1. Benson Henderson: New Division, Same Championship Aspirations

    Benson Henderson is ready to face the best the world has to offer, but he'll be doing it in a different weight class for the foreseeable future...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 41 minutes ago 39 reads 0 comments

  2. Chad Mendes vs. Conor McGregor: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    UFC 189 is just days away. Hopefully you've accepted Jose Aldo's injury as fate, as an opportunity for the UFC to finally test Conor McGregor against the sort of competitor MMA fans have been calling for...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 hours ago 5,354 reads 54 comments

  3. UFC 189: Who's on the Hot Seat in Las Vegas This Weekend?

    Although UFC 189 lost Jose Aldo, it remains an outstanding event that is filled with big names. Some of those noteworthy individuals will be competing for UFC gold...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 hours ago 1,818 reads 3 comments

  4. Gilbert Melendez Fails Drug Test Following UFC 188, Suspended 1 Year

    Yet another prominent mixed martial artist has been flagged for banned substances, as the UFC announced longtime lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez has failed a post-fight drug test following his UFC 188 bout with Eddie Alvarez...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 hours ago 13,416 reads 67 comments

  5. 2015 Year in Review: Sweeping Changes Drastically Change MMA Landscape

    A little more than six months ago, the UFC's best fighter Jon Jones strolled to the cage and made easy work of his rival Daniel Cormier, putting an end to a blood feud that ultimately featured more smoke than fire...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 hours ago 13,257 reads 35 comments

  6. Report: Conor McGregor Needs to Drop 27 Pounds Ahead of UFC 189

    UFC featherweight title contender Conor McGregor is walking into the fight of his life at UFC 189. As MMA fans know, however, a big fight is almost certainly preceded by a big weight cut...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 hours ago 158,146 reads 153 comments

  7. Invicta FC 13: Cris Cyborg Gets Another Tuneup Fight Before Attempting 135 Lbs

    Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino returns to action this week, and it will be just another fight of total destruction to add to her resume...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 hours ago 6,268 reads 33 comments

  8. Stephen Thompson Aiming for Breakout Performance Against Jake Ellenberger

    It only takes a few minutes of watching Stephen Thompson fight to realize there's something special about him...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 day ago 4,460 reads 33 comments

  9. UFC 189: 5 Reasons to Watch Mendes vs. McGregor Fight Card

    After months of endless anticipation, the biggest fight card of the year is almost here. Kind of. It's hard to imagine this card being worth your while, especially considering ...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 1 day ago 27,533 reads 156 comments

  10. B/R MMA in 2005: A Retrospective Look at the Sport a Decade Later

    Once again, a year (and some change) has passed, and as MMA fans we look forward to the second half of 2015 — anxious and hopeful as we always are amid so much change...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 2 days ago 13,881 reads 43 comments

  11. The Fighting Life: The Indomitable Spirit of Matt Brown

    In mixed martial arts, there is little personal discovery to be found until the limits of a comfort zone are left behind...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 3 days ago 13,550 reads 108 comments

  12. UFC Strawweight Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gets Thumb Surgery, Expects 2015 Return

    Joanna Jedrzejczyk , the UFC women's strawweight champion and maybe the most exciting fighter to break onto the big stage this year, underwent thumb surgery Friday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 7,169 reads 15 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 73 Adds Middleweights Uriah Hall and Joe Riggs

    Unable to pick up a win at 170 pounds in his two appearances since returning to the UFC roster, Joe "Diesel" Riggs has decided to move up to 185 pounds...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 days ago 9,695 reads 33 comments

  14. UFC 189: With Jose Aldo Out, Chad Mendes Tests to See If Conor McGregor Is Legit

    To borrow a phrase from former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar , UFC 189 has been in “chicken salad” mode for more than a week now...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 days ago 36,066 reads 231 comments

  15. Jose Aldo's MRI Results Show Clear Rib Break, Former Chargers Doctor Says

    On Tuesday afternoon, Dr. David Chao said, he was contacted by representatives for UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo . They did not tell him at the time who they represented other than that it was a professional athlete...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 days ago 22,475 reads 130 comments

  16. Bleacher Report Men's MMA Rankings for July 2015

    UFC titles continue being the hottest of potatoes, as Cain Velasquez joined Anthony Pettis , Carla Esparza and Jon Jones in the "former champion" club at UFC 188...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 days ago 22,666 reads 58 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 74 Gets Sam Stout and Frankie Perez in Lightweight Bout

    When the UFC returns to Canada in August, entertaining Canadian lightweight Sam Stout will be there to get his home crowd going...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 5 days ago 3,003 reads 3 comments

  18. Jose Aldo Publishes X-Rays of Broken Rib, Takes Shot at Conor McGregor

    Reigning king of the UFC's featherweight division Jose Aldo has been catching a lot of heat since he made the decision to withdraw from his highly anticipated bout against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 days ago 36,568 reads 183 comments

  19. TUF 21 American Top Team vs. Blackzilians: Episode 11 Recap and Results

    With two fights remaining in the season and the American Top Team on the brink of elimination, could the Blackzilians finally clinch the season? Or, would ATT be able to tie things ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 days ago 7,280 reads 74 comments

  20. UFC Returns to Ireland in October, and Conor McGregor Wants In

    UFC officials on Wednesday announced their intention to hold another card in Dublin, Ireland. And guess what? Conor McGregor is hoping to be the headliner...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 days ago 6,343 reads 42 comments

  21. Conor McGregor Spits Fire on UFC 189 Call, Says Win Makes Him Rightful Champ

    The UFC 189 media conference call had one star. It's Conor McGregor's world, Conor McGregor says. And July 11 is a mere formality...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 days ago 13,661 reads 164 comments

  22. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in July

    Another month of MMA, another month of high-end prospects plying their craft in hopes of grabbing the attention of a major MMA organization...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 6 days ago 6,742 reads 6 comments

  23. Sorry Conor McGregor: Jose Aldo Is the Real UFC Champion Until You Beat Him

    There is no such thing as consensus when discussing MMA history. It's both fractured and fiercely contested, with fans separating into self-selected groups and arguing on message boards and Twitter...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 days ago 27,044 reads 283 comments

  24. Twitter Reacts to Aldo Pulling Out, McGregor vs. Mendes for Interim Title

    So much for that 100 percent confidence. Merely hours ago, UFC President Dana White ’s answer was "yes" when MMAFighting...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 6 days ago 18,947 reads 78 comments

  25. Fabricio Werdum Changes His Mind About Rematch with Cain Velasquez

    In the days following his smashing of Cain Velasquez to become the undisputed UFC heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum expressed interest in a rematch with the former titleholder...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 6 days ago 30,291 reads 47 comments