1. The Sons of Sonnen: Is Big Mouth Conor McGregor the UFC's Next Big Star?

    In the beginning there was only Chael Sonnen. It was inevitable others would follow. A middleweight firebrand whose gift for talking the talk superseded his (admittedly formidable) ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 days ago 20,863 reads 76 comments

  2. 5 Things the UFC Can Do to Get Its Groove Back

    Depending on who you ask, the UFC isn't exactly knocking it out of the park these days. Wednesday night's show in Atlantic City, a parade of violent stoppages and explosive wars, was largely the exception that proves the rule in terms of the modern UFC..

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 11 days ago 8,569 reads 93 comments

  3. 5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night 46

    It's been a busy week for the UFC. Wednesday night, it was UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City. Saturday, it's UFC Fight Night 46 in Ireland...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 11 days ago 3,388 reads 6 comments

  4. MMA: Top 5 Fighters Who Retired Too Late

    The MMA game giveth, and the MMA game taketh away. This cruel and cold lesson has been learned by far too many in this sport. There comes a time in any athlete's career where he realizes it's time to hang it up...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 11 days ago 3,900 reads 11 comments

  5. Ronda Rousey: Is the UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion the UFC's Biggest Star?

    Dana White isn ’t shy when it comes to making bold claims, but perhaps the most curious of his recent claims is his assertion that Ronda Rousey is the biggest star the UFC has ever seen...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 11 days ago 10,021 reads 91 comments

  6. Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao: Keys to Victory for Both Fighters

    Diego Brandao is not the quintessential top contender to test the budding skill set of an international dynamo like Conor McGregor , but he'll have to do...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 days ago 2,135 reads 1 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 46: McGregor vs. Brandao Fight Card, Viewing Info, Predictions

    Conor "Notorious" McGregor has the "it" factor. He's either extremely likable or equally unlikable. Which side of the extreme depends on who you ask. In either case, he is very good at his craft...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 11 days ago 2,647 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night: Conor McGregor Needs Strong Performance to Justify Hype

    Conor McGregor is a star in the world of mixed martial arts. Whether mainstream or hardcore fans want to admit it, the Irish star has grabbed this sport by the throat...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 11 days ago 662 reads 6 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 46: B/R Main Card Staff Predictions

    In front of a sold-out O2 Arena, the UFC will make its long-awaited return to Dublin, Ireland, with UFC Fight Night 46 this Saturday...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 11 days ago 8,882 reads 21 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 46 Weigh-in Results and Updates

    UFC Fight Night 46 will cap off another UFC two-fight card week on Saturday. Irish star and No. 13-ranked featherweight contender Conor McGregor headlines the Dublin event against Diego Brandao...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 11 days ago 8,225 reads 8 comments

  11. Diego Brandao Out to Derail Conor McGregor, Silence Critics at Fight Night 46

    There is no doubt about it — Diego Brandao is a fighter who thrives on emotion. The featherweight powerhouse blitzed his way through the 15th season of The Ultimate Fighter as he knocked out every opponent in his path to the finals...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 days ago 5,435 reads 42 comments

  12. MMA Bold Predictions: What Will the 2nd Half of 2014 Bring for UFC, Bellator?

    The first half of 2014 has been an uneasy time in mixed martial arts. The UFC’s unforgiving marathon schedule refused to yield, and in the face of a rough rash of injuries, compromises were made ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 11 days ago 17,706 reads 49 comments

  13. Robbie Lawler, Office Enforcer, Gets Ruthless on Bleacher Report Staff

    UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler will face Matt Brown in the main event of UFC on Fox 12 next week in San Jose. It's one of the biggest fights of Lawler 's career...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 11 days ago 36,441 reads 34 comments

  14. Ronda Rousey Hoping to Become 'The Female Rock'

    Do you smell what Ronda Rousey is cooking? Hollywood casting directors have certainly picked up the scent, and they obviously can’t get enough of the UFC women’s bantamweight champ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 11 days ago 8,141 reads 71 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 45: Behind Brash Facade, a Cowboy Quietly Comes into His Own

    After polishing off Jim Miller via head-kick knockout on Wednesday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 45, Donald Cerrone stood in the Octagon and announced his future plans. They sounded suspiciously like many of his past plans...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 11 days ago 10,384 reads 33 comments

  16. Khabib Nurmagomedov 'Ready' for 5-Round Fight with Donald Cerrone

    Following his head-kick knockout over Jim Miller on Wednesday night, former WEC title challenger Donald Cerrone only has so many matchups that make sense for him at the top of the UFC's lightweight division...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 11 days ago 7,592 reads 51 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 46: Who's in the Hot Seat?

    At UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin, Ireland, hometown favorite Conor McGregor will look to move closer to a featherweight title shot when he takes on Diego Brandao in the night’s main event...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 11 days ago 267 reads 1 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 45: Jessamyn Duke Suffers Nasty Broken Hand

    Jessamyn Duke suffered a devastating defeat at UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday and also a pretty gruesome-looking injury. The fighter posted an X-ray of the injury on her Instagram account...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 11 days ago 20,177 reads 61 comments

  19. UFC Made a Mistake by Putting First Women's Strawweight Bout on Fight Pass

    At UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday, Claudia Gadelha and Tina Lahdemaki became the first two 115-pound fighters to step inside the Octagon. Unfortunately for fight fans, the bout was buried on UFC Fight Pass...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 days ago 4,559 reads 12 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Nurmagomedov Is the Only Fight to Make

    Sometimes, the path is pretty clear when it comes to matchmaking in the UFC. Sometimes, two dogs are snarling at each other through the chain link, and you've just got to put them together and let them hash it out...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 12 days ago 1,061 reads 4 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 45: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Donald Cerrone doesn't have any plans to slow down. On Wednesday, Cowboy picked up his third win in 2014, scoring a knockout over Jim Miller in the main event at UFC Fight Night 45...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 days ago 4,068 reads 11 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 46: Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC was busy Wednesday evening with UFC Fight Night 45. It was a great night of bouts, but now we must make the quick turnaround to UFC Fight Night 46 in Ireland...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 12 days ago 1,535 reads 2 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 46 Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 46 kicks off from Dublin, Ireland, this Saturday with a fun featherweight scrap headlining the action. No. 13-ranked contender and Irish star Conor McGregor is set to take on Diego Brandao in the main event...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 days ago 4,550 reads 2 comments

  24. 7 Fighters Who Could Be Next Two-Division UFC Champ

    Hundreds of fighters have strapped on the leather and stepped inside the Octagon, but only two men have won titles in multiple weight classes...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 12 days ago 8,792 reads 60 comments

  25. Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller: Video Highlights From Main Event

    Donald Cerrone added another feather to his cowboy hat at UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday night by becoming the first man to ever finish Jim Miller with strikes...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 12 days ago 3,337 reads 2 comments