1. MMA's First Mother-Son Duo Suffers Pair of Tough Stoppage Losses in Rizin FF

    A mother and son competed on the same mixed martial arts card Sunday, but it did not go well for them. At Rizin World Grand Prix 2017: Opening Round Part 2, Miyuu and Erson Yamamoto both took tough stoppage losses in a harsh turn for the family...

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  2. CM Punk "Working on His Next Fight," According to Coach

    Former WWE champion CM Punk notched one of the worst debuts in UFC history last year when he was unceremoniously taken down, pounded out and forced to tap by Mickey Gall...

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  3. Demetrious Johnson Deserves Seven-Figure Payday to Move Up for Superfight

    At UFC 216, Demetrious Johnson became the most successful champion in UFC history. By defeating Ray Borg via suplex armbar, Johnson notched his 11th title defense, breaking the record ...

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  4. Scary Scene at MMA Weigh-In as Barely Conscious Fighter Is Carried onto Scale

    UFC lightweight Kevin Lee drying himself out to make the 155-pound weight limit for Saturday's UFC 216 bout vs. Tony Ferguson reignited discussion about dangerous weight-cutting practices in MMA ...

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  5. Tony Ferguson to Conor McGregor: Put the UFC Belt Down and Nobody Gets Hurt

    Tony Ferguson scored arguably the biggest win of his MMA career Saturday night when he submitted Kevin Lee to capture the interim UFC lightweight championship...

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  6. UFC 217: Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre Main Card Preview and Predictions

    The UFC's push to an impressive winter has begun. With UFC 216 done, all eyes turn to UFC 217 , which sticks out as the company's biggest event in 2017 to this point. Just check out the card: Pay-Per-View Main Card Michael Bisping vs...

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  7. Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg Results: Winner and Scorecard from UFC 216

    Demetrious Johnson did it. He broke the UFC's long-held record for consecutive title defenses and did so in impressive fashion at UFC 216 in Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. Wildest KO Ever? Fighter Lands Head Kick While Lying Down

    Up-kick knockouts are a rare treat as it is, but this is something different entirely. At Wawan MMA in Kuwait, Hussam Qashou (2-3) landed a devastating head-kick knockout...off his back...

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  9. Fighter Sends Foe Spinning 180 Degrees with One-Punch KO in Russian MMA Bout

    Former World Series of Fighting bantamweight Tyson Nam carries quite the wallop in his right hand. Rizvan Abuev, his opponent at Fight Nights Global 75, found that out the hard way when they faced off Friday afternoon...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC 216: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC 216 is an awkward card for the UFC, sitting in the purgatory between the company's summer blockbusters and its stacked winter shows. Still, there is a great deal of intrigue on this card and lots of fun waiting to be had...

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  11. Dana White: UFC Donating $1 Million to Las Vegas Shooting Victims

    Las Vegas, Nevada is home to the UFC and many of the company's fighters. It's no surprise, then, that the promotion was rocked by the mass shooting on Sunday night that left at least 59 dead and over 500 injured, per CNN...

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  12. Vicious Spinning Elbow Tops KO-Filled Friday Night

    Combat sports fans on social media have been given a great gift over the last 24 hours. A gift in the form of a steady stream of jaw-dropping finishes across both MMA and kickboxing...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 23,080 reads 0 comments

  13. Former UFC Champions Who Have What It Takes to Get Their Belts Back

    Over the last few months, the UFC has adopted a new approach to matchmaking: out with the old; in with the new. More than ever, the promotion is trying to push veterans out and replace them with younger, cheaper talent...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 20,031 reads 0 comments

  14. Fabricio Werdum Separated from Tony Ferguson After Tirade at UFC 216 Press Event

    (Note: The video above contains language NSFW). In a strange twist, the best feud entering UFC 216 isn't between two of the fighters set to square off. It isn't even between two fighters in the same weight class...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 20 days ago 6,191 reads 0 comments

  15. Watch the Scariest Referee Non-Stoppage of All Time

    One of the biggest issues in MMA today is incompetent refereeing. Even at the very top, in organizations like the UFC and Bellator MMA, officials can be counted on to let a fight ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 23 days ago 48,476 reads 0 comments

  16. Aaron Pico Gets Redemption with Savage KO Punch at Bellator 183

    Aaron Pico badly needed to win at Bellator 183. The wrestling standout was given a massive push for his MMA debut at the Bellator NYC pay-per-view event but was upset by no-namer Zach Freeman in just 24 seconds...

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  17. Jeremy Stephens Finally Fires Back at McGregor's 'Who the F--k Is That Guy' Quip

    "Who the f--k is that guy?" With that one quote, Conor McGregor transformed Jeremy Stephens from an anonymous UFC mid-card veteran to the butt of MMA 's most popular one-liner...

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  18. Cris Cyborg Shoots Down UFC Bout with Ronda Rousey, But Open to WWE Match

    Longtime Ronda Rousey coach Edmond Tarverdyan raised eyebrows on Monday when he discussed the possibility of a superfight between his star pupil and archrival Cris "Cyborg" Justino...

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  19. Uriah Hall Pulls Off Shocking Comeback with Big KO Punch at UFC Fight Night 116

    Uriah Hall seemed doomed at UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburgh. In the early goings of Round 1, a Krzysztof Jotko uppercut badly rocked him. Most would have been knocked out cold then and there...

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  20. UFC Veteran Mark Hunt Discusses Slurred Speech, Memory Loss

    Mark Hunt is almost 20 years deep into his combat sports career and, unfortunately, it's starting to catch up with him...

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  21. UFC 216: Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee, Full Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 215 kicked off what is looking to be a slow season for the promotion and that trend isn't being bucked by UFC 216. The full card currently stands as follows: Tony Ferguson vs...

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  22. Check Out Gilbert Melendez's Brutalized Leg the Day After His Tough UFC 215 Loss

    Gilbert Melendez was sore at UFC 215 when he was soundly defeated by Jeremy Stephens. But he was even more sore the day after, judging from a picture his wife posted via Twitter, showing his badly swollen leg...

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  23. Rafael dos Anjos vs. Neil Magny Result: Winner and Reaction from UFC 215

    Rafael dos Anjos is here to stay at 170 pounds. Facing Neil Magny on Saturday in the show's co-main event of UFC 215 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the former lightweight ...

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  24. Paige VanZant: 'I've Passed Out in My Bathroom' Cutting Weight for UFC Fights

    Paige VanZant has always inhabited a somewhat strange place in the UFC. Part company spokesmodel, part fringe strawweight contender, she walks a tightrope between in-cage legitimacy and out-of-the-cage marketability...

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  25. Mairbek Taisumov Lands Thunderous KO Punch at UFC Rotterdam

    It's been a long time since fans have been treated to fighters throwing down in the Octagon. That made the UFC's Saturday afternoon show in Rotterdam, Netherlands, a bit more special, ...

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