1. Teaming with Conor McGregor Makes Miesha Tate the Smart Choice for Holly Holm

    Since capturing the women’s bantamweight championship from Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, much of the discussion about Holly Holm has focused on how much she now has to lose...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 25 days ago 32,373 reads 42 comments

  2. 1 More Fighter, This Time a Champion, Is Fined for Dress Code Violation

    First it was Donald Cerrone. Then it was Nate Diaz. Now we have the third offender, and he is the champion of the 155-pound division...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 25 days ago 5,728 reads 12 comments

  3. Nick Diaz's UFC Suspension Reduced to 18 Months: Latest Details and Reaction

    Nick Diaz will be permitted to return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship on August 1 after it was confirmed that his five-year drug suspension had been reduced to 18 months, along with a $100,000 fine...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 25 days ago 22,096 reads 69 comments

  4. Chris Weidman Talks Luke Rockhold, Compares UFC Rematch to Anderson Silva Fights

    Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has called for an immediate rematch against Luke Rockhold, whom he said he plans to "demolish" in a bout that means more to him than his wins over Anderson Silva...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 25 days ago 26,645 reads 7 comments

  5. MMA State of the Union: 2016

    We are 22 years into this sport's existence. While it is not fully matured, its roots are firmly planted in the sports landscape...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 25 days ago 23,938 reads 25 comments

  6. CM Punk's EA UFC 2 Video Game Rating, Image Reportedly Revealed

    Despite having never competed in professional MMA previously, Phil Brooks, aka CM Punk , will reportedly be rated 85 out of 100 on the EA Sports UFC 2 video game...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 26 days ago 88,688 reads 133 comments

  7. Bleacher Report MMA Awards: 2015's Best Comebacks, Breakout Stars and Quote

    A few weeks back, the Bleacher Report MMA team brought you the 2015 MMA Awards and named the best fighter, fight, finishes and moment of the year...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 26 days ago 11,378 reads 27 comments

  8. Justin Gaethje, Top MMA Lightweight, Will Defend Belt vs Brian Foster at WSOF 29

    Justin Gaethje may be one of MMA 's most under-recognized champions. Even so, the man who holds the lightweight belt for the World Series of Fighting promotion is 15-0 and has yet to meet a credible threat...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 26 days ago 1,392 reads 5 comments

  9. Chris Weidman: 'I'm Really Happy I Lost' UFC Middleweight Title at UFC 194

    Chris Weidman has had a rough month. The now-former UFC middleweight champion suffered a brutal knockout loss to Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 that cost him his undefeated streak, his title and a decent chunk of change...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 26 days ago 29,548 reads 82 comments

  10. How Conor McGregor Stacks Up with the UFC's Lightweight Division

    Conor McGregor is slated to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 197 on March 5. Assuming the UFC meets McGregor’s enormous financial demands , the fight will go ahead...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 26 days ago 63,105 reads 137 comments

  11. Holly Holm's Head Coach Hopes Ronda Rousey Has the Guts for Rematch at UFC 200

    The possible Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey rematch at UFC 200 is still very much in play. And the champ's coach, Mike Winkeljohn, hopes Rousey has the guts to step up for the rematch...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 26 days ago 52,106 reads 82 comments

  12. Nate Diaz Fined for Not Wearing Reebok, 'U Should've Just Kept the Whole Check'

    The UFC-Reebok deal is still taking body blows from the fighters affected by its implementation. MMAJunkie first reported that three fighters were fined ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 26 days ago 67,720 reads 8 comments

  13. Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    No. 1-ranked lightweight contender Anthony Pettis (18-3) will make his return for the first time since losing the UFC lightweight title, and No. 4-ranked Eddie Alvarez (26-4) will be awaiting him on the other side of the cage...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 26 days ago 13,057 reads 23 comments

  14. Inside UFC Contender Aljamain Sterling's Free-Agency Gamble

    Aljamain Sterling is in uncharted territory. Before him, young, undefeated, world-ranked MMA free agents just didn't happen, yet here he is...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 26 days ago 24,335 reads 85 comments

  15. Dana White Explains Frank Fertitta's Reaction to Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor

    Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White has lifted the lid on Frank Fertitta's attention-grabbing reaction to Conor McGregor's 13-second knockout victory over Jose Aldo at UFC 194 in December...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 27 days ago 110,005 reads 52 comments

  16. Rafael dos Anjos vs. Conor McGregor UFC 197 Betting Odds Reveal Early Favorite

    Conor McGregor will be the underdog should he make the move up to the UFC's lightweight division and fight titleholder Rafael dos Anjos as he is expected to...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 27 days ago 31,525 reads 113 comments

  17. Bruce Buffer to Auction UFC 194 Introduction Cards for Charity

    Veteran announcer Bruce Buffer is offering fans the chance to own some special UFC memorabilia. The familiar voice of MMA is auctioning off his introduction cards from UFC ...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 27 days ago 11,088 reads 20 comments

  18. We Could Have a New Lightweight Great After UFC 197, and It's Not Conor McGregor

    March 5, 2016: a date that will live in lightweight history. Last week, Bleacher Report MMA first reported the news that Conor McGregor will, as he has long promised to do, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 140,758 reads 144 comments

  19. Compelling Options Abound for Luke Rockhold's 1st Middleweight Title Defense

    Will it be business, or will it be personal? In his first title defense, new UFC middleweight champ Luke Rockhold and matchmakers will have to choose what they think is the best ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 36,457 reads 86 comments

  20. B/R MMA Roundtable: Breaking Down McGregor vs. Dos Anjos and What It Means

    On Thursday night, Bleacher Report broke the news that UFC 197 would be heading to Las Vegas in March with a pair of big-time fights: Rafael dos Anjos defending the lightweight ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 29 days ago 104,117 reads 273 comments

  21. Conor McGregor Addresses Floyd Mayweather's Comments on Racism

    UFC superstar Conor McGregor is not taking Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s comments on his rise to fame lightly. After he knocked out former featherweight champion Jose Aldo in 13 seconds ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 29 days ago 294,150 reads 0 comments

  22. Conor McGregor Subject to Police Investigation Due to Instagram Photo

    Anyone who follows UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has seen him post some ridiculous things, but while he spends most of his time showing off his luxury cars, one of his recent posts on Instagram piqued the interest of the police...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 29 days ago 562,210 reads 125 comments

  23. What, If Anything Is Next for Fedor After New Year's Eve Squash Match?

    Credit Bellator announcers Sean Grande and Jimmy Smith for saying what the MMA world was thinking last week immediately following Fedor Emelianenko ’s squash match with Jaideep Singh...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 29 days ago 13,233 reads 29 comments

  24. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in January

    Happy new year. It's a time of new beginnings. Even as we turn over the calendar, do you know what else we turn over? New leaves. That's right. Here in January, it's all about the newness...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 4,826 reads 11 comments

  25. UFC Confirms Debut Fight Night Events in Zagreb and Rotterdam

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed two new European events for 2016 after it was announced debut shows will take place in Zagreb, Croatia, and Rotterdam, the Netherlands...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 30 days ago 11,751 reads 16 comments