1. 14-Fight UFC Veteran Benson Henderson Jumps Ship for Bellator

    The MMA free-agency game has officially changed with the announcement that former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is joining Bellator MMA. Henderson officially broke the news on his personal website Monday morning...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 days ago 22,021 reads 145 comments

  2. MMA Fighters Take Scary Plunge After Falling Through Faulty Cage Door

    One would think that MMA is treacherous enough on its own. After all, fighters step into the cage intent on knocking out their opponents with punches, kicks, knees and elbows. The environment itself isn't supposed to heighten the danger...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 days ago 71,769 reads 19 comments

  3. UFC on Fox 18 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 82

    UFC on Fox 18 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC on Fox 18 Main Card Anthony Johnson def. Ryan Bader , knockout (Round 1, 1:26) Ben Rothwell def. Josh Barnett, submission (Round 2, 3:48) Jimmie Rivera def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 days ago 22,649 reads 45 comments

  4. Ben Rothwell Submits Josh Barnett with Surprising Gogo Choke at UFC on Fox 18

    Ben Rothwell (36-9) and Josh Barnett (34-8) came into UFC on Fox 18 with a lot on the line on Saturday in New Jersey. The heavyweight title picture is crowded, but there are few serious standout names and no clear top contender...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 days ago 6,222 reads 17 comments

  5. Sage Northcutt Tapped Out by Bryan Barberena at UFC on Fox 18

    The UFC is all-in on Sage Northcutt. The 19-year-old has been put front-and-center at every opportunity, and the company has been actively pushing top-10 names out of the way to ensure that...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 days ago 19,881 reads 106 comments

  6. UFC 196 Moved from Pay-Per-View to Fox Sports 1 After Main Event Cancellation

    UFC 196 isn't cancelled, but it isn't going to be on pay-per-view, either. Following the collapse of the card's main event, the UFC has opted to pull UFC 196 off of pay-per-view and put it on its regular television broadcast partner, Fox Sports 1...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 days ago 23,774 reads 72 comments

  7. Fabricio Werdum Joins Cain Velasquez, Pulls out of UFC's Super Bowl Fight Card

    When it rains, it pours for the UFC. Less than 24 hours after UFC President Dana White announced heavyweight top contender Cain Velasquez was pulling out of the UFC 196 main ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 days ago 28,798 reads 127 comments

  8. Cain Velasquez Out of UFC 196; Fabricio Werdum Gets New Title Contender

    In what will likely go down as one of the least surprising stories of 2016, heavyweight top contender Cain Velasquez is pulling out of the UFC 196 heavyweight championship match with Fabricio Werdum ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 days ago 133,314 reads 114 comments

  9. Ronda Rousey Appears to Be Sporting a Diamond on Her Ring Finger

    Ronda Rousey is set to return to the spotlight for the first time since UFC 193 with a guest-hosting gig on Saturday Night Live ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 215,352 reads 65 comments

  10. Conor McGregor Will Not Face Gun Charges After Instagram Kerfuffle

    Conor McGregor scored a big win this week, but not in the UFC's Octagon. The UFC featherweight champion (and lightweight top contender) will not be facing any gun charges stemming from a controversial Instagram post he made on January 7...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 27,585 reads 26 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 81 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC on Fox 18

    UFC Fight Night 81 is in the books. The results are as follows (c/o Bleacher Report play-by-play man Craig Amos): Main Card on Fox Sports 1 Dominick Cruz def. T.J. Dillashaw, split-decision (48-47, 46-49, 49-46) Eddie Alvarez def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 24,949 reads 40 comments

  12. Travis Browne Beats Matt Mitrione in Foul-Filled Fight at UFC Fight Night 81

    Matt Mitrione and Travis Browne entered UFC Fight Night 81 at a career crossroads. Mitrione walked into the cage with free agency in mind...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 10,235 reads 26 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 81: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 81 will bring us, at long last, one of the most highly anticipated fights in modern MMA history: UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw against lineal bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 20 days ago 40,906 reads 104 comments

  14. Ronda Rousey and Tina Fey Making 'Do Nothing Bitches' Film?

    Ronda Rousey may have endured quite the beating at the hands of Holly Holm at UFC 193, but Hollywood has never stopped treating her like a star...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 51,660 reads 137 comments

  15. Nik Lentz Has Long List of Demands for BJ Penn Following UFC 197 Call-out

    One of the strangest, most random feuds between UFC fighters over the last year has been BJ Penn 's beef with Nik Lentz . After months of fighting words, however, both men are now looking for an actual fight...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 22 days ago 37,196 reads 37 comments

  16. Bleacher Report MMA Awards: 2015's Best Comebacks, Breakout Stars and Quote

    A few weeks back, the Bleacher Report MMA team brought you the 2015 MMA Awards and named the best fighter, fight, finishes and moment of the year...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 25 days ago 11,370 reads 27 comments

  17. Chris Weidman: 'I'm Really Happy I Lost' UFC Middleweight Title at UFC 194

    Chris Weidman has had a rough month. The now-former UFC middleweight champion suffered a brutal knockout loss to Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 that cost him his undefeated streak, his title and a decent chunk of change...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 25 days ago 29,463 reads 82 comments

  18. Conor McGregor Subject to Police Investigation Due to Instagram Photo

    Anyone who follows UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has seen him post some ridiculous things, but while he spends most of his time showing off his luxury cars, one of his recent posts on Instagram piqued the interest of the police...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 562,092 reads 125 comments

  19. Conor McGregor vs. Rafael Dos Anjos, Holm vs. Tate Booked for UFC 197

    The UFC's two most intriguing champions now have fights, with word breaking that UFC 197 will feature a blockbuster pair of main events in Conor McGregor vs. Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title and Holly Holm vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 29 days ago 303,272 reads 525 comments

  20. Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey 2: Dana White Reveals Surprising New Development

    Holy Holm isn't willing to sit around and wait for Ronda Rousey 's return, and it doesn't seem like she will have to...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 30 days ago 31,759 reads 123 comments

  21. Ronda Rousey to Host 'Saturday Night Live': Is Fallen Champ Her Own Worst Enemy?

    And just like that, Ronda Rousey is back...but not for a fight. As Saturday Night Live 's official Twitter revealed Tuesday, the former UFC women's bantamweight champion is ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 53,474 reads 119 comments

  22. Holly Holm Drops Hints About Next Fight, May Not Be Facing Ronda Rousey

    Holly Holm was the clear-cut breakout star of MMA in 2015, but there were many questions about what may be in the cards for her in 2016. While there aren't yet any clear answers, Holm shed some light on what's next for her...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 74,585 reads 54 comments

  23. Lorenz Larkin's Braces Appeared to Get Pulled Out During UFC 195 Fight

    The most gruesome sight at UFC 195 on Saturday wasn't seeing the life get squeezed out of Masanori Kanehara. It wasn't watching Edgar Garcia get beaten for a prolonged period of time while turtled on the canvas...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 10,943 reads 13 comments

  24. UFC 195 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 81

    UFC 195 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 195 Main Card Robbie Lawler def. Carlos Condit , split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) Stipe Miocic def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 45,115 reads 58 comments

  25. UFC 196: Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez 2 Fight Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 195 featured what could easily be the 2016 Fight of the Year, but don't get too cozy just yet! UFC 196 is just around the corner on Feb. 6 and might end up featuring a deep card stacked with talent...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 31,266 reads 45 comments