1. UFC 199: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC 199 goes down this Saturday in the House that Magic Built, also known as the Forum in Inglewood, California. You know what that means: It's showtime...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 16,940 reads 40 comments

  2. UFC 199: The Definitive Timeline of the Dominick Cruz-Urijah Faber Beef

    "Check the record, bud." With this awesomely tepid verbal blast , the hype for Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz III was off and running. Could there have been a spicier soundbite? Yes...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 15,362 reads 26 comments

  3. Super Prospect Darrion Caldwell, Melvin Guillard Top Bellator 159 Card

    Darrion Caldwell, a national college wrestling champion and one of the brightest up-and-coming bantamweights in MMA , will vie for a title shot this summer when he faces Joe Taimanglo in the main event of Bellator 159...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 3,670 reads 4 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 88 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Las Vegas

    UFC Fight Night 88 flew under the radar a bit. With the Sunday card wedged between higher-wattage pay-per-view cards and stashed in the guts of a holiday weekend, it's understandable that fans might overlook this event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 44,815 reads 67 comments

  5. Video: UFC Featherweight Dennis Bermudez Sets New Guinness World Record

    Dennis Bermudez is a man of many parts. One part is his fighting ability as an accomplished veteran in the UFC's featherweight division. He's currently ranked No. 8 among 145-pounders in the official UFC rankings ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 66,195 reads 33 comments

  6. Nate Diaz Honored by California State Government for Beating Conor McGregor

    Nate Diaz is, indeed, a credit to the community. The 209 is moving up in the world. At least if Diaz —arguably the area code's most famous current resident—has anything to say about it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 15,336 reads 49 comments

  7. A Conflict of Interests: MMA Promotion Execs Scrutinized for Managing Fighters

    Update : After the publication of this report, Ali Abdel-Aziz contacted Bleacher Report to discuss his tenure with and departure from World Series of Fighting. "I'm not perfect," Abdel-Aziz said...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 40,119 reads 26 comments

  8. Video: Rousimar Palhares, Mayhem Miller Both Lose by Stoppage at Minor MMA Event

    Rousimar Palhares, the notorious submission grappler banned by both the UFC and World Series of Fighting, lost by first-round knockout Saturday at Venator FC 3, a small MMA promotion based in Italy...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 60,884 reads 22 comments

  9. Would New Free Agent Will Brooks Be a Good Addition to UFC Lightweight Roster?

    Will Brooks has been released by Bellator . But this isn't just any release. Brooks was Bellator 's reigning lightweight champion. The 29-year-old hasn't lost in more than three years...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 8,984 reads 16 comments

  10. UFC 198 Fight Card: The 5 Greatest Heavyweights in UFC History

    This Saturday, UFC 198 goes down from Curitiba, Brazil. At the top of the card, Fabricio Werdum defends his UFC heavyweight title against Stipe Miocic ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 18,274 reads 54 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 2,977 reads 9 comments

  12. 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 4 months ago 26,199 reads 42 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 4,456 reads 9 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 194,870 reads 164 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 9,850 reads 10 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 13,834 reads 21 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 10,209 reads 2 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 34,693 reads 34 comments

  19. 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 4 months ago 7,631 reads 22 comments

  20. 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 4 months ago 3,764 reads 19 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 66,931 reads 97 comments

  22. 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 4 months ago 14,368 reads 25 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 5,453 reads 13 comments

  24. 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 4 months ago 19,532 reads 76 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 5,495 reads 8 comments