1. Bellator: Dynamite to Include McGeary-Ortiz, One-Night Tourney, Glory Kickboxing

    Ahead of Bellator 138, promotional president Scott Coker took the opportunity to announce its next tent-pole event, and it is a big one...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 27,452 reads 50 comments

  2. Jose Aldo Wants Pre-Fight Scuffle with McGregor: UFC 'Won't Cancel This Fight'

    Jose Aldo does not like Conor McGregor one bit, and he wants to show him in the most physical way possible. Whether that comes before UFC 189 doesn't matter at this point...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 19,328 reads 146 comments

  3. Bellator 138's Dan Weichel Fighting to Build MMA's Future in Germany

    Dan Weichel isn't just fighting for a title at Bellator 138. He is fighting for his sport. Weichel, you see, is the best mixed martial artist in Germany, a country where mixed martial arts is only barely legal...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 1,452 reads 0 comments

  4. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum: What Went Wrong for the Fallen Champ?

    Things did not go so well for Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 . While the UFC constructed a card in Mexico City designed to showcase its heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum threw a ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 17,800 reads 78 comments

  5. Henry Cejudo Laughs at Title Shot Talk After 'Bad Taco' Hampers UFC 188 Showing

    Henry Cejudo put on a solid performance at UFC 188 opposite Chico Camus. Does the Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling think that was good enough for a title shot, though? As the Internet would say, "LOLNO...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 1,703 reads 4 comments

  6. Video: Wanderlei Silva Loses His Mind over Fabricio Werdum's UFC 188 Win

    Fabricio Werdum has gained a number of fans in the years since he upset Fedor Emelianenko in Strikeforce, but none has been as big or as loyal as Pride legend Wanderlei Silva ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 28,920 reads 18 comments

  7. UFC 189: Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 188 was a decent card on its own, but it was still merely the bridge between the hyper-stacked UFC 187, which featured two big title bouts, and UFC 189, home to the most hyped fight in modern UFC history, Jose Aldo vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 40,975 reads 179 comments

  8. UFC 188 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 69

    UFC 188 is in the books. The results are as follows (courtesy of Bleacher Report's play-by-play linchpin , Craig Amos): UFC 188 Main Card Fabricio Werdum def. Cain Velasquez, submission (Round 3, 2:13) Eddie Alvarez def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 34,692 reads 56 comments

  9. Nate Diaz Cusses Up a Storm over Eddie Alvarez, Calls Out Pettis at UFC 188

    Nate Diaz might not have a fight lined up right now, but the man is always working. Speaking with Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 25,971 reads 94 comments

  10. UFC 188 Results: Who Should Fabricio Werdum Defend His Belt Against 1st?

    At UFC 188 , Fabricio Werdum was crowned the undisputed UFC heavyweight champion by defeating Cain Velasquez. It was a surprisingly strong performance by the ever-improving Brazilian that resulted in a third-round submission win via guillotine choke.

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 12,510 reads 62 comments

  11. Dana White Shuts Down Kelvin Gastelum's Welterweight Return

    Kelvin Gastelum was impressive at UFC 188 , roughing up former UFC title contender and former Strikeforce champ Nate Marquardt...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 2,910 reads 5 comments

  12. UFC 188 Results: The Fight Night Bonuses from Velasquez vs. Werdum Fight Card

    UFC 188 got off to a slow start, with numerous ugly, boring decisions, but it came out strong after the midway point...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 15,266 reads 21 comments

  13. Eddie Alvarez vs. Gilbert Melendez: What We Learned from UFC 188 Tilt

    It has been a long time coming, but former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez have finally faced off in the cage...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 1,018 reads 4 comments

  14. Henry Cejudo vs. Chico Camus: What We Learned from UFC 188 Tilt

    Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is the talk of the UFC flyweight division, and his UFC 188 bout opposite Chico Camus was expected to be something of a tuneup fight. It was not...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 8,171 reads 23 comments

  15. Kimbo Slice Promises Ken Shamrock a Bareknuckle Fight Backstage If He Withdraws

    It has been seven years since Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock fell apart, but the Bahamian brawler is still sore about the circumstances surrounding their scuttled bout...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 25,757 reads 59 comments

  16. 2-Year Suspension Handed to Bellator's Mike Richman

    MMA promotions and state athletic commissions alike are cracking down on performance-enhancing drug use. Hard. The first high-profile victim? Bellator bantamweight Mike "The Marine" Richman...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 7,358 reads 41 comments

  17. Ryan Bader: Alexander Gustafsson Doesn't Deserve Title Shot, Isn't as Dangerous

    Ryan Bader was passed over for a crack at Daniel Cormier's UFC light heavyweight title in favor of Alexander Gustafsson, and, unsurprisingly, it isn't sitting well with him...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 16,039 reads 146 comments

  18. Vitor Belfort Still Chasing UFC Title After Brutal UFC 187 Loss to Chris Weidman

    Vitor Belfort may have been brutally dispatched by Chris Weidman at UFC 187, but the Brazilian still feels like he has another title run left in him...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 9,531 reads 75 comments

  19. Paul Heyman Talks CM Punk's Motivation, Mindset for Signing with UFC

    In spite of months of silence, the upcoming MMA debut of Phil Brooks, better known by his professional wrestling moniker CM Punk , remains one of the biggest stories of 2015...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 3,522 reads 6 comments

  20. Bellator 138: Bobby Lashley Predicting Early Knockout Win Over James Thompson

    In 2009, Strikeforce heavyweight Bobby Lashley was something of an oddity. An unknown commodity fighting for a promotion that, similarly, was trying to figure out its own identity...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 5,374 reads 6 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 68 Results: Burning Questions Heading into UFC 188

    UFC Fight Night 68 is in the books. The results are as follows (courtesy of Bleacher Report's play-by-play kingpin , Craig Amos): UFC Fight Night 68 Main Card Dan Henderson def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 21,903 reads 70 comments

  22. Ben Rothwell Cuts Best-Worst Promo in MMA History at UFC Fight Night 68

    Ben Rothwell scored a huge first-round victory by submitting Matt Mitrione at UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans on Saturday, but his winning didn't stop at the tapout...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 43,554 reads 106 comments

  23. Bleacher Report Men's MMA Rankings for June 2015

    MMA in April was defined by action out of the cage. Titles were stripped , gavels were banged , and free agents found new homes . However, action in the cage defined MMA in May...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 20,922 reads 105 comments

  24. Jon Jones' Alleged Hit-and-Run: 911 Audio Released

    (Warning: Video contains strong language.) The audio from the 911 call placed following former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones ' alleged hit-and-run accident has hit the Internet...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 61,274 reads 122 comments

  25. NSFW: Carlos Condit Destroys Thiago Alves' Face at UFC Fight Night 67

    Thiago Alves ' Saturday night ended quickly at UFC Fight Night 67, courtesy of a torrent of Carlos Condit offense. Check it out here: The first round was a tentative, respectful affair...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 3 months ago 11,213 reads 12 comments