1. The Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson

    The UFC makes its first trip to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, this Saturday with an excellent Fight Night slate on Fox Sports 1...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 21,894 reads 103 comments

  2. After Years of Flirting, It's Now or Never for Fedor Emelianenko and UFC

    On Friday, on the other side of the world, the best fighter never to fight in the UFC will walk back into a cage for a promotion named Eurasia Fight Nights...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 14,221 reads 102 comments

  3. Bo Jackson Dismisses Brock Lesnar Talk: 'I Don't Even Know Who Brock Lesnar Is'

    Bo Jackson inhabits a unique space as one of the few people to have legitimate success in two professional sports: baseball and football...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 27,916 reads 71 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 89: Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson, a Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The UFC is back in action this weekend with an elite-level welterweight showdown leading the charge. No. 2-ranked welterweight* Rory MacDonald (18-3) meets No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 15,729 reads 90 comments

  5. The Beaten Path: Middleweight Prospect Phil Hawes Makes a Powerful Sales Pitch

    Aluminum siding salesmen, take note. This is how you close a deal. It takes guts to be an MMA fighter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 9,911 reads 8 comments

  6. Ivan Cole, MMA Fighter, Dies at Age 25

    Mixed martial arts fighter Ivan Cole was found dead Saturday, per the Dallas Police Department . CBS Dallas/Fort Worth reported the 25-year-old was playing Russian roulette with a gun prior to his death...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 146,309 reads 0 comments

  7. Max Holloway: Hawaii's Wunderkind Is the Featherweight to Watch

    Despite 15 fights in the UFC since debuting in February 2012—12 of which he won—Max "Blessed" Holloway has flown under the radar for many casual fans. The Hawaiian striker was ranked No...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 1 month ago 12,542 reads 101 comments

  8. Brock Lesnar Will Represent Canada, Not U.S., at UFC 200

    He was born in South Dakota. He first gained fame in Minnesota. Now, though, Brock Lesnar has fled north of the border and will represent his adopted home nation of Canada when he fights at UFC 200...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 69,076 reads 64 comments

  9. Cody Garbrandt Details Backstage Dustup with Dominick Cruz

    Apparently, Dominick Cruz isn't done with Team Alpha Male just yet. At least not if Team Alpha Male has anything to do with it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 30,955 reads 104 comments

  10. Donald Trump Wants Dana White to Speak at the Republican National Convention

    If Donald Trump has his way, then UFC President Dana White will be speaking at the Republican National Convention in July...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 month ago 15,093 reads 113 comments

  11. Bleacher Report MMA Rankings for June 2016

    Well, a lot has gone down since the last installment of the Bleacher Report MMA Rankings. The UFC has two new champions in Stipe Miocic and Michael Bisping...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 24,816 reads 68 comments

  12. Brock Lesnar Will Be Drug Tested Before UFC 200, but Concerns Still Linger

    At least one person close to the situation is weighing in on the decision to excuse Brock Lesnar from a mandatory drug-testing period so he can fight at UFC 200...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 month ago 24,083 reads 104 comments

  13. Anthony Pettis' Move to Featherweight Is an Opportunity for Reinvention

    Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has hit the MMA equivalent of a brick wall in the last 15 months...

    Patrick  Wyman Written by Patrick Wyman about 1 month ago 14,744 reads 55 comments

  14. Mark Hunt Comments on Brock Lesnar's Drug Testing Exemption

    It didn't take long for the war of words between Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt to go from professionally combative to personal...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 50,184 reads 159 comments

  15. Robbie Lawler Talks Conor McGregor Before UFC 201 Title Fight vs. Tyron Woodley

    UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler said he "wasn't too worried" about his previously rumored Conor McGregor fight and would have taken the featherweight's soul if they went head-to-head...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 27,300 reads 137 comments

  16. Michael Bisping Tells Luke Rockhold to Earn UFC Title Rematch, Eyes UK Defence

    New UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has challenged Luke Rockhold to go out and earn a rematch with him. Bisping produced a remarkable upset to dethrone the former title-holder at UFC 199, knocking out his American opponent...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 21,822 reads 70 comments

  17. UFC Grants Brock Lesnar A Special Exemption on Drug Testing

    If you're a professional fighter coming out of retirement, you have to notify the UFC and its drug-testing partner, the United States Anti-Doping Agency, four months in advance. Unless, that is, the UFC says you don't...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 84,791 reads 200 comments

  18. Luke Rockhold Criticises 'Classless' Michael Bisping After UFC 199 Knockout Loss

    Luke Rockhold has slammed the character of new UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping after their clash at UFC 199...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 84,227 reads 95 comments

  19. Misunderstood Yet Wildly Popular, Kimbo Slice Lived 21st-Century American Dream

    The man arrived at just the right time, an underground character delivered through a disruptive media platform meant to broadcast from all the dark corners that never saw light...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 1 month ago 92,513 reads 133 comments

  20. Kimbo Slice, MMA Fighter, Dies at Age 42

    MMA fighter Kimbo Slice , whose birth name was Kevin Ferguson, died Monday at the age of 42. Jonathan Snowden of Bleacher Report shared a release from Bellator President Scott ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 136,709 reads 64 comments

  21. UFC Lifts Credential Ban Placed on MMA Writer Ariel Helwani

    The UFC will not restrict MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani from covering future MMA events. The organization released a statement Monday detailing its decision to reverse its ban ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 1 month ago 82,820 reads 165 comments

  22. Kimbo Slice Dead at Age 42 After Being Hospitalized

    MMA fighter Kimbo Slice died Monday at the age of 42. Bellator President Scott Coker released a statement regarding the news: We are all shocked and saddened by the ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 173,336 reads 151 comments

  23. Could UFC Star Paige VanZant Make a WWE Appearance?

    The line between the UFC and WWE is becoming even more blurry these days. With word breaking on Saturday that former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE professional wrestler ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 36,899 reads 45 comments

  24. UFC 200 Shocker: Did the UFC Get It Right with Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt?

    There were a lot of surprises at UFC 199. From Michael Bisping winning the middleweight title to Dan Henderson's elbow of Hector Lombard to Nate Diaz vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 28,335 reads 131 comments

  25. Michael Bisping's Tired Homophobia Just the Latest in MMA's Culture Problem

    (Warning: Many of the links below contain NSFW language and/or audio.) At UFC 199, long-time UFC veteran Michael Bisping ended Luke Rockhold's brief tenure as middleweight champion with a knockout in the first round...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 1 month ago 18,895 reads 0 comments