1. Demetrious Johnson Underwent Shoulder Surgery, Timeline for Return Unclear

    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson reportedly underwent successful shoulder surgery on Wednesday after complaining he was experiencing pain near the end of 2017...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. 'Big' John McCarthy 'Not Sure He'll Ever Return' to Refereeing, Joins Bellator

    "Big" John McCarthy may or may not be done refereeing but going forward, fans are going to be hearing a lot of him rather than seeing a lot of him...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC Fighter Jessica Penne Accepts 18-Month Suspension for Failed PED Test

    UFC fighter Jessica Penne accepted the 18-month suspension the United States Anti-Doping Agency levied against her after she tested positive for a banned substance...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. The Most Violent UFC and Bellator Finishes of 2017

    2017 was a tough time for MMA in most regards. The UFC's top stars all had tough years defined by absence. Pay-per-view buyrates were down, card quality dipped and a slew of top fighters were shelved due to contract disputes with the promotion...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. MMA Star Gabi Garcia Says She Almost Died Cutting Weight for Fight in Japan

    Gabi Garcia said she stopped trying to lose weight for her scheduled MMA fight against Shinobu Kandori last month in Japan because she feared serious health consequences...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. MMA Moments in 2017 We Can't Wait to Forget About

    MMA mirrored the rest of the world in 2017. It was a strange year, and it wasn't always good. Entering the negotiating period for a critical new broadcasting contract and with ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. MMA Bold Predictions for 2018: What's Next for Conor, Ronda, Brock & UFC on TV?

    During normal years, trying to predict the future of mixed martial arts is a fool's errand. After the white-knuckle thrill ride that was 2017? Forget about it...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. What Is the UFC Heading into 2018?

    It's all over. 2017, that is. Or, as a jettisoned former face of the UFC might say : It. Is. Allllllllllllllllllllllllllll...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Khabib Nurmagomedov Says He Would Fight Conor McGregor for Free

    UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov said he wants to fight lightweight champion Conor McGregor and would be willing to do so for free...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. MMA Fighter Starts New Year with a Spectacular Rolling Thunder KO

    2018 is off to a fast start in regards to crazy finishes. On Wednesday, at the Maihama Amphitheater in Japan, Satoshi "Tiger" Date made the first entry into 2018's Knockout of the Year race with a little Rolling Thunder...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Bleacher Report 2017 MMA Awards: Best Fighter, Fight, Finishes and Story

    It's not that 2017 was a bad year for mixed martial arts. Fight cards happened around the globe, stars emerged (Justin Gaethje) and departed (Tito Ortiz), legends returned (Georges ...

    Jonathan Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. MMA Superprospect Mackenzie Dern to Make UFC Debut in March

    Mackenzie Dern's days on the regional circuit are reportedly over. According to a report by MMAFighting's Ariel Helwani , the superprospect has been scooped up by the UFC and will debut at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas opposite Ashley Yoder...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. UFC 220: Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Full Card Preview and Predictions

    The UFC's 2018 kicks off in two weeks with UFC Fight Night St. Louis, but the real show in January is UFC 220 in Boston, Massachusetts. Here is the full card as it stands: Stipe Miocic vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. UFC 219 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    Cris Cyborg took control in the championship rounds to defeat Holly Holm at UFC 219 in Las Vegas. Cyborg retained her title at T-Mobile Arena and got through her toughest task to date...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. UFC 219: Conor McGregor Should Want No Part of Fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov

    Fifteen minutes wasn't enough for Khabib Nurmagomedov Saturday at UFC 219 . In the wake of his savage, three-round beating of Edson Barboza at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nurmagomedov said he was ready to go again...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Teenage Fighter Scores 2 Brutal KO Wins in 1 Night at RIZIN FF

    Tenshin Nasukawa is one of the most intriguing talents in combat sports. At 19, he possesses ring savvy well beyond his years...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Cris Cyborg Shows She's the Greatest of All Time in Win Over Holly Holm

    She gave it her all. She even made it to the final bell of the final round. But in the end, Holly Holm got the same result that nearly everyone who has stepped into the cage with Cris "Cyborg" Justino has over the past 12 years...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. UFC 219 Results: Cris Cyborg Beats Holly Holm by Decision in Main Event

    Cris Cyborg successfully defended her women's featherweight championship against Holly Holm to close out UFC 219 on Saturday night in Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Cris Cyborg Beats Holly Holm Via Decision at UFC 219

    Cris Cyborg left no doubt about her standing as the best female mixed martial artist in the world with a unanimous-decision win over Holly Holm at UFC 219 to retain the women's featherweight championship...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. UFC 219 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Cyborg vs. Holm Fight Card

    Each fighter in the main event of UFC 219 needed something very specific from the other. Each one had things in her core identity that perfectly filled in the gaps of her opponent's...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. UFC 219 Fight Card: PPV Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Cyborg vs. Holm

    Tonight's main event at UFC 219 between Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm has the makings of the most historic female UFC title fight in the organization's history. Holm vs...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    The stage is set for UFC 219 as each fighter made weight during Friday's weigh-ins, including fan favorite and top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  23. MMA's Unluckiest Fighter Ian McCall Finds Strange Way to Lose at Rizin FF

    Former UFC flyweight and current Rizin FF bantamweight Ian McCall is one unlucky guy when it comes to MMA ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. Why Isn't Cris Cyborg the Huge Star She Should Be?

    Cris Cyborg fights Holly Holm on Saturday night, and there's zero hype for it. You know Cyborg. The most dangerous woman in the world? That's her...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. UFC 219 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    Cris Cyborg faces the toughest test of her UFC career when she faces Holly Holm at UFC 219 on Saturday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments