1. MMA Fighter Avoids Loss by Busting His Own Head Open with Illegal Headbutt

    Mixed martial artists get a lot of freedom in terms of what they're allowed to do to their opponents. One of the few exceptions to that, however, is the headbutt...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 days ago 33,821 reads 0 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 108: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 108 is getting loads of buzz for all the wrong reasons. Simply going down the list of names on this card is enough to pique the interest of hardcore MMA fans...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 days ago 16,193 reads 0 comments

  3. Authorities Reportedly Investigating Alleged Fight Fixing in UFC Bout

    Allegations and suspicions of fight fixing are an unfortunate constant of the combat sports world, and while the vast majority of those instances are completely unfounded, legitimate reports do pop up on this subject from time to time...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 days ago 16,736 reads 0 comments

  4. Namajunas vs. Waterson Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC on Fox 24

    And just like that, "Thug" Rose Namajunas is on the cusp of a title shot. The runner-up of The Ultimate Fighter season 20 scored an emphatic, but much-needed, win over the ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 13 days ago 15,246 reads 0 comments

  5. UFC Fighter Punished by Athletic Commission for Leaving Cage Prematurely

    The New York State Athletic Commission is already one of the most hated in the country with MMA fans, and they don't seem all that interested in changing that. According to reports (including ESPN...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 16 days ago 15,808 reads 0 comments

  6. UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos Full Card Preview and Predictions

    Two long, UFC-less weekends left many fans clamoring for UFC 210 but, unfortunately, the card left few feeling satisfied...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 12,631 reads 0 comments

  7. Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Announces Retirement from MMA After Loss at UFC 210

    After a tough loss to UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 , fearsome knockout artist Anthony "Rumble" Johnson announced his shocking retirement from mixed martial arts during his post-fight interview...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 20 days ago 32,893 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC Announces First Member of the UFC Hall of Fame Class of 2017

    The first member of the UFC Hall of Fame class of 2017 has been announced; former WEC featherweight champion and top-10 bantamweight staple Urijah Faber . The announcement was made during UFC 210...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 20 days ago 13,420 reads 0 comments

  9. That Time Light Heavyweight Contender Rumble Johnson Mauled a Much Smaller Foe

    One of the greatest examples of the absurd lengths fighters will go to while cutting weight is that light heavyweight contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson spent a good portion of his career at welterweight...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 13,948 reads 0 comments

  10. MMA Fighter Was Nearly Pulled from UFC 210 Main Card Due to Breast Implants

    The UFC 210 main card bout between Cynthia Calvillo and Pearl Gonzalez was nearly scrapped for an unlikely reason...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 285,936 reads 0 comments

  11. MMA Fighter Nails Slick Jumping Knee-to-Guillotine Combination in Kazakhstan

    When a fighter hurts his opponent with strikes, they tend to try to finish the fight with strikes. It's logical. However it does run the risk of sapping the gas tank and, if a fighter lacks discipline, can easily see the tables turn...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 26 days ago 8,350 reads 0 comments

  12. Former UFC Contender Ryan Bader Set for Bellator Debut in Surprising Booking

    Bellator MMA officially announced its signing of top-10 staple Ryan Bader on Saturday night at Bellator 175 and wasted no time in revealing the details of his debut fight...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 10,339 reads 0 comments

  13. That Time WrestleMania's Goldberg Set Off One of MMA's Wildest In-Cage Brawls

    It's no secret that WrestleMania main eventer Brock Lesnar had an MMA career. Heck, he was the UFC's most popular, most influential fighter for a long time and set ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 28 days ago 61,144 reads 0 comments

  14. WWE 'Would Love to Add Ronda Rousey' Says Stephanie McMahon

    Ronda Rousey 's appeal to the mainstream world was her perceived invincibility, and while back-to-back losses to Holly Holm and Amanda Nunes have shattered that notion , ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 29 days ago 29,992 reads 0 comments

  15. Paige VanZant to Face Two Gold Medalists, Former Steeler in Cooking Competition

    Paige VanZant's devastating loss at the hands of Rose Namajunas was followed by an extended layoff highlighted by a run on Dancing with the Stars last spring. Her defeat to Michelle Waterson in December? Same idea...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 6,283 reads 0 comments

  16. Michael Bisping Teases Fight with Georges St-Pierre May Be Called off

    The MMA world was sent into fits of rage when news broke that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is slated to cut the contender line to challenge current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 13,331 reads 0 comments

  17. Cris Cyborg Calls out Ronda Rousey...for a Match in WWE?

    With every day that passes, the long-awaited superfight between Cris Cyborg and Ronda Rousey feels less likely. A pro wrestling match, though? That's a different subject altogether...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 32,746 reads 0 comments

  18. Spinning Backfist Leads to Brutal Finish to Russian MMA Fight

    Spinning backfists can be a feast-or-famine business. If it misses? You end up putting yourself at serious risk for a counter (or, worse, end up like Chael Sonnen back at UFC 148)...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 38,521 reads 0 comments

  19. Cris Cyborg Vacates Invicta FC Title, Calls for UFC Title Bout with De Randamie

    Invicta FC's Cris Cyborg era is officially over. Less than a day before Saturday's Invicta FC 22 event, the leading lady of women's MMA announced in a video post on YouTube ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 16,868 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 10 Scariest Finishes in UFC History

    MMA fans loved to see fights finished. The quality of a card is often judged based upon how many fights wrap up inside the distance, and many will applaud major bouts ending in a matter of seconds...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 71,340 reads 0 comments

  21. Bellator NYC Adds 2 Title Fights, Former Top-10 UFC Welterweight Makes Debut

    Bellator MMA is headed back to pay-per-view, and it seems like the promotion is committed to giving fans their money's worth. According to reports, two title fights have been added to the Bellator NYC weekend: Michael Chandler vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 14,451 reads 0 comments

  22. Top-10 Fighter Ryan Bader Leaving the UFC Behind to Join Bellator MMA

    Yet another ranked UFC fighter is packing his bags. Per a number of reports, including one from FoxSports...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 19,341 reads 0 comments

  23. Anderson Silva Calls Out Michael Bisping, Nick Diaz for Next Fight

    Anderson Silva is on the wishlists of many UFC middleweight contenders these days, but he happens to have some plans of his own...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 17,539 reads 0 comments

  24. NSFW: Joe Soto Singlehandedly Turns UFC Fight Night 106 into a Bloodbath

    Anyone that tuned in for UFC Fight Night 106 saw a very, very messy mat by the end of the night. That's not necessarily unusual for an MMA event, of course, but what made tonight's ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 24,207 reads 0 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 106: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    It's Fight Week (TM), and you know what that means! The Bleacher Report predictions crew is here to pick winners for each fight! The card this time? UFC Fight Night 106 in Fortaleza, Brazil...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 13,574 reads 0 comments