1. Title Shot Situation Has Cub Swanson Fired Up Going into Bout with Frankie Edgar

    The past two years have been remarkable for Cub Swanson. The longest-tenured featherweight under the Zuffa banner has run the proverbial table, as he's found victory in all six of his bouts since January 2012...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 hours ago 2,066 reads 11 comments

  2. Chad Mendes on Conor McGregor: 'The Guy's a Joke, I'm Gonna Get Paid Big Time'

    UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes will get his second crack at champion Jose Aldo at UFC 179 this evening, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been listening to the banter of rising star Conor McGregor...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 6 hours ago 3,451 reads 4 comments

  3. Aldo vs. Mendes 2: Final Predictions for Rematch Before Start of UFC 179

    Nearly three years ago, Jose Aldo established himself as a UFC sensation with a first-round knockout of Chad Mendes to retain the UFC Featherweight Championship...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 hours ago 767 reads 1 comments

  4. UFC 179 Fight Card: Projecting Winners for Every Fight

    Many fans are excited about the UFC 179 main event featuring featherweight champion Jose Aldo defending the title against Chad Mendes , but the entire fight card for Saturday’s pay-per-view is worth watching...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 9 hours ago 2,248 reads 1 comments

  5. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2: Latest Twitter Hype Before UFC 179

    It has taken almost three years, but Chad Mendes will finally get his chance to rematch Jose Aldo . The two featherweights will main-event UFC 179 , and Aldo's featherweight title will again be on the line...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 11 hours ago 314 reads 0 comments

  6. UFC 179: Fight Card, Start Time and Final Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Predictions

    Saturday’s UFC 179 pay-per-view from Ginasio do Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, has a solid fight card, but MMA fans are focused on the UFC Featherweight Championship bout between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes ...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 11 hours ago 1,051 reads 0 comments

  7. Aldo vs. Mendes 2: Latest Comments and Predictions for UFC 179

    Jose Aldo will have his hands full and then some defending his featherweight title against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 ...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 14 hours ago 180 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC 179: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes meet in a featherweight title rematch in the main event of UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro. As part of the 11-fight card, No. 4-ranked light heavyweight Glover Teixeira takes on No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 20 hours ago 20,760 reads 14 comments

  9. Conor McGregor to Featherweight Champ Jose Aldo: 'You're Going to Die'

    Surging UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor decided to fight again instead of waiting for a title shot, but 145-pound champ Jose Aldo is still in his crosshairs...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 22 hours ago 13,534 reads 71 comments

  10. Bellator 130 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Newton vs. Vassell Fight Card

    Emanuel Newton put his light heavyweight title on the line Friday night against Linton Vassell in a scintillating Bellator 130 main event...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 24 hours ago 4,824 reads 6 comments

  11. Jose Aldo Is Capable of Greatness, but He Must Be Willing to Take Risks

    Jose Aldo is the only featherweight champion the UFC has ever had. It has been nearly nine years since he gave up the only loss of his career, and truth be told, he has rarely been challenged since that night...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 day ago 6,347 reads 31 comments

  12. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2: Latest Predictions Before Anticipated Rematch

    The featherweight title rematch that so many were clamoring for is coming to fruition at UFC 179 , with Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes facing off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to headline an exciting main card...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 1 day ago 5,873 reads 18 comments

  13. UFC 182 Adds Middleweights Nate Marquardt and Brad Tavares

    Following a rebound win that likely saved his UFC career, former Strikeforce champion Nate Marquardt will look to build momentum against Brad Tavares on January 3...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 day ago 758 reads 1 comments

  14. UFC 179: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    After a short break from UFC action over the past couple of weeks, many of you may have started to experience withdrawal symptoms. But fear not—Saturday night’s UFC 179 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, should take the edge off...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 1 day ago 19,316 reads 46 comments

  15. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2: Keys to Victory for Both Fighters

    At UFC 179 , Jose Aldo will attempt to keep his reign over the 145-pound division going in a rematch with Chad Mendes ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 day ago 1,912 reads 3 comments

  16. Once a Hot Prospect, Phil Davis Faces Career Crossroads at UFC 179

    It’s strange to think of UFC 179 as a must-win situation for Phil Davis . Theoretically, Davis is still in the thick of his fighting prime. He’s a respectable 12-2-1 and continues to hang around the UFC’s light heavyweight Top 10...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 day ago 3,314 reads 9 comments

  17. The 3 Worst Coaches in TUF History

    Between the American version of the show and international variants, The Ultimate Fighter has had over 20 seasons...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 1 day ago 12,462 reads 16 comments

  18. Aldo vs. Mendes 2: Updated Scorecard Predictions for UFC 179

    The rematch Chad Mendes has been waiting for since 2012 is upon us. He and UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will clash again at UFC 179 on Saturday night...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 day ago 256 reads 0 comments

  19. Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    UFC 179 's co-main event features No. 4-ranked light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira against No. 6-ranked Phil Davis ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 1 day ago 1,238 reads 4 comments

  20. UFC 179 Weigh-in Results and Updates

    UFC 179 will see its 11-fight card become official on Friday afternoon when the fighters hit the scale. Jose Aldo 's featherweight title defense against Chad Mendes headlines the action from Rio de Janeiro...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 days ago 9,128 reads 10 comments

  21. UFC 179: 3 Fighters with the Most to Gain

    UFC 179 will set the stage for three fighters whose victories would speak volumes. On October 25, Chad Mendes will attempt to wrest away the featherweight title for a second time from the reigning champion, Jose Aldo...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 2 days ago 3,513 reads 7 comments

  22. UFC 179: Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    This Saturday, UFC 179 goes down in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as Jose Aldo puts his featherweight title on the line when he takes on Chad Mendes in a rematch of their battle from UFC 142...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 2 days ago 1,311 reads 1 comments

  23. Cain Velasquez and Mark Hunt Are the Reason UFC History Is Written in Pencil

    In mixed martial arts we have a bad tendency to write our narratives in stone, preferring pen even in the early stages of a fighter's career when a pencil would probably be a better choice...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 days ago 19,281 reads 28 comments

  24. Diego Sanchez Injures LCL, Pulled from UFC 180 Fight Card

    The hits keep coming for UFC 180. First, the night's main attraction, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, was pulled from the event after suffering a knee injury. Then, Joe Lauzon , one half of the hotly anticipated Lauzon vs...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 days ago 6,832 reads 41 comments

  25. Conor McGregor Expected to Take on Dennis Siver Jan. 18 in Boston

    UPDATE: Friday, Oct. 24 at 11:00 a.m. EST: It's official. The UFC announced today that McGregor will fight Siver in the main event at a special Sunday edition of UFC Fight Night at Boston's TD Garden arena on Jan...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 2 days ago 3,797 reads 28 comments