1. Bleacher Report MMA Rankings for May 2016

    April wasn't the busiest month of MMA action, but it did feature a few big fights. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his debut in Bellator and suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov...

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  2. Holly Holm, Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson to Return on Stacked UFC on Fox 20

    UFC on Fox 20 went from empty to absolutely packed with a series of fight announcements on Wednesday night. The headliner? An interesting striker vs...

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  3. Conor McGregor Blows Up Twitter Talking Nate Diaz, Brock Lesnar, Being PPV King

    Conor McGregor shook up the sports world two weeks back when he suddenly declared that he had decided to " retire young ...

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  4. Dana White Refutes Conor McGregor's Tweet That He's Back on UFC 200

    For a few hours there, it seemed like all was right when it came to UFC 200. Late Sunday night, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor tweeted that he had mended fences with UFC brass and was back on the UFC 200 card...

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  5. UFC 197 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 87

    UFC 197 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 197 Main Card Jon Jones def. Ovince Saint Preux, unanimous decision (50-44, 50-45, 50-45) Demetrious Johnson def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 days ago 19,330 reads 32 comments

  6. UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic Early Full Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 197 was a card showcasing the hottest young names in MMA . UFC 198 , on the other hand, is likely to be a last hurrah for a number of old favorites...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 11 days ago 31,830 reads 88 comments

  7. Jon Jones Is Back, but Not Necessarily Better Than Ever, After UFC 197 Win

    Jon Jones was a terrifying man before he was stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title. From a quantitative perspective, he was one of the best in the history of the sport, ...

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  8. UFC 197 Weigh-in Results: Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux Fight Card

    With all the talk of Conor McGregor and UFC 200, it's been easy to forget that two of the top pound-for-pound fighters today, and arguably the two greatest of all time, are set to face off on Saturday...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 11,954 reads 8 comments

  9. Conor McGregor Fires Back at Dana White's Comments at UFC 200 Presser

    The press conference that the world has been waiting for. With UFC 197 just a day away, the UFC wanted to whet fans' appetites for UFC 200 with a press conference featuring the headliners for all three International Fight Week cards...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 252,009 reads 119 comments

  10. Jon Jones: 'I Would Totally Step into UFC 200' Main Event Slot

    Jon Jones likes Conor McGregor . He likes what he does in the cage. He likes that McGregor is holding the UFC's feet to the fire. That doesn't mean he's not going to make the most of the opportunities that are presented to him, though...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 15 days ago 22,204 reads 25 comments

  11. Dana: Aldo vs. Edgar Could Be for Vacant 145-Pound Title If McGregor Retires

    The UFC is still trying to figure out what to do with Conor McGregor. The former UFC 200 main eventer lost his spot on the card Tuesday after ominously tweeting that he wanted "to ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 16 days ago 8,389 reads 54 comments

  12. Conor McGregor Retiring? His Rivals React on Twitter

    Update 8:15 p.m. ET: According to UFC President Dana White on SportsCenter (via the Houston Chronicle 's Jeremy Botter ), Conor McGregor has been pulled from UFC 200 due to his unwillingness to meet media obligations ahead of the fight...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 85,421 reads 101 comments

  13. Following Conor McGregor's 'Retirement' Tweet, His Coach Responds in Kind

    With the MMA universe currently on red alert following a sudden, cryptic tweet from Conor McGregor that he had "decided to retire young," a number of folks close to the UFC featherweight champ have been entering the discussion...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 17 days ago 34,571 reads 94 comments

  14. Georges St-Pierre Discusses Possible UFC Comeback, Reebok Deal Pitfalls

    There have been rumbles of Georges St-Pierre returning for months now. Famed boxing coach Freddie Roach discussed running a camp with the former welterweight champ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 16,966 reads 44 comments

  15. UFC on Fox 19 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 197

    UFC on Fox 19 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC on Fox 19 Main Card Glover Teixeira def. Rashad Evans, knockout (Round 1, 1:48) Rose Namajunas def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 17,997 reads 69 comments

  16. UFC Fighter Allegedly Attacks Strip Club Employee with Gun, Is Arrested

    2016 has gone from bad to worse for The Ultimate Fighter season 14 winner Diego Brandao. According to a report by the Albuquerque Journal 's Katy Barnitz and Geoff Grammer, ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 27,987 reads 47 comments

  17. Glover Teixeira Hot on Jon Jones' Heels After Huge UFC on Fox 19 Knockout Win

    For a long time, it was difficult to separate fact from fiction with Glover Teixeira. UFC commentator Joe Rogan said he was the second coming of Chuck Liddell ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 108,172 reads 41 comments

  18. J.J. Watt in UFC? How Would NFL's Best Defensive Player Fare in MMA?

    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has been setting MMA social media circles ablaze over the last week...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 41,491 reads 117 comments

  19. Joanna Jedrzejczyk, TUF 23 and the State of the UFC Strawweight Division

    The UFC is failing its strawweight fighters. There is no other way to look at its handling of the division...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 24 days ago 15,388 reads 36 comments

  20. 'Soccer Mom Killer' Kristi Lopez to Compete in the UFC's Next Season of 'TUF'

    Few MMA fans know the name Katie Castro, but most know her work. A fighter for the Xplode Fight Series promotion, Castro became an overnight star last year when a tape of her getting knocked out went viral under the title " Soccer Mom Knockout ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 24 days ago 44,071 reads 16 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 86 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC on Fox 19

    UFC Fight Night 86 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC Fight Night 86 Main Card Junior Dos Santos def. Ben Rothwell, unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) Derrick Lewis def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 25 days ago 19,110 reads 67 comments

  22. Junior Dos Santos Boxes Up Self-Made Supervillain Ben Rothwell at UFC FN 86

    The UFC's heavyweight division can be a tricky thing. More often than not, wins and losses mean little more than a larger paycheck. A fighter can lose in devastating fashion and work their way back into title contention within six months...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 25 days ago 6,691 reads 14 comments

  23. Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes: Why Is It Happening, and What Should Fans Think?

    The women's bantamweight title picture has become a steady source of surprises over the last 12 months, and Wednesday was no different...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 8,248 reads 48 comments

  24. The Woman Who Knocked Out Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes Joins Them at UFC 200

    Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes are facing off for the UFC women's bantamweight title in the co-main event of UFC 200, but they should both be worried about the newest addition to the card...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 19,484 reads 46 comments

  25. Bleacher Report MMA Rankings for April 2016

    March started out hot but cooled considerably down the stretch. The first weekend saw Conor McGregor lose suddenly and shockingly to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, immediately after Miesha ...

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