1. A Fan Snapchats Conor McGregor Only to Have Phone Swatted Away by Superstar

    Conor McGregor is one of the few mixed martial artists who receive the celebrity treatment. The fancy suits, the red carpets, the legions of adoring fans. He has it all. That's great...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 121,032 reads 0 comments

  2. UFC Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk KO's Denver Nuggets Mascot Rocky the Mountain Lion

    For years, former bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey received all of the buzz and then some for being the face of women's MMA ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 3 months ago 94,138 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC on Fox 23: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    There's a lot of pop in this little main card. UFC on Fox 23, going down this Saturday from Denver, isn't getting the same run as most other Fox cards. It's not getting the same run as the last Fox card, which featured Paige VanZant...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 29,936 reads 0 comments

  4. Donald Cerrone Can Make His Case for a 170-Pound Title Shot at UFC on Fox 23

    The unexpected reboot of Donald Cerrone ’s singular career continues Saturday at UFC on Fox 23. If Cerrone can defeat Jorge Masvidal in this weekend’s co-main event, ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 10,519 reads 0 comments

  5. Tito Ortiz Comments on Claims of Chael Sonnen Fight Being Fixed in TMZ Exclusive

    Tito Ortiz has refuted speculation that his fight with Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170 was fixed, telling those who doubt him to stop by his gym so he can choke them out himself...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 3 months ago 20,948 reads 0 comments

  6. The Question: With Pena-Shevchenko, Is UFC Finally Ready to Move On from Rousey?

    For all the soul-searching UFC President Dana White had to do before instituting a women’s bantamweight class, the division has performed quite admirably in its nearly four years of existence...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 11,614 reads 0 comments

  7. Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson 2 Announced for UFC 210: Details, Reaction

    The UFC announced Wednesday that Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson will meet in a rematch of their May 2015 clash at UFC 210 in Buffalo, New York, on April 8...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 13,076 reads 0 comments

  8. Will UFC on Fox 23 Be Heavyweight Prospect Francis Ngannou's Coming-Out Party?

    Francis Ngannou opened as nearly a 5-1 favorite over former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski in their fight at Saturday's UFC on Fox 23, according to OddsShark ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 10,640 reads 0 comments

  9. For Chael Sonnen, All That's Left Is Making the Walk

    Chael P. Sonnen returned to mixed martial arts knowing that as long as he made that walk to the cage, everything would sort itself out...

    Josh Gross Written by Josh Gross about 3 months ago 11,993 reads 0 comments

  10. White-Belt Fighter Defends Armbar by Biting Opponent at European Championships

    "Win if you can, lose if you must, but always cheat." The wise words of Jesse Ventura rang true for a competitor at the recent 2017 IBJJF European Championships...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 10,466 reads 0 comments

  11. The Complete Guide to UFC on Fox 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena

    The UFC heads to Denver for a fun, well-matched card on Fox this Saturday. In the main event, decorated kickboxer Valentina Shevchenko takes on rising The Ultimate Fighter winner Julianna Pena...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 16,938 reads 0 comments

  12. Ronda Rousey Attended Standing Rock Protest Against Dakota Access Pipeline

    UFC star Ronda Rousey traveled to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota last week to bring protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline project " fresh fruit, veggies, bread, tents and a wood-burning stove," according to TMZ Sports ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 43,891 reads 0 comments

  13. King Mo Lawal Savages Rampage Jackson over His Weight in Series of IG Posts

    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs. "King" Mo Lawal is one of the best rivalries in the history of Bellator MMA ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 39,288 reads 0 comments

  14. Arnold Schwarzenegger Fires Chael Sonnen for Cheating on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

    There's the old expression, "when it rains it pours." Well, it's pouring nothing but L's on Chael Sonnen . This past Saturday, Sonnen made his Bellator debut opposite Tito Ortiz...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 3 months ago 73,986 reads 0 comments

  15. 7 Fighters the UFC Should Build Its Future Around

    One of the main criticisms often levied at the UFC is that the promotion struggles to create stars. For years, the focus has been on the brand and the idea that those three letters will forever mean more than any individual who enters the cage...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 40,475 reads 0 comments

  16. Notorious Pro Wrestler Yoshiko Set to Make MMA Debut with Road FC

    The most notorious woman in professional wrestling has found a new home...and it isn't in the ring. According to a press release obtained by Bleacher Report Monday night, Yoshiko ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 31,784 reads 0 comments

  17. Woodley on Race in MMA Talk: "It's About Pointing out Things That Are Not Right"

    Tyron Woodley has had a lot of hatred thrown his way over the last week since discussing race in MMA in an interview last week...but he's not taking back anything he's said. Speaking with MMAFighting...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 17,907 reads 0 comments

  18. Announcer Mike Goldberg on UFC Departure: 'It Was a Shock'

    If Mike Goldberg's UFC departure struck you as a bit abrupt, you weren't the only one. "It was a shock," Goldberg said Monday on The MMA Hour broadcast with host Ariel Helwani ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 46,010 reads 0 comments

  19. Olympians in MMA: Top 10 Fighters of Today Who Competed in the Olympic Games

    There have been superfights in boxing. There have been blockbuster stadium shows in MMA . But nothing comes close to the grandiosity and reach of the Olympic Games...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 24,556 reads 0 comments

  20. Bleacher Report's Top 25 MMA Prospects for 2017, Part 1

    No sport needs prospects like MMA needs prospects. It's the hard truth underpinning a high churn rate...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 23,515 reads 0 comments

  21. NSFW: Brennan Ward Posts Photo of Deep Gash Following Flying-Knee KO at Bellator

    When you look inside a cut and can't see the bottom, that's a pretty deep cut. Actually, when you can look inside a cut at all, there are significant problems...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 81,496 reads 0 comments

  22. Bellator Grudge Match Booked: 'Rampage' Jackson vs. King Mo 2 Set for March 31

    There were many promises of a big-fight announcement during Saturday night's Bellator 170 broadcast, and the promotion didn't disappoint. Ahead of the co-main event between Paul Daley and Derek Anderson, the headline to Bellator 175 was announced...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 17,678 reads 0 comments

  23. Often Maligned & Ridiculed, Tito Ortiz Gets the Swansong He Deserved

    Tito Ortiz deserved this. The spotlight, the pageantry, the praise. MMA doesn’t usually work out that way. The ending is usually cold and ugly and depressing...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 22,696 reads 0 comments

  24. Bellator 170 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Ortiz vs. Sonnen Card

    Bellator 170 will be remembered as the final sendoff for an MMA legend in Tito Ortiz. The Huntington Beach Bad Boy looked like a blast from the past in taking former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen out by rear-naked choke in the first round...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 3 months ago 18,900 reads 0 comments

  25. Bellator 170 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Sonnen vs. Ortiz Card

    Was this the biggest card in Bellator history? If it wasn't, it was pretty close. In the main event, you had two very famous fighters in former UFC contender Chael Sonnen , ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 24,198 reads 0 comments