1. Chad Mendes Receives 2-Year Suspension from UFC for Doping Violation

    On Wednesday, the United States Anti-Doping Agency handed UFC featherweight star Chad Mendes a two-year suspension for using a prohibited substance ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 53,535 reads 119 comments

  2. Dana White Speaks in Support of Donald Trump at Republican National Convention

    In a speech that might be best remembered for its sheer volume, UFC President Dana White gave a full-throated endorsement of freshly minted GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 37,192 reads 111 comments

  3. UFC Releases Statement on Brock Lesnar's Positive Doping Test Ahead of UFC 200

    The UFC released a statement Tuesday on its official website with an update on superstar Brock Lesnar after he tested positive in an out-of-competition drug test prior to his ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 187,315 reads 184 comments

  4. Amir Khan Comments on Potentially Fighting Conor McGregor

    Another boxer has signaled interest in a potential fight with UFC star Conor McGregor, and it seems Amir Khan may be serious about stepping inside the Octagon...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 28,180 reads 94 comments

  5. Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC on Fox 20 has a lightweight co-main event that fans will be standing to watch. The human highlight reel that is Edson Barboza (17-4) takes on the returning Gilbert Melendez (22-5) in Chicago...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 8,297 reads 36 comments

  6. Jon Jones Tested Positive for Anti-Estrogen, NSAC Approves Temporary Suspension

    Current interim UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has received a "temporary suspension" after testing positive for two estrogen blockers...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 2 months ago 94,187 reads 212 comments

  7. Holly Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    In the main event of UFC on Fox 20, bantamweights Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko will go toe to toe in pursuit of redemption...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 2 months ago 70,638 reads 55 comments

  8. Michael Page: What Should the Future Hold for Bellator's British Sensation?

    MMA fans didn't need another reminder, but Michael "Venom" Page gave them one anyway. On Saturday, the 29-year-old Page advanced his pro record to 11-0 with a sensational flying-knee knockout of Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos at Bellator 158...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 28,862 reads 88 comments

  9. Cyborg Santos Injury: Updates on MMA Fighter's Recovery from Head Surgery

    Mixed martial arts fighter Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos revealed July 17 in an interview with MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz he suffered a "serious fracture in his forehead" in his Bellator 158 loss to Michael Page in London on July 16...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 808,088 reads 125 comments

  10. Bleacher Report MMA Rankings for July 2016

    So...crazy month for MMA and the UFC, huh? Big fights happened, big fights didn't happen and a half-dozen big events have come and gone...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 20,199 reads 60 comments

  11. Bellator 158 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Daley vs. Lima Card

    On Saturday at the O2 Arena in London, Douglas Lima took down Paul Daley via unanimous decision in the main event at Bellator 158, but Michael "Venom" Page stole the show with a knockout over Evangelista Santos and a memorable Pokemon Go celebration...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 14,692 reads 28 comments

  12. MMA Fighter Michael Page Pretends to Catch Opponent with Pokeball After KO

    Welterweight Michael "Venom" Page took the Pokemon Go craze to a new level on Saturday. After delivering a devastating knockout to opponent Evangelista Santos at Bellator 158 in London, Page channeled his best Ash Ketchum...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 119,783 reads 50 comments

  13. UFC Icon Chael Sonnen Looks to Reinvent Grappling with Submission Underground

    Chael Sonnen reinvented the mixed martial arts game, at least from a promotional point of view, during his decade-plus career as a perennial UFC contender...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 3 months ago 15,600 reads 29 comments

  14. Who Gets Hurt by Brock Lesnar's Possible Anti-Doping Violation?

    Brock Lesnar ’s return was exactly what UFC 200 needed. Even more so than the UFC could have ever imagined thanks to the fight week drama surrounding Jon Jones. His return was everything fans could have wanted...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 67,966 reads 139 comments

  15. In Brock Lesnar's UFC 200 Anti-Doping Violation, UFC Can Blame Itself

    When the UFC began its anti-doping program a year ago, it was hailed as a landmark moment for a sport with a soiled reputation. Since then, the program, administered by the U.S...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 months ago 176,773 reads 253 comments

  16. Brock Lesnar Notified of Potential Failed Drug Test: Latest Details and Comments

    The UFC announced Friday that Brock Lesnar , who secured a unanimous-decision victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on Saturday, has been flagged by the United States Anti-Doping Agency ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 166,357 reads 349 comments

  17. The UFC's Lightweight Division Is Better Than It Has Ever Been

    On Wednesday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Tony Ferguson, one of the best lightweights on the planet, nearly fell to unknown debutant Lando Vannata...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 15,207 reads 34 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 91 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC on Fox 20

    UFC Fight Night 91 is in the books. The results are as follows (h/t Bleacher Report's very own Craig Amos ): Fight Night 91 Main Card on Fox Sports 1 John Lineker def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 31,960 reads 66 comments

  19. Bellator 158: Daley vs. Lima Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    Bellator MMA takes over London on Saturday from The O2 Arena. A crucial welterweight bout tops the Bellator 158 card when Paul Daley takes on Douglas Lima. The 170-pound division will again be on display in the co-main event...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 7,363 reads 9 comments

  20. Watch: John Lineker Ends Michael McDonald's Comeback Tour with Vicious KO

    Michael McDonald was once the next big thing in MMA . A long, strong, and incredibly young bantamweight, he won the Tachi Palace Fights bantamweight title at just 20 years old, made ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 17,952 reads 12 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 91 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from McDonald vs Lineker

    You didn't think the UFC was taking a break, did you? Oh, no. After a busy week that saw three events in three days, culminating with Saturday's hyped but star-crossed UFC 200, the Octagon was erected Wednesday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 19,268 reads 33 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 91 Results: Winners, Scorecards for McDonald vs. Lineker Card

    John Lineker is a 135-pound wrecking ball, and Michael McDonald was his latest demolition project. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Lineker defeated McDonald via first-round TKO...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 10,420 reads 8 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 91: Tony Ferguson Taps Landon Vannata in Wild, Surprising Brawl

    Tony Ferguson (21-3) entered as the No. 3-ranked contender per the UFC’s official rankings and was expected to blow through Landon Vannata (8-1), who came in as a late ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 9,400 reads 41 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 91: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC Fight Night 91 is now in the books. John Lineker laid waste to Michael McDonald in the night's main event, scoring a first-round knockout in emphatic fashion. The win is Lineker's third since he jumped from the flyweight division to bantamweight...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 3 months ago 15,809 reads 79 comments

  25. Jose Aldo and Joanna Jedrzejczyk Embody the Importance of Swagger in MMA

    Swagger is a hard thing to define. As a Supreme Court justice once put it with regard to something entirely different: You know it when you see it. When you spot swagger, in the context of a fight, there's no mistaking what you've seen...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 3 months ago 15,581 reads 61 comments