1. UFC 206 and UFC Fight Night 102 Picks: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    Bring them out. Like the old, Gordian-knotted strings of lights that just spent a year in the company of some lovely oiled rags. Bring out the old Christmastime cliches. Because we're about to unwrap a big present from the UFC this weekend...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 9,297 reads 8 comments

  2. Derrick Lewis, Doo Ho Choi and the Hardest Hitters in the UFC Right Now

    Fans of the knockout have some things to look forward to this weekend. First, on Friday, you have UFC Fight Night 102 going down from Albany, New York. In that main event, you have heavyweight Shamil Abdurakhimov taking on Derrick Lewis...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 92,962 reads 50 comments

  3. Jon Jones Deadlifts 600 Pounds

    This deadlift was brought to you without the aid of erectile dysfunction medication. It's important that you know that going in...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 6,706 reads 36 comments

  4. Bjorn Rebney of MMA Union: UFC 'Outrageous, Despicable' in Fighter Treatment

    Bjorn Rebney isn't known for playing nice. As one of the faces of a new move toward fighter unionization, he's not curbing that behavior now...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 6,083 reads 12 comments

  5. The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    Demetrious Johnson is two things. He is serially unknown, and he is the best active fighter in the UFC today...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 9,669 reads 19 comments

  6. Ranking the 10 Best Performances So Far in the 2016-17 CBB Season

    It has been a pretty good start to the 2016-17 college basketball season. That starts with some tremendous individual performances...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 13,191 reads 23 comments

  7. Two MMA Heavyweights Just Shared the World's Most Awkward Bro Hug

    Am I excited? Am I frightened? Am I embarrassed? European fight fans were left reeling Friday, forced to make sense of their own emotions and one of the strangest and scariest staredown sequences in recent MMA history...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 60,868 reads 32 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 101 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Melbourne

    UFC Fight Night 101 is not going to earn many votes for Card of the Year. Nothing against anyone personally on the card, including two very good fighters in Robert Whittaker and ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 11,742 reads 19 comments

  9. The Most Unsustainable Stats So Far in 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    This is a fun time of year for college basketball statistics. Everyone's on pace to hit 150 metaphorical home runs and shatter every record known to man...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 6,476 reads 2 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 101 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    Allow me to level with you. UFC Fight Night 101, going down Saturday from Melbourne, Australia, is not a strong card...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 6,851 reads 8 comments

  11. The Biggest MMA Turkeys of 2016

    This is the time of year when turkeys start to feel nervous. Don't be afraid only for the literal ones, which are killed and eaten en masse, but also for the metaphorical ones who face the chopping block of negative connotation...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 11,391 reads 16 comments

  12. UFC Fight Nights 99 and 100 Results: Real Winners, Losers in Belfast and Brazil

    Oh, did you have something to do this Saturday? I'm so sorry. Are you one of those people with "a social life" and "obligations outside of MMA "? Not me. Not this guy. I'll never understand people...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 18,299 reads 20 comments

  13. 10 Biggest Surprises from the Start of the 2016-17 CBB Season

    We're in the home stretch now. This is when all the stats and trends really mean something. We must analyze all data at hand so that we might extrapolate the outcomes when the Big Dance arrives...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 6,446 reads 14 comments

  14. UFC Fight Nights 99 and 100: Key Storylines for 2 Events in One Day

    Tis the season for gluttony. Even if you don't want more, here it comes. The UFC doesn't care that you just gorged on the epic, memorable UFC 205 and New York and Conor McGregor and so forth...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 4,414 reads 12 comments

  15. Tyron Woodley Wants Payback for Lending Conor McGregor His Title Belt

    Tyron Woodley doesn't have any problem with Conor McGregor , but he would be willing to fight him. He's also interested in some financial payback for loaning his belt to McGregor for his post-fight photo ops...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 35,435 reads 123 comments

  16. UFC 205 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from McGregor vs. Alvarez at MSG

    NEW YORK — There is a confluence of reasons that explain why UFC 205 is the biggest and best card in MMA history. First, after a long and bruising legal battle, pro MMA earlier this year became legal in New York ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 82,533 reads 112 comments

  17. Conor McGregor Shines in New York City Spotlight as UFC 205 Approaches

    Was there ever any question about Conor McGregor 's ability to excel in the New York City spotlight? Sure, the glare is a few watts brighter in the Big Apple, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 3,118 reads 7 comments

  18. Dana White Shares Thoughts on UFC's New York Debut, Future Plans for NY

    Despite its prominent place in combat-sports history, New York and its sporting cathedral, Madison Square Garden, have never hosted an MMA event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 3,346 reads 3 comments

  19. Conor McGregor Brandishes Chair at Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 News Conference

    There was something special in the air Thursday at Madison Square Garden here in New York City. That something was a chair...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 224,993 reads 147 comments

  20. Biggest Storylines of the 2016-17 NCAA Basketball Season

    Are you ready? Because here it comes. That glorious march to March has begun. Sure, it's still early. But with that earliness come the introductions and the resetting of goals and expectations...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 5,518 reads 11 comments

  21. UFC 205: The Key Storylines for McGregor vs. Alvarez Blockbuster in NYC

    Not long now. Not long until the greatest MMA fight card of all time comes to fruition. That's right, ladies and gents...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 5,046 reads 2 comments

  22. For Miesha Tate at UFC 205, the Student Better Not Become the Teacher

    When Miesha Tate begins her bid to reclaim the UFC women's bantamweight title, she'll do it against a familiar charge. Raquel Pennington is on a three-fight win streak and is eighth in the UFC rankings —seven spots below No...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 11,063 reads 15 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 98 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Mexico City

    Here's hoping you didn't sleep on UFC Fight Night 98. You probably were aware that Rafael Dos Anjos and Tony Ferguson—the second- and third-ranked lightweights in the UFC's ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 15,050 reads 22 comments

  24. Phil Davis Adds 'MMA Champion' to Resume with Lopsided Win at Bellator 163

    Phil Davis first gained notoriety as a national wrestling champion at Penn State. Then he took his wrestling talents to the UFC, where he reached contender status but never fought for a belt...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 5,418 reads 15 comments

  25. Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez Trade Verbal Haymakers at UFC 205 Presser

    That was a lot of trash talk. It was almost difficult to process at times, but through the noise there was one signal, and it was clear...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 41,653 reads 113 comments