1. Bellator 161 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Kongo vs. Johnson Card

    On Friday night in the main event of Bellator 161, Cheick Kongo won a woeful heavyweight bout via majority decision over Tony Johnson. If you wanted to make someone hate mixed martial arts, you should force them to watch this fight...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 12 days ago 9,288 reads 18 comments

  2. Return of the American Gangster: Chael Sonnen Opens Up About Move to Bellator

    Chael Sonnen had every intention of returning to the UFC. Until he didn’t. Whatever the reason, one of the UFC’s most controversial, entertaining and bankable ...

    Josh Gross Written by Josh Gross about 12 days ago 37,789 reads 32 comments

  3. Tyron Woodley v. Stephen Thompson Fight Announced for UFC 205: Details, Reaction

    UFC 205 gained another fight Friday, as Tyron Woodley announced on Fox Sports 1 that he and Stephen Thompson will square off for the welterweight title on Nov. 12 from Madison Square Garden: Sherdog ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 days ago 17,851 reads 127 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 94 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    The UFC is off to Hildalgo , Texas, for UFC Fight Night 94. What's your main event? Oh, just a top-tier lightweight battle between Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Johnson. Nothing to get too excited about...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 days ago 10,837 reads 23 comments

  5. Chael Sonnen to Bellator: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Veteran MMA fighter Chael Sonnen confirmed to Greg Beacham of the A ssociated Press (via the Seattle Times ) on Thursday that he has left the UFC and signed a multiyear deal with Bellator...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 13 days ago 21,056 reads 59 comments

  6. Debate: The UFC's Next Breakthrough Stars

    The UFC has never had a stretch of business as successful as the last 10 months, cracking the million-buy mark on pay-per-view five times. That’s one more than the entirety of its history to that point...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 13 days ago 18,476 reads 26 comments

  7. UFC's Derek Brunson Not Afraid to Throw Some Shade as He Climbs MW Ladder

    It’s no wonder Derek Brunson has been talking a lot about performance-enhancing drugs these days...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 13 days ago 4,389 reads 27 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 94: 4 Key Storylines for Johnson vs. Poirier Fight Card in Texas

    With UFC 203 on one side, Cris Cyborg on the other and a slew of top-shelf cards heading our way as the year winds down, it might feel right to skip out on UFC Fight Night 94. There are reasons to resist that feeling...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 3,191 reads 6 comments

  9. Urijah Faber, Travis Browne and 5 Pokiest Eye Pokes in Recent UFC History

    If UFC 203 felt a little familiar to you, maybe that was on account of all the eye-poking. When Urijah Faber caught Jimmie Rivera, it wasn't his first eye-poke rodeo. It wasn't even his first eye-poke rodeo with a guy named Rivera...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 14 days ago 13,982 reads 29 comments

  10. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 94: Poirier vs. Johnson

    The Octagon heads to Hidalgo , Texas, on Saturday with a fun show on Fox Sports 1. Name value isn't the card's strong suit, but it should produce action from top to bottom...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 14 days ago 17,315 reads 11 comments

  11. With Robbie Lawler Out, Donald Cerrone Gets New Opponent for UFC 205

    The UFC wants its first trip to New York since 1995 to be a special one, so they're turning to one of their most popular fighters. According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto , Donald Cerrone has been added to the UFC 205 card...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 14 days ago 9,280 reads 47 comments

  12. Did Bellator Find Its Own Paige VanZant in Russian Flyweight Anastasia Yankova?

    Anastasia Yankova is very pretty. It feels disingenuous to start anywhere else. It's always been a part of her story, even back to her amateur days at a tournament where no one would cheer for her...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 15 days ago 40,040 reads 13 comments

  13. Uriah Hall vs. Derek Brunson: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Don't blink. No. 9-ranked middleweight contender Uriah Hall is back. This time he is taking on No. 10-ranked Derek Brunson. Hall is coming off a loss to Robert Whittaker last November whereas Brunson is riding a five-fight win streak into the bout...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 15 days ago 6,191 reads 17 comments

  14. Urijah Faber's Eye Poke Was 'A Little Bit' Intentional, Jimmie Rivera Says

    In the later minutes of Urijah Faber's loss to Jimmie Rivera at UFC 203, the action was temporarily stopped after Faber poked Rivera in the eye. That eye poke was "a little bit" deliberate, at least according to Rivera...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 16 days ago 4,643 reads 15 comments

  15. Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Johnson: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC Fight Night 94 is headlined by a top-10 ranked lightweight battle between No. 7-ranked contender Dustin Poirier (20-4) and No. 10-ranked Michael Johnson (16-10)...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 16 days ago 6,009 reads 17 comments

  16. CM Punk Never Really Had a Shot at Winning in the UFC

    In his MMA and UFC debut at UFC 203 on Saturday night, CM Punk got beaten up. Drubbed. Shellacked. Dominated. Mollywhopped. Trounced. Clobbered. Crushed. Thrashed. You get the idea...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 16 days ago 13,645 reads 60 comments

  17. UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson Early Full Card Preview and Prediction

    Much like UFC 203, the UFC found a hot hand wearing a gold belt and decided to make something of it. The hot hand at UFC 204 is Michael Bisping, and the something is the UFC's first pay-per-view card in England...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 16 days ago 27,003 reads 61 comments

  18. UFC 203 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 94

    UFC 203 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 203 Main Card Stipe Miocic def. Alistair Overeem, knockout (Round 1, 4:27) Fabricio Werdum def. Travis Browne, unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 30-27) Mickey Gall def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 16 days ago 8,821 reads 27 comments

  19. Homeless Man Writes Joanne Calderwood a Thank You Note After UFC 203 Experience

    Joanne Calderwood competed, and lost, on the UFC 203 card in Cleveland, but good-hearted people will always come out on top...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 16 days ago 30,695 reads 15 comments

  20. The Case Against CM Punk: Why His UFC Dream Deserved to Die

    On Saturday night, a smug look seemingly perma-etched on his handsome face as 37-year-old former professional wrestler Phil " CM Punk " Brooks made the long walk to the UFC's Octagon...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 17 days ago 102,177 reads 281 comments

  21. Conor McGregor on CM Punk: 'Fair Play to Him Because He Got in There and Fought'

    Conor McGregor has not minced words when it comes to his opinion on WWE Superstars, as Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting (warning: link contains NSFW language) noted in August...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 17 days ago 112,975 reads 96 comments

  22. Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne: One of the Grossest, Weirdest MMA Fights Ever

    After a good night's rest (but not really), it's hard not to look back on UFC 203 with a raised eyebrow. There was no question that it was a solid event...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 31,483 reads 42 comments

  23. UFC 203 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    The Cleveland crowd was rocking and rolling all night long and got to turn the volume up to 11 when hometown hero Stipe Miocic retained his UFC heavyweight championship. Miocic and Alistair Overeem had a phenomenal one-round showcase...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 17 days ago 20,109 reads 43 comments

  24. Olympic Gold Medalist Kyle Snyder Wants to 'Fight UFC'

    Dear Heavyweights, I am writing to you to inform you of a possible disaster heading your way. It’s origin is Columbus, Ohio, by way of Woodbine, Maryland. It’s name? Kyle Snyder...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 17 days ago 19,112 reads 44 comments

  25. Stipe Miocic's Championship Mettle Bodes Well for Battle with Cain Velasquez

    Stipe Miocic ’s challenge Saturday night involved multiple layers. Break out of the shadows of CM Punk’s highly publicized debut. Rise above the madness of the near-brawl following the Fabricio Werdum-Travis Browne fight...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 18 days ago 19,994 reads 55 comments