1. Rafael Dos Anjos Likely to Defend Title from Winner of Cerrone vs. Nurmagomedov

    Rafael dos Anjos won the UFC lightweight title from Anthony Pettis with an eerie ease at UFC 185 , relentlessly pressuring Showtime and taking a unanimous 50-45 decision win...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 24,410 reads 53 comments

  2. UFC 185 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 62

    UFC 185 is in the books. The results are as follows: Rafael dos Anjos defeats Anthony Pettis by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) Joanna Jedrzejczyk defeats Carla Esparza ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 17,775 reads 21 comments

  3. Rafael Dos Anjos Tore MCL 4 Weeks Before UFC 185 Title Win over Anthony Pettis

    Rafael dos Anjos shocked the MMA universe by dominating now-former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC 185 . Not just beat, mind you. Dominated...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 9,299 reads 27 comments

  4. Carla Esparza vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk: What We Learned from UFC 185 Title Fight

    UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza entered UFC 185 with the belt. Joanna Jedrzejczyk would exit with it. Esparza's game plan was no surprise to anyone...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 28,313 reads 94 comments

  5. Bleacher Report Men's MMA Rankings for March 2015

    Ladies and gentlemen, Bleacher Report MMA is back in the rankings business! Welcome to the first installment of our new MMA rankings series...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 19,357 reads 80 comments

  6. UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

    The UFC isn't offering fans much of an opportunity to digest its latest pay-per-view offering, UFC 184. The next big card, UFC 185 , is just two weeks away. The full card is as follows: Main Card Anthony Pettis vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 11,030 reads 48 comments

  7. Ronda Rousey, Dana White Dish on Potential Superfight with Cris 'Cyborg' Justino

    Ronda Rousey broke a couple of records at UFC 184 with her 14-second victory over Cat Zingano. She also strengthened her claim for top honors in the UFC's pound-for-pound rankings...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 27,760 reads 202 comments

  8. Ronda Rousey Breaks Record with UFC 184 Victory over Cat Zingano

    Ronda Rousey has accomplished a great deal in her combat sports career. With an Olympic medal in judo, the Strikeforce women's bantamweight title and the UFC women's bantamweight ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 1,509 reads 2 comments

  9. UFC 184 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 185

    UFC 184 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 184 Main Card Ronda Rousey def. Cat Zingano, submission (Round 1, 0:14) Holly Holm def. Raquel Pennington, split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) Jake Ellenberger def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 25,139 reads 44 comments

  10. Rousey vs. Zingano: Video Highlights from UFC 184 Main Event

    UFC 184 's main event between women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and the (previously) undefeated Cat Zingano was over in a flash. Flying knee. Whiff. Scramble. Armlock ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 98,329 reads 121 comments

  11. Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano: What We Learned from Women's Title Fight

    Ronda Rousey 's UFC 184 fight with Cat Zingano was over before it began. Zingano opened with a flying knee. It didn't land, and the two wound up in a scramble from which Rousey quickly took her back...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 3,532 reads 27 comments

  12. Jake Ellenberger vs. Josh Koscheck: What We Learned from Welterweight Tilt

    In a UFC 184 battle between struggling welterweight veterans, Jake Ellenberger took on Josh Koscheck. Both men entered on three-fight losing streaks defined by devastating stoppages and were likely to be released from the UFC with another loss...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 23,770 reads 14 comments

  13. Report: Anderson Silva to Acknowledge Using Steroids as 'Aid in His Recovery'

    News that former UFC middleweight champion and possibly the greatest mixed martial artist of all time Anderson Silva had failed multiple drug tests surrounding his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz shook the sport to its core...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 43,940 reads 86 comments

  14. Ronda Rousey Would Use UFC 184 Winnings to Buy Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Tickets

    Boxing fans are already scrimping and saving in anticipation of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao superfight, and apparently it isn't just the common folks feeling the pugilists' pinch...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 58,749 reads 31 comments

  15. Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez Announced as UFC 188 Co-Main Event

    The UFC's return to Mexico just got a boost, as the promotion announced that the co-main event will be a long-awaited lightweight fight between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 1 month ago 7,961 reads 88 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 61 Results: Burning Questions Heading into UFC 184

    UFC Fight Night 61 is in the books. The results are as follows: Frank Mir defeats Antonio Silva by KO at 1:40 of the first round Michael Johnson defeats Edson Barboza ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 18,003 reads 76 comments

  17. Georges St-Pierre Comments on UFC's New Drug-Testing Program

    The UFC's press conference discussing its plans to overhaul its drug-testing procedures is the talk of the MMA universe right now, and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre definitely seems to like what he's hearing...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 12,746 reads 65 comments

  18. Hey, UFC! Stop Playing Favorites with Fight Night Bonuses!

    Some of the most heartwarming MMA stories in recent years have been the life-changing effects a post-fight bonus can make to a UFC fighter...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 19,755 reads 64 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Brandon Thatch

    Brandon Thatch won the approval of bettors when he somehow wound up entering UFC Fight Night 60 as the favorite over former lightweight champion Benson Henderson...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 12,423 reads 24 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 61

    UFC Fight Night 60 is in the books. The results are as follows: Benson Henderson defeats Brandon Thatch via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:58 of the fourth round Max Holloway ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 24,879 reads 73 comments

  21. Benson Henderson vs. Brandon Thatch: What We Learned from Welterweight Tilt

    UFC Fight Night 60's main event, a welterweight tilt between struggling former champion Ben Henderson and hotshot prospect Brandon Thatch, did not disappoint...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 13,196 reads 61 comments

  22. Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader Announced for UFC Fight Night Event

    The UFC has announced a critical light heavyweight fight between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader , and it will likely serve as the headliner for UFC Fight Night on June 6...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 10,587 reads 97 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 60 Stinks, and That's OK (For Now)

    The "oversaturation" of UFC events has been a hot topic over the last 12 months. That's valid, of course. Hardcore fan status requires the sacrifice of nearly 40 weekends a year these days...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 10,518 reads 78 comments

  24. Hector Lombard Fails UFC 182 Post-Fight Drug Test for Designer Steroid

    The hits just keep on coming when it comes to MMA and performance-enhancing drugs, as Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 28,014 reads 268 comments

  25. Anderson Silva Pulled off 'TUF: Brazil 4,' Replaced by Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

    The news that Anderson Silva failed a pre -fight drug test due to the anabolic steroids D rostanolone and A ndrostane shook MMA to its core...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 5,919 reads 24 comments