1. Ryan Bader Coach: Anthony Johnson Is Mentally Weak, Tires Easily

    Ryan Bader 's coach, Aaron Simpson, thinks Anthony Johnson is a good fighter. Simpson also thinks Johnson has a tendency to break inside the cage...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 7,144 reads 28 comments

  2. UFC on Fox 18: Ryan Bader Could Finally Win Our Respect by Taking out Rumble

    By now, “respect” must feel like a pretty foreign concept to Ryan Bader . The 32-year-old Nevada native and former Ultimate Fighter reality-show winner is chest-deep in a five-fight win streak...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 8,459 reads 42 comments

  3. Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC on Fox 18 on Saturday is headlined by a possible light heavyweight title eliminator between No. 2-ranked Anthony Johnson (20-5) and No. 4-ranked Ryan Bader (20-4)...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 6,776 reads 37 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 81 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC on Fox 18

    UFC Fight Night 81 is in the books. The results are as follows (c/o Bleacher Report play-by-play man Craig Amos): Main Card on Fox Sports 1 Dominick Cruz def. T.J. Dillashaw, split-decision (48-47, 46-49, 49-46) Eddie Alvarez def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 25,022 reads 40 comments

  5. Onetime Pretender Ryan Bader Turns Title Contender by Routing Rashad Evans

    In a world still trying to fill the hole left by the absence of former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, there are many pursuers to the throne...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 7 months ago 13,785 reads 42 comments

  6. Ryan Bader vs. Rashad Evans: Career Stats, Highlights for Both Fighters

    The light heavyweight matchup of Ryan Bader and Rashad Evans could have been the main event on a lesser card than UFC 192 ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 7 months ago 2,538 reads 11 comments

  7. Rashad Evans vs. Ryan Bader Booked for UFC 192, Cain Velasquez Also Eyeing Fight

    Rashad Evans is free of injury and ready to return to action with a fight against Ryan Bader at UFC 192 ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 10 months ago 14,456 reads 57 comments

  8. Ryan Bader Continues Hire Heroes USA Partnership with $5,000 Donation

    Ryan Bader ’s support of the United States military has been one of the light heavyweight contender’s primary focuses during his time under the UFC banner, and those ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 5,669 reads 8 comments

  9. Ryan Bader: Alexander Gustafsson Doesn't Deserve Title Shot, Isn't as Dangerous

    Ryan Bader was passed over for a crack at Daniel Cormier's UFC light heavyweight title in favor of Alexander Gustafsson, and, unsurprisingly, it isn't sitting well with him...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 months ago 16,093 reads 146 comments

  10. Rashad Evans Plans Fall Return, Wants Ryan Bader in 1st Fight Back

    The carousel at the top of the light heavyweight division spun off its usual course Wednesday, in part because one of its former champions, Rashad Evans, has apparently found a firm time frame for his return to action...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 9,957 reads 91 comments

  11. Ryan Jimmo Picks Bader vs. Cormier: 'I Don't Think He Keeps That Belt Very Long'

    UFC light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo is a believer in Ryan Bader 's chances against newly minted 205-pound champion Daniel "DC" Cormier. Speaking with MMAFighting...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 11 months ago 8,897 reads 94 comments

  12. Jon Jones Still Casts Long Shadow in Suddenly Thin Light Heavyweight Division

    Give credit to Daniel Cormier for saying what we all were thinking. Cormier wasted little time winning the light heavyweight title on Saturday at UFC 187 , snapping Anthony Johnson’s ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 11 months ago 25,175 reads 66 comments

  13. Ryan Bader on Daniel Cormier: I Want to 'Shut His Big Mouth'

    Ryan Bader is flat-out fired up. The surging contender has his sights set on a bout with newly crowned light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and he's going to keep pressing until he gets what he wants...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 12,079 reads 78 comments

  14. UFC 187: Ultimate Opportunist Ryan Bader Steals the Show

    The ancient assumption that nice guys finish last is tired and worn out. Boring guys finish last. Nonintuitive guys finish last. Ryan Bader was tired of being overlooked. So he changed things up...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 11 months ago 12,608 reads 55 comments

  15. UFC 187: What We Learned, Loved and Hated

    UFC 187 is now in the books, and our summer of UFC overload is just beginning. But in a sea of what should be mostly memorable UFC events seemingly every weekend for the next four ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 11 months ago 19,162 reads 64 comments

  16. Video: Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader Exchange Expletives at Press Conference

    Daniel Cormier has some interesting press conferences. In his first press conference as champion there was unexpected drama...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 months ago 24,819 reads 66 comments