1. 'We're Just Cattle to Them': Rory MacDonald Speaks Out on UFC, Bellator Debut

    People still ask him about it. They ask him about the violence of it, the pain, that 10,000-mile stare. They wonder about the determination that appeared to derive from some obscure part of the brain overlooked by evolution...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 days ago 27,044 reads 0 comments

  2. UFC 211 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2

    After an extended period of UFC cards of spotty quality, UFC 211 came along and reminded hardcore fans of what the sport's top promotion can do when it really sets its mind to it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 days ago 23,780 reads 0 comments

  3. The Complete Guide to UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2

    Start the Dallas theme song . Now slowly fold in the fisticuffs. Don't be stingy, either. Now we've got something. Welcome once again to big league MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 days ago 32,050 reads 0 comments

  4. Demian Maia, Nate Diaz and the Best Active UFC Fighters to Never Win UFC Gold

    Marino. Malone. Moss. Maia? The jiu-jitsu world champ and current UFC contender has torn off six straight wins, several of them over the company's top welterweights...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 14 days ago 16,239 reads 0 comments

  5. Back from the Dead? MMA Fighter Recovers from Apparent Knockout, Shocks Opponent

    Never turn your back on an opponent. Heavyweight MMA fighter Scott Hope received a hard reminder on that front Saturday, when his opponent returned from seeming oblivion to resume the fight...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 15 days ago 24,463 reads 0 comments

  6. It's Time to Slow Down the Francis Ngannou Heavyweight Hype

    No one in their right mind would ever drink out of a puddle. Until you find yourself dying of thirst in the desert. Then, suddenly, puddle water is delicious. It's refreshing and earthy and not at all repugnant...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 18 days ago 17,123 reads 0 comments

  7. Nick and Nate Diaz Hit Los Angeles with Anthony Bourdain on 'Parts Unknown'

    For all their popularity, the Diaz brothers are notoriously reclusive. So it was a special—if slightly jarring—treat for MMA fans when Nick and Nate Diaz sat down ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 22 days ago 12,927 reads 0 comments

  8. The Case Against Every UFC Champion

    Champions are champions for a reason. But they're never infallible, especially in a crucible as intense as MMA . Reams of pixels, if pixels can truly be said to exist on reams, are regularly generated on what makes each reigning UFC champion great...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 33,503 reads 0 comments

  9. Super Prospect Aaron Pico on Bellator Debut and Working with Freddie Roach

    0-0. In certain contexts, it's a pretty auspicious pro MMA record. One of those contexts occurs when you see the 0-0 on a pay-per-view card...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 13,632 reads 0 comments

  10. Diego Sanchez Believes Medical Marijuana Caused Heart Problems

    Diego Sanchez has a lot of stories to tell, about fighting and life. His latest? That medical marijuana caused him to have serious heart problems that, for a time, left him concerned about the future of his fight career and even his life...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 40,325 reads 0 comments

  11. Did Georges St-Pierre Just Throw Shade at Middleweight Champ Michael Bisping?

    Georges St-Pierre just gave Michael Bisping some serious side-eye. The greatest welterweight in MMA history, who recently announced he would return from a three-plus-year hiatus ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 17,095 reads 0 comments

  12. 'Fight Mom' Michelle Waterson Fought for 10 Years to Be an Overnight Success

    Michelle Waterson was 21 years old when she first fought professionally. Fast forward 10 years and she's still eating in her car. "I miss sitting down for lunch or dinner," she said recently...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 93,096 reads 0 comments

  13. UFC 210 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Cormier vs. Johnson 2

    Rightly or otherwise, there is an air of illegitimacy hanging over the UFC light heavyweight division. Jon Jones might be the best MMA fighter ever...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 83,664 reads 0 comments

  14. UFC 210 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    After an extended March Madness-related hiatus, the UFC is back in full force Saturday with UFC 210 at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. The narrative on Daniel Cormier has become clear over the course of the week...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 22,806 reads 0 comments

  15. UFC Welterweight Patrick Cote on Being a Mentor and 'The French Joe Rogan'

    The elder statesman label looks pretty natural on the lapel of Patrick Cote. He’s 37 years old. He’s been a professional MMA fighter since 2002...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 5,780 reads 0 comments

  16. Knee Jerk Reactions After 2017 McDonald's All-American Game

    As March Madness reaches its crescendo, basketball fans got a glimpse Wednesday of the next guard. In the shadow of Michael Jordan, the 2017 McDonald's All-American Game went down from the United Center in Chicago...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 8,537 reads 0 comments

  17. The Most Aggressive Fighters Inside the Octagon Right Now

    Being labeled an aggressive UFC fighter is like being the tallest guy on the basketball team or the greediest banker on Wall Street. So it goes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 18,057 reads 0 comments

  18. European Taekwondo Champ Sets New World Record, Breaks 111 Blocks in 35 Seconds

    First, you must fill your head with knowledge. Then you can break blocks with it. That little paraphrasing of the comment from the karate teacher from The Simpsons is appropriate ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 92,504 reads 0 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 107 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from London

    UFC Fight Night 107 may have lacked star power, but it still contained some pretty interesting fighters—and some doggone interesting fights...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 15,824 reads 0 comments

  20. 3 Fighters Ready to Step Out of the Shadows at UFC London

    UFC Fight Night 107 goes down Saturday from London, one of the world's great metropolises. With apologies to Jimi Manuwa and Corey Anderson, who do battle in the evening's main ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 5,418 reads 0 comments

  21. NCAA Tournament 2017: Biggest Surprises from Day 3

    Day 3 on the schedule, Day 1 in our hearts. None of these March Madness Thursdays are exactly the same. Sure, year after year, all us fans spend them on a comfortable seat with perhaps ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 119,178 reads 0 comments

  22. Tournament 2017: Ranking the Most Likely Upsets in Round of 64

    It's the middle of the night. You bolt awake in bed, panic rooted in your chest like a vice grip. "Ahhh!" you begin...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 71,973 reads 0 comments

  23. Amateur MMA Fighter Fee Chrystall Opens Up on Battle with Anorexia

    In the leaden light of the Scottish morning, Fiona Chrystall—you can call her Fee—lifted the whistling kettle off the stove. She poured the boiling water over half a biscuit of Weetabix, a cereal akin to Shredded Wheat...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 102,706 reads 0 comments

  24. NCAA Bracket 2017: Complete Guide to the Midwest Region

    Here we go. The Kansas Jayhawks fell into a thorny draw in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Their prize for that Big 12 quarterfinals loss to TCU was the top seed in a snake den including Louisville at No...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 16,669 reads 0 comments

  25. NCAA Tournament 2017: Ranking the Hottest Teams Heading into Selection Sunday

    Is there anything better than daytime basketball in mid-March? There's already far too much bad college basketball poetry out there about this, so I won't burden people any further with things of that nature...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 2,679 reads 0 comments