1. Don't Look Now, but Junior Dos Santos Is a Real Heavyweight Contender Again

    Junior Dos Santos made his name with his boxing. Fast hands, shifty feet and power to burn brought him to the top before everything suddenly began unraveling. Then, three losses in five fights seemed to signal a shockingly quick end...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 26 days ago 13,177 reads 83 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 86 Results: Winners, Scorecards for Rothwell vs. Dos Santos Card

    Ben Rothwell hit his ceiling on Sunday in Zagreb, Croatia. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 86, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos dismantled Rothwell en route to an easy unanimous-decision victory (50-45x3)...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 26 days ago 19,402 reads 41 comments

  3. Junior Dos Santos Boxes Up Self-Made Supervillain Ben Rothwell at UFC FN 86

    The UFC's heavyweight division can be a tricky thing. More often than not, wins and losses mean little more than a larger paycheck. A fighter can lose in devastating fashion and work their way back into title contention within six months...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 26 days ago 6,691 reads 14 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 86 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Sunday Croatia Card

    An important sporting event aired Sunday afternoon. No, it wasn't the Masters, whatever that is. No, this Sunday was a day for violence, as UFC Fight Night 86 was broadcast live from Zagreb, Croatia...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 26 days ago 47,701 reads 61 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 86: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC Fight Night 86 is now in the books. Junior dos Santos turned in a vintage performance, defeating Ben Rothwell in a one-sided five-round fight...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 26 days ago 61,710 reads 160 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 86 Predictions: Main Card Staff Picks

    UFC Fight Night 86 will air on Sunday, April 10. The event kicks off at 10:30 a.m. ET, making the main card (2 p.m. ET) a rare weekend matinee. Another rarity: The Octagon travels to Croatia for the first time in UFC history...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 27 days ago 20,631 reads 25 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos Fight Card, TV Info and Predictions

    The UFC's heavyweight division will be featured Sunday when the promotion travels to Zagreb, Croatia for UFC Fight Night 86. The headline bout is "Big" Ben Rothwell vs. Junior Dos Santos, the former heavyweight champion...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 28 days ago 1,499 reads 1 comments

  8. Ben Rothwell Gets Chance to Win One for the Weird Against Junior Dos Santos

    Even in a UFC heavyweight division renowned for its weirdness, Ben Rothwell stands apart. Set aside for a moment his late career swing into wizarding ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 28 days ago 10,822 reads 25 comments

  9. Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes: Why Is It Happening, and What Should Fans Think?

    The women's bantamweight title picture has become a steady source of surprises over the last 12 months, and Wednesday was no different...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 29 days ago 8,252 reads 48 comments

  10. The Woman Who Knocked Out Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes Joins Them at UFC 200

    Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes are facing off for the UFC women's bantamweight title in the co-main event of UFC 200, but they should both be worried about the newest addition to the card...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 29 days ago 19,485 reads 46 comments

  11. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in April

    April is the cruelest month. Unless you like MMA prospects. If that be the case, then you're about to break into full bloom, or something. After a fairly slow March, MMA is busting out of the soil in April as the lights in the college gyms go dark...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 12,296 reads 12 comments

  12. Jon Jones Discusses UFC Retirement, Marijuana Usage, Hit-and-Run Incident, More

    Jon Jones is hailed as a revolutionary force of the mixed martial arts world, but the Ultimate Fighting Championship star has proclaimed he "wanted to retire and quit" following recent struggles with drugs and alcohol...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 29 days ago 41,009 reads 61 comments

  13. Conor McGregor 'Didn't Give 2 S--ts' over Nate Diaz Rematch Weight, Says Manager

    The manager of Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Conor McGregor has said the Irishman "really didn't give two s--ts" whether his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200 came at 170 pounds or 155 pounds...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 29 days ago 70,316 reads 122 comments

  14. Ronda Rousey Plans 'World Domination' as Lyoto Machida Issues Cyborg Warning

    Ronda Rousey is planning a return to the UFC and is aiming to reassert the dominance she enjoyed before her November defeat to Holly Holm, according to her nutrition coach, Mike Dolce...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 30 days ago 99,185 reads 81 comments

  15. Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes Announced for UFC 200: Latest Comments, Reaction

    Miesha Tate's first title defense won't come against Holly Holm. It won't come against Ronda Rousey. Instead, the UFC women's bantamweight champion will face fourth-ranked competitor ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 30 days ago 26,024 reads 120 comments

  16. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 86: Dos Santos vs. Rothwell

    The UFC heads to Croatia for the first time Sunday with a serviceable fight-night offering on Fox Sports 1—Fight Night 86...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 30 days ago 18,451 reads 20 comments

  17. Conor McGregor Comments on 3-Year UFC Anniversary Ahead of Nate Diaz Rematch

    Wednesday marked the three-year anniversary of Conor McGregor's induction into the ranks of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and The Notorious made sure to remind his peers of the date prior to his rematch against Nate Diaz on July 9 at UFC 200...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 month ago 18,223 reads 97 comments

  18. Dada 5000: 'I Died' in the Cage During Bellator Fight with Kimbo Slice

    Dhafir Harris, better known as MMA fighter Dada 5000, was clinically dead at some point during his February fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 270,891 reads 38 comments

  19. UFC Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman Trade Barbs on Sportscenter

    Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman were together on Wednesday morning on ESPN SportsCenter as they make the media rounds for their UFC 199 rematch...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 32,772 reads 59 comments

  20. Jon Jones Comments on Daniel Cormier, Ovince Saint Preux Ahead of UFC 197 Fight

    UFC star Jon Jones thinks that if he were to lose to Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197, it would be the "greatest day" of Daniel Cormier's life...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 21,194 reads 48 comments

  21. Bleacher Report MMA Rankings for April 2016

    March started out hot but cooled considerably down the stretch. The first weekend saw Conor McGregor lose suddenly and shockingly to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, immediately after Miesha ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 12,384 reads 25 comments