1. With Conor McGregor Shelved, Nurmagomedov and Ferguson Are Down to Battle

    The most lucrative fight in MMA today is a " red panty night " with Conor McGregor. Two fighters all too aware of this reality are top lightweight contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov (24-0) and Tony Ferguson (22-3)...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 25,031 reads 158 comments

  2. Jose Aldo Speaks on Conor McGregor Relinquishing UFC Featherweight Title

    Jose Aldo wasn't surprised to see Conor McGregor vacate the UFC Featherweight Championship in order to hold onto his lightweight belt...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 22,576 reads 116 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    UFC Fight Night 101 was a fun show in spite of the lack of a strong card. We saw excellent debuts, developing talent and a middleweight main event between two contenders. All in all, not much to complain about...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 11,187 reads 33 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 101: Robert Whittaker Makes Wild Derek Brunson Pay for Slugfest

    Robert Whittaker made Derek Brunson pay for his mistakes Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 101. The price may end up being contender status in a middleweight division that is already teeming with talent...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 7,144 reads 6 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 101 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into TUF24 Finale

    UFC Fight Night 101 is in the books. The results are as follows: Robert Whittaker def. Derek Brunson by TKO at 4:07 of the first round Andrew Holbrook def. Jake Matthews by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Omari Akhmedov def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 12,355 reads 26 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Winners, Scorecards for Whittaker vs. Brunson Card

    Robert Whittaker lit up an entertaining UFC Fight Night 101 card at Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena on Saturday evening, where he improved his standing in the middleweight division with a first-round knockout of Derek Brunson ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 month ago 6,581 reads 8 comments

  7. Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 101

    UFC Fight Night 101's Robert Whittaker and Derek Brunson know firsthand how weird the UFC can be, and how absurd the middleweight division is in particular...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 6,286 reads 13 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 101 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Melbourne

    UFC Fight Night 101 is not going to earn many votes for Card of the Year. Nothing against anyone personally on the card, including two very good fighters in Robert Whittaker and ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 11,718 reads 19 comments

  9. Conor McGregor Stripped of Featherweight Title: Latest Details, Reaction

    As expected, Conor McGregor has been stripped of the UFC featherweight championship. Per Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting, McGregor didn't agree to relinquish the title, but UFC was within its rights to strip him of it...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 80,499 reads 193 comments

  10. If You're Stripping Conor McGregor, Can It Be for a Less Stupid Reason, Please?

    It’s funny how things unfold in MMA . UFC 206 lost its headliner this week when Daniel Cormier pulled out of his light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Johnson, ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 61,056 reads 215 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 101: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC Fight Night 101 delivered a mesmerizing main event. Derek Brunson went wild and crazy. He charged forward with his hands down and chin up against one of the more technical strikers in the middleweight division...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 17,657 reads 70 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 101 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    Allow me to level with you. UFC Fight Night 101, going down Saturday from Melbourne, Australia, is not a strong card...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,792 reads 8 comments

  13. Daniel Cormier Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Groin and Return

    Daniel Cormier is out of UFC 206's main event against Anthony Johnson on Dec. 10 due to a torn right adductor muscle, and it is uncertain whether he will undergo surgery. An official date for his return to action has yet to be announced...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 44,497 reads 130 comments

  14. On BJ Penn, Fedor Emelianenko and Legends Who Fight Too Long

    Earlier this week, BJ Penn ’s long-delayed comeback got another restart date when it was announced he would fight Yair Rodriguez in January...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 26,251 reads 26 comments

  15. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs. Brunson

    The UFC returns to Australia Saturday, November 26 (or Sunday, November 27 local time) with a decent offering on Fox Sports 1. While not stacked with name value, there should be solid action up and down the card from up-and-coming young fighters...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 7,743 reads 24 comments

  16. Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants to 'Finish' Conor McGregor Hype with UFC Fight

    Ultimate Fighting Championship sensation Khabib Nurmagomedov has vowed to embarrass dual-weight champion Conor McGregor if the two can schedule a bout, saying he wants to "finish his [McGregor's] hype...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 month ago 23,106 reads 139 comments

  17. Khabib Nurmagomedov Comments on Potential Fight vs. Conor McGregor

    Undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov wants a shot at Conor McGregor. Brett Okamoto of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 21,454 reads 121 comments

  18. The Question: Is Derek Brunson or Robert Whittaker Championship Material?

    With Michael Bisping atop the UFC’s middleweight division, anything seems possible. Below him, contenders aplenty are patiently waiting their turns...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 4,335 reads 33 comments

  19. The Biggest MMA Turkeys of 2016

    This is the time of year when turkeys start to feel nervous. Don't be afraid only for the literal ones, which are killed and eaten en masse, but also for the metaphorical ones who face the chopping block of negative connotation...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 11,353 reads 16 comments

  20. Conor McGregor's Agent Comments on UFC Fighter Possibly Joining WWE

    Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the UFC, but he will continue looking for other ways to spend his time. According to his agent, Audie Attar, McGregor will consider joining WWE if he receives an offer...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 56,713 reads 82 comments

  21. Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero Set to Be a Lot of Good, Clean (?) Fun

    Moments after uncorking the most astonishing knockout on UFC 205's main card, Yoel Romero stood in the center of the Octagon and offered a message of love and compassion for middleweight champion Michael Bisping ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 12,152 reads 67 comments

  22. Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC Fight Night 101 emanates from Australia this weekend, and it is headlined by a sensational middleweight matchup. Originally slated for the event was former titleholder Luke Rockhold in a rematch against Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 5,699 reads 28 comments

  23. CM Punk Angling for 2nd Chance in UFC: Fighting 'Is What I Do Now'

    Fans may not like it, but CM Punk doesn't feel like he's done in the UFC quite yet. The accomplished pro wrestler turned not-so-accomplished mixed martial artist discussed his ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 31,569 reads 59 comments

  24. BJ Penn Gets January 15 Return Date, Meets Yair Rodriguez in Main Event

    BJ Penn ’s (16-10-2) return to action in the UFC has a new date and a new opponent. Penn is scheduled to fight in the main event against Yair Rodriguez (9-1) in Phoenix on January 15 at a yet-to-be-numbered UFC Fight Night...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 3,014 reads 14 comments

  25. Michael Chandler Still Bellator's Most Valuable Player, Edges Benson Henderson

    Here's a new promotional strategy for Bellator MMA : Clone Michael Chandler. If the smaller fight company ever means to build itself into anything besides an occasional distraction from the UFC, it could use 20 guys just like him...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 8,476 reads 20 comments