1. eSports Clutch Plays of the Week: July 1, 2016 Edition

    The action continues to be hot and heavy in eSports . More fighting game tournaments. TI6 draws ever closer. The LCS continues...

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  2. The B/R Weekly Rushdown: June 29, 2016

    The first Weekly Rushdown was hectic thanks to E3 and all the news that comes with it. The second one ? Nice and calm. No big, earthshaking stuff...easy! Week 3 of the Weekly Rushdown, however, brings some of the biggest news to date...

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  3. Conor McGregor Promises to 'Toy With' Nate Diaz in UFC 202 Rematch

    If people thought Conor McGregor would change after just one slice of humble pie, they were wrong. With McGregor slated to face Nate Diaz at UFC 202 in a rematch, the UFC featherweight ...

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  4. Watch: Michael Chandler Scores One-Punch Knockout at Bellator Dynamite 2

    Bellator 157 was a bit of a slog for a while there. Sure, there were some fireworks in Matt Mitrione's debut opposite Carl Seumanutafa , but the middle of the card was ho-hum at best...

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  5. eSports Clutch Plays of the Week: June 24, 2016 Edition

    It was a jam-packed weekend for eSports followed by a hectic week. With ELEAGUE delivering Counter Strike action, the EU League Champion Series underway, the Dota 2 TI6 qualifiers ...

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  6. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Briefly Considered Transitioning to MMA

    Dwayne " The Rock " Johnson is an A-list celebrity, transitioning brilliantly from WWE professional wrestler to Hollywood action star, but that transition wasn't instantaneous...

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  7. The B/R Weekly Rushdown: June 22, 2016

    After a hectic week driven by the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the eSports world calmed down a bit in terms of pure news. With major tournaments almost upon us, however, business is about to pick up...

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  8. Georges St-Pierre Negotiating Return to UFC, Interested in Bisping and McGregor

    Georges St-Pierre is back...almost. The former (but still lineal) UFC welterweight champion spoke with MMAFighting...

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  9. 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 200 Triple-Header

    UFC Fight Night 89 is in the books. The results are as follows (h/t B/R's own Craig Amos ): Fight Night 89 Main Card Stephen Thompson def. Rory MacDonald, unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 48-47) Donald Cerrone def...

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  10. Stephen Thompson, and the UFC, Beat Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 89

    The UFC Fight Night 89 main event between Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson had everything one could want in a fight...

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  11. Joanne Calderwood Scores Brutal KO over Valerie Letourneau at UFC Fight Night 89

    Valerie Letourneau and Joanne Calderwood have both shown a fair bit of promise in their careers but have been victims of factors outside their control...

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  12. Strange Entrances Steal Show at Russian MMA Event Featuring Fedor Emelianenko

    The buildup to Eurasia Fight Nights 50 was straightforward. MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko was going to face former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in a fun, fan-friendly scrap...

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  13. Fedor Emelianenko Scores Controversial Win over Fabio Maldonado at EFN 50

    Eurasia Fight Nights 50 was about one thing and one thing only: Fedor Emelianenko 's return to Russian MMA ...

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  14. The B/R Weekly Rushdown: June 15, 2016

    Overwatch, Electronic Arts, cutthroat hedge fund managers and Russian politics all in one article! Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the first installment of the Bleacher Report Weekly Rushdown...

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  15. Bo Jackson Dismisses Brock Lesnar Talk: 'I Don't Even Know Who Brock Lesnar Is'

    Bo Jackson inhabits a unique space as one of the few people to have legitimate success in two professional sports: baseball and football...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 27,952 reads 71 comments

  16. OG Take Top $1.1 Million Prize at Dota 2 Manila Major, EG and Secret Struggle

    Officially, the outcome to the Dota 2 Manila Major wasn't shocking. OG and Team Liquid faced off in the finals, with OG taking the win 3-1 in a hard-fought best of five bout. Behind them, Newbee took third place and LGD Gaming took fourth...

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  17. Bleacher Report MMA Rankings for June 2016

    Well, a lot has gone down since the last installment of the Bleacher Report MMA Rankings. The UFC has two new champions in Stipe Miocic and Michael Bisping...

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  18. Could UFC Star Paige VanZant Make a WWE Appearance?

    The line between the UFC and WWE is becoming even more blurry these days. With word breaking on Saturday that former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE professional wrestler ...

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  19. UFC 200 Shocker: Did the UFC Get It Right with Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt?

    There were a lot of surprises at UFC 199. From Michael Bisping winning the middleweight title to Dan Henderson's elbow of Hector Lombard to Nate Diaz vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 28,761 reads 131 comments

  20. UFC 200: Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 Full Card Preview and Predictions

    The most anticipated event in a good long while, UFC 200 is packed with names in a way never seen before in UFC history. The full card is as follows: Main Card (Pay-Per-View) Daniel Cormier vs...

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  21. UFC 199 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 89

    UFC 199 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 199 Main Card Michael Bisping def. Luke Rockhold, TKO (Round 1, 3:36) Dominick Cruz def. Urijah Faber, unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46) Max Holloway def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 29,186 reads 62 comments

  22. UFC 199 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Los Angeles

    Another card in the books ( UFC 199 , in particular), another lineup of winners and losers. While there's usually some nuance and room for creativity when it comes to picking out the ...

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  23. UFC 199 Results: Dustin Poirier Proves Himself as Elite Lightweight with Big KO

    Dustin Poirier wanted to keep his momentum going at UFC 199 on Saturday. Going 3-0 since returning to the lightweight division and coming off a win against Irish super-prospect ...

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  24. eSports Clutch Plays of the Month: May 2016 Edition

    Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the first-ever installment of the eSports Clutch Plays of the Month, where we bring you a brief roundup of the wildest, most intense and most impressive moments in the world of competitive gaming...

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  25. Road to TI6: 5 Dota 2 Roster Changes That Will Impact the Manila Major

    When the "Accept" button is clicked in Dota 2, it's a team game. When the PCs are turned off and there is money on the line, though? Anything goes...

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