1. MMA Fan Starts in the Seats, Ends in the Cage as a Champion

    Just when you think sports can no longer warm your heart, along comes a story like this. Luis Felipe Alvim was crestfallen...

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  2. Scary Scene at MMA Weigh-In as Barely Conscious Fighter Is Carried onto Scale

    UFC lightweight Kevin Lee drying himself out to make the 155-pound weight limit for Saturday's UFC 216 bout vs. Tony Ferguson reignited discussion about dangerous weight-cutting practices in MMA ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Tony Ferguson to Conor McGregor: Put the UFC Belt Down and Nobody Gets Hurt

    Tony Ferguson scored arguably the biggest win of his MMA career Saturday night when he submitted Kevin Lee to capture the interim UFC lightweight championship...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. UFC 217: Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre Main Card Preview and Predictions

    The UFC's push to an impressive winter has begun. With UFC 216 done, all eyes turn to UFC 217 , which sticks out as the company's biggest event in 2017 to this point. Just check out the card: Pay-Per-View Main Card Michael Bisping vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Dana White Says Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson Title Fight 'Has to Happen'

    UFC President Dana White has admitted a lightweight title unification showdown between Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson "has to happen...

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  6. UFC 216 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    UFC 216 was Demetrious Johnson's night. It doesn't matter he co-main-evented with an interim lightweight bout ahead of him, UFC 216 was all about "Mighty Mouse." And he capped it off with one of the greatest submissions in MMA history...

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  7. UFC Fighter Demetrious Johnson Sets Record for Consecutive Title Defenses

    Fact: Demetrious Johnson sets record for consecutive title defenses with 11. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Facts of the day, presented by Coors Light...

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  8. UFC 216 Results: Tony Ferguson Wins Lightweight Title Via Submission

    After almost a year of relative inactivity in the lightweight division, the 155-pound weight class has an interim champion in Tony Ferguson ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Demetrious Johnson's Armbar Was Crazy, but to Be GOAT He Needs New Challenges

    Demetrious Johnson's quest for history was finally realized Saturday at UFC 216 . As usual, he made it look easy...

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  10. Tony Ferguson Beats Kevin Lee Via Submission to Win Interim Lightweight Title

    If and when Conor McGregor decides to return to defend his UFC lightweight championship, Tony "El Cucuy" Ferguson will be awaiting his return...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC 216 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Ferguson vs Lee Fight Card

    It wasn't for a full-calorie UFC title, but it still brought the promise of something delicious. When Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee fought Saturday for the interim lightweight title ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Tony Ferguson Sets Up Conor McGregor Title Fight, but Will We Ever See It?

    The weird thing about UFC 216 's main event between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee? The difficulty we had in figuring out the point of it. On the surface, it's easy: Ferguson and Lee are two really good lightweights...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 11 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  13. Demetrious Johnson Is Longest-Reigning Champ in UFC History with Win vs Ray Borg

    Demetrious Johnson became the longest reigning champion in UFC history Saturday night when he defeated Ray Borg in the fifth round of their flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg Results: Winner and Scorecard from UFC 216

    Demetrious Johnson did it. He broke the UFC's long-held record for consecutive title defenses and did so in impressive fashion at UFC 216 in Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Dana White Comments on Las Vegas Shooting Ahead of UFC 216

    Prior to the start of Saturday's UFC 216 event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, UFC President Dana White shared a video message about the mass shooting in the city on Oct. 1...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Wildest KO Ever? Fighter Lands Head Kick While Lying Down

    Up-kick knockouts are a rare treat as it is, but this is something different entirely. At Wawan MMA in Kuwait, Hussam Qashou (2-3) landed a devastating head-kick knockout...off his back...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  17. UFC 216 Fight Card: PPV Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Ferguson vs. Lee

    The trash talk is over. All that's left is for Kevin Lee to step foot inside of the Octagon to take on Tony Ferguson in tonight's UFC 216 main event in Las Vegas. There's been enough verbal sparring between these fighters over recent weeks...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    It was another close call at Friday's weigh-ins, as Kevin Lee waited until the last minute to weigh in, but Saturday night's main event at UFC 216 is intact, and Tony Ferguson can finally step inside the Octagon to fight someone...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Dana White Says UFC 216 Tickets Will Be Free for 1st Responders

    The UFC is offering free tickets to Saturday's UFC 216 event in Las Vegas to first responders from last week's mass shooting in the city...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Fighter Sends Foe Spinning 180 Degrees with One-Punch KO in Russian MMA Bout

    Former World Series of Fighting bantamweight Tyson Nam carries quite the wallop in his right hand. Rizvan Abuev, his opponent at Fight Nights Global 75, found that out the hard way when they faced off Friday afternoon...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Nik Lentz Withdraws from UFC 216 Fight vs. Will Brooks with Medical Issue

    The UFC announced Friday that Nik Lentz has withdrawn from his scheduled lightweight bout with Will Brooks at UFC 216 on Saturday due to "medical issues...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. UFC 216: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC 216 is an awkward card for the UFC, sitting in the purgatory between the company's summer blockbusters and its stacked winter shows. Still, there is a great deal of intrigue on this card and lots of fun waiting to be had...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  23. Homelessness and a Stint in Jail: Pearl Gonzalez Faced a Tough Road to UFC

    Pearl Gonzalez has overcome some tough breaks in her past. The now prized UFC fighter is back in the gym. Gonzalez is currently preparing for her upcoming UFC 216 bout against Poliana Botelho ...

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  24. Gauging Greatness: Is Demetrious Johnson Really Anderson Silva's Equal?

    I bought my first Bill James Baseball Abstract in 1986, just another source of information to fuel my nascent fantasy baseball obsession...

    Jonathan Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 13 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. Freddie Roach Hints at Conor McGregor vs. Georges St-Pierre Fight; UFC Denies

    Freddie Roach, who is helping to train Georges St-Pierre in his comeback bid, hinted Thursday in an interview with TMZ Sports that the former welterweight champion could eventually clash with Conor McGregor...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 days ago 2 reads 0 comments