1. John Lineker Misses Weight for a UFC Record 5th Time

    It turns out moving up to bantamweight was not the cure he sought. John Lineker, who joined the UFC's 135-pound division after missing the 125-pound flyweight limit on four separate ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 hours ago 12,894 reads 7 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 96: 4 Key Storylines for Lineker vs. Dodson Fight Card

    If you drill down through the UFC 205 hype, down past the Conor McGregor layer and the New York City layer and the Jose Aldo layer, and if you can see despite the glare of the three ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 days ago 4,159 reads 3 comments

  3. UFC 205 Is the Greatest Card Ever Assembled in MMA History

    Every caveat and jinx protection applies, but it must be said: Barring injuries or failed drug tests or spilled salt or one open umbrella too many inside headquarters, UFC 205, the ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 days ago 43,111 reads 74 comments

  4. Cris Cyborg Nutritionist: Controversial Birth Control Method Was Cleared by Doc

    Because of her efforts to reach the 140-pound weight limit stipulated by the UFC, Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino, widely regarded as the best female MMA fighter in the world today, has been at the center of some weight-cutting controversy...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 days ago 12,584 reads 10 comments

  5. Charles 'Krazy Horse' Bennett Puts on Performance for the Ages at Rizin FF 2

    At Rizin Fighting Federation 2, Charles "Krazy Horse" Bennett talked the talk, then walked the walk, then talked the talk some more. And when it was all done, he had singlehandedly fashioned one of the most memorable MMA performances of recent memory...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 days ago 18,943 reads 22 comments

  6. Roy Nelson Apologizes For, but Doesn't Regret, Kicking Referee After Fight

    It will be interesting to see how this one unfolds. UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson , after winning his bout with Antonio Silva on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 95, grew frustrated ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 days ago 19,371 reads 38 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 95 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Cyborg vs. Lansberg

    One storyline—and one storyline only—dominated UFC Fight Night 95, which went down Saturday from Brasilia, Brazil: Cris "Cyborg" Justino. Cyborg is probably the best female MMA fighter in the world...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 days ago 18,794 reads 30 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 94: 4 Key Storylines for Johnson vs. Poirier Fight Card in Texas

    With UFC 203 on one side, Cris Cyborg on the other and a slew of top-shelf cards heading our way as the year winds down, it might feel right to skip out on UFC Fight Night 94. There are reasons to resist that feeling...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 16 days ago 3,203 reads 6 comments

  9. Urijah Faber, Travis Browne and 5 Pokiest Eye Pokes in Recent UFC History

    If UFC 203 felt a little familiar to you, maybe that was on account of all the eye-poking. When Urijah Faber caught Jimmie Rivera, it wasn't his first eye-poke rodeo. It wasn't even his first eye-poke rodeo with a guy named Rivera...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 16 days ago 14,002 reads 29 comments

  10. Did Bellator Find Its Own Paige VanZant in Russian Flyweight Anastasia Yankova?

    Anastasia Yankova is very pretty. It feels disingenuous to start anywhere else. It's always been a part of her story, even back to her amateur days at a tournament where no one would cheer for her...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 17 days ago 40,068 reads 13 comments

  11. Urijah Faber's Eye Poke Was 'A Little Bit' Intentional, Jimmie Rivera Says

    In the later minutes of Urijah Faber's loss to Jimmie Rivera at UFC 203, the action was temporarily stopped after Faber poked Rivera in the eye. That eye poke was "a little bit" deliberate, at least according to Rivera...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 18 days ago 4,650 reads 15 comments

  12. UFC 203 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Miocic vs. Overeem Fight Card

    On Friday, the elevators had their say. On Saturday, it was time for the fighters to assume center stage. That's when UFC 203 went down from The Land, aka LeBron's Kingdom, aka Cleveland, Ohio...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 20 days ago 101,865 reads 76 comments

  13. Fabricio Werdum, Urijah Faber, Other Fighters Stuck in Elevator Before UFC 203

    UPDATE: It turns out the elevators didn't leave everyone unscathed. Middleweight C.B. Dollaway was forced out of his bout, per a report from MMA Fighting , because of an elevator accident Friday...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 21 days ago 16,656 reads 10 comments

  14. CM Punk Wants His MMA Skills to Do the Talking, but What Will They Say?

    "Luck is for losers." Say this much for CM Punk : He must save a ton on safety nets. As the former pro wrestling star prepares for his pro MMA debut Saturday at UFC 203, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 22 days ago 4,903 reads 27 comments

  15. UFC 203: 4 Key Storylines for Miocic vs. Overeem Card in Cleveland

    All right, all right, let's all just relax now. Come on, deep breaths. Yes, CM Punk is coming. But there's no need to freak out. Either his MMA debut will be successful or unsuccessful...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 23 days ago 4,411 reads 4 comments

  16. Cain Velasquez: I'll Do Full Camp in Mexico City If I Fight There Again

    You can take all those "sea-level Cain Velasquez " jokes and shove them in a sack. That seems to be what Velasquez wants to have happen, at least if some of his recent comments ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 24 days ago 4,822 reads 15 comments

  17. CM Punk May Have Needed Special Permission to Fight at UFC 203

    Turns out CM Punk's lack of MMA experience is more than a mere talking point for disgruntled fans. When Punk (real name Phil Brooks) steps into the cage in Cleveland on Saturday ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 24 days ago 79,967 reads 56 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 93 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Hamburg Fight Card

    UFC Fight Night 93 went down Saturday afternoon, U.S. Eastern time, from the city of Hamburg, Germany. It was the UFC's fourth visit to Germany and first to Hamburg, and the European flavor of the card was in keeping with the backdrop...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 57,278 reads 14 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 93 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    Welcome once again, fight fans, to Germany (or Deutschland, as it's also known). On Saturday, the UFC will host UFC Fight Night 93, its fourth event in Germany and first in the city of Hamburg...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 7,866 reads 11 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 93: 4 Key Storylines for Arlovski vs. Barnett Fight Card

    UFC Fight Night 93 goes down Saturday from the home of the hamburger (one assumes), Hamburg, Germany. In the main event, you have two very, very old heavyweights fighting each ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 30 days ago 9,296 reads 8 comments

  21. After Grisly Skull Fracture, Bellator Should Say No to Return of Cyborg Santos

    In the MMA world Monday, the august figure balancing the scales between integrity and lucre looked less like a blindfolded woman and more like Scott Coker...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 7,830 reads 16 comments

  22. UFC on Fox 21 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Maia vs. Condit Card

    Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia was more than a striker-grappler matchup. It was more like the striker-grappler matchup, at least among UFC welterweights...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 60,605 reads 42 comments

  23. Demian Maia on Fight with Carlos Condit: 'This Is for a Title Shot'

    No UFC official has publicly stated the winner of Saturday's bout between Carlos Condit and Demian Maia will receive the next welterweight title shot. Unless, that is, you count Demian Maia as an official...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 5,833 reads 33 comments

  24. UFC on Fox 21: The 4 Key Storylines for Maia vs. Condit Fight Card

    Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia is not a striker-grappler matchup. It's more like the striker-grappler matchup, particularly in the UFC welterweight division...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 4,223 reads 5 comments

  25. The 10 Genuine Good Guys in MMA

    The headlines of the day usually force MMA media to emphasize the bad actors of the sport. So what a breath of fresh air it is, then, when coverage can turn to MMA's good guys...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,797 reads 4 comments