1. Brock Lesnar Returns to UFC: The Defining Moments of His MMA Career to Date

    Brock Lesnar is a large man, in multiple ways. Granted, none of his other largenesses happen without his physical largeness, but even so, he looms over both pro wrestling and MMA as a bona fide superstar...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 12,057 reads 60 comments

  2. Complete Preview of the 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials

    Swimming is one of the signature events of the Summer Olympic Games. Like its track and field counterparts, the underlying competition—swim the farthest the fastest—is pretty universal...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 3,768 reads 0 comments

  3. UFC Heavyweight Champ and Ohio Native Stipe Miocic Leads Cavs' Victory Parade

    The Cleveland Curse was recently broken. You know, by Stipe Miocic . Just weeks before LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers delivered the city its first major ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 15,412 reads 37 comments

  4. After Talk of a 2nd Job, Joanne Calderwood Gets UFC Bonus, New Contract

    Quit your day job. With talk of low MMA fighter pay growing louder, UFC strawweight Joanne Calderwood did a little of her own talking on Instagram ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 26,079 reads 34 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 89 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Ottawa

    UFC Fight Night 89 went down Saturday night from the capital city of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. In the main event of the evening, the stakes were high , as welterweights Rory MacDonald and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson squared off...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 25,860 reads 62 comments

  6. Brian Stann Q&A: High Stakes in the Main Event and Beyond at UFC Ottawa

    On one side, a title shot hangs in the balance. On the other side, a win could mean a huge payoff in free agency...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 1,597 reads 3 comments

  7. The Beaten Path: Middleweight Prospect Phil Hawes Makes a Powerful Sales Pitch

    Aluminum siding salesmen, take note. This is how you close a deal. It takes guts to be an MMA fighter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 9,995 reads 8 comments

  8. Brock Lesnar Will Represent Canada, Not U.S., at UFC 200

    He was born in South Dakota. He first gained fame in Minnesota. Now, though, Brock Lesnar has fled north of the border and will represent his adopted home nation of Canada when he fights at UFC 200...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 69,271 reads 64 comments

  9. Cody Garbrandt Details Backstage Dustup with Dominick Cruz

    Apparently, Dominick Cruz isn't done with Team Alpha Male just yet. At least not if Team Alpha Male has anything to do with it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 31,209 reads 104 comments

  10. UFC Grants Brock Lesnar A Special Exemption on Drug Testing

    If you're a professional fighter coming out of retirement, you have to notify the UFC and its drug-testing partner, the United States Anti-Doping Agency, four months in advance. Unless, that is, the UFC says you don't...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 84,845 reads 197 comments

  11. Dana White Talks About Problems in Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz Negotiations

    UFC President Dana White has had some problems negotiating recently with two of the UFC's biggest fighters...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 46,687 reads 61 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 16,962 reads 40 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 15,447 reads 26 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 3,674 reads 4 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 44,834 reads 67 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 66,306 reads 33 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 15,398 reads 49 comments

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

    What if Scott Boras owned a Major League Baseball franchise? What if Drew Rosenhaus or Tom Condon was commissioner of the NFL? There's a reason sports agents aren't allowed ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 40,172 reads 26 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 60,996 reads 22 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 9,004 reads 16 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 18,306 reads 54 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 2,979 reads 9 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 26,207 reads 42 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 4,469 reads 9 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 194,991 reads 164 comments