1. Watch Bellator's Patricky Pitbull Flatten Josh Thomson with Devastating Uppercut

    We already knew that Patricky Pitbull was a deadly fighter. Despite being inconsistent throughout his career, the Bellator veteran has kept himself relevant near the top of the lightweight division on his brutal power alone...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 16,195 reads 0 comments

  2. Bellator 172 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Thomson vs. Pitbull

    Before the event started, Bellator 172 was doomed to disappoint most of the people who tuned in. Just a few hours ahead of the first fight of the night, news broke from MMA Fighting's ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 15,532 reads 0 comments

  3. Bellator 172 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Thomson vs. Freire Card

    Bellator 172 was supposed to be the return and promotional debut of Fedor Emelianenko . Unfortunately, that didn't happen, but Saturday night's card still ended with a bang...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 12,361 reads 0 comments

  4. Thomson vs. Freire Results: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction from Bellator 172

    It wasn't the main event that people expected, but Patricky "Pitbull" Freire made Saturday night his at Bellator 172, defeating Josh "The Punk" Thomson via second-round TKO at SAP Center in San Jose, California...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 4,387 reads 0 comments

  5. Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione Bellator 172 Fight Canceled

    Bellator 172 has a new main event because the anticipated heavyweight showdown between Matt Mitrione and Fedor Emelianenko in San Jose, California, at SAP Center has been canceled...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 32,462 reads 0 comments

  6. BCMMA Fighter Joe Harding Gets Knocked Out with Kick to Head While Taunting

    In the middle of a BC MMA interim 145-pound amateur title fight Saturday, Joe Harding decided to dance in the ring. His hubris proved costly. Harding left his head unblocked while taunting and allowed Johan Segas to knock him down with a vicious kick...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 245,559 reads 0 comments

  7. Muay Thai Fighter Gets KO'd Twice in the Same Fight

    Getting knocked out in a fight is no fun. Get KO'd twice, though? Maybe you should stop trusting the process. Especially when that second one comes courtesy of a hellacious flying knee that nearly sends you through the ropes...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 month ago 84,853 reads 0 comments

  8. Fighting Fedor Is a Level Matt Mitrione Would Never Have Seen in the UFC

    More and more guys are leaving the UFC to fight for Bellator. And as much as the former's president, Dana White , will tell people that it doesn't bother him , it should. It probably does...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 4,247 reads 0 comments

  9. Georges St-Pierre's UFC Return Perfectly Timed with Rousey and McGregor Both MIA

    As usual, Georges St-Pierre's timing is impeccable. With the UFC slumping out of the starting gate in 2017 and bankable stars like Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones all ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 30,857 reads 0 comments

  10. Cris 'Cyborg' Justino Cleared to Return to UFC by Doping Agency

    UFC star Cris Cyborg will not face a suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency for a drug test failure. USADA officially announced its decision regarding Cyborg on Friday on its official website...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 10,612 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC Vet Dennis Hallman Saves His Fighter from Violent Guillotine Choke

    A scary scene occurred early Friday morning in India at the latest Super Fight League event. In a flyweight contest between Asha Roka and Hannah Kampf, Roka quickly grabbed a guillotine and got into a mount...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 12,211 reads 0 comments

  12. Georges St-Pierre Returns to UFC on New Contract After over 3-Year Absence

    UFC fans have wondered if and when Georges St-Pierre would return to the sport since he left more than three years ago. They reportedly have their answer...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 40,684 reads 0 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 105 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    From the frozen harbor of Halifax, Nova Scotia , it's UFC Fight Night 105. A rare Sunday fight card, UFC brass presumably saw an open space between Monday's federal holiday and Saturday's Bellator - Fedor Emelianenko blockbuster...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 13,893 reads 0 comments

  14. Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw Already Throwing Jabs for Upcoming UFC Title Fight

    One of Conor McGregor's most famous "Mystic Mac" predictions was an ugly divorce between Urijah Faber and " snake in the grass " TJ Dillashaw in 2015...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 17,821 reads 0 comments

  15. Germaine de Randamie Responds to Holly Holm's Dirty Punch Claims at UFC 208

    UFC fighter Holly Holm claimed in her post-fight press conference that Germaine de Randamie intentionally hit her after the bell following both the second and third rounds during their matchup at UFC 208...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 17,417 reads 0 comments

  16. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne

    The UFC returns to Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a decent offering on Fox Sports 1 this Sunday. In the main event, rising talent Derrick Lewis draws Travis Browne in a fight with some real implications for the stagnant heavyweight division...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 16,027 reads 0 comments

  17. 25 and Under: The Top 30 Young Guns in MMA

    If you look around the MMA world today, you'll notice a lot of talented fighters, but how many of those fighters are under 30? Fewer than one may think. How many are under 25? Even fewer...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 21,342 reads 0 comments

  18. MMA Fighter Breaks His Foe With Barrage of Knees

    Don't let anyone tell you otherwise: MMA is a brutal affair. And perhaps the most devastating weapon is the knee. Jarel Askew unleashed nearly a dozen on Charlie Johnson in the co-main event of Alaska Fighting Championship 129 on Wednesday night...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 month ago 36,376 reads 0 comments

  19. The Question: UFC vs. Bellator—Which Has the Momentum in 2017?

    For the UFC, 2017 has gotten off to a wobbly start. Conor McGregor has decided to take some time off and seems more interested in boxing than the UFC, Ronda Rousey was walloped ...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 14,925 reads 0 comments

  20. Holly Holm Appeals UFC 208 Loss to Germaine de Randamie over Punches After Bell

    Following her loss against Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208 on Saturday, Holly Holm has filed an appeal of the result with the New York State Athletic Commission due to punches de Randamie threw after the end of two rounds...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 47,409 reads 0 comments

  21. Conor McGregor Tells GQ He'd Punch Floyd Mayweather's Head into the Bleachers

    UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has insisted he would knock Floyd Mayweather 's head "clean off his shoulder" and "into the bleachers" if the two were ever to go toe-to-toe...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 39,396 reads 0 comments

  22. Josh Koscheck on Bellator, Wonderboy Thompson and Dana White's Old Voice Mails

    Remember back when Josh Koscheck was MMA 's ultimate heel? When he was antagonizing straight men like Georges St-Pierre, UFC camera crews fell all over themselves to record the Kos soaring over the landscape in one of his hobbyist airplanes...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 13,156 reads 0 comments

  23. Brock Lesnar Informs UFC of Retirement from MMA, Removed from Drug-Testing Pool

    Brock Lesnar 's mixed martial arts career appears to be over. A UFC spokesperson on Tuesday told MMA Fighting's Marc Raimondi the former UFC heavyweight champion has informed the company of his retirement...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 36,655 reads 0 comments

  24. Dana White's White Whale: The UFC Chased Fedor for Years, but He Always Got Away

    The massive, stoic Russian perched on a chaise lounge in blissful comfort on a gorgeous beach. It was July 2009, and Fedor Emelianenko , the baddest man on the planet, was on holiday...

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  25. The Question: Are UFC's Recent Struggles the Sign of an Inevitable Decline?

    The UFC 208 card was likely beyond redemption when middleweight Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza submitted journeyman Tim Boetsch in the first round Saturday in Brooklyn, New York ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 19,638 reads 0 comments