1. Smiles Make Fights: Is Phil Davis' Newfound Joy Enough to Get Him to the Top?

    Put aside the talk of wrestling. Yes, Phil Davis thinks his is the best. Forget about King Mo ' s punching power. Spoiler alert: Davis isn’t worried about it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 2,979 reads 9 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 87 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Rotterdam

    If you like the big boys, UFC Fight Night 87 was for you. The main and co-main events of the card, which took place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and aired Sunday afternoon in the United States, featured heavyweight fighters...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 26,207 reads 42 comments

  3. The Beaten Path: Prospect Albert 'Einstein' Tumenov Is a Human Calculator

    You can almost hear the turning gears in Albert Tumenov's brain. And there are still two more days until he fights...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,469 reads 9 comments

  4. Cris Cyborg Trolls Ronda Rousey over Recent Beach Workout

    Is Cris Cyborg a master troll, or did Ronda Rousey bring this on herself? Reasonable people can debate, but there can be no disagreement on one key point: Cyborg just got off a sick burn...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 194,994 reads 164 comments

  5. The Beaten Path: 4 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in May

    The world of MMA prospects is really opening up. Hardcore fans know the usual suspects — those smaller shows that incubate up-and-comers for the big time...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 9,881 reads 10 comments

  6. Bellator's Jordan Parsons Reportedly Has Full Leg Amputated After Hit-and-Run

    Jordan Parsons, 25, a fighter competing in Bellator MMA 's featherweight division, has lost his entire right leg after a hit-and-run early Sunday morning in Florida...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 13,869 reads 21 comments

  7. Lance Palmer Discusses Why He Lost His Title, and Isn't Leaving Team Alpha Male

    Things are a lot sunnier now in Lance Palmer Land than they were four months ago. December 18 wasn’t exactly a banner day for The Party...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 10,236 reads 2 comments

  8. 10 UFC Fighters Who Have Fallen on Hard Times

    Into every life, a little rain must fall. And sometimes the roof is a little leakier in MMA . Like a major league pitcher with a million dollar fastball, when a fighter's skills go, they go ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 35,601 reads 34 comments

  9. MMA and Boxing Greats Call for Answers on Fighter Brain Health Questions

    WASHINGTON — As it stands, no one can diagnose CTE in a person while that person is still alive. A group of doctors, lawmakers and fighters are working hard to change that, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 7,645 reads 22 comments

  10. Paddy Holohan Was a Good Fighter and an Even Better Representative for His Team

    The MMA community received a bit of sad news on Monday when 27-year-old UFC flyweight Paddy Holohan announced his retirement...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 3,769 reads 19 comments

  11. UFC 197 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Jones vs. Saint Preux

    No need to dance around the elephant in the room here. UFC 197 is the event that saw Jon Jones return to the MMA cage...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 66,980 reads 97 comments

  12. Watch: Ranking Jon Jones' Most Brutal UFC Finishes

    As if you needed any help getting excited for the return of Jon Jones. The former light heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound kingpin begins the in-cage portion of his redemption ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 14,383 reads 25 comments

  13. Jon Jones' Problems Are Behind Him, at Least According to Jon Jones

    Jon Jones returns to action Saturday after more than a year away from the sport he has dominated since before he was of drinking age...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 5,456 reads 13 comments

  14. Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez Set for July Title Fight on UFC Fight Pass

    Rafael Dos Anjos will defend his UFC lightweight title July 7 when he faces Eddie Alvarez on UFC Fight Pass. There is a lot of interesting information packed into that sentence...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 19,547 reads 76 comments

  15. For UFC on Fox 19, the Real Intrigue Is on Fight Pass

    It didn't exactly sweeten the UFC on Fox 19 pot when officials scrapped the co-main event on Wednesday. But it didn't sour the best part of the card, either. Please allow me to explain...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 5,496 reads 8 comments

  16. UFC on Fox 19: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    You have to feel for these people. No, not the fighters who found themselves out of competition at UFC on Fox 19 because of injuries or performance-enhancing drugs or what have you...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 13,470 reads 30 comments

  17. Dan Henderson Ignores Own Past in Criticizing Lyoto Machida's PED Admission

    This Saturday's UFC on Fox 19 card suffered a late blow on Wednesday when Lyoto Machida declared the use of a banned substance, resulting in the cancellation of his co-main event bout with Dan Henderson...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 16,515 reads 77 comments

  18. BJ Penn Should Prove He's Hungry Before Taking UFC's Latest Handout

    Motivated BJ Penn is becoming MMA 's Flying Dutchman. We're all sure it exists, or did once. But actual sightings now are just bird calls on the breeze...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 8,985 reads 29 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 86 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Sunday Croatia Card

    An important sporting event aired Sunday afternoon. No, it wasn't the Masters, whatever that is. No, this Sunday was a day for violence, as UFC Fight Night 86 was broadcast live from Zagreb, Croatia...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 47,951 reads 61 comments

  20. Predicting the Biggest Changes in College Basketball in 2016-17

    When is it too early to start thinking about the next college basketball season? How about never. The sweat is barely dry on Jim Nantz's tie, and here we are looking ahead...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 11,588 reads 40 comments

  21. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in April

    April is the cruelest month. Unless you like MMA prospects. If that be the case, then you're about to break into full bloom, or something. After a fairly slow March, MMA is busting out of the soil in April as the lights in the college gyms go dark...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 12,505 reads 12 comments

  22. Dada 5000: 'I Died' in the Cage During Bellator Fight with Kimbo Slice

    Dhafir Harris, better known as MMA fighter Dada 5000, was clinically dead at some point during his February fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 272,475 reads 38 comments

  23. Villanova Wildcats' Road to the 2016 National Championship

    Wow. Even in this era of obnoxious hyperbole, no one who saw Villanova's Kris Jenkins hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer to down the favored North Carolina Tar Heels, 77-74, for ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 1,502 reads 2 comments

  24. NCAA Tournament 2016: Most Intriguing Storylines to Watch in the Final Four

    This Saturday marks the beginning of one of the strangest Final Fours in recent memory. If this crazy-even-by-March Madness-standards tournament stays true to form, it could also end up as one of the best...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 3,271 reads 3 comments

  25. UFC Brass 'Disappointed' in Jon Jones, Call Actions 'Dumb,' but UFC 197 Goes on

    The UFC was not impressed with Jon Jones' performance. Jones was arrested Tuesday for violating his probation ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 13,018 reads 9 comments