1. Vicious Spinning Elbow Tops KO-Filled Friday Night

    Combat sports fans on social media have been given a great gift over the last 24 hours. A gift in the form of a steady stream of jaw-dropping finishes across both MMA and kickboxing...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 23,080 reads 0 comments

  2. Former UFC Champions Who Have What It Takes to Get Their Belts Back

    Over the last few months, the UFC has adopted a new approach to matchmaking: out with the old; in with the new. More than ever, the promotion is trying to push veterans out and replace them with younger, cheaper talent...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 20,031 reads 0 comments

  3. Fabricio Werdum Separated from Tony Ferguson After Tirade at UFC 216 Press Event

    (Note: The video above contains language NSFW). In a strange twist, the best feud entering UFC 216 isn't between two of the fighters set to square off. It isn't even between two fighters in the same weight class...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 6,191 reads 0 comments

  4. Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm Is Biggest Women's Fight UFC Can Muster in Down 2017

    It's borderline miraculous that Cris "Cyborg" Justino and Holly Holm appear to be closing in on a women's featherweight title fight for UFC 219...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 19 days ago 12,104 reads 0 comments

  5. John Kavanagh Wants Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 3 on St. Patrick's Day

    If Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh had his druthers, The Notorious would square off against Nate Diaz in a rubber match on St. Patrick's Day...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 20 days ago 6,582 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 21 days ago 22,585 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 22 days ago 8,223 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 25 days ago 103,540 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 25 days ago 20,539 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 25 days ago 21,506 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 26 days ago 32,593 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 26 days ago 185,501 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 26 days ago 5,252 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 26 days ago 11,947 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 26 days ago 19,162 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 27 days ago 14,324 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 27 days ago 3,637 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 28 days ago 10,639 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 29 days ago 10,829 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 29 days ago 36,629 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 1 month ago 14,394 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 1 month ago 11,099 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 2,061 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 14,031 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 1 month ago 14,627 reads 0 comments