1. Cris Cyborg vs. the World: How She Stacks Up with Ronda Rousey and the UFC Elite

    Cris "Cyborg" Justino made her long-awaited debut in the UFC on Saturday at UFC 198 and left no doubt as to whether she belonged...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 2 months ago 43,045 reads 151 comments

  2. Cris Cyborg Trolls Ronda Rousey on Facebook, Calls for UFC 205 Superfight in MSG

    Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut Saturday against Leslie Smith at UFC 198, but she disappointed many fans by staying quiet about archrival Ronda Rousey ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 131,231 reads 85 comments

  3. Cris Cyborg Shoots Down Ronda Rousey Talk, Plans Featherweight Return

    Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino made her UFC debut at UFC 198. It was a fight years in the making, highlighted by a dominant win in front of her hometown. It was her moment, and she wanted to make sure that Ronda Rousey wasn't a part of it...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 35,197 reads 89 comments

  4. Stipe Miocic Finally Breaks Veteran Stranglehold on UFC Heavyweight Title

    Back in January, after a scheduled matchup between Stipe Miocic and Fabricio Werdum was postponed due to a Werdum injury, the Brazilian UFC heavyweight champ threw a little shade in the direction of the American challenger...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 2 months ago 97,526 reads 119 comments

  5. UFC 198 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Brazil

    Another UFC heavyweight title fight...another UFC heavyweight champion. UFC 198 saw Fabricio Werdum's title reign end at zero defenses, courtesy of a sweet right hand from newly crowned king Stipe Miocic...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 49,582 reads 105 comments

  6. UFC 198 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Werdum vs. Miocic Card

    Stipe Miocic is the new UFC heavyweight champion. On Saturday night in Curitiba, Brazil, Miocic scored a scintillating one-punch knockout over defending champion Fabricio Werdum...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 2 months ago 35,541 reads 49 comments

  7. New UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic: 'Cleveland, We Got a Champion, Baby!'

    Ohio native Stipe Miocic dethroned UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 on Saturday night in Brazil to claim the title...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 191,170 reads 170 comments

  8. Werdum vs. Miocic Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 198

    Stipe Miocic was an underdog in just about every way possible at UFC 198, but he won the UFC Heavyweight Championship via first-round knockout over Fabricio Werdum in the main event Saturday in Curitiba, Brazil...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 64,302 reads 139 comments

  9. UFC 198: Cyborg Justino Slays Leslie Smith, but Leaves Octagon Future in Doubt

    The most dangerous fighter in women’s MMA announced her presence with authority Saturday. Then, moments later, she seemed to downplay her own future inside the Octagon...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 69,442 reads 107 comments

  10. Cris Cyborg Defeats Leslie Smith with Vicious 1st-Round TKO in UFC Debut

    It took Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino just one minute, 20 seconds to collect her first UFC victory. She landed 29 of 42 strikes and dispatched Leslie Smith with a brutal first-round TKO at their UFC 198 matchup in Curitiba, Brazil, Saturday night...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 73,461 reads 17 comments

  11. Ronaldo Souza vs. Vitor Belfort Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 198

    Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza put himself back into title contention at UFC 198 with a first-round technical-knockout win over Vitor Belfort in the co-main event in Brazil on Saturday.  MMAFighting...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 20,840 reads 62 comments

  12. Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 198

    Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino finally made her UFC debut, and while it wasn't against the opponent everyone once expected, she delivered a predictable result. Cyborg defeated Leslie Smith via first-round TKO at UFC 198...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 41,264 reads 78 comments

  13. Shogun Rua vs. Corey Anderson Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 198

    Mauricio "Shogun" Rua turned back the clock at UFC 198 and picked up a split-decision win against Corey Anderson on the main card in Curitiba, Brazil, on Saturday...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 10,963 reads 31 comments

  14. Phil Davis vs. King Mo: Winner and Reaction from Bellator 154

    Phil Davis won a controversial unanimous decision over Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal in the main event at Bellator 154 in San Jose, California, on Saturday...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 2 months ago 26,628 reads 18 comments

  15. UFC 198: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Expert Demian Maia Chokes a Tap Out of Matt Brown

    At UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert Demian Maia (23-6) spent nearly 15 minutes on Matt Brown's (20-14) back before finishing him with a rear-naked choke...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 2 months ago 10,736 reads 30 comments

  16. Bellator Lightweight Champ Will Brooks Released, Fight for Vacant Title Booked

    The Bellator lightweight championship will not be vacant for very long, with the announcement that two familiar names will face off for the strap in June...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 7,061 reads 8 comments

  17. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Brutalizes Patrick Cummins in 1st Round at UFC 198

    A raucous Curitiba crowd had plenty to cheer about when Antonio Rogerio Nogueira clobbered Patrick Cummins in the first round. Nogueira picked up his first win since 2013 with his first-round TKO showing...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 26,051 reads 11 comments

  18. UFC 198: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC 198 is officially in the books. Stipe Miocic captured the heavyweight title in style, knocking out Fabricio Werdum in the first round of the main event. The defeat was Werdum's first since 2011...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 2 months ago 120,206 reads 419 comments

  19. Matt Brown Gets Booed at UFC 198 Weigh-In, Flips Fans the Bird

    Showing up for UFC 198 weigh-ins in Brazil was a little bit like bringing a knife to a gunfight for Matt Brown ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 198,581 reads 30 comments

  20. UFC 198: Can Fabricio Werdum Reverse the Curse of the UFC Heavyweight Title?

    Prior to 2012, it’s doubtful many people expected Fabricio Werdum to wind up here. Just a couple months shy of his 39th birthday, Werdum sits atop the UFC's heavyweight mountain...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 23,262 reads 27 comments

  21. UFC 198: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    The UFC is in Curitiba, Brazil, for UFC 198 on Saturday and put together a stacked card for the occasion. For the most part, the event follows the standard "Brazil vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 34,127 reads 25 comments

  22. UFC 198 Weigh-In Results: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic Fight Card

    UFC 198 became more official Friday afternoon after the 24 athletes each stepped on the scale. The main event features UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum defending his title against Stipe Miocic ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 2,384 reads 13 comments

  23. UFC 198: Demian Maia vs. Matt Brown, a Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 198 is stacked, but the main card isn't the only place you will find high-level action with heavy implications...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 4,909 reads 30 comments

  24. Dana White Calls Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor Fight 'Impossible'

    UFC President Dana White thinks a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight probably won't happen. White said Thursday on ESPN Radio's Russillo & Kanell that he doesn't ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 3 months ago 15,605 reads 60 comments

  25. UFC 198 a Microcosm of Aging Brazilian MMA

    On paper, Saturday's UFC 198 card is a triumph. It's the UFC's first stadium show in Brazil, and it's the promotion's inaugural card in Curitiba, a city with deep roots in MMA ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 29,884 reads 23 comments