1. Could Former New England Patriot Stephen Neal Tame UFC Beast Brock Lesnar?

    Even though the UFC heavyweight division is rapidly evolving into the most exciting and interesting division in the sport today, I still have a hard time picturing any of the current contenders ...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 179 reads 19 comments

  2. Fantasy MMA: Open Weight Grand Prix, Round One

    Welcome fight fans to round one of the first-ever Bleacher Report Fantasy MMA Open Weight Grand Prix, where your votes will decide who truly is MMA’s “Pound for Pound” king...

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  3. UFC 110 Winners: What's Next?

    WOW—there is really no other way to describe UFC 110 at this point. What better way to break into the Australian market then with one of the most action packed UFC cards fans have seen in some ...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 1,807 reads 10 comments

  4. Growing the Relationship Between Youth and MMA

    Not too long ago, Mixed Martial Arts was seen by the vast majority as nothing more than a senseless bloodsport where two men were locked into a cage to viciously assault one another for the amusement of its fans...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 609 reads 11 comments

  5. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Vs. Cain Velasquez: UFC 110 Roundtable

    For our final discussion of UFC 110, we will be looking at the main event of the evening; a heavyweight showdown between former PRIDE sensation Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and undefeated rising star Cain Velasquez...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 1,664 reads 15 comments

  6. The 10 Greatest MMA Heavyweights of All-Time: Where Does Brock Lesnar Rank?

    There is just something about heavyweights that seems to captivate fans. Perhaps it's simply the sheer size and power that makes heavyweight division so appealing. Whatever the reason, everyone knows that the big boys are the main attraction...

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  7. Tito Ortiz At It Again: Terrorizes Retirement Community (Satire)

    By now, fight fans, you are all aware of the post-fight pleasantries Mark Coleman and Tito Ortiz exchanged following Coleman’s lopsided defeat at the hands of Randy Couture...

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  8. Chael Sonnen: “I'm Not Letting Up or Satisfied in the Least”

    Leading up to UFC 109, Chael Sonnen was viewed as nothing more than Nate Marquardt’s final obstacle before taking his rightful place as the future of the UFC middleweight division...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 418 reads 65 comments

  9. Brock Lesnar: The Kobe Bryant of MMA

    At first glance, comparing MMA’s Brock Lesnar to basketball’s Kobe Bryant seems impossible. Bryant is a champion athlete who uses an undeniable and unparalleled skill set to dominate ...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 8,617 reads 20 comments

  10. UFC 109 Losers: What's Next?

    With UFC 109 officially in the books and now that we have had a bit of time to let the events that transpired last night marinate; it’s time to once again break out the trusty crystal ball ...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 290 reads 4 comments

  11. UFC 109 Results: Nate Marquardt Not So “Great” After All

    Coming into UFC 109 Nate Marquardt looked like a man on a mission. With three wins in a row, all of which by way of TKO stoppage, Marquardt entered the Octagon Saturday night one win away from ...

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  12. Top Ten Fighters You Don't Want To Meet in a Dark Alley

    Some of the baddest men walking the planet compete in MMA. While most are unassuming and look like any other professional athlete there are some that are just downright scary and they would ...

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  13. Creature vs. Creature: Mike Swick Will Be “Quick” To Get Back On Track

    While many fans and analysts seem content to complain about the perceived shortcomings of the UFC 109 card, I choose to look for the silver lining, and the welterweight matchup between Mike “Quick” Swick and Paulo Thiago is that silver lining.

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 143 reads 10 comments

  14. B/R Roundtable Discussion: Nate Marquardt Vs. Chael Sonnen

    Welcome all, to the first edition of our new series “B/R Roundtable Discussion”. For this trial run Bryan Levick and I will be discussing two bouts from UFC 109...

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  15. Chael Sonnen: Ready to Embrace the Hard Night Ahead

    "Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself."—William Boetcker In many ways truer words have never been spoken...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 250 reads 14 comments

  16. Contender or Gatekeeper? Mike Swick's Destiny Will Be Decided at UFC 109

    Mike Swick is a stud, plain and simple. As an explosive fighter with a great skill set and world-class training partners, the sky’s the limit for Mike Swick...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 413 reads 24 comments

  17. Frank Mir's Cousin Larry Mir Is Looking To Make His Own Name in MMA

    Making it as a fighter in MMA is no small task. It is an endeavor that requires dedication, skill, sacrifice, and a lot of hard work. Having the last name Mir doesn’t make things any easier...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 3,480 reads 15 comments

  18. Image Is Everything: MMA's Final Step Towards Becoming Mainstream

    Every day it seems as if Mixed Martial Arts is moving closer and closer to being accepted by the mainstreams sports world. Before we know it MMA will be covered like all other major professional sports...

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  19. Fighters To Keep an Eye on in 2010: Heavyweights

    Mixed Martial Arts’ heavyweight division is, perhaps, the most polarizing division in the entire sport; due in large part to Fedor Emelianenko and Brock Lesnar...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 1,229 reads 33 comments

  20. Ultimate Fight Night 20 Winners: What's Next?

    First, please allow me to vent about the telecast for just a moment. Possibly the worst UFN I have seen yet, broadcast quality-wise. The first fight did not get under way until about 15 minutes into the telecast...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 271 reads 12 comments

  21. Fighters to Keep an Eye On In 2010: Light-Heavyweights

    The light-heavyweight division is considered by most to be the premier division in MMA and it is pretty easy to see why. As arguably the deepest, most talent-rich division in the sport, light-heavyweight is the division where legends are made...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 272 reads 22 comments

  22. Fighters to Keep an Eye on in 2010: Middleweights

    The middleweight division, much like the lightweight and welterweight divisions, is ruled by one fighter and one fighter alone: Anderson “The Spider” Silva...

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  23. Time Warp Battle: GSP's Olympic Dream Crushed by 1972 Dan Gable

    There is currently a lot of buzz in the MMA community regarding Georges St. Pierre and his Olympic aspirations. Apparently it has long been a dream of St...

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  24. Fighters To Keep An Eye On In 2010: Welterweights

    The welterweight division may just be the most complete division in the entire sport. It is a division that is littered with elite strikers like Paul Daley, slick submission specialists like ...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 542 reads 23 comments

  25. Fighters To Keep an Eye On in 2010: Lightweights

    It’s pretty safe to say that, right now, in the lightweight division, there is BJ Penn and then there is everyone else...

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