1. UFC: Re-Watch Yair Rodriguez's Jumping Shin-to-Chin KO on Andre Fili

    The first UFC fight card of the year goes down this Sunday, from Phoenix, Arizona. The main event features upstart Yair Rodriguez vs. B.J. Penn. Young lion vs. old lion. 24-year-old vs...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 3 months ago 20,168 reads 21 comments

  2. Bellator's Scott Coker Invites Meryl Streep to Event After Golden Globes Speech

    Actress Meryl Streep took an apparent dig at mixed martial arts during a speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, so Bellator MMA President Scott Coker invited her to Bellator ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 108,545 reads 194 comments

  3. Watch: Cheap-Shot KO off Glove Touch at WBK 22 in China

    "Protect yourselves at all times" is the old adage in combat sports, but even still, there are unwritten rules inside the cage. One of those rules is not to cheap-shot your opponent off a glove touch...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 294,471 reads 195 comments

  4. Desperate for a Fight, 'Jacare' Souza's Manager Creates Fake Craigslist Ad

    UPDATE: Friday, Jan. 6 at 2:45 p.m. ET Newsday's Mark La Monica reports that UFC officials have inked Jacare against Tim Boetsch for UFC 208. --- End of Update --- Offers to fight the UFC's No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 16,716 reads 36 comments

  5. Conor McGregor, CM Punk, Ronda Rousey and the Best MMA Moments of 2016

    With less than a week separating 2017 from it's predecessor, it's easy to look back and pick out the best fights and overall cards of the year gone by. After all, it's relatively fresh in our minds, vivid and visceral as only combat sports can be...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 3 months ago 27,451 reads 38 comments

  6. New UFC Champ Cody Garbrandt Gets It with Call-Outs of Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor

    Ten days ago, Cody Garbrandt looked like a lost cause. Garbrandt had been so verbally destroyed by UFC men’s bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz leading up to their title ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 28,890 reads 87 comments

  7. Cat Zingano Scolds Amanda Nunes for Being 'Ungrateful' Following Ronda Rousey KO

    Cat Zingano is not too pleased with the UFC bantamweight champion following her UFC 207 showing against Ronda Rousey . Zingano took to Twitter to voice her displeasure with Amanda Nunes on Thursday...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 48,755 reads 123 comments

  8. Bleacher Report MMA Awards: 2016's Best Fighter, Fight, Finishes and Story

    Traditionally, MMA flows like a sine wave. Highs are inevitably followed by comparable lows, and any joy one feels will likely be offset by a similar helping of disappointment 12 months later...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 34,221 reads 104 comments

  9. What Ronda Rousey Needs to Do to Return to the Top of the UFC

    After beginning her MMA career with 12 consecutive victories, all of them inside the distance and 11 inside the first round, Ronda Rousey has now lost her last two fights. Actually, it's an understatement to say Rousey lost...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 19,971 reads 53 comments

  10. Ronda Rousey's Latest Loss Leaves UFC Women's Divisions in Uncharted Waters

    There can be no doubt that Ronda Rousey gave everything she had to MMA . Before her, UFC President Dana White once famously quipped that women would "never" fight inside the Octagon on his watch...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 14,289 reads 65 comments

  11. Brock Lesnar Suspended 1 Year by USADA for Doping: Latest Details and Reaction

    Brock Lesnar 's brief return to the UFC last July has cost him once again, as the former heavyweight champion has been suspended for one year by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 26,433 reads 26 comments

  12. Amanda Nunes' Tactical Prowess Lost in a Sea of Ronda Rousey Hate

    Amanda Nunes is the UFC women's bantamweight champion. You can be forgiven if you didn't know that. None of the pre-fight promotion for UFC 207 on Dec. 30 bothered to give Nunes the time of day...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 50,347 reads 50 comments

  13. Ronda Rousey Reportedly Didn't Spar in Training for UFC 207 Loss to Amanda Nunes

    Just days after Ronda Rousey 's emphatic 48-second loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, some insight was shed as to why the fight was so one-sided...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 50,068 reads 53 comments

  14. After Another Domestic Violence Arrest, Time to Ban Cody East for Life

    What, exactly, does an MMA fighter have to do to receive a lifetime ban? It's tough to say. There's precedent for it, but the intricacies of the legal system, athletic commissions and fight promotion game make the action unusual...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 21,073 reads 8 comments

  15. Ronda Rousey Sidelined Until at Least Mid-February After UFC 207 Beating

    It is anybody's guess whether Ronda Rousey will ever fight again. But if she does return, she'll first need to wait until February 14 to do so, thanks to the damage she sustained in her knockout loss to Amanda Nunes Friday at UFC 207...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 11,317 reads 12 comments

  16. Cris Cyborg Drills Techniques in Hijab to 'Unite Women of All Religions'

    Cris "Cyborg" Justino is best known for her career as a mixed martial artist, but when she's not in the cage, she does a lot to try to empower young women around the world through fitness...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 83,394 reads 0 comments

  17. Love Her or Hate Her, Ronda Rousey Shattered the Ultimate Glass Ceiling

    “How was your New Year’s Eve party?” “Pretty good.” “That’s good, did you have fun?” “I did, yeah.” “That’s good too...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 10,621 reads 55 comments

  18. The Question: Was Ronda Rousey Ever That Good to Begin With?

    In the wake of her second straight lopsided defeat, Ronda Rousey left the Octagon with an uncertain fighting future...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 444,174 reads 244 comments

  19. Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov Spar over Terms of Potential Blockbuster

    Khabib Nurmagomedov is putting considerable money where his considerable mouth is, but Tony Ferguson isn't backing away from what he says he needs for their fight to happen...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 12,853 reads 38 comments

  20. UFC 207 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into 2017

    UFC 207 is in the books. The results are as follows: Amanda Nunes def. Ronda Rousey by KO at 0:48 of the first round Cody Garbrandt def. Dominick Cruz by unanimous decision (48-46, 48-47, 48-46) T...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 14,819 reads 33 comments

  21. Cody Garbrandt vs. T.J. Dillashaw Is Fixing to Be Seriously Interesting

    We all got kind of caught up there for a few minutes, didn't we? UFC 207 was mostly on the radar for Ronda Rousey's return , and once she spent 48 seconds serving as Amanda Nunes' ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 14,175 reads 48 comments

  22. Jon Jones, Demetrious Johnson Agree: Ronda Rousey Should Return to the UFC

    Much like when Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm at UFC 193 in 2015, there was a fair bit of schadenfreude on display following her UFC 207 defeat at the hands of Amanda Nunes ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 16,474 reads 61 comments

  23. UFC 208: Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie Full Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 207 capped 2016 with a bang, and now the UFC gets to kick off what could be the single most important year in the promotion's history...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 45,249 reads 68 comments

  24. Ronda Rousey Comments on Future in UFC

    UFC fighter Ronda Rousey announced she would take time to contemplate her future in the sport after Amanda Nunes knocked her out in 48 seconds at Friday's UFC 207 in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 145,353 reads 206 comments

  25. UFC 207 Technical Recap: How Nunes and Garbrandt Came Out on Top

    UFC 207 is in the books, and we have a brand-new men's bantamweight champion to go along with what looks like a dominant women's bantamweight champion after Cody Garbrandt upset ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 54,169 reads 53 comments