1. B/R Weekly Rushdown: LoL Worlds Results, Overwatch Open, Dota 2 Boston Major

    The lull between major events is officially over, with the League of Legends Worlds kicking off what will be a busy few months for the Rushdown . It isn't alone, either, with other interesting competitions and announcements all coming to the fore...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 295 reads 0 comments

  2. Eddie Alvarez Dismisses Conor McGregor: "I've Never Felt so Unthreatened'

    Eddie Alvarez isn't going to lie and say his fight with Conor McGregor is going to be an exciting battle between amazing competitors. No, Alvarez feels like this is going to be the easiest fight of his career...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 63,867 reads 91 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 96 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 204

    UFC Fight Night 96 is in the books. Saturday's results are as follows: John Lineker defeats John Dodson by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) Alex Oliveira defeats Will ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 24,061 reads 69 comments

  4. John Dodson vs. John Lineker Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 96

    The UFC Fight Night 96 main event between John Dodson and John Lineker was the perfect cross section of pure excitement with legitimate high-stakes matchmaking...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 5,984 reads 41 comments

  5. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Wizards, Warriors and 76ers Getting Involved in Esports

    Boy, oh boy, what a week for the Rushdown . The tournament season is picking back up. Fans are getting their first tastes of the new Dota 2 scene, the final push to the LCS is going on and the Capcom Cup is quickly approaching...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 5,045 reads 4 comments

  6. Conor McGregor Insists He Won't Vacate Featherweight Title After UFC 205

    Conor McGregor will have his chance to make history at UFC 205, where he will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title, and fight to become the first person to hold two UFC belts at the same time...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 8,460 reads 82 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 95 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 96

    UFC Fight Night 95 is in the books. The results are as follows: Main Card on Fox Sports 1 (10 p.m. ET) Cris Cyborg def. Lina Lansberg , TKO (Round 2, 2:29) Renan Barao def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 9,874 reads 14 comments

  8. Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 95

    Cris Cyborg is a legitimate draw in MMA . She proved that at UFC 198 and, while the company has done everything in its power to pit fans against her, the UFC has never been above ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 13,518 reads 25 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 95 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    Another weekend, another UFC event that lacks star power. We're six weeks into what will go down as one of the most brutal slogs in MMA history, with UFC events on almost every single Saturday from here until year's end...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 16,083 reads 17 comments

  10. Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez in Doubt After Wild News Day

    A day ago, a superfight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was all but a certainty...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 21,850 reads 128 comments

  11. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Jeremy Lin in the 'Dota 2' Business, ELEAGUE Overwatch Open

    Another week, another series of shakeups in the world of esports . The League of Legends Championship Series, ELEAGUE Season 2 and other major ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 491 reads 0 comments

  12. How the UFC Turned Its Bonus System into a Weapon

    The UFC's bonus system has long been one of the promotion's most powerful tools for both attracting and retaining fighters...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 20,561 reads 22 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 94 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 95

    UFC Fight Night 94 is in the books. The results are as follows: Main Card on Fox Sports 1 Michael Johnson def. Dustin Poirier , knockout (Round 1, 1:35) Derek Brunson def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 16,321 reads 44 comments

  14. Dota 2 Rosters Locked: What Do Teams Look Like After Post-TI6 Shuffle?

    After a hectic month of shuffling, the Dota 2 Majors registration period is over. Rosters are locked, and fans can finally start exploring the game's new competitive landscape...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 1,512 reads 1 comments

  15. Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Johnson Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 94

    Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson entered UFC Fight Night 94 trending in opposite directions. Exiting The Ultimate Fighter season 12, there were generally high hopes surrounding Johnson, and for good cause...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 10,309 reads 26 comments

  16. With Robbie Lawler Out, Donald Cerrone Gets New Opponent for UFC 205

    The UFC wants its first trip to New York since 1995 to be a special one, so they're turning to one of their most popular fighters. According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto , Donald Cerrone has been added to the UFC 205 card...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 9,321 reads 47 comments

  17. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Professional Esports Association Formed, Evo Japan Details

    There weren't many tournaments in esports this week. There weren't many major signings. Nobody got banned from anything. No teams were sold. There were, however, some major business-end news stories that are worth talking about...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 327 reads 0 comments

  18. UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson Early Full Card Preview and Prediction

    Much like UFC 203, the UFC found a hot hand wearing a gold belt and decided to make something of it. The hot hand at UFC 204 is Michael Bisping, and the something is the UFC's first pay-per-view card in England...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 28,151 reads 61 comments

  19. UFC 203 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 94

    UFC 203 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 203 Main Card Stipe Miocic def. Alistair Overeem, knockout (Round 1, 4:27) Fabricio Werdum def. Travis Browne, unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 30-27) Mickey Gall def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 8,902 reads 27 comments

  20. Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne: One of the Grossest, Weirdest MMA Fights Ever

    After a good night's rest (but not really), it's hard not to look back on UFC 203 with a raised eyebrow. There was no question that it was a solid event...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 34,541 reads 42 comments

  21. Mickey Gall Wisely Calls out Sage Northcutt After Running Through CM Punk

    Mickey Gall scored a huge, potentially career-making win over former WWE- wrestler-turned- MMA -fighter CM Punk , but he wasn't just content in pocketing the win...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 10,507 reads 51 comments

  22. Fabricio Werdum Kicks Travis Browne's Coach in Cage After Fight at UFC 203

    UFC 203 will go down as one of the UFC's stranger cards, but even on a night with a 0-0 ex-WWE wrestler making his MMA debut, nothing tops what happened after the co-main event fight between Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 111,397 reads 60 comments

  23. Urijah Faber vs. Jimmie Rivera Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 203

    Win or lose, Urijah Faber was going to give fans something to be sad about at UFC 203. The California Kid is officially the California Middle-Aged Man at this point, and while ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 14,054 reads 15 comments

  24. CM Punk: The 7 Moments That Led Him to WWE Stardom and to UFC 203

    CM Punk achieved some of the greatest feats in professional wrestling, working his way from Illinois bingo halls to tightly packed football stadiums and putting on some of the best matches in history...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 23,254 reads 30 comments

  25. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Conor McGregor in 'CoD: Infinite War,' More 'LoL' Drama

    It's been a slow week for eSports as a whole, but League of Legends made sure to pack in a whole month of news over the last seven days...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 719 reads 3 comments