1. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in April

    April is not the cruelest month for MMA fans, at least not this year. The harbinger of spring is loaded with action, from the top of the UFC mountain to the first few links in the food chain...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 16 days ago 8,253 reads 2 comments

  2. UFC Fight Bonuses for the Month of March

    Sometimes a man has to stand up against the tide. Today, that standing man is me. In February, the UFC community was shaken to its core when the promotion changed its post-fight bonus structure...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 17 days ago 4,960 reads 8 comments

  3. Phil Davis: I'm Not Convinced Jon Jones Is Fighting at UFC 172

    UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis isn't sold on 205-pound champion Jon Jones defending his title at UFC 172 at the end of this month. Speaking with MMA Junkie , "Mr...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 17 days ago 26,393 reads 138 comments

  4. Anderson Silva Training to Become a Police Officer

    Just when you think Anderson Silva couldn't possibly come closer to resembling a real-life superhero, he goes out and starts training to become a cop...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 17 days ago 103,565 reads 129 comments

  5. UFC vs. Bellator: Sorting out Who's Really Winning the Television Ratings Battle

    From the moment Viacom purchased Bellator MMA , comparisons to the late 1990s promotional war between WWE and WCW have rarely been in short supply...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 17 days ago 9,271 reads 29 comments

  6. Previewing the Favorites, Dark Horses of TUF 19

    The Ultimate Fighter 19 cast has been announced, and the show is ready to commence on TV in mid-April. The show will feature middleweights and light heavyweights, all of whom will be vying for a contract with the UFC...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 17 days ago 11,154 reads 15 comments

  7. UFC: Will Chope and Avoiding the Headaches of Bad PR

    A little over a week ago, Will Chope stepped off the scale after hitting his mark and lined up opposite Diego Brandao ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 17 days ago 6,639 reads 41 comments

  8. Daniel Cormier vs. Dan Henderson Targeted for July's UFC 175 Event

    UPDATE: Dana White tweeted on Monday evening that Cormier vs. Henderson is not a done deal: @ arielhelwani Ariel is not correct. That fight is not done Daniel Cormier will not be facing Rafael Cavalcante, after all...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 18 days ago 26,202 reads 126 comments

  9. UFC Highlights the Best of Brock Lesnar in New Fight Pass Feature

    Brock Lesnar will step into the World Wrestling Entertainment ring this Sunday to entertain the masses with a match against The Undertaker...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 18 days ago 8,182 reads 58 comments

  10. The Fighting Life: Live Blogging 'Chapter Two' of B/R MMA Road Trip 2014.

    What a strange and fascinating place the road is. At the onset of the year I launched out into the blustery, crisp and miserable white of winter to follow the asphalt ribbon west...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 18 days ago 26,602 reads 18 comments

  11. Paige VanZant Won't Be on the Ultimate Fighter 20, but Signed Directly by UFC

    MMA fans will be surely disappointed to hear this bit of news. Paige VanZant won't be on The Ultimate Fighter 20. This comes according to Urijah Faber (VanZant's Team Alpha Male teammate) after speaking with Anton Tabuena of BloodyElbow ...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 18 days ago 31,227 reads 52 comments

  12. Enough Is Enough: How the UFC Can Make It Easier to Be a Fan Again

    Fueled by executive perfection and monetary persuasion, the UFC has launched itself to the forefront of the global mixed martial arts scene...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 18 days ago 12,305 reads 123 comments

  13. My Favourite Fight

    When discussing possibilities for my last Bleacher Report piece, the idea which I was most taken by was that of my favorite fight...

    Jack Slack Written by Jack Slack about 18 days ago 8,464 reads 25 comments

  14. The Beaten Path: 5 Bantamweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign

    We left off with the featherweights . It's time for the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series to continue—this time with the bantamweights. The bantamweight division is a weight class in need of additional bodies that could make it better...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 18 days ago 6,672 reads 11 comments

  15. The Ronda Rousey Sweepstakes: How Cris Cyborg Lost More Than a Fight

    It's not really fair to say MMA standout Cris "Cyborg" Justino lost big at Lion Fight 14 Friday night in Las Vegas...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 18 days ago 34,648 reads 519 comments

  16. WSOF Prez: 'You're Crazy' If You Think Rousimar Palhares Held Heel Hook Too Long

    Newly crowned World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares isn't receiving much praise in light of his submission victory over Steve Carl at WSOF 9 Saturday night in Las Vegas...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 18 days ago 9,125 reads 36 comments

  17. Rousimar Palhares: WSOF Playing with Fire by Defending New Champ

    World Series of Fighting has done something very few other promotions have done in MMA history: I t has earned respect from fans and media. Fans are always rooting against non-UFC promotions, be it consciously or subconsciously...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 13,785 reads 96 comments

  18. Michael Johnson vs. Nate Diaz: Make It Happen, UFC

    As a fighter coming off three straight wins, Michael Johnson still finds himself working hard to push the boulder of public opinion uphill...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 20 days ago 28,555 reads 71 comments

  19. Wanderlei Silva Nearly Quit TUF Brazil After Chael Sonnen Refused to Apologize

    Chael Sonnen wasn’t the hero The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil deserved, but he was the one it needed when Wanderlei Silva nearly walked off the set of the reality TV show...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 20 days ago 30,759 reads 75 comments

  20. Dear Ronda Rousey: Enough with the Four Horsewomen Stuff—You Don't Measure Up

    Mixed martial arts, the velvet painting of the sports world, is coated with a sheen of the ridiculous. Like its artistic counterpart, it's something you're likely to see at a country fair...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 20 days ago 62,570 reads 257 comments

  21. Cris 'Cyborg' Justino Defeated by Jorina Baars in Kickboxing at Lion Fight 14

    Former Strikeforce champion and current Invicta FC champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino has just tasted defeat for the first time in a long, long while...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 20 days ago 32,441 reads 263 comments

  22. C.B. Dollaway Draws Francis Carmont in UFC: Berlin Co-Main Event May 31

    C.B. Dollaway is on a mission to break into the Top 10 of the middleweight division, and he's looking for the quickest route possible...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 20 days ago 2,057 reads 6 comments

  23. UFC 173: Making the Best of a Bad Situation with Matchmaking Wizardry

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has three annual cornerstone events, all held in Las Vegas: fight cards in May, July and the end of December. All three are centered on popular Las Vegas vacation dates...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 20 days ago 33,850 reads 74 comments

  24. Diego Sanchez Faces Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque

    Despite a loss to Myles Jury earlier this month, UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez isn't waiting around for his next fight. With the UFC heading to his adopted hometown of Albuquerque, N...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 21 days ago 4,833 reads 25 comments

  25. Conor McGregor Slams Diego Sanchez, Jose Aldo and Ricardo Lamas

    Top 15 UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has been on the shelf since tearing his ACL in August, but that hasn't stopped him from angling for a big fight for his return to the cage...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 21 days ago 16,367 reads 107 comments