1. WEC Announces Cerrone vs. Ratcliff Live December 19th

    Today the WEC announced that live Saturday December the 19th, from the Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, NV, fight fans will be treated to a lightweight bout between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Ed Ratcliff...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 80 reads 3 comments

  2. UFC 104: Shogun Rua's Recipe for an Upset

    This Saturday, October 24th, live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida looks to defend his light-heavyweight title against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. Machida is an extremely unique fighter...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 399 reads 16 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant: The Most Polarizing Figure in Sports

    There are two words out there that, when uttered, draw two very distinct and different reactions. Words that when spoken will either conjure up images of greatness and leadership, or images of selfishness and arrogance...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 1,608 reads 21 comments

  4. Has the Time Come for UFC Fighters To Form a Union?

    Recently, the world of MMA received news that UFC fighter Junie Browning attempted to commit suicide. Later, while at the hospital to receive treatment, Browning subsequently attacked and assaulted hospital personnel, landing him in jail...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about over 4 years ago 750 reads 20 comments

  5. Will There Be a Heisman Trophy In Matt Barkley's Future?

    The Heisman Memorial Trophy is the most prestigious individual award in all of College Football. It is awarded to the most outstanding player in collegiate football...

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  6. A Grimm Future May Be Looming for Strikeforce

    On Saturday, Nov. 7, we MMA fans will bear witness to one of the true greats of this sport, as living legend Fedor Emelianenko will face the undefeated and virtually unknown Brett Rogers...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 15 reads 41 comments

  7. Yushin Okami: Where's My Title Shot?

    The UFC middleweight title picture seems to be pretty cloudy these days, and with Vitor Belfort's exciting return to the UFC, it seems things have become hazier...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 562 reads 18 comments

  8. UFC's Future: Dos Santos, Bader and The Next Generation

    The current group of UFC champions could very well prove to be the most dominant group of champions in the association's short history...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 637 reads 51 comments

  9. For Pete's Sake: Six Things Coach Carroll Can Do To Get USC Back in Pac-10 Race

    Once again, the Trojans of USC have managed to lose a game to an unranked, double-digit underdog, conference opponent...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 484 reads 7 comments

  10. Does Vitor Belfort Pose a Threat to Anderson Silva?

    With Vitor Belfort's destruction of Rich Franklin at UFC 103 he has positioned himself for a possible shot at UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 1,167 reads 20 comments

  11. Brock Lesnar: Mindless Neanderthal or Calculating Predator

    There are many here on Bleacher Report who think that Brock Lesnar is nothing more than a mindless freak of nature who simply won the UFC HW belt because of his sheer size...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 991 reads 13 comments

  12. USC vs. Washington: Three Keys To A Trojan Victory

    This Saturday all eyes of the Trojan faithful will be glued to their televisions as the Men of Troy take on the Huskies of Washington. While at first glance this matchup screams “Blowout,” that may not be the case at all...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 296 reads 2 comments

  13. USC-Ohio State: RJ's Four Keys to Victory for Each Team

    Saturday night, Sept. 12, the Ohio State Buckeyes will face off with the USC Trojans. The winner is put into the driver's seat to a possible BCS title game berth, while the loser will be forced ...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 1,127 reads 60 comments

  14. Where Have the Heavyweights Gone?

    Gone are the days where the heavyweight division in any combat sport will be the premier division. The talent pool just is not there anymore...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 296 reads 16 comments

  15. Five Upcoming MMA Fights to Salivate Over

    This is a great time of year if you are a sports fan. Football season is starting, the baseball playoffs are around the corner, and there are some big fights on the horizon. Looking over the upcoming fight schedules, I could not help but get excited...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 822 reads 34 comments

  16. Nate Diaz vs. Melvin Guillard: Is This Really The Main Event?

    Can someone please explain to me how Nate Diaz and Melvin Guillard got top billing for this card? This is not an intriguing matchup. Neither fighter is in the lightweight title picture. Neither of these fighters is even in the upper half of the division..

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 819 reads 22 comments

  17. Message for UFC Fighters: To Be the Best You Have To Beat the Best

    In the business of fighting, you are a fighter. Your job is to fight whomever you are asked. I have participated in sports my entire life, including martial arts and wrestling, and it is ridiculous ...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 154 reads 5 comments

  18. Tim Tebow: The Greatest College Football Player Ever?

    In Tim Tebow’s three short years at the University of Florida, he has done it all. He has won a pair of national titles, a Heisman Trophy, and too many other awards and accolades to list here...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 1,881 reads 38 comments

  19. Breaking Down the Upcoming Keith Jardine Vs. Thiago Silva Fight

    UFC 102 will be featuring a match-up between two top LHWs, Keith Jardine and Thiago Silva. This will be a chance for both men to get back on track and make a run at the title...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 525 reads 9 comments

  20. Five MMA Bouts I'd Knock Someone's Lights Out To See

    Super fights and grudge matches are what fans live to see. We all love to speculate about potential match-ups and outcomes...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 1,031 reads 67 comments

  21. Who Will Be the First Current UFC Champion To Lose Their Title?

    As I sat back this weekend and watched the Strikeforce card and the UFC 100 replay, I began thinking about how dominating the current UFC champions are...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 1,280 reads 52 comments

  22. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn Stands Alone

    After BJ Penn's systematic dismantling of Kenny Florian this past weekend, one begs to ask the question, "What's next for the Prodigy?" Dana White has already stated that the next in line for a shot at the LW belt is Diego Sanchez...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 374 reads 78 comments

  23. My Dream Starting 5. 2009 Edition

    I thought it would be fun to put together my dream starting five. I think that this team would be almost unstoppable. Some of the guys on this team are the obvious choice, while others you may not agree with...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 191 reads 6 comments

  24. Who's the Best? Ranking the Best BCS Conference Teams Since 2000

    Follow me on my journey as I rank the 10 best college football programs since 2000. For the purposes of this ranking I only looked at schools that are in a BCS conference...

    Robert Gardner Written by Robert Gardner about almost 5 years ago 1,760 reads 12 comments