1. Previewing the Favorites, Dark Horses of TUF 19

    The Ultimate Fighter 19 cast has been announced, and the show is ready to commence on TV in mid-April. The show will feature middleweights and light heavyweights, all of whom will be vying for a contract with the UFC...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 17 days ago 11,106 reads 15 comments

  2. UFC: Will Chope and Avoiding the Headaches of Bad PR

    A little over a week ago, Will Chope stepped off the scale after hitting his mark and lined up opposite Diego Brandao ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 17 days ago 6,631 reads 41 comments

  3. Daniel Cormier vs. Dan Henderson Targeted for July's UFC 175 Event

    UPDATE: Dana White tweeted on Monday evening that Cormier vs. Henderson is not a done deal: @ arielhelwani Ariel is not correct. That fight is not done Daniel Cormier will not be facing Rafael Cavalcante, after all...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 17 days ago 26,199 reads 126 comments

  4. Cormier vs. Henderson Targeted for UFC 175

    Daniel Cormier will not be fighting Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante next after all. Instead, Cormier (14-0) will face Dan Henderson (30-11) on July 5 at UFC 175, according to sources with knowledge of the situation...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 17 days ago 203 reads 0 comments

  5. UFC Highlights the Best of Brock Lesnar in New Fight Pass Feature

    Brock Lesnar will step into the World Wrestling Entertainment ring this Sunday to entertain the masses with a match against The Undertaker...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 17 days ago 8,182 reads 58 comments

  6. Royce Gracie Confirms Altercation with Eddie Bravo, Challenges Him to a Fight

    Kazushi Sakuraba may be known as "The Gracie Hunter," but Eddie Bravo may need to steal that nickname soon. According to a report on The Underground , Royce Gracie confronted Bravo following Bravo's grappling showdown with Royler Gracie...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 17 days ago 21,012 reads 70 comments

  7. The Fighting Life: Live Blogging 'Chapter Two' of B/R MMA Road Trip 2014.

    What a strange and fascinating place the road is. At the onset of the year I launched out into the blustery, crisp and miserable white of winter to follow the asphalt ribbon west...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 17 days ago 26,585 reads 18 comments

  8. The Black Hat Fits: Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Will Be Must-See TV for WSOF

    Rousimar Palhares proved he’s still an elite welterweight on Saturday at World Series of Fighting 9, taking the company’s 170-pound title from no-name champion Steve Carl in 69 easy, breezy seconds...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 17 days ago 11,157 reads 34 comments

  9. John Hackleman: Chuck Liddell Connected with Fans in a Way Jon Jones Never Will

    John Hackleman , the head trainer of UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell— as well as upcoming light heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira—has a bone to pick with current champ Jon Jones...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 18 days ago 2,751 reads 5 comments

  10. Paige VanZant Won't Be on the Ultimate Fighter 20, but Signed Directly by UFC

    MMA fans will be surely disappointed to hear this bit of news. Paige VanZant won't be on The Ultimate Fighter 20. This comes according to Urijah Faber (VanZant's Team Alpha Male teammate) after speaking with Anton Tabuena of BloodyElbow ...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 18 days ago 31,223 reads 52 comments

  11. Royce Gracie Confirms Altercation with Eddie Bravo at Metamoris 3

    Samantha Talavera Written by Samantha Talavera about 18 days ago 407 reads 0 comments

  12. Enough Is Enough: How the UFC Can Make It Easier to Be a Fan Again

    Fueled by executive perfection and monetary persuasion, the UFC has launched itself to the forefront of the global mixed martial arts scene...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 18 days ago 12,305 reads 123 comments

  13. Split Decision: Who should be Daniel Cormier's next opponent?

    Daniel Cormier is one of the top light heavyweights in the UFC, but he's currently in no-man's land. Champion Jon Jones fights next month against Glover Teixeira and if he wins he'll likely meet Alexander Gustafsson...

    Evan Adrian Written by Evan Adrian about 18 days ago 961 reads 1 comments

  14. Scott Smith, the original comeback kid, still battling demons

    Scott Smith will forever be known for the Hail Mary he landed while clutching at his liver against Pete Sell back in 2006...

    Evan Adrian Written by Evan Adrian about 18 days ago 1,534 reads 0 comments

  15. My Favourite Fight

    When discussing possibilities for my last Bleacher Report piece, the idea which I was most taken by was that of my favorite fight...

    Jack Slack Written by Jack Slack about 18 days ago 8,456 reads 25 comments

  16. Rousimar Palhares: Oh, What Might Have Been in the UFC

    Oh, what might have been. On a spring night in Nevada, Rousimar Palhares latched onto the leg of World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Steve Carl , heel hooking his way to victory in 69 seconds to become champion himself...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 18 days ago 8,478 reads 17 comments

  17. The Beaten Path: 5 Bantamweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign

    We left off with the featherweights . It's time for the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series to continue—this time with the bantamweights. The bantamweight division is a weight class in need of additional bodies that could make it better...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 18 days ago 6,671 reads 11 comments

  18. The Ronda Rousey Sweepstakes: How Cris Cyborg Lost More Than a Fight

    It's not really fair to say MMA standout Cris "Cyborg" Justino lost big at Lion Fight 14 Friday night in Las Vegas...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 18 days ago 34,618 reads 519 comments

  19. WSOF Prez: 'You're Crazy' If You Think Rousimar Palhares Held Heel Hook Too Long

    Newly crowned World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares isn't receiving much praise in light of his submission victory over Steve Carl at WSOF 9 Saturday night in Las Vegas...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 18 days ago 9,124 reads 36 comments

  20. Rousimar Palhares: WSOF Playing with Fire by Defending New Champ

    World Series of Fighting has done something very few other promotions have done in MMA history: I t has earned respect from fans and media. Fans are always rooting against non-UFC promotions, be it consciously or subconsciously...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 13,785 reads 96 comments

  21. Palhares vs. Fitch to Highlight WSOF 11

    Less than an hour after Rousimar Palhares defeated Steve Carl to become the WSOF welterweight champion, the leglock savant's first title defense highlighted a trio of major fights announced by the promotion...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 19 days ago 1,413 reads 3 comments

  22. The Good, Bad and Strange from World Series of Fighting 9

    When Rousimar Palhares' name is on the card, anything can happen. And it usually does. The powerful Brazilian grappling ace rose to prominence as one of the most feared submission ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 19 days ago 15,303 reads 26 comments

  23. World Series of Fighting 9: Recap and Full Results from Carl vs. Palhares

    The World Series of Fighting promotion brought out several of its biggest names, old and new, for WSOF 9, held Saturday in Las Vegas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 19 days ago 15,514 reads 61 comments

  24. Michael Johnson vs. Nate Diaz: Make It Happen, UFC

    As a fighter coming off three straight wins, Michael Johnson still finds himself working hard to push the boulder of public opinion uphill...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 19 days ago 28,551 reads 71 comments

  25. World Series of Fighting 9 Results: Live Blog & Play by Play

    LAS VEGAS—World Series of Fighting 9 hits the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday night, and Bleacher Report is in attendance and reporting live. The preliminary card begins at 6:30 p...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 20 days ago 6,365 reads 15 comments