1. Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes: What Went Wrong for 'Money' at UFC 189

    Many were questioning whether Conor McGregor would be able to handle a wrestling machine like Chad Mendes . Those questions were answered Saturday night at UFC 189 ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 39,604 reads 128 comments

  2. UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Early Main Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 189 is over and done with, but the promotion is just getting started with a five-week stretch packed with seven events. Snuggled in there is UFC 190 on August 1. The full card is as follows: Main Card (PPV) Ronda Rousey vs...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 24,498 reads 58 comments

  3. UFC 189 Results: Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 71 and 72

    UFC 189 is in the books. The results are as follows (c/o Bleacher Report's UFC 189 play-by-play man, Hunter Homistek ): Main Card (Pay-Per-View, 10 p.m...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 26,514 reads 50 comments

  4. Conor McGregor After UFC 189: Jose Aldo Doesn't 'Deserve to Be Spoken About'

    Saturday night worked out darn well for the newly minted interim UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 20,882 reads 127 comments

  5. UFC 189: Video Highlights from McGregor vs. Mendes, Lawler vs. MacDonald

    UFC 189 was an absolutely brilliant event with two excellent title fights. In the co-main event, welterweight champion Robbie Lawler took on the enigmatic Rory MacDonald...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 13,672 reads 3 comments

  6. NSFW: UFC 189 Turns into Bloodbath

    UFC 189 felt doomed for a while there on Saturday. For hours on end, the card was defined by dreadfully boring, mid-level fighters...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 108,701 reads 14 comments

  7. UFC 189 Results: What We Learned from Gunnar Nelson vs. Brandon Thatch

    UFC 189 welterweights Gunnar Nelson and Brandon Thatch entered the cage in the exact same situation. Both men were the hottest prospects in the division and looked stellar for a time but lost to seasoned veterans...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 10,154 reads 10 comments

  8. Gilbert Melendez Fails Drug Test Following UFC 188, Suspended 1 Year

    Yet another prominent mixed martial artist has been flagged for banned substances, as the UFC announced longtime lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez has failed a post-fight drug test following his UFC 188 bout with Eddie Alvarez...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 27,242 reads 116 comments

  9. Report: Conor McGregor Needs to Drop 27 Pounds Ahead of UFC 189

    UFC featherweight title contender Conor McGregor is walking into the fight of his life at UFC 189. As MMA fans know, however, a big fight is almost certainly preceded by a big weight cut...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 371,721 reads 253 comments

  10. Bleacher Report Men's MMA Rankings for July 2015

    UFC titles continue being the hottest of potatoes, as Cain Velasquez joined Anthony Pettis , Carla Esparza and Jon Jones in the "former champion" club at UFC 188...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 36,172 reads 57 comments

  11. CM Punk: Slow Burn Toward UFC Debut Hurting Buzz

    A year ago, CM Punk was one of the hottest names in combat sports. Not in professional wrestling. Not in MMA . He was one of the hottest names in combat sports...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 15,745 reads 82 comments

  12. UFC Fight Night 70 Results: Burning Questions Going into UFC 189, TUF 21 Finale

    UFC Fight Night 70 is in the books. The results are as follows (courtesy of Bleacher Report's FN70 play-by-play man , Nathan McCarter ): Yoel Romero defeats Lyoto Machida ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 65,030 reads 158 comments

  13. Lyoto Machida vs. Yoel Romero: Video Highlights of UFC Fight Night 70 Main Event

    UFC Fight Night 70 was generally lacking in star power, but nobody could deny that the main event, a critical middleweight tilt between Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero, was an absolute treat...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 31,384 reads 32 comments

  14. Headkick from Hell: Thiago Santos Viciously Knocks Out Steve Bosse at UFC FN70

    Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero may have headlined UFC Fight Night 70 on Saturday night, but the card's most impressive moment came much earlier, as Thiago Santos viciously knocked out Steve Bosse with a picture-perfect headkick ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 76,599 reads 31 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 70 Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    The highs were high and the lows were low at UFC Fight Night 70. There were brutal knockouts and there were dreadful bores scattered throughout the night, but the card delivered on the whole...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 7 months ago 38,197 reads 99 comments

  16. UFC Veteran Josh Koscheck Signs with Bellator MMA

    Former UFC title contender Josh Koscheck is now a member of Bellator. The promotion's commentators made the announcement Friday night during the Bellator 139 broadcast, and the company later confirmed it on social media...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 15,536 reads 82 comments

  17. MMA Still Banned in New York: Bill Once Again Fails to Reach Vote in Assembly

    Update 7:52 PM EST The dream is officially dead. The repeal failed to reach the Assembly floor before the final session. Hope will begin anew when the New York state Congress reconvenes in 2016...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 16,530 reads 98 comments

  18. Jon Jones Spotted on Social Media for the 1st Time Since Arrest

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has largely been a social media hermit since his alleged hit-and-run incident in April...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 27,161 reads 84 comments

  19. The Rock Vows to Take UFC Heavyweight Champ Fabricio Werdum Out...to Lunch

    Dwayne Johnson, known to WWE fans by his ring name The Rock, is a busy man. That said, he managed to carve out some time in his schedule to call out UFC heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 60,529 reads 61 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 69 Results: Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 70

    UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books. The results are as follows, courtesy of the one and only Craig Amos of Bleacher Report: UFC Fight Night 69 Main Card on UFC Fight Pass Joanna Jedrzejczyk def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 42,850 reads 87 comments

  21. Ronda Rousey Is a Big Fan of 'Badass' Joanna Jedrzejczyk After UFC: Berlin

    UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey was more than a little impressed by Joanna Jedrzejczyk 's performance at UFC Fight Night 69...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 26,864 reads 53 comments

  22. NSFW: UFC Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk Leaves Jessica Penne a Bloody Mess in Berlin

    Joanna Jedrzejczyk needed a big win at UFC Fight Night 69 in Berlin in order to justify the hype she has been receiving. Man, oh man, did she get it...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 36,181 reads 37 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 69: Twitter Reacts to Joanna Jedrzejczyk's Dominant, Bloody Win

    UFC Fight Night 69 was a solid card full of young, interesting talent. While there was plenty to get excited about, nobody got as much attention as UFC women's strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 8,622 reads 20 comments

  24. Ken Shamrock: 3 Fights to Take After Bellator 138 KO Loss to Kimbo Slice

    For one night, Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice captured the world's attention. The Bellator 138 main event saw the 51-year-old Shamrock come just a hair shy of finishing the fight with an early rear-naked choke...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 4,088 reads 5 comments

  25. Watch Bellator Champ's Beautiful Come-from-Behind KO Win

    While most of the talk surrounding Bellator 138 was about main eventers Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock, it was Patricio "Pitbull" Freire that wound up posting the most impressive performance of the night...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 450 reads 1 comments