1. Bellator 39 Cageside Live Blog and Results: Eddie Alvarez Defeats Pat Curran

    We are live cageside from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., for Bellator 39 , headlined by lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez vs. Pat Curran. We'll be here all night, giving you the results and quick-hit recaps of the action...

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  2. UFC's Toronto Debut, Bellator's Big Month Headline April MMA Schedule

    If there were ever a time for Bellator Fighting Championships to get a foothold in the MMA mainstream landscape, April would be it...

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  3. Bellator 39 MMA Preview: The Unique, Strategic Position of Eddie Alvarez

    In listening to interviews and conference calls with Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez this week, the same theme kept coming up over and over again: asking why he wasn't fighting somewhere else, almost in a tone of pity...

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  4. Bellator 39 MMA Preview: Pat Curran Sees 'Win-Win' Situation With Eddie Alvarez

    Young. Midwestern. Humble. Underdog. Ready. Those are just five words that describe Bellator Fighting Championships lightweight Pat Curran...

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  5. Paul Daley, Ricco Rodriguez Earn Important Wins at BAMMA 5

    There was some slight concern that Paul Daley was taking a risk by fighting outside Strikeforce before an expected title match with champion Nick Dick could be made...

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  6. MMA's March Schedule: In Like UFC and Strikeforce Lions, Staying That Way

    MMA fans will have their DVRs tested in March as the return of Bellator and a new organization airing on Showtime are contributing to a nine-event month, one of the most packed television schedules in recent history...

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  7. Tito Ortiz Pulls Out Of UFC Fight Night Bout With Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

    It's been a long time since former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz has won a fight and according to UFC President Dana White , it will be a bit longer before he can change that...

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  8. Strikeforce Challengers 14 LIve Blog And Results: Healy Defeats Beerbohm

    Welcome to Bleacher Report MMA 's live coverage of Strikeforce Challengers 14, headlined by Lyle Beerbohm vs. Pat Healy. The event is at the Cedar Park Center in Cedar Park, Texas...

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  9. Strikeforce Fedor vs. Silva Wrap: New Stars, Bad Gina and White Russians

    So apparently, Fedor Emelianenko lost Saturday night. Had you heard that? Overall, Strikeforce had a great night, even with a potential PPV with Emelianenko vs. Alistair Overeem match going up in smoke...

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  10. The BAM Theory: Bear Frazer on Making a Movie That Happens To Feature MMA

    In this world of MMA journalism, we get to tell the stories of guys and gals who risk their well-being inside a fenced-in combat zone in the spirit of a career, money and feeding that competitive beast only they can understand...

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  11. UFC 126 Wrap-Up: Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones Is The Next Superfight

    Rightfully so, there is plenty of buzz and anticipation for UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva vs. UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre, the mega-fight set to take place later this year if St-Pierre can beat Jake Shields in April...

    Josh Nason Written by Josh Nason about almost 4 years ago 3,221 reads 54 comments

  12. UFC 126, Fedor's Return, and Penn vs. Fitch on February's MMA Must-See Schedule

    Four is the magical number, since for the fourth straight month, the MMA world has four events to look forward to, highlighted by a triple-threat of intriguing UFC fights this Saturday to truly kick off Super Bowl weekend...

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  13. Combat Zone 36 Results: Kattar Downs Rodrigues, Santiago Overcomes Injury to Win

    It might not be the bright lights of the UFC or Strikeforce, but there's something to be said for appreciating regional MMA as these truly are the stars of three, five or 10 years from now...

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  14. Strikeforce Interview: Scott Carson Is More Than Ready for Herschel Walker

    Let's be real here; no one is giving Scott Carson a chance against Herschel Walker this Saturday at Strikeforce: San Jose. No one has heard of him. He's 40 years old. He's a bum...

    Josh Nason Written by Josh Nason about almost 4 years ago 1,432 reads 4 comments

  15. From Student To Teacher: Five Minutes With UFC/MMA Veteran Tony Fryklund

    Before the boom period of MMA, when televised fights were rare to non-existent and the UFC was closer to bankruptcy than Bud Light, there were guys like Tony Fryklund who were just trying to compete...

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  16. Lucky 13: Having Brock Lesnar Vs. Junior Dos Santos On TUF Is The Right Move

    Leave it to a very loud minority of MMA fans to find something to complain about. This week's edition? The announcement that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar and top ...

    Josh Nason Written by Josh Nason about almost 4 years ago 3,104 reads 11 comments

  17. Phil Baroni Rides Again, Signs With Titan Fighting Championships

    Fans of the "New York Bad Ass" won't have to wait long to see their hero fight again as UFC/Strikeforce veteran Phil Baroni has signed with Titan Fighting Championships...

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  18. UFC 125 Results: A Positive ION, Cutting Veterans, Frankie Edgar Arrives

    If there was anything we learned from Saturday's UFC 125, it's that ION is a real network! Let's put some kidding aside and leave some in as we identify five talking points ...

    Josh Nason Written by Josh Nason about almost 4 years ago 1,769 reads 3 comments

  19. Chuck Liddell vs. Randy Couture IV: The Greatest UFC Fight That Never Happened

    If you ask any mainstream MMA fan to name three fighters, the chances are pretty damn good that the names Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture will routinely come up...

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  20. UFC 125, Herschel Walker's Return Headlines January's MMA Calendar

    Here's what we do know: 2010 was another strong year for the sport of MMA with more events than ever before and that lil' group in Vegas continuing to expand to new regions and promising even more ahead...

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  21. WEC 53 Results: Shane Roller's Sub, Eddie Wineland's KO Highlight the Undercard

    Amidst the well-earned post-event buzz regarding the kick seen 'round the world , the seven-fight undercard from Thursday's WEC 53 event went unnoticed, mainly because none of the fights made TV, which is a rarity these days...

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  22. Randy Couture: UFC Hall-of-Famer Announces Retirement, Then Changes Mind

    This article was updated at 12:30 pm EST. On the day before the UFC announced their historic return to Brazil, a major cornerstone of their history announced his retirement on Twitter and then backed off a day later...

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  23. WEC 53: Anthony Pettis Talks Jersey Shore, Reggie Bush And Beating Ben Henderson

    When you get the call to chat with one of the hottest young stars in MMA today—especially when he's preparing for the biggest fight of his career—you could ask the same old ...

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  24. UFC 124 Interview: John Howard Promises You Will Not See A Boring Fight

    While the MMA world will be focused on the main event this Saturday at UFC 124, there's another pair of welterweights that could easily steal the show—two men that have a ...

    Josh Nason Written by Josh Nason about 4 years ago 718 reads 3 comments

  25. Strikeforce: Matt Lindland Would Like To Avoid Retirement, Robbie Lawler's Fists

    What is it about athletes turning 40 that makes everyone ask questions about retirement? "It's something that (the media) brings up more often than I do, so it gets me thinking about it...

    Josh Nason Written by Josh Nason about 4 years ago 448 reads 0 comments