1. Jon Jones Will Fight Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197

    Jon Jones will fight at UFC 197 —even though Daniel Cormier withdrew with an injury, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 1 month ago 22,109 reads 42 comments

  2. Paul Heyman Discusses WrestleMania 32 and Brock Lesnar in Exclusive Interview

    Despite literally stating his name to start his promos, Paul Heyman needs no introduction. The enigmatic advocate to Brock Lesnar has the unique ability to incite fans' reaction with just his words...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 month ago 20,679 reads 20 comments

  3. Dana White Comments on Ronda Rousey's UFC Return Amid Miesha Tate Fight Rumours

    UFC President Dana White believes former women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is "ready to fight" again, and she will return to the Octagon in November or December...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 11,690 reads 40 comments

  4. Daniel Cormier Withdraws from UFC 197 Fight vs. Jon Jones Due to Injury

    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has suffered an injury that will hold him out of his UFC 197 fight against Jon Jones on April 23, according to BJPenn.com . ESPN...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 80,326 reads 210 comments

  5. The UFC Has Lost the Battle with Its Stars

    The UFC didn't lose its perpetual battle against its stars in a day. There wasn't a single defining moment that marked the transition from a promotion focused above all on its brand ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 158,904 reads 80 comments

  6. Watch: Jon Jones Already Back in the Gym Popping Pads After Jail

    Jon Jones just got out of jail, and it did not take him long to get back in the gym. Video of the former light heavyweight champ hitting pads with his striking coach has hit social media, and Jones seems to be as good as ever...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 40,491 reads 49 comments

  7. The Trials of Jon Jones: Is He in Danger of Losing the Prime of His Career?

    Jon Jones dodged another major career hurdle Thursday when a New Mexico Judicial District Court judge added new provisions to his existing court probation but declined any harsher conditions, including jail time...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 30,298 reads 76 comments

  8. Bellator 155: Marloes Coenen to Face Julia Budd for Women's Featherweight Title

    Bellator has confirmed to Bleacher Report that its inaugural women's featherweight championship fight will take place May 20 at Bellator 155: Carvalho vs. Manhoef...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 1 month ago 3,386 reads 6 comments

  9. Nate Diaz Slams Dana White, UFC for Conor McGregor's 'Gift' Rematch at UFC 200

    Nate Diaz has lashed out at UFC President Dana White for handing Conor McGregor a rematch at UFC 200, insisting the promotion has acted as if his win over the Notorious was a fluke...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 183,079 reads 312 comments

  10. UFC 200: Diaz-McGregor Rematch Might Make Dollars, but Does It Make Sense?

    In some ways it feels like the more we learn about UFC 200, the less we understand. The UFC on Wednesday confirmed earlier reports that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are indeed ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 22,029 reads 120 comments

  11. UFC Brass 'Disappointed' in Jon Jones, Call Actions 'Dumb,' but UFC 197 Goes on

    The UFC was not impressed with Jon Jones' performance. Jones was arrested Tuesday for violating his probation ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 12,986 reads 9 comments

  12. Famous Cutman Jacob 'Stitch' Duran, Recently Fired by UFC, Signs with Bellator

    Cutman Jacob "Stitch" Duran, a between-round fixture for many of the largest boxing and MMA fights in recent memory, has signed a multiyear deal with Bellator MMA less than a year after UFC officials fired him for publicly criticizing their company...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 7,829 reads 19 comments

  13. UFC 198 in Brazil on Pace for Record Sellout, More Brazil Events Set for Fall

    Organizers of UFC 198, which takes place on May 14 at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, sold 32,000 tickets in the first day of sales, putting the show on pace to ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 5,427 reads 8 comments

  14. Sage Northcutt Returns at UFC 200, Faces 'The Ultimate Fighter' Runner-Up

    The Sage Northcutt hype train is back on the rails, ladies and gentlemen! According to UFC officials, the 20-year-old karateka will return to the Octagon at UFC 200...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 7,348 reads 20 comments

  15. Fabricio Werdum and the State of the UFC Heavyweight Division

    It is the division historically packed with men known as "the baddest on the planet." Mike Tyson. Evander Holyfield . Muhammad Ali. But the UFC's heavyweight division is anything but...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 16,274 reads 53 comments

  16. Conor McGregor Harassed Dana White for Nate Diaz Rematch at UFC 200, Says Coach

    Conor McGregor's head coach John Kavanagh said the Notorious harassed UFC President Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta "on a daily basis" to secure a rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200, and money is no longer his motivation to enter the Octagon...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 21,596 reads 114 comments

  17. UFC 200 Diaz vs. McGregor 2: Stockton Man Mocks Alleged Georges St-Pierre Plan

    UFC star Nate Diaz has expressed his delight at scuppering the company’s reported plans to have Conor McGregor take on Georges St-Pierre at UFC 200...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 44,702 reads 93 comments

  18. White on UFC 200 Fight Card, 'Minds Will Be Blown,' Co-Main Still Unannounced

    Early evening on Wednesday, the UFC announced several bouts for the long-awaited UFC 200. Topping the announcements was the main event: a rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 84,203 reads 26 comments

  19. Conor McGregor's Own Coach Tried to Talk Him Out of Rematch with Nate Diaz

    Conor McGregor may want another crack at Nate Diaz , but those close to him don't share that sentiment. That's what UFC President Dana White suggests anyway, telling ESPN's SportsCenter ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 72,757 reads 88 comments

  20. UFC Releases Heavyweight Grinder Jared Rosholt

    Jared Rosholt , a successful but unexciting MMA heavyweight, has been released from the UFC's roster. Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting .com broke the news Wednesday afternoon, citing an unnamed UFC official...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 8,816 reads 30 comments

  21. Vitor Belfort Slams UFC Reebok Deal, Says He's Lost Millions

    The UFC's deal with apparel giant Reebok has cost Vitor Belfort millions of dollars in sponsorship revenue. That's according to the fighter himself, who spoke Monday with Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 10,112 reads 40 comments

  22. B/R MMA Waxes Poetic over Its Favorite Rematches of All Time

    A good rematch is something special, but it doesn't come with a set formula for being great and/or memorable. Take UFC 200 for example. The promotion just booked two rematches in the form of Nate Diaz vs...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 18,596 reads 25 comments

  23. Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 Announced for UFC 200: Full Match Card, Reaction

    UFC officially announced Wednesday that a rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will take place at the milestone UFC 200 event at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 9...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 94,685 reads 250 comments

  24. Miesha Tate Thinks Ronda Rousey Will Have 1 or 2 UFC Fights Before Retirement

    UFC star Miesha Tate reiterated her belief that Ronda Rousey 's MMA career won't last much longer, saying Rowdy has only one or two fights remaining. Tate spoke to ESPN...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 35,668 reads 67 comments

  25. Building the Perfect MMA Fighter

    What makes for the perfect MMA fighter? One approach to this question, historically, has been to stitch together a combination of traits from different fighters...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 2 months ago 20,363 reads 86 comments