1. Paige VanZant Discusses Praying to Not Die During Brutal Weight Cuts

    MMA fans know that cutting weight is dangerous. For the most part, though, the public is kept in the dark about the horror stories that routinely happen ahead of events...

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  2. UFC Champ Robert Whittaker Out of UFC 221 Main Event, New Main Event Announced

    UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker's homecoming fight in Australia is not going to happen. According to UFC officials, per ESPN...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. 'Big' John McCarthy 'Not Sure He'll Ever Return' to Refereeing, Joins Bellator

    "Big" John McCarthy may or may not be done refereeing but going forward, fans are going to be hearing a lot of him rather than seeing a lot of him...

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  4. The Most Violent UFC and Bellator Finishes of 2017

    2017 was a tough time for MMA in most regards. The UFC's top stars all had tough years defined by absence. Pay-per-view buyrates were down, card quality dipped and a slew of top fighters were shelved due to contract disputes with the promotion...

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  5. MMA Superprospect Mackenzie Dern to Make UFC Debut in March

    Mackenzie Dern's days on the regional circuit are reportedly over. According to a report by MMAFighting's Ariel Helwani , the superprospect has been scooped up by the UFC and will debut at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas opposite Ashley Yoder...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 16 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. UFC 220: Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Full Card Preview and Predictions

    The UFC's 2018 kicks off in two weeks with UFC Fight Night St. Louis, but the real show in January is UFC 220 in Boston, Massachusetts. Here is the full card as it stands: Stipe Miocic vs...

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  7. Teenage Fighter Scores 2 Brutal KO Wins in 1 Night at RIZIN FF

    Tenshin Nasukawa is one of the most intriguing talents in combat sports. At 19, he possesses ring savvy well beyond his years...

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  8. MMA's Unluckiest Fighter Ian McCall Finds Strange Way to Lose at Rizin FF

    Former UFC flyweight and current Rizin FF bantamweight Ian McCall is one unlucky guy when it comes to MMA ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Gabi Garcia 28 Pounds Overweight for Rizin Bout in Shocking Weigh-in Fail

    The Rizin FF fight between women's heavyweight Gabi Garcia and 53-year-old pro wrestler-turned-politician Shinobu Kandori was already a strange one, but things got weirder at Thursday morning's weigh-in...

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  10. Dana White Talks Georges St-Pierre, Swears Against GSP Superfight with McGregor

    The relationship between Dana White and Georges St-Pierre has been an openly toxic one, and the UFC president's latest comments on the former middleweight champion likely didn't help...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC Champ Keeps Childhood Promise, Surprises Mother with New House for Christmas

    When Tyron Woodley was a child, he made his mother a promise: One day, he would become a successful athlete, and when he did, he would buy her a house. 25 years later, as UFC welterweight champion, he kept that promise...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 24 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. B/R MMA Roundtable: What Should We Make of the Floyd MMA Rumors?

    It started with a rambling appearance on Periscope. Floyd Mayweather Jr. , as he often does, offered fans a window into his life of pugilism and absurd wealth while discussing a host of topics...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Rogan: Floyd Mayweather 'Legitimately' Discussing Fight in UFC

    The rumors regarding Floyd Mayweather Jr. making a run in MMA just keep on getting louder. The latest example? Longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan recounting some interesting ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 29 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Fighter Scores Huge Upset with One-Punch Knockout at UFC Winnipeg

    Ricardo Lamas was one of the biggest favorites on the UFC Winnipeg card. The longtime contender seemed to be set for something of a squash match against Josh Emmett, and he was ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Nordine Taleb Crushes Danny Roberts with Brutal Right Hand at UFC Winnipeg

    UFC welterweight Nordine Taleb is capable of some serious violence. Just check out his brutal win at UFC Winnipeg on Saturday night. Facing Danny Roberts, Taleb staggers him with a big head kick that crushes his guard...

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  16. How Should You Feel About Georges St-Pierre Relinquishing the UFC Title?

    The return of one of the UFC's all-time greats went from strange to stranger last week. Just a month after capturing the UFC middleweight title with a dramatic win over Michael Bisping, ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Could Nate Diaz Follow Conor McGregor from the UFC into Boxing?

    Nate Diaz has been chasing a rubber match with Conor McGregor for over a year now, and he might be willing to hunt that opportunity across multiple sports...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Dana White Threatens Manny Pacquiao Amid Rumors of Conor McGregor Negotiations

    Dana White is not happy about the news that longtime elite boxer Manny Pacquiao and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor are working on a match in April. He's not one bit happy...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Wait, What? Is LeBron James' Shadow a Conor McGregor Doppelganger?

    LeBron James is no stranger to changing his look, and these days, he's rocking a big, bushy beard. While that wouldn't normally turn heads (at least, not any more so than his nerd-chic ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 123: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    For the most part, the UFC has been doing a great job of delivering highly compelling pay-per-view events in 2017. That, unfortunately, has come at the direct expense of the Fight Night events that bridge them together...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. UFC 219: Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 219 has a tough act to follow in Saturday night's UFC 218. Still, the event headlined by the women's featherweight title fight between Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm might just be able to pull it off...

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  22. Twitch User Streams UFC 218 Live by Pretending to Play EA Sports UFC Video Game

    How realistic is EA Sports UFC 3 going to be? Pretty darn realistic, judging from this! During Saturday night's broadcast of UFC 218 , a crafty streamer on Twitch...

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  23. UFC's Latest Heavyweight Star Lands Uppercut from Hell at UFC 218

    Francis Ngannou is a terrifying man, and the latest example of that came at UFC 218 . Facing veteran kickboxer Alistair Overeem , the Predator delivered possibly the greatest highlight ...

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  24. Most Anticipated UFC Fight of 2017 Ends with Devastating Knee Knockout

    Eddie Alvarez was an indie darling that endeared hardcore MMA fans with his resilience and scrappy style. Justin Gaethje caught the eye of the combat sports world with his toughness and non-stop offense...

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  25. UFC Fighter Channels His Inner AJ Styles with Calf Crusher Finish

    Some pro wrestling submission holds are a bit silly. The Octopus Stretch? The Muta Lock? The Clover Leaf? It's hard to suspend disbelief when we see wrestlers tap to those...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments