1. Liam McGeary and the 10 Best Fighters in Bellator MMA Right Now

    As you may be aware, Bellator 142 goes down this Saturday from one of MMA 's more history-laden settings, San Jose, California...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 15,561 reads 38 comments

  2. 5 Reasons to Care About Bellator Dynamite

    Bellator 142 is going down this weekend. That's right; this very weekend. Friday, to be exact. But the thing about this Bellator event is that it's not just any Bellator event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 6,970 reads 13 comments

  3. UFC Fighter Henry Cejudo Refuses to Fight in Nevada After Nick Diaz's Suspension

    Henry Cejudo , an undefeated UFC flyweight and an Olympic gold-medal wrestler, announced Wednesday he will no longer compete in the state of Nevada following the state athletic commission's five-year suspension of Nick Diaz ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 22,699 reads 116 comments

  4. The 10 Greatest Moments of Nick Diaz's MMA Career

    If you fixate on one particular corner of the MMA fan sphere, it can seem like the sky is always falling. Some terrible injustice or indignity is constantly gripping the sport, harming and embarrassing it and all of its affiliates...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 38,201 reads 33 comments

  5. Jake Shields Gets Community Service for Role in Fight with Rousimar Palhares

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed out some discipline to a California MMA fighter at their Monday hearing. No, we're not talking about Nick Diaz ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 4,701 reads 15 comments

  6. Tim Sylvia Blasts Dana White, Recalls Potential Brock Lesnar Bout

    It's hard to remember an MMA career more turbulent than Tim Sylvia 's. The two-time UFC heavyweight champion, who pairs wins over Andrei Arlovski and Ben Rothwell with losses ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 22,075 reads 70 comments

  7. Fabricio Werdum Ready for Winter Return, Sooner Than Dana White's Original Claim

    Fabricio Werdum wants to return by December or January—as many as three months earlier than UFC President Dana White 's recent claim that the heavyweight champion didn't want to fight again until March...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 4,447 reads 24 comments

  8. MMA May Be Less Risky to the Brain Than Boxing, but It's Still Pretty Darn Risky

    You can hold off on that sigh of relief. A headline from earlier this summer may initially have seemed to provide comfort to the MMA community, when a study published by the Canadian ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 5,289 reads 9 comments

  9. Demian Maia vs. Gunnar Nelson Rounds Out a Massive UFC 194 Lineup

    Break out the chicken-bone crosses. Fight fans have to be pulling out all the stops to keep UFC 194 from falling victim to the injury jinx...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 16,536 reads 54 comments

  10. UFC 191: Francisco Rivera Won't Let John Lineker 'Have His Way' at Bantamweight

    Even when he’s sticking to the boilerplate, Francisco Rivera manages to sound menacing. “I don’t talk crap,” Rivera said in an exclusive interview with Bleacher Report ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 891 reads 4 comments

  11. UFC 191: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    On Saturday, we, the MMA fans, are going down to the crossroads. How good is Demetrious Johnson ? How good is John Dodson? Do we enjoy watching or care about flyweights, like, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 18,735 reads 68 comments

  12. UFC 191: Paul Felder Is Not Just Some Spinning Piece of Meat (or Maybe He Is)

    Paul Felder knows exactly what you think of him: a prelim pyrotechnician , throwing spinning knockout blows to dazzle and amaze...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 5,698 reads 8 comments

  13. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in September

    If you like MMA prospects, you've come to the right month. The sport is snapping out of the summer doldrums in a big way, and the result is a glut of events, regional, international and otherwise...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 7,539 reads 4 comments

  14. Johnson vs. Dodson 2: A Complete Guide to UFC 191 Full Fight Card

    This is an interesting test case for the flyweight division. Demetrious Johnson is one of the best MMA fighters on planet Earth. He's currently No. 3 overall in the UFC's official rankings ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 11,388 reads 38 comments

  15. The Ultimate Fighter Cast for Conor McGregor vs. Urijah Faber Revealed

    Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber have reportedly had their share of run-ins . They will have plenty more opportunities to clash when they coach against each other on the 22nd season of The Ultimate Fighter ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 8,483 reads 16 comments

  16. Weight Cutting: Solving 'The Biggest Problem in Combat Sports'

    The tipping point was blood. When your talents for hand-to-hand combat put food on the table and shelter overhead, the sight of your own blood usually isn’t enough to make a memory...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 335,141 reads 107 comments

  17. Strange Strawweight Title-Fight Story Continues, Gadelha Says She's Not Injured

    The reports of Claudia Gadelha 's injury have been greatly exaggerated. That's according to the woman herself, who tweeted Sunday that she is not injured and is ready to challenge ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 1,803 reads 6 comments

  18. Bellator Unveils 4-Man, 1-Night Light Heavyweight Tournament for September

    Bellator Dynamite looks like it could be packed with, well, you know. Organizers of the September 19 event are pulling out all kinds of stops to garner fan interest, and on Friday ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 8,667 reads 23 comments

  19. The Beaten Path: Prospect Brent Primus Traded His Own Business for MMA Gloves

    Brent Primus was kicked out of his home when he was 13. For years, he bounced around, picking berries, selling rugs, mopping convenience store floors to make money. Then, one day, he found his calling: lawn care...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 5,603 reads 2 comments

  20. Lightweight Frankie Perez Retires Immediately After 1st UFC Win

    It took Frankie Perez less than one minute to notch his first UFC victory. Five minutes later, he retired from professional MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 237,056 reads 84 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 74 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Saskatoon

    Fun fights were made for Saskatoon. It may come off as a backhanded compliment, and while it's true that UFC Fight Night 74 was not rife with high-stakes fights or top-ranked fighters, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 22,220 reads 31 comments

  22. Holloway vs. Oliveira: A Complete Guide to Full UFC Fight Night 74 Card

    They should really call this UFC Saskatoon: Night of 1,000 Cult Faves. Because that's really what UFC Fight Night 74 is. The card, airing Sunday from Saskatchewan, Canada, is not great...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 26,611 reads 40 comments

  23. Raphael Assuncao Injury Setback Further Dims UFC Bantamweight Title Picture

    The good news is Raphael Assuncao 's ankle surgery went well. The bad news is he's not coming back as quickly as originally hoped...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 8,637 reads 68 comments

  24. Bellator Champs Will Brooks, Patricio Freire Get Heated on Twitter

    Well, this is one way to spice up MMA Twitter on a non-MMA weekend. Bellator champions Will Brooks and Patricio Freire did their part Friday afternoon to ensure that the fighting ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 4,362 reads 5 comments

  25. Sara McMann Wants Rematch with Ronda Rousey, Says She Can 'Dethrone' the Champ

    Champions get challenged. That's the way it goes. Is it possible, though, that maybe Sara McMann's challenge carries a little more steam than that of the average fighter? Ronda ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 3,632 reads 16 comments