1. 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 2 months ago 24,190 reads 0 comments

  2. Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen Results: Bellator 170 Winner, Scorecard and Reaction

    Sometimes a fight just means so much to someone they just find a way to win. Such was the case when underdog Tito Ortiz defeated Chael Sonnen in the main event at Bellator 170 by first-round submission...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 28,440 reads 0 comments

  3. Watch: Paul Daley Scores Terrifying Flying Knee Knockout at Bellator 170

    Paul Daley is a violent, violent man. The latest example of this came on Saturday night at Bellator 170. Facing "Irish" Brennan Ward in the card's co-main event, Daley scored what may very well be the scariest knockout of his MMA career...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 110,181 reads 0 comments

  4. Team MMA Is the Weirdest Thing You'll See—No Seriously, Check It Out

    So, uh, where to begin? On some level "Team MMA " makes sense. I guess. In the real world, fights often involve you and your friends squaring off against someone else and their friends...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 2 months ago 47,011 reads 0 comments

  5. Porn, Pain and Donald Trump: The Rebirth of Mixed Martial Arts Legend Tito Ortiz

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz can remember the day his life changed. March 21, 2013, was remarkable for many reasons, but mostly because he didn't sit alone in his bed and cry...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 months ago 416,508 reads 0 comments

  6. Kickboxer Convulses in Pain on Canvas After Receiving Brutal Liver Kick

    Kickboxing's first major event of 2017 launched Friday night with Glory 37 from Los Angeles. In the opening bout, Victor Pinto was on the receiving end of an absolutely devastating liver kick from Giga Chikadze in the first round...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 2 months ago 142,633 reads 0 comments

  7. Dear Bellator: Thanks for Making the Fights That the UFC Shouldn't

    Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California, at Bellator 170, a legend will make his walk one last time, while another will return to the ring for the first time in over three years...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 2 months ago 31,841 reads 0 comments

  8. 'Mr. Guillotine' Notches 24-Second Chokeout at LFA 2

    Move over, Cody McKenzie . MMA may have a new king of the guillotine. OK, maybe that's a little hasty. After all, Mitch "Mister Guillotine" White is only 3-1 as a pro, but all three of those wins came by way of the guillotine choke...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 41,248 reads 0 comments

  9. Scott Coker Promises Entertainment, Not Unfair Fights, from Bellator MMA

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — If Bellator MMA is destined to develop into a legitimate alternative to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, 2017 could well be the year that perceptions shift in that direction...

    Josh Gross Written by Josh Gross about 2 months ago 13,094 reads 0 comments

  10. Michael Bisping Injury: Updates on UFC Champion's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is set to undergo knee surgery that will keep him out of action until May...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 2 months ago 13,770 reads 15 comments

  11. Chael Sonnen Talks Move to Bellator MMA, Tito Ortiz and Whether Bad Men Also Cry

    Near the end of the five-minute video vignette Bellator MMA produced to publicize Saturday’s fight against Tito Ortiz , Chael Sonnen starts to cry. The footage is remarkable for at least two reasons...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 18,887 reads 16 comments

  12. Bellator 170 Could Produce Needed Fireworks to Kick Off 2017

    2016 ended on a stretch of endlessly fascinating and exciting happenings. Conor McGregor became the first dual champion in UFC history, Tyron Woodley ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 12,095 reads 4 comments

  13. Former MMA Fighter Brett Rogers Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct

    Former Strikeforce and Bellator heavyweight Brett Rogers has been charged with two counts of fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of interfering with someone's privacy ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 months ago 21,875 reads 0 comments

  14. Hisaki Kato on Ralek Gracie: Either It Will Be Boring or I Will Knock Him out

    Hisaki Kato is not like a box of chocolates. You know exactly what the hell you’re getting with him...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 13,631 reads 3 comments

  15. Conor McGregor Manchester Interview: Date, Start Time, Live Stream, PPV Info

    Conor McGregor will give a one-hour unscripted interview at EventCity in Manchester, England, on Saturday, Jan. 28, that will also be available to viewers on pay-per-view, according to Sheldan Keay of the Manchester Evening News ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 38,397 reads 110 comments

  16. Will UFC Employ the Conor McGregor Strategy for Building Up Yair Rodriguez?

    In retrospect, it's impossible not to see Yair Rodriguez's second-round TKO over BJ Penn for exactly what it was—a showcase fight for a top prospect against an overmatched veteran in deep decline...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 22,735 reads 45 comments

  17. 2016 Was the UFC's Best Year Yet, but Is a Big Slump Coming in 2017?

    Everything came together for the UFC in 2016. A year that may best be remembered in the mainstream for political unrest and sudden celebrity deaths was astonishingly sunny for the world's largest MMA promoter...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 19,668 reads 56 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 103 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    Yair Rodriguez blew through BJ Penn in the main event of UFC Fight Night 103 on Sunday evening. The veteran couldn't get anything going against the younger, quicker fighter. Rodriguez showed that the sport has moved passed Penn...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 18,110 reads 28 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 103 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC on Fox 23

    UFC Fight Night 103 is in the books. The results are as follows, via Bleacher Report's Craig Amos : Main Card on Fox Sports 1 Yair Rodriguez def. BJ Penn , TKO (Round 2, 0:24) Joe Lauzon def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 25,156 reads 45 comments

  20. For BJ Penn, Refusal to Acknowledge End Was Both Blessing and Curse

    The first time BJ Penn openly discussed retirement was more than five years ago. He slipped away to his warm Hawaiian paradise and contemplated life and decided that no, he preferred the raw and unforgiving UFC Octagon...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 2 months ago 44,869 reads 40 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 103 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Penn vs. Rodriguez

    Everything about UFC Fight Night 103 was awkward. Its place on the UFC's calendar, two weeks after a massive UFC 207 pay-per-view. Its Sunday night time slot, presumably lined up to accommodate Fox's coverage of the NFL playoffs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 29,253 reads 31 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 103 Results: Winners, Scorecards for Rodriguez vs. Penn Card

    The 38-year-old BJ Penn has plenty of UFC success on his resume, but he was no match for the 24-year-old Yair Rodriguez on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 103 in Phoenix's Talking Stick Resort Arena...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 13,830 reads 14 comments

  23. Yair Rodriguez vs. B.J. Penn Results: Winner, Reaction from UFC Fight Night 103

    “The Prodigy” never had a shot. Yair Rodriguez entered as one of the shining future stars for the UFC, and he performed up to that billing. B.J. Penn was ousted without much trouble...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 56,217 reads 51 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 103: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC Fight Night 103 is in the books. Yair Rodriguez easily dispatched BJ Penn in the show's main event, capturing his fifth UFC victory...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 2 months ago 35,896 reads 54 comments

  25. MMA Fighter Chokes Opponent Unconscious but Loses Fight Due to Inept Ref

    Celine Haga and Amy Montenegro battled back and forth for three rounds at Invicta 21 on Saturday night in Kansas City, Missouri. With seconds left in the final frame, Haga locked in a rear-naked choke...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 2 months ago 137,105 reads 81 comments