1. UFC Fight Night 39: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter

    UFC Fight Night 39 treated Abu Dhabi to an exciting night of fights, with the main card offering a little good, a little bad and a little weird for fight fans across the globe...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 13 days ago 12,025 reads 18 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 39: Minotauro Nogueira's Legacy Is Indestructible

    On a steamy night in Abu Dhabi , Minotauro Nogueira tried to eat a Roy Nelson right hand. Many before him have as well; most have been roughly as successful as Nogueira was...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 13 days ago 6,915 reads 39 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 39: What We Learned from Minotauro Nogueira vs. Roy Nelson

    Roy Nelson knocked Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira out cleanly in the first round of their heavyweight main event. Nogueira was a sitting duck for Nelson's boxing, and "Minotauro" was dropped twice prior to the final KO blow...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 13 days ago 30,657 reads 63 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 39 Results: Burning Questions Heading into TUF: Nations Finale

    UFC Fight Night 39 is in the books. The results are as follows: Main Card Roy Nelson def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira by KO, 3:37, Rd. 1 Clay Guida def. Tatsuya Kawajiri by unanimous decision Ryan LaFlare def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 35,382 reads 39 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 39: What We Learned from Clay Guida vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri

    Clay Guida , ranked No. 9 in the featherweight division, defeated No. 12-ranked Tatsuya Kawajiri by unanimous decision on Friday at UFC Fight Night 39. Guida was able to outpace and grind on Kawajiri for all three rounds...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 13 days ago 6,570 reads 7 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 39: What We Learned from John Howard vs. Ryan LaFlare

    John Howard vs. Ryan LaFlare represented one of the most interesting bouts on UFC Fight Night 39, showcasing two legitimate up-and-coming welterweights...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 2,019 reads 3 comments

  7. Randy Couture: A UFC Doctor Introduced Vitor Belfort to TRT

    UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture doesn't believe the Nevada State Athletic Commission's ban on testosterone replacement therapy was about doing the right thing as much as it was about cleaning up the UFC's image...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 13 days ago 28,948 reads 87 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 39 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Main Card Highlights

    Boom. UFC Fight Night 39 ended with an exclamation point in Abu Dhabi when heavyweight Roy Nelson landed several of his signature overhand right hands to knock out legendary but aging Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the evening's main event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 21,938 reads 38 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs Nelson Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

    Heavyweights take center stage at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, April 12. Roy "Big Country" Nelson and Minotauro Nogueira will clash with relevancy in a division at stake for both...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 13 days ago 3,692 reads 1 comments

  10. Clay Guida Open to Lightweight Return, Calls Competing in MMA an 'Addiction'

    Clay Guida 's excitement is infectious. Heading into his 45th career fight against Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi April 11, Guida remains as enthusiastic and energetic as ever...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 13 days ago 2,290 reads 14 comments

  11. Renan Barao Says Finishing Fights Will Become Harder the Longer He's Champ

    UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao has finished all three of his opponents since winning the interim 135-pound championship against Urijah Faber at UFC 149, but this impressive string of finishes may be near its end...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 13 days ago 7,593 reads 28 comments

  12. Ranking the Biggest UFC Fights in April

    The UFC's four fight cards in April are littered with potentially exciting and memorable fights. The big headliner is Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira at UFC 172. UFC is coming off a month that had plenty of big fights...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by John Owning about 13 days ago 1,219 reads 4 comments

  13. Georges St-Pierre Talks Knee Surgery, Says He Will Return to UFC If He Wants

    Georges St-Pierre does not quit; that much is abundantly clear. The longtime UFC welterweight champion recently tore his left ACL while training, and he has since undergone surgery and began to rehab from the injury...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 14 days ago 2,183 reads 5 comments

  14. Roy Nelson Plans Knockout of PRIDE Legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

    One hopes Roy Nelson 's second trip to Abu Dhabi is better than the first. The last time Nelson visited the city that hosts tomorrow's UFC Fight Night card, he spent most of his time inside conference rooms, news studios and hotels...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 14 days ago 4,202 reads 10 comments

  15. Fight Night 39: Antonio 'Minotauro' Nogueira Expecting a War with Roy Nelson

    Throughout the history of mixed martial arts, few heavyweights have accrued a more storied career than Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 14 days ago 1,938 reads 4 comments

  16. Rousey Responds to Cyborg: 'She Got Dropped Like 5 Times in Her Last Fight'

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey , as expected, scoffed at the notion that she's running from Invicta FC featherweight titleholder Cristiane Justino...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 14 days ago 25,655 reads 221 comments

  17. Nick Diaz: 'I Don't Love to Fight, I Don't Want to Fight'

    Nick Diaz has made the decision to remain completely retired from fighting unless the UFC offers him a title shot or a big-money fight...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 14 days ago 7,595 reads 70 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 39: Main Event of Big Country vs. Big Nog Signals Changing Times

    Perhaps the story of Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is one of lowered expectations—about the fighters and the kind of fight we think of as a UFC main event...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 14 days ago 14,236 reads 28 comments

  19. Tyrone Spong, the King of the Ring, Talks Glory 15 and Jon Jones

    One could forgive most folks if they forget Gokhan Saki is not, in fact, Tyrone Spong 's scheduled opponent for Glory 15. Saki is the goal, of course. Saki has been the goal ever since he knocked Spong out back in Yokohoma in 2009...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 14 days ago 9,694 reads 26 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 39 Preliminary Card Predictions

    It has seemed like an eternity, but the UFC is back this weekend with a card from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 14 days ago 3,021 reads 7 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 39: 3 Fighters with the Most to Gain in Abu Dhabi

    The UFC returns to Abu Dhabi this week for the first time since Frankie Edgar's improbable 2011 lightweight title win, offering up a card headlined by two solid heavyweight veterans for its Fight Pass audience...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 14 days ago 5,273 reads 1 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 39: Keys to Victory for Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

    Antonio Rodrigo “ Minotauro ” Nogueira and Roy Nelson will compete against one another in the main event at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi . The two heavyweights enter the evening ranked No...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 14 days ago 1,889 reads 3 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 39: Keys to Victory for Beneil Dariush

    At UFC Fight Night 39, Beneil Dariush ( 7-0 ) will take on Ultimate Fighter 13 runner-up Ramsey Nijem ( 9-4 ) at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi ...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 14 days ago 458 reads 0 comments

  24. Tatsuya Kawajiri: 14 Years Deep, Pride Veteran Poised for UFC Title Run

    Tatsuya Kawajiri has seen a lot during his MMA career, and not just in a "he's been around a long time" sense. Since 2001, Kawajiri has twice seen lighter weight classes nearly die out only to roar back to the forefront of the sport...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 14 days ago 1,917 reads 3 comments

  25. TUF Nations: Luke Harris Fighter Blog, Episode 12

    Note: All quotes and material were obtained firsthand by Bleacher Report through a one-on-one between Luke Harris and Bleacher Report's Riley Kontek . Well, this season has been a wild ride...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 14 days ago 979 reads 1 comments