1. 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 11 months ago 11,661 reads 77 comments

  2. 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 11 months ago 17,604 reads 30 comments

  3. 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 11 months ago 14,354 reads 17 comments

  4. 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 11 months ago 77,318 reads 60 comments

  5. 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 11 months ago 5,596 reads 6 comments

  6. 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 11 months ago 93,053 reads 29 comments

  7. 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 12 months ago 37,381 reads 31 comments

  8. 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 12 months ago 13,331 reads 35 comments

  9. 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 12 months ago 2,758 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 12 months ago 1,721 reads 3 comments

  11. 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 12 months ago 9,731 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 12 months ago 53,363 reads 15 comments

  13. 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 12 months ago 19,235 reads 51 comments

  14. 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 12 months ago 22,805 reads 20 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 96: 4 Key Storylines for Lineker vs. Dodson Fight Card

    If you drill down through the UFC 205 announcement hype that happened this week, down past the Conor McGregor layer and the New York City layer and the Jose Aldo layer, and if you ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 4,744 reads 3 comments

  16. UFC 205 Is the Greatest Card Ever Assembled in MMA History

    Every caveat and jinx protection applies, but it must be said: Barring injuries or failed drug tests or spilled salt or one open umbrella too many inside headquarters, UFC 205, the ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 47,902 reads 75 comments

  17. Cris Cyborg Nutritionist: Controversial Birth Control Method Was Cleared by Doc

    Because of her efforts to reach the 140-pound weight limit stipulated by the UFC, Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino, widely regarded as the best female MMA fighter in the world today, has been at the center of some weight-cutting controversy...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 14,234 reads 10 comments

  18. Charles 'Krazy Horse' Bennett Puts on Performance for the Ages at Rizin FF 2

    At Rizin Fighting Federation 2, Charles "Krazy Horse" Bennett talked the talk, then walked the walk, then talked the talk some more. And when it was all done, he had singlehandedly fashioned one of the most memorable MMA performances of recent memory...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 19,752 reads 22 comments

  19. Roy Nelson Apologizes For, but Doesn't Regret, Kicking Referee After Fight

    It will be interesting to see how this one unfolds. UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson , after winning his bout with Antonio Silva on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 95, grew frustrated ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 20,969 reads 39 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 95 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Cyborg vs. Lansberg

    One storyline—and one storyline only—dominated UFC Fight Night 95, which went down Saturday from Brasilia, Brazil: Cris "Cyborg" Justino. Cyborg is probably the best female MMA fighter in the world...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 19,028 reads 30 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 94: 4 Key Storylines for Johnson vs. Poirier Fight Card in Texas

    With UFC 203 on one side, Cris Cyborg on the other and a slew of top-shelf cards heading our way as the year winds down, it might feel right to skip out on UFC Fight Night 94. There are reasons to resist that feeling...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 4,190 reads 6 comments

  22. Urijah Faber, Travis Browne and 5 Pokiest Eye Pokes in Recent UFC History

    If UFC 203 felt a little familiar to you, maybe that was on account of all the eye-poking. When Urijah Faber caught Jimmie Rivera, it wasn't his first eye-poke rodeo. It wasn't even his first eye-poke rodeo with a guy named Rivera...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 15,011 reads 29 comments

  23. Did Bellator Find Its Own Paige VanZant in Russian Flyweight Anastasia Yankova?

    Anastasia Yankova is very pretty. It feels disingenuous to start anywhere else. It's always been a part of her story, even back to her amateur days at a tournament where no one would cheer for her...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 40,616 reads 13 comments

  24. Urijah Faber's Eye Poke Was 'A Little Bit' Intentional, Jimmie Rivera Says

    In the later minutes of Urijah Faber's loss to Jimmie Rivera at UFC 203, the action was temporarily stopped after Faber poked Rivera in the eye. That eye poke was "a little bit" deliberate, at least according to Rivera...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 4,989 reads 15 comments

  25. UFC 203 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Miocic vs. Overeem Fight Card

    On Friday, the elevators had their say. On Saturday, it was time for the fighters to assume center stage. That's when UFC 203 went down from The Land, aka LeBron's Kingdom, aka Cleveland, Ohio...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 102,699 reads 76 comments