1. Bellator 172 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Thomson vs. Freire Card

    Bellator 172 was supposed to be the return and promotional debut of Fedor Emelianenko . Unfortunately, that didn't happen, but Saturday night's card still ended with a bang...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 days ago 12,285 reads 0 comments

  2. Thomson vs. Freire Results: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction from Bellator 172

    It wasn't the main event that people expected, but Patricky "Pitbull" Freire made Saturday night his at Bellator 172, defeating Josh "The Punk" Thomson via second-round TKO at SAP Center in San Jose, California...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 days ago 4,372 reads 0 comments

  3. Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione Bellator 172 Fight Canceled

    Bellator 172 has a new main event because the anticipated heavyweight showdown between Matt Mitrione and Fedor Emelianenko in San Jose, California, at SAP Center has been canceled...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 days ago 31,812 reads 0 comments

  4. BCMMA Fighter Joe Harding Gets Knocked Out with Kick to Head While Taunting

    In the middle of a BC MMA interim 145-pound amateur title fight Saturday, Joe Harding decided to dance in the ring. His hubris proved costly. Harding left his head unblocked while taunting and allowed Johan Segas to knock him down with a vicious kick...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 244,197 reads 0 comments

  5. Muay Thai Fighter Gets KO'd Twice in the Same Fight

    Getting knocked out in a fight is no fun. Get KO'd twice, though? Maybe you should stop trusting the process. Especially when that second one comes courtesy of a hellacious flying knee that nearly sends you through the ropes...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 9 days ago 68,275 reads 0 comments

  6. Fighting Fedor Is a Level Matt Mitrione Would Never Have Seen in the UFC

    More and more guys are leaving the UFC to fight for Bellator. And as much as the former's president, Dana White , will tell people that it doesn't bother him , it should. It probably does...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 9 days ago 4,210 reads 0 comments

  7. Georges St-Pierre's UFC Return Perfectly Timed with Rousey and McGregor Both MIA

    As usual, Georges St-Pierre's timing is impeccable. With the UFC slumping out of the starting gate in 2017 and bankable stars like Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones all ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 10 days ago 30,329 reads 0 comments

  8. Cris 'Cyborg' Justino Cleared to Return to UFC by Doping Agency

    UFC star Cris Cyborg will not face a suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency for a drug test failure. USADA officially announced its decision regarding Cyborg on Friday on its official website...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 days ago 10,436 reads 0 comments

  9. UFC Vet Dennis Hallman Saves His Fighter from Violent Guillotine Choke

    A scary scene occurred early Friday morning in India at the latest Super Fight League event. In a flyweight contest between Asha Roka and Hannah Kampf, Roka quickly grabbed a guillotine and got into a mount...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 days ago 12,184 reads 0 comments

  10. Georges St-Pierre Returns to UFC on New Contract After over 3-Year Absence

    UFC fans have wondered if and when Georges St-Pierre would return to the sport since he left more than three years ago. They reportedly have their answer...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 40,597 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 105 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    From the frozen harbor of Halifax, Nova Scotia , it's UFC Fight Night 105. A rare Sunday fight card, UFC brass presumably saw an open space between Monday's federal holiday and Saturday's Bellator - Fedor Emelianenko blockbuster...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 days ago 13,866 reads 0 comments

  12. Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw Already Throwing Jabs for Upcoming UFC Title Fight

    One of Conor McGregor's most famous "Mystic Mac" predictions was an ugly divorce between Urijah Faber and " snake in the grass " TJ Dillashaw in 2015...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 days ago 17,069 reads 0 comments

  13. Germaine de Randamie Responds to Holly Holm's Dirty Punch Claims at UFC 208

    UFC fighter Holly Holm claimed in her post-fight press conference that Germaine de Randamie intentionally hit her after the bell following both the second and third rounds during their matchup at UFC 208...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 days ago 17,146 reads 0 comments

  14. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne

    The UFC returns to Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a decent offering on Fox Sports 1 this Sunday. In the main event, rising talent Derrick Lewis draws Travis Browne in a fight with some real implications for the stagnant heavyweight division...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 11 days ago 15,992 reads 0 comments

  15. 25 and Under: The Top 30 Young Guns in MMA

    If you look around the MMA world today, you'll notice a lot of talented fighters, but how many of those fighters are under 30? Fewer than one may think. How many are under 25? Even fewer...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 11 days ago 13,178 reads 0 comments

  16. MMA Fighter Breaks His Foe With Barrage of Knees

    Don't let anyone tell you otherwise: MMA is a brutal affair. And perhaps the most devastating weapon is the knee. Jarel Askew unleashed nearly a dozen on Charlie Johnson in the co-main event of Alaska Fighting Championship 129 on Wednesday night...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 11 days ago 36,339 reads 0 comments

  17. The Question: UFC vs. Bellator—Which Has the Momentum in 2017?

    For the UFC, 2017 has gotten off to a wobbly start. Conor McGregor has decided to take some time off and seems more interested in boxing than the UFC, Ronda Rousey was walloped ...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 11 days ago 14,735 reads 0 comments

  18. Holly Holm Appeals UFC 208 Loss to Germaine de Randamie over Punches After Bell

    Following her loss against Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208 on Saturday, Holly Holm has filed an appeal of the result with the New York State Athletic Commission due to punches de Randamie threw after the end of two rounds...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 days ago 47,343 reads 0 comments

  19. Conor McGregor Tells GQ He'd Punch Floyd Mayweather's Head into the Bleachers

    UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has insisted he would knock Floyd Mayweather 's head "clean off his shoulder" and "into the bleachers" if the two were ever to go toe-to-toe...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 12 days ago 39,240 reads 0 comments

  20. Josh Koscheck on Bellator, Wonderboy Thompson and Dana White's Old Voice Mails

    Remember back when Josh Koscheck was MMA 's ultimate heel? When he was antagonizing straight men like Georges St-Pierre, UFC camera crews fell all over themselves to record the Kos soaring over the landscape in one of his hobbyist airplanes...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 days ago 13,097 reads 0 comments

  21. Brock Lesnar Informs UFC of Retirement from MMA, Removed from Drug-Testing Pool

    Brock Lesnar 's mixed martial arts career appears to be over. A UFC spokesperson on Tuesday told MMA Fighting's Marc Raimondi the former UFC heavyweight champion has informed the company of his retirement...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 13 days ago 36,584 reads 0 comments

  22. Dana White's White Whale: The UFC Chased Fedor for Years, but He Always Got Away

    The massive, stoic Russian perched on a chaise lounge in blissful comfort on a gorgeous beach. It was July 2009, and Fedor Emelianenko , the baddest man on the planet, was on holiday...

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  23. The Question: Are UFC's Recent Struggles the Sign of an Inevitable Decline?

    The UFC 208 card was likely beyond redemption when middleweight Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza submitted journeyman Tim Boetsch in the first round Saturday in Brooklyn, New York ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 14 days ago 19,469 reads 0 comments

  24. Fedor Emelianenko Dishes on Latest Round of Failed UFC Negotiations

    "How would Fedor Emelianenko do in the UFC?" It's a question that has lingered for over a decade, and while fans won't get an answer anytime soon, they have a chance to see ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 14 days ago 11,248 reads 0 comments

  25. Cris Cyborg: Germaine De Randamie 'Cannot Run Forever'

    Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino is the 145-pound elephant in the UFC's newest room. The UFC's newest champion, Germaine de Randamie , doesn't seem ready to face that elephant yet...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 14 days ago 15,526 reads 0 comments