1. Evangelista 'Cyborg' Santos Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos' mixed martial arts career has ended after 20 years. Cyborg announced his retirement in an interview with Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting on Monday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 10,847 reads 7 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 103: Head-to-Toe Breakdown for Yair Rodriguez vs. B.J Penn

    UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn (16-10-2) returns to take on the rising star that is Yair Rodriguez (10-1). Penn is a former lightweight and welterweight champion, but his showing at 145 pounds was lackluster at best...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 11,566 reads 16 comments

  3. Holly Holm Poised to Steal Spotlight Back After Ronda Rousey's Loss

    Finally, the hysterical takes regarding the rise and fall of a certain UFC gender-barrier breaker have begun to subside...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 15,698 reads 38 comments

  4. UNINTERRUPTED: Michelle Waterson Responds to Meryl Streep's Jab on MMA

    Sunday night's Golden Globes had a lot of people talking, including the "Karate Hottie ", Michelle Waterson ...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 1 month ago 14,208 reads 11 comments

  5. Ronda Rousey Posts Instagram on Future After Knockout Loss to Amanda Nunes

    Ronda Rousey broke her silence Monday, taking to Instagram with her first post since her Dec. 30 loss to Amanda Nunes: Rousey had been radio silent since her first-round knockout loss to Nunes at UFC 207, save for a statement provided to ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 45,149 reads 97 comments

  6. Yair Rodriguez: 'It Was Kind of Surprising' to Get Matchup with Aging BJ Penn

    This weekend at UFC Fight Night 103, a young lion and an aging lion face off when 24-year-old phenom Yair Rodriguez faces 38-year-old former two-division champion BJ Penn ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 10,368 reads 25 comments

  7. Dana White Responds to Meryl Streep's 2017 Golden Globes Speech

    Following actress Meryl Streep's impassioned speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, which included a dig at mixed martial arts, UFC President Dana White responded...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 97,372 reads 32 comments

  8. MMA Bold Predictions for 2017: What's Next for Rousey, McGregor, Jones and UFC?

    Count 2016 as a pivotal year in UFC history. For starters, longtime majority owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta sold the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion to WME-IMG for an eye-popping $4 billion-plus in July...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 26,743 reads 48 comments

  9. Frank Mir's Daughter German Suplexes Male Opponent Twice at Wrestling Tournament

    Frank Mir has a lot to be proud of when it comes to his MMA career. While he fell short in becoming outright UFC champion, losing to Brock Lesnar in their heavyweight unification ...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 month ago 11,916 reads 17 comments

  10. UFC: Re-Watch Yair Rodriguez's Jumping Shin-to-Chin KO on Andre Fili

    The first UFC fight card of the year goes down this Sunday, from Phoenix, Arizona. The main event features upstart Yair Rodriguez vs. B.J. Penn. Young lion vs. old lion. 24-year-old vs...

    Brian Oswald Written by Brian Oswald about 1 month ago 20,166 reads 21 comments

  11. Bellator's Scott Coker Invites Meryl Streep to Event After Golden Globes Speech

    Actress Meryl Streep took an apparent dig at mixed martial arts during a speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, so Bellator MMA President Scott Coker invited her to Bellator ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 108,535 reads 194 comments

  12. Watch: Cheap-Shot KO off Glove Touch at WBK 22 in China

    "Protect yourselves at all times" is the old adage in combat sports, but even still, there are unwritten rules inside the cage. One of those rules is not to cheap-shot your opponent off a glove touch...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 293,108 reads 195 comments

  13. Desperate for a Fight, 'Jacare' Souza's Manager Creates Fake Craigslist Ad

    UPDATE: Friday, Jan. 6 at 2:45 p.m. ET Newsday's Mark La Monica reports that UFC officials have inked Jacare against Tim Boetsch for UFC 208. --- End of Update --- Offers to fight the UFC's No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 16,711 reads 36 comments

  14. Conor McGregor, CM Punk, Ronda Rousey and the Best MMA Moments of 2016

    With less than a week separating 2017 from it's predecessor, it's easy to look back and pick out the best fights and overall cards of the year gone by. After all, it's relatively fresh in our minds, vivid and visceral as only combat sports can be...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 27,389 reads 38 comments

  15. New UFC Champ Cody Garbrandt Gets It with Call-Outs of Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor

    Ten days ago, Cody Garbrandt looked like a lost cause. Garbrandt had been so verbally destroyed by UFC men’s bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz leading up to their title ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 28,682 reads 87 comments

  16. Cat Zingano Scolds Amanda Nunes for Being 'Ungrateful' Following Ronda Rousey KO

    Cat Zingano is not too pleased with the UFC bantamweight champion following her UFC 207 showing against Ronda Rousey . Zingano took to Twitter to voice her displeasure with Amanda Nunes on Thursday...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 48,748 reads 123 comments

  17. Bleacher Report MMA Awards: 2016's Best Fighter, Fight, Finishes and Story

    Traditionally, MMA flows like a sine wave. Highs are inevitably followed by comparable lows, and any joy one feels will likely be offset by a similar helping of disappointment 12 months later...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 34,088 reads 104 comments

  18. What Ronda Rousey Needs to Do to Return to the Top of the UFC

    After beginning her MMA career with 12 consecutive victories, all of them inside the distance and 11 inside the first round, Ronda Rousey has now lost her last two fights. Actually, it's an understatement to say Rousey lost...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 19,953 reads 53 comments

  19. Ronda Rousey's Latest Loss Leaves UFC Women's Divisions in Uncharted Waters

    There can be no doubt that Ronda Rousey gave everything she had to MMA . Before her, UFC President Dana White once famously quipped that women would "never" fight inside the Octagon on his watch...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 14,216 reads 65 comments

  20. Brock Lesnar Suspended 1 Year by USADA for Doping: Latest Details and Reaction

    Brock Lesnar 's brief return to the UFC last July has cost him once again, as the former heavyweight champion has been suspended for one year by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 26,331 reads 26 comments

  21. Amanda Nunes' Tactical Prowess Lost in a Sea of Ronda Rousey Hate

    Amanda Nunes is the UFC women's bantamweight champion. You can be forgiven if you didn't know that. None of the pre-fight promotion for UFC 207 on Dec. 30 bothered to give Nunes the time of day...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 50,299 reads 50 comments

  22. Ronda Rousey Reportedly Didn't Spar in Training for UFC 207 Loss to Amanda Nunes

    Just days after Ronda Rousey 's emphatic 48-second loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, some insight was shed as to why the fight was so one-sided...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 50,042 reads 53 comments

  23. After Another Domestic Violence Arrest, Time to Ban Cody East for Life

    What, exactly, does an MMA fighter have to do to receive a lifetime ban? It's tough to say. There's precedent for it, but the intricacies of the legal system, athletic commissions and fight promotion game make the action unusual...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 21,012 reads 8 comments

  24. Ronda Rousey Sidelined Until at Least Mid-February After UFC 207 Beating

    It is anybody's guess whether Ronda Rousey will ever fight again. But if she does return, she'll first need to wait until February 14 to do so, thanks to the damage she sustained in her knockout loss to Amanda Nunes Friday at UFC 207...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 11,312 reads 12 comments

  25. Cris Cyborg Drills Techniques in Hijab to 'Unite Women of All Religions'

    Cris "Cyborg" Justino is best known for her career as a mixed martial artist, but when she's not in the cage, she does a lot to try to empower young women around the world through fitness...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 83,345 reads 0 comments