1. UFC 198: Cyborg Justino Slays Leslie Smith, but Leaves Octagon Future in Doubt

    The most dangerous fighter in women’s MMA announced her presence with authority Saturday. Then, moments later, she seemed to downplay her own future inside the Octagon...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 69,444 reads 107 comments

  2. Cris Cyborg Defeats Leslie Smith with Vicious 1st-Round TKO in UFC Debut

    It took Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino just one minute, 20 seconds to collect her first UFC victory. She landed 29 of 42 strikes and dispatched Leslie Smith with a brutal first-round TKO at their UFC 198 matchup in Curitiba, Brazil, Saturday night...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 73,463 reads 17 comments

  3. Ronaldo Souza vs. Vitor Belfort Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 198

    Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza put himself back into title contention at UFC 198 with a first-round technical-knockout win over Vitor Belfort in the co-main event in Brazil on Saturday.  MMAFighting...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 3 months ago 20,844 reads 62 comments

  4. Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 198

    Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino finally made her UFC debut, and while it wasn't against the opponent everyone once expected, she delivered a predictable result. Cyborg defeated Leslie Smith via first-round TKO at UFC 198...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 3 months ago 41,268 reads 78 comments

  5. Shogun Rua vs. Corey Anderson Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 198

    Mauricio "Shogun" Rua turned back the clock at UFC 198 and picked up a split-decision win against Corey Anderson on the main card in Curitiba, Brazil, on Saturday...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 3 months ago 10,968 reads 31 comments

  6. Phil Davis vs. King Mo: Winner and Reaction from Bellator 154

    Phil Davis won a controversial unanimous decision over Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal in the main event at Bellator 154 in San Jose, California, on Saturday...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 26,633 reads 18 comments

  7. UFC 198: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Expert Demian Maia Chokes a Tap Out of Matt Brown

    At UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert Demian Maia (23-6) spent nearly 15 minutes on Matt Brown's (20-14) back before finishing him with a rear-naked choke...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 3 months ago 10,738 reads 30 comments

  8. Bellator Lightweight Champ Will Brooks Released, Fight for Vacant Title Booked

    The Bellator lightweight championship will not be vacant for very long, with the announcement that two familiar names will face off for the strap in June...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 7,061 reads 8 comments

  9. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Brutalizes Patrick Cummins in 1st Round at UFC 198

    A raucous Curitiba crowd had plenty to cheer about when Antonio Rogerio Nogueira clobbered Patrick Cummins in the first round. Nogueira picked up his first win since 2013 with his first-round TKO showing...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 26,051 reads 11 comments

  10. UFC 198: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC 198 is officially in the books. Stipe Miocic captured the heavyweight title in style, knocking out Fabricio Werdum in the first round of the main event. The defeat was Werdum's first since 2011...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 3 months ago 120,208 reads 419 comments

  11. Matt Brown Gets Booed at UFC 198 Weigh-In, Flips Fans the Bird

    Showing up for UFC 198 weigh-ins in Brazil was a little bit like bringing a knife to a gunfight for Matt Brown ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 198,581 reads 30 comments

  12. UFC 198: Can Fabricio Werdum Reverse the Curse of the UFC Heavyweight Title?

    Prior to 2012, it’s doubtful many people expected Fabricio Werdum to wind up here. Just a couple months shy of his 39th birthday, Werdum sits atop the UFC's heavyweight mountain...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 23,262 reads 27 comments

  13. UFC 198: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    The UFC is in Curitiba, Brazil, for UFC 198 on Saturday and put together a stacked card for the occasion. For the most part, the event follows the standard "Brazil vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 34,128 reads 25 comments

  14. UFC 198 Weigh-In Results: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic Fight Card

    UFC 198 became more official Friday afternoon after the 24 athletes each stepped on the scale. The main event features UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum defending his title against Stipe Miocic ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 2,384 reads 13 comments

  15. UFC 198: Demian Maia vs. Matt Brown, a Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 198 is stacked, but the main card isn't the only place you will find high-level action with heavy implications...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 4,912 reads 30 comments

  16. Dana White Calls Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor Fight 'Impossible'

    UFC President Dana White thinks a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight probably won't happen. White said Thursday on ESPN Radio's Russillo & Kanell that he doesn't ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 3 months ago 15,606 reads 60 comments

  17. UFC 198 a Microcosm of Aging Brazilian MMA

    On paper, Saturday's UFC 198 card is a triumph. It's the UFC's first stadium show in Brazil, and it's the promotion's inaugural card in Curitiba, a city with deep roots in MMA ...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 29,884 reads 23 comments

  18. Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith: Career Stats, Highlights for Both Before UFC 198

    After years of rumors and speculation, Cris Cyborg makes her long-awaited, much-anticipated UFC debut on Saturday at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, against Leslie Smith in a 140-pound catchweight matchup...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 5,030 reads 17 comments

  19. Would Rumored Sale Improve the UFC Without Dana White and the Fertitta Brothers?

    On Tuesday night, Darren Rovell of ESPN.com reported the Zuffa ownership group is in advanced talks to sell the UFC, hiring investment bank Goldman Sachs to represent it in discussions ...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 51,361 reads 111 comments

  20. UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic Odds, Tickets, Predictions and Pre-Weigh-in Hype

    Even with Anderson Silva's removal, UFC 198 is shaping up to be a massive show, and everything will build to Fabricio Werdum's UFC Heavyweight Championship defense against Stipe Miocic ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 5,247 reads 13 comments

  21. Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    Bellator MMA will invade the SAP Center in San Jose, California, on Saturday night. "King Mo" Muhammad Lawal will battle Phil Davis in a pivotal light heavyweight matchup that ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 4,020 reads 4 comments

  22. UFC 198 Fight Card: The 5 Greatest Heavyweights in UFC History

    This Saturday, UFC 198 goes down from Curitiba, Brazil. At the top of the card, Fabricio Werdum defends his UFC heavyweight title against Stipe Miocic ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 18,269 reads 54 comments

  23. Smiles Make Fights: Is Phil Davis' Newfound Joy Enough to Get Him to the Top?

    Put aside the talk of wrestling. Yes, Phil Davis thinks his is the best. Forget about King Mo ' s punching power. Spoiler alert: Davis isn’t worried about it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 2,976 reads 9 comments

  24. UFC 198 Odds Preview: Werdum, Souza, Cyborg Betting Favorites for Brazil Card

    Second-ranked heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic (14-2) will try to take advantage of an opportunity to win the championship belt this Saturday at UFC 198 in Brazil that was created ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 months ago 616 reads 0 comments

  25. The Complete Guide to UFC 198: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic

    On Saturday night, May 14, at UFC 198 , the promotion makes its first trip to Curitiba, Brazil, the eighth-largest city, with a stacked card featuring the cream of its Brazilian stars...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 18,156 reads 57 comments