1. 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 1 year ago 5,463 reads 12 comments

  2. 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 1 year ago 19,564 reads 76 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 5,496 reads 8 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 13,476 reads 30 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 16,567 reads 77 comments

  6. 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 1 year ago 9,000 reads 29 comments

  7. 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 1 year ago 47,981 reads 61 comments

  8. 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 1 year ago 11,589 reads 40 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 12,511 reads 12 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 272,611 reads 38 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 1,645 reads 2 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 3,274 reads 3 comments

  13. 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 1 year ago 13,067 reads 9 comments

  14. Famous Cutman Jacob 'Stitch' Duran, Recently Fired by UFC, Signs with Bellator

    Cutman Jacob "Stitch" Duran, a between-round fixture for many of the largest boxing and MMA fights in recent memory, has signed a multiyear deal with Bellator MMA less than a year after UFC officials fired him for publicly criticizing their company...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 9,691 reads 19 comments

  15. UFC 198 in Brazil on Pace for Record Sellout, More Brazil Events Set for Fall

    Organizers of UFC 198, which takes place on May 14 at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, sold 32,000 tickets in the first day of sales, putting the show on pace to ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 5,459 reads 8 comments

  16. Knee-Jerk Reactions After the 2016 McDonald's All-American Game

    The nation's top college basketball prospects once again convened under the statue of Michael Jordan in Chicago for the McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday, as the West topped the East, 114-107...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 57,020 reads 84 comments

  17. UFC Releases Heavyweight Grinder Jared Rosholt

    Jared Rosholt , a successful but unexciting MMA heavyweight, has been released from the UFC's roster. Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting .com broke the news Wednesday afternoon, citing an unnamed UFC official...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 8,857 reads 30 comments

  18. Vitor Belfort Slams UFC Reebok Deal, Says He's Lost Millions

    The UFC's deal with apparel giant Reebok has cost Vitor Belfort millions of dollars in sponsorship revenue. That's according to the fighter himself, who spoke Monday with Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 10,723 reads 40 comments

  19. Chris Weidman: Loss to Luke Rockhold Spurred Me to Change

    Chris Weidman appears to have learned some valuable lessons after losing his UFC middleweight title to Luke Rockhold ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 17,862 reads 25 comments

  20. Paige VanZant Dazzles on 'Dancing with the Stars' Despite Partner Injury

    MMA fighters are no strangers to last-second lineup changes. UFC women's strawweight Paige VanZant proved that point—with extreme prejudice—Monday on Dancing with ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 11,224 reads 8 comments

  21. Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Final Four Superstar Buddy Hield

    Buddy Hield is the biggest star of the 2016 Final Four. You can slice the conversation six ways from Sunday, but you aren't going to extrapolate anything that takes you anywhere ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 2,491 reads 6 comments

  22. In Re-Signing Emmanuel Sanchez, Bellator Bolsters Its Prospect Stable

    Bellator has gained widespread attention recently for booking well-known but over-the-hill fighters. The promotion made a move in the exact opposite direction Monday when it quietly re-signed one of its most decorated prospects...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 6,240 reads 2 comments

  23. The 10 Best Entrance Songs in the UFC Right Now

    Is there anything in MMA more important than the entrance song? I can't think of anything. Search your feelings. You know this to be true...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 77,973 reads 86 comments

  24. EA Sports Apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for UFC Video Game Religion Flap

    EA Sports officials would probably rather not have had to deal with a religion-based controversy in their newly released UFC video game. But here they are...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 22,387 reads 0 comments

  25. MMA Is Legal in New York: Lifting Ban on Pro Competition Is Worth Celebrating

    It's the middle of March. With the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade still months away, Manhattan certainly isn't doing anything with, what, Sixth Avenue this time of year. So let's have us MMA fans take a stroll down this little parade route...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 10,541 reads 53 comments