1. UFC Fight Night 39: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    UFC Fight Night 39: Minotauro vs. Nelson is set for Friday, April 11. The scheduling marks a departure from the promotion's usual Wednesday night shows—and their Sunday shows as well...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 11 days ago 6,188 reads 22 comments

  2. Alistair Overeem Looking to Join Greg Jackson MMA in New Mexico

    UFC heavyweight standout Alistair Overeem is looking to join Greg Jackson's lauded gym, Team Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA , in Albuquerque, N.M., according to a report by MMAFighting...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 11 days ago 10,794 reads 39 comments

  3. Dana White: Nick Diaz Offered Fight with Hector Lombard, Waiting on Response

    The always-exciting discussion of when (or if) former Strikeforce welterweight champion and former UFC title contender Nick Diaz is returning to the cage has entered its next chapter...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 days ago 15,288 reads 143 comments

  4. Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov to Headline UFC 174 June 14

    Interesting news has come out that UFC flyweight champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson will headline UFC 174 opposite surging Russian Ali Bagautinov ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 days ago 6,547 reads 31 comments

  5. Alexander Gustafsson: I'm a Really Bad Matchup for Jon Jones

    Alexander Gustafsson serves as the perfect antidote to UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones ' in-cage brilliance. He's the only fighter to ever push Jones to the brink of defeat, only to have the champ escape the Octagon's event horizon...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 days ago 10,942 reads 124 comments

  6. Alexander Gustafsson: Jon Jones Is Best Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World

    Echoes from the night of Sept. 21, 2013 still speak whispers of just how close Alexander Gustafsson came to being a UFC champion...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 11 days ago 1,215 reads 4 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson Live Streaming Weigh-in Video

    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Roy Nelson are both out to prove they aren't nearing the end of their respective MMA careers. At UFC Fight Night 39, the slumping heavyweights will meet in the fight card's main attraction...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 days ago 4,175 reads 4 comments

  8. Report: Gina Carano to Meet with UFC President Dana White Wednesday Night

    The much-hyped sit-down meeting between women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano and UFC president Dana White takes place Wednesday night. MMA Fighting reported the news Tuesday evening...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 11 days ago 1,564 reads 14 comments

  9. MMA: Rob Emerson Holds Ian McCall Indirectly Responsible for Del Rosario Death

    Pre-fight interviews are typically full of cliche questions with cliche answers. But every once in a while, an interview takes a turn and provides something more...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 11 days ago 3,179 reads 9 comments

  10. Eddie Bravo vs. the Gracies: Is MMA's First Family Harming Its Reputation?

    Royce Gracie ’s place in MMA history is assured. Without his efforts at UFC 1, the current combat sports landscape would likely be almost unrecognizable...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 11 days ago 15,480 reads 56 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 39: Predicting the Fight Night Bonus Winners

    The UFC ventures its way back to Abu Dhabi for the first time since UFC 112, as UFC Fight Night 39 touches down in the Middle East. The card is available Friday morning/afternoon on Fight Pass, the UFC's digital network...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 11 days ago 1,131 reads 0 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 39: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    The UFC is headlining a second consecutive fight card with two fighters who could be rapidly closing in on the end of their careers...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 days ago 5,405 reads 12 comments

  13. Tyron Woodley vs. Rory MacDonald Official for UFC 174 in June

    A welterweight bout between Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley is official for UFC 174 , and it will serve as the co-main event...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 days ago 13,112 reads 92 comments

  14. Nate Diaz Speaks out on Money Complaints, Dana White Offers His Thoughts

    Nate Diaz isn't happy about his treatment at the hands of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and he's not going to take it anymore...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 days ago 33,034 reads 147 comments

  15. T.J. Dillashaw Has to Win

    T.J. Dillashaw 's competitive streak started at an early age. Dillashaw is the son of two highly competitive parents. He has two brothers. And growing up, even casual situations were often turned into a chance to win...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 days ago 7,161 reads 50 comments

  16. Nelson vs. Nogueira: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 39

    UFC Fight Night 39 goes down this Friday from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. It is also the second fight card to air entirely on the UFC's new Fight Pass service...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 days ago 8,766 reads 11 comments

  17. 3 Takeaways from the UFC's Release of No. 11 Ranked Welterweight Jake Shields

    The UFC made the controversial decision to release No. 11 ranked welterweight Jake Shields on Monday. Shields had just lost a decision to Hector Lombard, but had beaten UFC contenders Demian Maia and Tyron Woodley in his two previous fights...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by John Owning about 12 days ago 791 reads 11 comments

  18. 'Bipolar' Gina Carano Says She's Never Gone into a Fight in 'Top Form'

    Women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano could be making her return to the cage before the end of the year, thanks to the aggressive part of her personality that just won't go away...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 days ago 10,229 reads 22 comments

  19. EA Sports UFC Trailer Shows Game Footage of Bruce Lee and Other MMA Legends

    Earlier in the week, MMA legend Bruce Lee was revealed as a mystery playable character in the upcoming game, EA Sports UFC . The Internet appropriately went nuts. Now EA has released the trailer, and darn if it doesn't look awesome...

    Jake Silver Written by Jake Silver about 12 days ago 27,634 reads 20 comments

  20. Stefan Struve Cleared to Return, Waiting on the UFC to 'Do Their Thing'

    Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve has been medically cleared to resume training, and his return now hinges on the UFC's approval. Speaking with MMAjunkie's John Morgan in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 12 days ago 4,364 reads 15 comments

  21. Dana White on Release of Jake Shields: 'He's Just Another Guy'

    The UFC made headlines Monday with its decision to cut former Strikeforce champ Jake Shields, but UFC President Dana White has to be wondering what all the controversy is about...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 12 days ago 12,754 reads 91 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 39: Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Now in their 30s, Clay Guida and Tatsuya Kawajiri don't have time for many more setbacks. So, their meeting at UFC Fight Night 39 will be pivotal for their chances to win UFC gold...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 days ago 2,431 reads 6 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 39: 5 Reasons to Watch

    The UFC is set to return after a short hiatus with UFC Fight Night 39. Headlined by Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, the event hosts a bevy of up-and-comers and veterans who should make for a fun night...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 12 days ago 5,346 reads 5 comments

  24. Dos Santos vs. Miocic Moved to 5/31 Brazil Card, Sonnen vs. Silva to UFC 175

    A heavyweight bout between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will now serve as the main event for The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil Finale on May 31 in Sao Paolo. Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports first reported the news on Monday afternoon...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 13 days ago 18,108 reads 81 comments

  25. Jon Jones OK with UFC Uniforms If They Benefit the Fighters

    Jon Jones has a big sponsorship deal with Nike. But the UFC light heavyweight champion recently told MMAjunkie .com that he's fine with a plan to institute official UFC fighter uniforms, as long as it benefits the fighters who wear them...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 13 days ago 20,325 reads 50 comments