1. 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 9 months ago 3,354 reads 3 comments

  2. 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 9 months ago 225,032 reads 147 comments

  3. 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 9 months ago 5,523 reads 11 comments

  4. 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 10 months ago 5,050 reads 2 comments

  5. 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 10 months ago 11,071 reads 15 comments

  6. 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 10 months ago 15,062 reads 22 comments

  7. 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 10 months ago 5,426 reads 15 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 41,670 reads 113 comments

  9. TUF Latin America 3 Finale: The Key Storylines for Ferguson vs. Dos Anjos Card

    If you're slumbering on the finale of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America season 3, the snooze alarm is clanging your name...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 6,769 reads 16 comments

  10. Kron Gracie, Return of 'Krazy Horse' Bennett Headline Rizin New Year's Eve Card

    We'll soon find out what Charles "Krazy Horse" Bennett has in store for an encore. Last month at Rizin Fighting Federation 2, Krazy Horse drew the attention of the MMA world ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 6,300 reads 4 comments

  11. Conor McGregor Hints at Extended Stay in UFC Lightweight Division

    UFC officials have long indicated a preference for Conor McGregor to move back to featherweight and defend his title there. McGregor appears to have other ideas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 18,058 reads 138 comments

  12. Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt Set for UFC 207 Bantamweight Title Fight

    Cody Garbrandt will get his wish. After impressive wins and extensive trash talk on both sides, the upstart "No Love" Garbrandt will face bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 207, scheduled for Dec...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 11,659 reads 77 comments

  13. Ronda Who? Cris Cyborg and Miesha Tate May Be Creating New Rivalry

    As Ronda Rousey prepares for her return to the UFC, her two fiercest rivals may be hatching plans of their own—and they've got nothing to do with the world-famous former champ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 17,603 reads 30 comments

  14. Antonio Silva Departs UFC, but a New Promotion Likely Awaits

    After three consecutive knockout losses, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and the UFC mutually agreed to part ways Friday. But while his UFC career is probably permanently over, his time as an active MMA fighter may be far from done...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 14,353 reads 17 comments

  15. Nick Diaz Returns: The Best Opponents for His 1st Fight Back

    It takes a lot to knock Nick Diaz off the front pages. Georges St-Pierre did it with Monday's free-agency announcement, but not everyone failed to notice the news that one of ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 77,313 reads 60 comments

  16. In Response to UFC, WSOF Cancels 2 Events to Beef Up New Year's Card in NYC

    The World Series of Fighting is pulling out all the stops for Madison Square Garden. WSOF President Ray Sefo told broadcaster Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour Monday that it would ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 5,595 reads 6 comments

  17. Donald Trump's Failed Foray into the World of MMA

    By now, most people recognize the key pages in the Donald Trump playbook. An ambitious effort starts with a bang but ends with the rumor of a whimper tucked deep into classified legal briefs, well clear of the camera's eye...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 93,033 reads 29 comments

  18. Chris Weidman Returns Fire on Michael Bisping

    Chris Weidman isn't backing down from Michael Bisping's verbal taunts. Speaking Monday on The MMA Hour broadcast with host Ariel Helwani, the former champ said he believed ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 37,381 reads 31 comments

  19. UFC 204: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC 204 goes down Saturday from Manchester, England. In the co-main event, you have Michael Bisping defending his middleweight title for the first time, and he's doing it against ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 13,331 reads 35 comments

  20. Justin Gaethje on Jason High: 'I Would Put Him to Sleep in Front of His Fans'

    Justin Gaethje and Jason High are on a collision course. If they weren't before, they are now. Granted, there's business in front of them first, happening at World Series of Fighting 33...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 2,757 reads 1 comments

  21. UFC 204: Key Storylines for Bisping vs. Hendo 2 Fight Card

    You probably know about Michael Bisping , but what else is going on at UFC 204? We'd be remiss if we glossed over Bisping 's valiant—or reckless, depending on how your tastes run—bid for revenge against Dan Henderson...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 1,721 reads 3 comments

  22. Jason High Talks Roy Nelson Ref Kick, Calls for 'Consistency' in UFC Discipline

    Jason High has a fight coming up Saturday in his native Kansas City, Missouri, against a dangerous submission artist. If he can notch a victory, he has a pretty airtight case to compete for World Series of Fighting's lightweight title...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 9,731 reads 6 comments

  23. Video: Banned UFC Fighter Rousimar Palhares Takes Another KO Loss Overseas

    Rousimar Palhares , who was kicked out of both the UFC and World Series of Fighting for failing to relinquish dangerous submission holds after an opponent tapped, took his second ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 53,309 reads 15 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 96 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Portland Card

    John Lineker did it again. As UFC Fight Night 96 began Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, it did so in a bit of a headwind...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 19,235 reads 51 comments

  25. John Lineker Misses Weight for a UFC Record 5th Time

    It turns out moving up to bantamweight was not the cure he sought. John Lineker, who joined the UFC's 135-pound division after missing the 125-pound flyweight limit on four separate ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 22,798 reads 20 comments