1. Jose Aldo and Joanna Jedrzejczyk Embody the Importance of Swagger in MMA

    Swagger is a hard thing to define. As a Supreme Court justice once put it with regard to something entirely different: You know it when you see it. When you spot swagger, in the context of a fight, there's no mistaking what you've seen...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 15,545 reads 61 comments

  2. Ronda Rousey Acknowledges Loss, Talks Redemption in New Reebok Commercial

    There was a time when UFC star Ronda Rousey was viewed as the most dominant athlete—not just in the MMA world. A rough loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 shattered Rousey 's mystique, leaving some wondering how (and if) she'd bounce back...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 25,453 reads 13 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 91: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    Just days after UFC 200, the hubbub around UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is minimal. The event, headlined by Michael McDonald vs...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 1 month ago 10,114 reads 27 comments

  4. UFC 200: Meet the New Cain Velasquez, Same as the Old Cain Velasquez

    Lots happened at UFC 200: A title changed hands and an interim one was minted , a pro wrestler smashed a kickboxing world champion in a wonderful Pride-like piece of matchmaking, ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 30,125 reads 137 comments

  5. Jason 'Mayhem' Miller Arrested: Latest Details, Reaction on Former UFC Fighter

    Former UFC fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller was reportedly arrested Sunday morning in Costa Mesa, California, on charges of assault and battery, public intoxication and suspicion of assaulting ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 14,933 reads 44 comments

  6. For Dana White and Fertittas, UFC Sale Leaves Behind Complex Legacy

    After months of intense negotiations, the deal has finally closed. As first reported by TMZ , the Ultimate Fighting Championship was sold for $4 billion to talent agency WME-IMG in the single biggest transaction in sports history...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 53,727 reads 64 comments

  7. Mark Hunt Comments on Potential Brock Lesnar Rematch, UFC Sale and More with TMZ

    UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt would like a rematch with Brock Lesnar after his unanimous-decision loss at UFC 200 and said he wasn't happy with the drug-testing exemptions the WWE star received ahead of their bout...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 70,497 reads 71 comments

  8. UFC 200 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    UFC 200 was the most stacked card in UFC history, and it came through with plenty to digest following the 12 scheduled bouts. The fight-week drama stole the thunder of what was a fun event...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 26,470 reads 31 comments

  9. UFC 200 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 91

    UFC 200 is in the books. The results are as follows, per Bleacher Report's own Craig Amos : UFC 200 Main Card Amanda Nunes def. Miesha Tate, submission (Round 1, 3:16) Brock Lesnar def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 6,755 reads 6 comments

  10. UFC 201: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley Full Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 200 is finally, at long last, a thing of the past. After a year of hype and a decade's worth of drama, fans can finally look past the gargantuan card and get back into the swing of a normal MMA schedule...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 21,298 reads 29 comments

  11. How Brock Lesnar Stacks Up with the Heavyweight Elite After UFC 200

    Brock Lesnar returned to MMA at UFC 200 after an absence of nearly five years and made his presence felt with an upset win over perennial contender Mark Hunt...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 73,353 reads 63 comments

  12. UFC Reportedly Sold for $4 Billion: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The ownership of the UFC is reportedly changing hands. TMZ Sports first reported WME/IMG bought the company for about $4 billion, and WME/IMG confirmed its purchase Monday morning, per ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 408,300 reads 217 comments

  13. Pic: The Most Powerful Image of UFC 200

    There were a lot of sights to behold in the world of MMA over the last week. Joanna Jedrzejczyk crying after gutting out a decision win over Claudia Gadelha...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 27,593 reads 46 comments

  14. Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson II: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    It's on. Michael Bisping will square off against Dan Henderson once again. This time for the middleweight championship of the world. Dana White joined the Fox Sports booth following UFC 200 to make the announcement ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 29,776 reads 59 comments

  15. UFC 200: The Fights Weren't the Problem, but the Pacing Was

    As we sit here in the afterglow of a week when the UFC flat out bludgeoned its fans into veritable submission with nearly an entire day’s worth of fistfights spread across three ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 1 month ago 19,046 reads 20 comments

  16. The Gilded Age: UFC 200 an Ultimate Bust in the Era of the Celebrity Fighter

    For years, the UFC's calling card was its top-to-bottom action. Even if they had never heard of the fighters in the cage, fans knew on any given night someone was bound to do the spectacular...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 174,820 reads 240 comments

  17. UFC 200: Despite Beating Anderson Silva, Daniel Cormier Still Can't Win at LHW

    Being Daniel Cormier is a thankless job. That's the main takeaway from watching the crowd shower him with boos Saturday at UFC 200, as the light heavyweight champion rolled over ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 116,983 reads 138 comments

  18. For Jose Aldo, Winning Interim UFC Belt Means Conor McGregor Purgatory

    The current champion has all but abandoned the featherweight division. He’s moved up and out to a higher weight class and a higher-priced zip code, but his presence looms over the rest of the 145-pounders as a specter of gold...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 34,552 reads 104 comments

  19. Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo 2 Will Happen After UFC 202

    Jose Aldo has to feel good coming out of UFC 200. He scored a key win over an elite-level opponent in Frankie Edgar, convinced the world (and, probably, himself) that he is still ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 26,047 reads 83 comments

  20. Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey Looms, but a New Challenger Approaches

    Amanda Nunes is the new UFC women's bantamweight champion after UFC 200, and that means just one thing...she's going to be Ronda Rousey 's opponent if she decides to come back anytime soon...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 34,414 reads 66 comments

  21. Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson 2 Announced Following UFC 200

    New UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping is a very busy man, and his schedule just got even more crowded...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 25,226 reads 79 comments

  22. 
Brock Lesnar Won't Commit to UFC Future, but Many Signs Point to Return

    The Beast is back. Now we get to wonder what exactly that means. Brock Lesnar 's return at UFC 200 on Saturday, as best we know, was a one-off special attraction...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 66,549 reads 120 comments

  23. Brock Lesnar on His Future: 'Brock Lesnar Does What Brock Lesnar Wants to Do'

    After beating Mark Hunt at UFC 200, the question of whether Brock Lesnar would return to the UFC was inevitable. It was the first question asked at the post-fight press conference...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 45,108 reads 105 comments

  24. UFC 200: Amanda Nunes' Stunner over Miesha Tate Equal Parts Historic, Chaotic

    The championship carousel in the women's bantamweight division continues to spin. Amanda Nunes stunned Miesha Tate Saturday at UFC 200, pounding her to a bloody mess before scoring ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 41,495 reads 72 comments

  25. UFC 200 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Tate vs. Nunes Card

    Amanda Nunes is the new UFC women's bantamweight champion after a punishing performance against Miesha Tate at UFC 200 on Saturday. Nunes became the first Brazilian female UFC champion in the promotion's history...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 month ago 13,034 reads 24 comments