1. Conor McGregor vs. Rafael Dos Anjos, Holm vs. Tate Booked for UFC 197

    The UFC's two most intriguing champions now have fights, with word breaking that UFC 197 will feature a blockbuster pair of main events in Conor McGregor vs. Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title and Holly Holm vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 304,179 reads 525 comments

  2. Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey 2: Dana White Reveals Surprising New Development

    Holy Holm isn't willing to sit around and wait for Ronda Rousey 's return, and it doesn't seem like she will have to...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 36,239 reads 123 comments

  3. Ronda Rousey to Host 'Saturday Night Live': Is Fallen Champ Her Own Worst Enemy?

    And just like that, Ronda Rousey is back...but not for a fight. As Saturday Night Live 's official Twitter revealed Tuesday, the former UFC women's bantamweight champion is ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 53,569 reads 119 comments

  4. Holly Holm Drops Hints About Next Fight, May Not Be Facing Ronda Rousey

    Holly Holm was the clear-cut breakout star of MMA in 2015, but there were many questions about what may be in the cards for her in 2016. While there aren't yet any clear answers, Holm shed some light on what's next for her...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 74,721 reads 54 comments

  5. Lorenz Larkin's Braces Appeared to Get Pulled Out During UFC 195 Fight

    The most gruesome sight at UFC 195 on Saturday wasn't seeing the life get squeezed out of Masanori Kanehara. It wasn't watching Edgar Garcia get beaten for a prolonged period of time while turtled on the canvas...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 11,246 reads 13 comments

  6. UFC 195 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 81

    UFC 195 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 195 Main Card Robbie Lawler def. Carlos Condit , split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) Stipe Miocic def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 45,461 reads 58 comments

  7. UFC 196: Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez 2 Fight Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 195 featured what could easily be the 2016 Fight of the Year, but don't get too cozy just yet! UFC 196 is just around the corner on Feb. 6 and might end up featuring a deep card stacked with talent...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 33,164 reads 45 comments

  8. Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit: Breaking Down the FightMetric Numbers

    The UFC 195 main event, a welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler (27-10 (1)) and challenger Carlos Condit (30-9), will be labeled as many things. War. Brawl. Battle...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 23,480 reads 126 comments

  9. Stipe Miocic Ends Andrei Arlovski's Cinderella Run at UFC 195 with Big Knockout

    The stakes couldn't have been higher for Andrei Arlovski and Stipe Miocic at UFC 195 . Miocic, barely a year removed from his UFC on Fox 13 loss to Junior dos Santos, couldn't afford to have another L on his record from a top-five fighter...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 14,801 reads 57 comments

  10. Donald Cerrone Leaves Lightweight Division, Welterweight Debut Announced

    Former UFC title contender Donald Cerrone is done with the lightweight division (for now at least), but Cowboy isn't going to sit on the shelf for long...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 28,269 reads 101 comments

  11. Fedor Emelianenko Looking to Return in April, but Details Are a Mystery

    MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko successfully returned to the sport after a three-year hiatus on New Year's Eve at Rizin FF by defeating Indian kickboxer Jaideep Singh. That fight, however, was not a one-off affair...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 14,695 reads 34 comments

  12. Anderson Silva Still Denies PED Use, Dismisses Michael Bisping 'Viagra' Talk

    There are many ways that an athlete can handle a failed drug test, and former UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva is going with the least effective option available: deny, deny, deny...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 7,353 reads 50 comments

  13. Pride Never Die: Rizin FF Instantly Becomes Compelling UFC Alternative

    MMA has changed a great deal since 2007, the year when Pride FC closed its doors. The tastes of MMA fans, though? Those are pretty much the same...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 14,402 reads 29 comments

  14. Bleacher Report MMA Awards: 2015's Best Fighter, Fight, Finishes and Moment

    What a year for the sport of MMA . After a humdrum 2014 defined by injuries and weak events, 2015 delivered every kind of drama that a fan could hope for. There were scandals ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 38,389 reads 101 comments

  15. UFC on Fox 17 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into 2016

    UFC on Fox 17 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC on Fox 17 Main Card Rafael dos Anjos def. Donald Cerrone, TKO (Round 1, 1:06) Alistair Overeem def. Junior dos Santos, TKO (Round 2, 4:43) Nate Diaz def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 37,460 reads 46 comments

  16. Rafael Dos Anjos Plays It Cool with Call-Out of Conor McGregor at UFC on Fox 17

    Rafael dos Anjos just posted one of the most impressive performances of his career at UFC on Fox 17. Normally, as the champion, that would call for the usual "this was the best camp ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 14,539 reads 78 comments

  17. Rafael Dos Anjos Thrashes Donald Cerrone in UFC Lightweight Title Bout

    The UFC put a great deal of effort into Donald Cerrone's rise to the UFC title picture, and it did not pay off...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 13,937 reads 47 comments

  18. Nate Diaz Boxes Up Michael Johnson, Tears into Conor McGregor at UFC on Fox 17

    Nate Diaz is back, ladies and gentlemen. Stockton's other native son has been disappointingly inactive over the last two years...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 19,387 reads 100 comments

  19. Fedor Emelianenko's Comeback Opponent Named for Rizin FF Year-End Show

    Fedor Emelianenko is the centerpiece of Rizin Fighting Federation, but the Japanese promotion has been keeping any and all details about his return close to the vest...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 10,026 reads 31 comments

  20. Conor McGregor's Hollywood Turn Starts with Vin Diesel, Mark Wahlberg

    Conor McGregor is just three days into his reign as undisputed UFC featherweight champion, and he already has Hollywood beating down his doors...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 60,726 reads 60 comments

  21. UFC 194 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC on Fox 17

    UFC 194 is in the books. The results are as follows (h/t Craig Amos ): UFC 194 Main Card Conor McGregor def. Jose Aldo, knockout (Round 1, 0:13) Luke Rockhold def. Chris Weidman, TKO (Round 4, 3:12) Yoel Romero def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 33,450 reads 92 comments

  22. B/R MMA Roundtable: Did Conor McGregor Cheat Us out of a Great Fight at UFC 194?

    All of Conor McGregor's talk turned to action on Saturday night at UFC 194 , but not very much action. In just 13 seconds, the Irish striker floored the long-reigning Jose Aldo with a left hand and forced a referee stoppage...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 29,650 reads 78 comments

  23. UFC 195: Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit Early Preview and Predictions

    UFC 194 was something, huh? The next pay-per-view event with the unenviable task of living up to that standard is UFC 195 on Saturday, January 2. The full card is as follows: Robbie Lawler vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 13,377 reads 24 comments

  24. Conor McGregor Throws Away UFC Playbook, Calls for Lightweight Title Shot

    Conor McGregor wants to be the third UFC two-division champion, but he wants to be the first man to hold two belts at the same time. However, it's unclear whether he'll be allowed to do so...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 22,728 reads 32 comments

  25. Jose Aldo Calls for Immediate Rematch Following UFC 194 Loss to Conor McGregor

    Jose Aldo wants a do-over! That man wants a do-over, dang it! Following the main event of UFC 194, the now-former UFC featherweight champion called for an immediate rematch against the new unified featherweight champion, Conor McGregor ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 120,950 reads 110 comments