1. Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 3: The Only Fight to Make

    Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz ? In the words of Diaz , I'm not surprised. This is destiny, or at least something like it. I've long written that McGregor would never return to the Octagon after his Mayweather payday...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 3 months ago 22,585 reads 0 comments

  2. His Star May Be Rising Now, but Anthony Smith Took the Long Way to UFC Success

    None of it was that long ago. Anthony Smith still remembers the times when he and his girlfriend had to shake down the couch cushions so they could buy something to eat...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 8,223 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 117 Results: Ovince Saint Preux Submits Yushin Okami

    Ovince Saint Preux did it again. The UFC light heavyweight submitted Yushin Okami via Von Flue choke at UFC Fight Night 117 in Friday night's main event at Saitama Super Arena in Japan...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 3 months ago 103,540 reads 0 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 117 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Japan

    Japanese fight fans were early to rise Saturday, heading to Saitama Super Arena for UFC Fight Night 117. Based on the quality of the card, their friends may have suggested they sleep in...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 20,539 reads 0 comments

  5. CM Punk's Perfect Next Opponent? Why, It's Edmond Tarverdyan, Of Course!

    Here's something you probably hadn't contemplated: People are hot to see CM Punk return to the UFC, and they seem keen to have that return come against Ronda Rousey's oft-ridiculed coach, Edmond Tarverdyan...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 21,506 reads 0 comments

  6. Jeremy Stephens Finally Fires Back at McGregor's 'Who the F--k Is That Guy' Quip

    "Who the f--k is that guy?" With that one quote, Conor McGregor transformed Jeremy Stephens from an anonymous UFC mid-card veteran to the butt of MMA 's most popular one-liner...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 32,593 reads 0 comments

  7. Fighter Badly Misses Weight at UFC Japan Weigh-Ins, Stumbles off Scale

    Another day, another controversial UFC weigh-in. Ahead of the promotion’s most recent attendance in Japan, to be headlined by a fairly uninteresting fight between Ovince Saint Preux and a returning Yushin Okami, drama unfolded on the scale...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 185,501 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 117 Preview: 3 Fights You Can't Miss from Japan Card

    I come before you today not to sell snake oil. UFC Fight Night 117 is not a good card. The card, which happens from the venerated Saitama Super Arena in Japan and airs Friday ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 5,252 reads 0 comments

  9. Decorated Kickboxer Gokhan Saki Has the Feel of a Future UFC Champ

    You have to admire the pure audacity of Gokhan Saki. As the former K-1 and Glory kickboxing champion prepares to make his UFC debut against Henrique da Silva on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 117, Saki is setting his own expectations sky-high...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 11,947 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 117 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    This was supposed to be Mauricio "Shogun" Rua's return to Japan in a rematch against Ovince Saint Preux, but an injury forced him to withdraw...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 19,162 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold Is the Heel Nobody Asked for

    Luke Rockhold won a fight this past weekend. It was the first time he'd done that since late 2015, when he won the UFC middleweight title, and his first appearance since mid-2016, ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 14,324 reads 0 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 117 Betting Odds: Okami vs. Saint Preux Preview, Prediction

    The UFC's return to Japan follows the theme of "the bigger the name, the bigger the odds" as UFC Fight Night 117 goes Friday night at the Saitama Super Arena...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 months ago 3,637 reads 0 comments

  13. Cris Cyborg Shoots Down UFC Bout with Ronda Rousey, But Open to WWE Match

    Longtime Ronda Rousey coach Edmond Tarverdyan raised eyebrows on Monday when he discussed the possibility of a superfight between his star pupil and archrival Cris "Cyborg" Justino...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 10,639 reads 0 comments

  14. Ronda Rousey's Trainer Says There's a '50-50' Chance She Fights in UFC Again

    Ronda Rousey 's trainer, Edmond Tarverdyan, told the MMA Hour on Monday that he believes the UFC superstar may fight again, giving her a 50-50 chance to return to the Octagon...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 10,829 reads 0 comments

  15. Daniel Cormier Tells TMZ He Wants to Fight Jon Jones Again

    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier revealed he would be happy to fight Jon Jones for a third time...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 36,629 reads 0 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 116 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers

    UFC returned to Pittsburgh for another Fight Night event Saturday. In the main event, Luke Rockhold defeated David Branch to cement his status as one of the best middleweights in the world...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 14,394 reads 0 comments

  17. So, UFC Bad Guy Mike Perry Wants to Fight Robbie Lawler? That'll Work

    Moments after dispatching late replacement opponent Alex Reyes via first-round knockout in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 116, Mike Perry started strutting around the cage like a rooster...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 3 months ago 11,099 reads 0 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 116 Results: Luke Rockhold Wins Main Event via Submission

    Luke Rockhold made a bold proclamation that he's back with a second-round submission of David Branch in the main event of UFC Fight Night 116 from PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 3 months ago 2,061 reads 0 comments

  19. Luke Rockhold Wins but Stays in Middleweight Shadows

    Last June, Luke Rockhold defended the UFC middleweight championship against Michael Bisping. Bisping, a seasoned veteran who had never even earned a title shot, took the fight against Rockhold on late notice...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 3 months ago 14,031 reads 0 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 116 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Pittsburgh

    On Saturday night, Luke Rockhold carried the UFC into Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Maybe you respect the accomplishments of his opponent, former two-division World Series of Fighting champion David Branch...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 14,627 reads 0 comments

  21. Uriah Hall Pulls Off Shocking Comeback with Big KO Punch at UFC Fight Night 116

    Uriah Hall seemed doomed at UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburgh. In the early goings of Round 1, a Krzysztof Jotko uppercut badly rocked him. Most would have been knocked out cold then and there...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 25,328 reads 0 comments

  22. Gilbert Burns Obliterates Jason Saggo with an Overhand Right at UFC Pittsburgh

    Gilbert Burns was once one of the top prospects in the UFC, but the talented Brazilian had been inconsistent in recent years, going 3-2 inside the Octagon. He got some shine back on Saturday...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 9,297 reads 0 comments

  23. Mike Perry Calls out Conor McGregor, Says He'd 'Strangle' Him in '2 Seconds'

    Mike Perry, a rising star in the UFC welterweight division, said he'd like a chance to face lightweight champion Conor McGregor in McGregor's native Ireland...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 47,726 reads 0 comments

  24. Daniel Cormier Calls for Fans to 'Lay Off' Jon Jones After Positive PEDs Test

    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier called on fans to "lay off" Jon Jones after Jones' positive test for a performance-enhancing drug leading up to his victory in their July title fight, which led to Cormier's reinstatement as champion...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 36,753 reads 0 comments

  25. Behold Mike Perry, the UFC's Unlikeliest Rising Star

    Mike Perry indulges his violent side. He's finished three of four UFC opponents viciously. He's boxed professionally. He's been to jail ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 3 months ago 12,292 reads 0 comments