1. Justin Gaethje, Top MMA Lightweight, Will Defend Belt vs Brian Foster at WSOF 29

    Justin Gaethje may be one of MMA 's most under-recognized champions. Even so, the man who holds the lightweight belt for the World Series of Fighting promotion is 15-0 and has yet to meet a credible threat...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 1,522 reads 5 comments

  2. We Could Have a New Lightweight Great After UFC 197, and It's Not Conor McGregor

    March 5, 2016: a date that will live in lightweight history. Last week, Bleacher Report MMA first reported the news that Conor McGregor will, as he has long promised to do, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 140,919 reads 144 comments

  3. Compelling Options Abound for Luke Rockhold's 1st Middleweight Title Defense

    Will it be business, or will it be personal? In his first title defense, new UFC middleweight champ Luke Rockhold and matchmakers will have to choose what they think is the best ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 36,551 reads 86 comments

  4. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in January

    Happy new year. It's a time of new beginnings. Even as we turn over the calendar, do you know what else we turn over? New leaves. That's right. Here in January, it's all about the newness...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,959 reads 11 comments

  5. Overrated Teams That Could Miss the 2016 NCAA Tournament

    There's no way this draws animosity from anyone. I'm excited for the kind of honest, level-headed discourse that can only come from pointing to a bunch of college basketball teams and calling them overrated...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 15,317 reads 26 comments

  6. Predicting Which Mid-Major College Basketball Stars Have NBA Futures

    Life is a little easier for mid-major players these days. Leave the NBA lottery for the one-and-doners and the blue bloods. That's OK. A new stratum has drifted down onto college basketball: the veteran...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,840 reads 5 comments

  7. Top Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling: Fighters Not Earning What They Deserve

    MMA fighters, particularly those in the UFC, aren't taking in as much money as they should. That's the opinion of Aljamain Sterling, a 12-0, 26-year-old bantamweight who recently became a free agent after nearly two years with the UFC...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 6,708 reads 47 comments

  8. Conor McGregor Named 1 of 2015's '25 Hottest Sex Symbols' by Rolling Stone

    Well, this is escalating quickly. Less than one month after Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo to take the UFC's undisputed featherweight crown at UFC 194, Rolling Stone ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 8,180 reads 74 comments

  9. Ed Soares Talks Past, Present and Future of Resurrection Fighting Alliance

    Four years can be a long time. Especially in MMA . In the sport’s minor leagues, marking time is like riding a bull. It’s not an easy place to get or keep a foothold, whether you’re a fighter or a promoter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 2,513 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC 195: Michinori Tanaka Shows Fine Line Between Hot Prospect and Unemployment

    There's a fine line sometimes between success and failure. At UFC 195, after a close but impressive split-decision win over Joe Soto on Saturday in Las Vegas, Michinori Tanaka ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,116 reads 3 comments

  11. UFC 195 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Lawler vs. Condit Fight Card

    Hi, kids. Do you like violence? With Eminem's famous opening line ( Warning: NFSW language )—so simple, so, I don't know, fraught?—we welcome you to UFC 195. Come one, come all...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 64,042 reads 69 comments

  12. Rizin Fighting Federation Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Both Cards

    There was one word for the first two events of the Rizin promotion: sprawling. Contested in Japan over two separate nights, Rizin Fighting Federation 1 and 2 hosted more than ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 13,283 reads 23 comments

  13. Fedor Emelianenko Gets First-Round KO in First Fight After 3-Year Retirement

    Fedor Emelianenko is back. The Russian MMA fighter considered by many to be the greatest of all time at heavyweight—if not all weight classes—earned a first-round ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 148,639 reads 95 comments

  14. Ranking the 10 Best Must-See College Basketball Games of January

    Ready or not, here it comes. Baseball's in the deep freeze. And your fantasy football team has been out of it for weeks. It must be time to get the college basketball season going in earnest...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,095 reads 11 comments

  15. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta Reports Record UFC Revenue, Defends Fighter Pay Scale

    The UFC broke a record in 2015, raking in about $600 million in revenue—a new high mark for the promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 15,239 reads 47 comments

  16. 2015-16 ACC NCAA Basketball Primer, Power Rankings Heading into Conference Play

    College basketball's about to blow up, and the season's biggest powder keg lies somewhere in a traffic jam along Tobacco Road. In this case, we don't want to reach it before it goes off...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 15,148 reads 44 comments

  17. Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping Set to Headline UFC London in February

    Christmas came a day early for MMA fans in the United Kingdom. A fight between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and British favorite Michael Bisping will headline the UFC's next visit to London, scheduled for February 27...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 480 reads 3 comments

  18. Ronda Rousey Nutritionist Mike Dolce: Rousey Should Take a Full Year Off

    Ronda Rousey shouldn't return to action this summer at UFC 200. In fact, she shouldn't return until next winter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 57,953 reads 54 comments

  19. ONE Championship Announces New Weigh-in Policy Following Fighter Death

    On the same day it announced the autopsy report for fighter Yang Jian Bing, Asia's ONE Championship MMA promotion revealed a sweeping new policy designed to curb dangerous practices for making weight...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 11,343 reads 42 comments

  20. Report: UFC Original Emanuel Yarbrough Dies at Age 51

    Emanuel Yarbrough, the American sumo wrestler who fought in the UFC 3 tournament and gained fame for his massive size and cheery disposition, has died at age 51...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 558,850 reads 25 comments

  21. Ranking the Most Dynamic Freshmen Scorers in College Basketball in 2015-16

    Be the smartest man at the bar. Know the name before the Internet. Harass your fave NBA team about its draft board. This is just a taste of the power awaiting anyone who consumes this slideshow...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 11,707 reads 26 comments

  22. Stock Watch for Potential No. 1 Seeds for the 2016 NCAA Tournament

    With the holidays upon us, this is truly a time to take stock. Of college basketball. A flurry of mid-December activity has again disheveled the Magic 8 Ball of March...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 18,374 reads 44 comments

  23. Nate Diaz Makes a Profane but Compelling Case for Fighting Conor McGregor

    Title shot, shmitle shot. Nate Diaz has a better idea for Conor McGregor, assuming the featherweight champ goes up to lightweight. The idea's not half bad, either...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 7,617 reads 27 comments

  24. UFC on Fox 17 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Orlando

    Donald Cerrone's appeal is not complicated. The beer-swilling, extreme sports-loving, dirty joke-cracking, wide-grinning, cowboy hat-wearing, flying knee knockout-seeking Cerrone ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 28,564 reads 72 comments

  25. UFC on Fox 17 Results: Charles Oliveira Chokes Out Myles Jury in the 1st Round

    If only he could make weight. When he's firing on all cylinders, there aren't many featherweights more dangerous than Charles Oliveira...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,727 reads 10 comments