has the Feel of a Future UFC Champ

    You have to admire the pure audacity of Gokhan Saki. As the former K-1 and Glory kickboxing champion prepares to make his UFC debut against Henrique da Silva on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 117, Saki is setting his own expectations sky-high...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 day ago 8,972 reads 0 comments

  2. CM Punk's Perfect Next Opponent? Why, It's Edmond Tarverdyan, Of Course!

    Here's something you probably hadn't contemplated: People are hot to see CM Punk return to the UFC, and they seem keen to have that return come against Ronda Rousey's oft-ridiculed coach, Edmond Tarverdyan...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 12 hours ago 9,203 reads 0 comments

  3. Jeremy Stephens Finally Fires Back at McGregor's 'Who the F--k Is That Guy' Quip

    "Who the f--k is that guy?" With that one quote, Conor McGregor transformed Jeremy Stephens from an anonymous UFC mid-card veteran to the butt of MMA 's most popular one-liner...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 day ago 23,859 reads 0 comments

  4. The Top 5 Female Fighters in MMA Right Now

    Mixed martial arts has never been an exclusive boy's club, but the representation of women used to be relegated to a few promotions around the world. Slowly but surely, the numbers have increased—and so has the star power...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 day ago 18,664 reads 0 comments

  5. Fighter Badly Misses Weight at UFC Japan Weigh-Ins, Stumbles off Scale

    Another day, another controversial UFC weigh-in. Ahead of the promotion’s most recent attendance in Japan, to be headlined by a fairly uninteresting fight between Ovince Saint Preux and a returning Yushin Okami, drama unfolded on the scale...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 day ago 169,110 reads 0 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 117 Preview: 3 Fights You Can't Miss from Japan Card

    I come before you today not to sell snake oil. UFC Fight Night 117 is not a good card. The card, which happens from the venerated Saitama Super Arena in Japan and airs Friday ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 day ago 3,787 reads 0 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 117 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    This was supposed to be Mauricio "Shogun" Rua's return to Japan in a rematch against Ovince Saint Preux, but an injury forced him to withdraw...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 day ago 17,697 reads 0 comments

  8. Conor McGregor Could Address US Congress over MMA Fighters' Rights

    After making his boxing debut, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor may appear before United States Congress in an effort to expand the protection of rights afforded to mixed martial arts fighters...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 day ago 12,743 reads 0 comments

  9. UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold Is the Heel Nobody Asked for

    Luke Rockhold won a fight this past weekend. It was the first time he'd done that since late 2015, when he won the UFC middleweight title, and his first appearance since mid-2016, ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 2 days ago 12,327 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 117 Betting Odds: Okami vs. Saint Preux Preview, Prediction

    The UFC's return to Japan follows the theme of "the bigger the name, the bigger the odds" as UFC Fight Night 117 goes Friday night at the Saitama Super Arena...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 2 days ago 3,102 reads 0 comments

  11. Ronda Rousey's Trainer Says There's a '50-50' Chance She Fights in UFC Again

    Ronda Rousey 's trainer, Edmond Tarverdyan, told the MMA Hour on Monday that he believes the UFC superstar may fight again, giving her a 50-50 chance to return to the Octagon...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 days ago 10,420 reads 0 comments

  12. Daniel Cormier Tells TMZ He Wants to Fight Jon Jones Again

    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier revealed he would be happy to fight Jon Jones for a third time...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 days ago 35,816 reads 0 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 116 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    UFC returned to Pittsburgh for another Fight Night event Saturday. In the main event, Luke Rockhold defeated David Branch to cement his status as one of the best middleweights in the world...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 6 days ago 14,246 reads 0 comments

  14. So, UFC Bad Guy Mike Perry Wants to Fight Robbie Lawler? That'll Work

    Moments after dispatching late replacement opponent Alex Reyes via first-round knockout in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 116, Mike Perry started strutting around the cage like a rooster...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 6 days ago 10,152 reads 0 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 116 Results: Luke Rockhold Wins Main Event via Submission

    Luke Rockhold made a bold proclamation that he's back with a second-round submission of David Branch in the main event of UFC Fight Night 116 from PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 6 days ago 2,007 reads 0 comments

  16. Luke Rockhold Wins but Stays in Middleweight Shadows

    Last June, Luke Rockhold defended the UFC middleweight championship against Michael Bisping. Bisping, a seasoned veteran who had never even earned a title shot, took the fight against Rockhold on late notice...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 days ago 13,856 reads 0 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 116 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Pittsburgh

    On Saturday night, Luke Rockhold carried the UFC into Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Maybe you respect the accomplishments of his opponent, former two-division World Series of Fighting champion David Branch...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 days ago 14,473 reads 0 comments

  18. Uriah Hall Pulls Off Shocking Comeback with Big KO Punch at UFC Fight Night 116

    Uriah Hall seemed doomed at UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburgh. In the early goings of Round 1, a Krzysztof Jotko uppercut badly rocked him. Most would have been knocked out cold then and there...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 days ago 25,165 reads 0 comments

  19. Gilbert Burns Obliterates Jason Saggo with an Overhand Right at UFC Pittsburgh

    Gilbert Burns was once one of the top prospects in the UFC, but the talented Brazilian had been inconsistent in recent years, going 3-2 inside the Octagon. He got some shine back on Saturday...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 6 days ago 9,231 reads 0 comments

  20. Mike Perry Calls out Conor McGregor, Says He'd 'Strangle' Him in '2 Seconds'

    Mike Perry, a rising star in the UFC welterweight division, said he'd like a chance to face lightweight champion Conor McGregor in McGregor's native Ireland...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 days ago 47,501 reads 0 comments

  21. Mike Shipman Nails a Spinning Forearm KO, Wins BAMMA Middleweight Title

    Mike "Sea Bass" Shipman stepped into the BA MMA cage in London for a shot at Yannick Bahati and his middleweight title. Shipman reeled it in with an extraordinary KO...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 days ago 16,301 reads 0 comments

  22. UK Reality Star Aaron Chalmers Knocks Opponent out Cold in His Second Pro Bout

    Reality stars are typically all talk and no action. You can't say that about the UK's Aaron Chalmers. Chalmers, a cast member of The Geordie Shore , is making waves inside the cage...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 days ago 56,461 reads 0 comments

  23. Daniel Cormier Calls for Fans to 'Lay Off' Jon Jones After Positive PEDs Test

    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier called on fans to "lay off" Jon Jones after Jones' positive test for a performance-enhancing drug leading up to his victory in their July title fight, which led to Cormier's reinstatement as champion...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 days ago 36,631 reads 0 comments

  24. Behold Mike Perry, the UFC's Unlikeliest Rising Star

    Mike Perry indulges his violent side. He's finished three of four UFC opponents viciously. He's boxed professionally. He's been to jail ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 8 days ago 12,206 reads 0 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 116 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    A bittersweet brew of contract negotiations , modeling and Demi Lovato worked its insidious magic on Luke Rockhold 's career, keeping him sidelined for well over a year...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 days ago 11,101 reads 0 comments