1. Daniel Cormier vs. Dan Henderson Winner Gets Title Shot After Gustafsson

    A bout between light heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Dan Henderson just got a lot more interesting. Cormier and Henderson meet at UFC 175 on July 5. Both fighters have verbally agreed to the bout...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 19,323 reads 149 comments

  2. Chael Sonnen Believes Wanderlei Silva Will Pull out of Their Fight

    After many delays, the long-awaited bout between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva is finally set for the end of May. The two fighters have taken shots at each other via the media and Twitter for years...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 8,976 reads 44 comments

  3. Daniel Cormier vs. Dan Henderson Targeted for July's UFC 175 Event

    UPDATE: Dana White tweeted on Monday evening that Cormier vs. Henderson is not a done deal: @ arielhelwani Ariel is not correct. That fight is not done Daniel Cormier will not be facing Rafael Cavalcante, after all...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 26,638 reads 126 comments

  4. UFC Highlights the Best of Brock Lesnar in New Fight Pass Feature

    Brock Lesnar will step into the World Wrestling Entertainment ring this Sunday to entertain the masses with a match against The Undertaker...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 9,059 reads 58 comments

  5. World Series of Fighting 9 Results: Live Blog & Play by Play

    LAS VEGAS—World Series of Fighting 9 hits the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday night, and Bleacher Report is in attendance and reporting live. The preliminary card begins at 6:30 p...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 6,653 reads 15 comments

  6. UFC 173: Making the Best of a Bad Situation with Matchmaking Wizardry

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship has three annual cornerstone events, all held in Las Vegas: fight cards in May, July and the end of December. All three are centered on popular Las Vegas vacation dates...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 34,732 reads 74 comments

  7. Diego Sanchez Faces Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque

    Despite a loss to Myles Jury earlier this month, UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez isn't waiting around for his next fight. With the UFC heading to his adopted hometown of Albuquerque, N...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 5,340 reads 24 comments

  8. Renan Barao vs. T.J. Dillashaw Is the New UFC 173 Main Event

    A bantamweight title fight between reigning champion Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw will headline UFC 173 on May 24. Sources close to the promotion confirmed the story with Bleacher Report on Thursday night...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 16,474 reads 121 comments

  9. Daniel Cormier vs. Rafael Cavalcante in the Works for UFC 175 in July

    A light heavyweight bout between highly ranked light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier and former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael Cavalcante is in the works, but not finalized, for UFC 175...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 19,651 reads 159 comments

  10. Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez Takes Place at UFC's Year-End Card

    Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will face off at the UFC's year-end event in December. UFC President Dana White today made the announcement during a special press conference in Puerto Rico...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 13,622 reads 88 comments

  11. Flyweight Fight: John Dodson vs. John Moraga Added to UFC Fight Night 43

    A rematch between John Dodson and John Moraga has been added to the UFC's first-ever visit to Albuquerque, New Mexico. The event takes place June 7 at the Tingley Coliseum...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 2,377 reads 18 comments

  12. Dan Henderson Wants a UFC Championship Belt Before He Retires

    Fresh off his stunning come-from-behind win over Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC Fight Night 28, Dan Henderson says he wants a UFC title strapped around his waist before he rides off into the sunset...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 8,871 reads 60 comments

  13. Chris Weidman Injured, Title Fight vs. Lyoto Machida Moved to UFC 175 in July

    UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will undergo minor knee surgery after suffering an injury during training. Consequently, his scheduled UFC 173 title defense against Lyoto Machida has been moved to UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 56,674 reads 479 comments

  14. Will Chope Was Discharged from Air Force After Repeatedly Assaulting His Wife

    Updates from 11:07 a.m. ET, Sunday, March 23 The UFC has issued the following statement to Bleacher Report: The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a statement this ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 55,941 reads 107 comments

  15. First Tweets: The Moment MMA Fighters and Personalities Discovered Twitter

    Oh, Twitter. You have provided us some entertaining moments over the years. You've given us insight into the lives of professional athletes like never before. You've become our go-to source for mixed martial arts news...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 15,426 reads 14 comments

  16. Jose Aldo Says Anthony Pettis 'Likes to Talk a Lot, but He Does Very Little'

    A fight between UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been rumored for quite some time now. In fact, there was a time when it was more than a rumor...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 3,433 reads 9 comments

  17. Frankie Edgar vs. BJ Penn 3 Headlines The Ultimate Fighter Finale in July

    The third fight between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn will take place at The Ultimate Fighter Finale scheduled for Sunday, July 6 in Las Vegas. The bout is expected to serve as the main event...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 24,696 reads 98 comments

  18. Dana White: UFC No Longer Interested in Holly Holm

    Mere days after her manager met with UFC executives about a UFC debut, it appears that Holly Holm will not be on her way to the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion after all...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 24,792 reads 159 comments

  19. Duane Ludwig Leaving Team Alpha Male in May; Applicants for New Coach Wanted

    Renowned coach Duane "Bang" Ludwig is out at Team Alpha Male. He assumed the head coaching position at the Sacramento-based team in December 2012. Prior to his arrival, Team Alpha Male had many coaches but no single person in charge of everything...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 10,478 reads 33 comments

  20. Carlos Condit Injury Update: Torn ACL, Partially Torn Meniscus

    Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a partially torn meniscus during his Saturday UFC 171 loss in Dallas to Tyron Woodley...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 21,827 reads 82 comments

  21. Johny Hendricks Says It Doesn't Matter Whether GSP Comes Back or Not

    New UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will be on the shelf for a while due to injuries suffered before and during his big UFC 171 win over Robbie Lawler. But the champ told FoxSports...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 7,062 reads 42 comments

  22. Former World Champion Boxer Holly Holm Nears UFC Deal, Rousey Fight Looms

    Albuquerque, N.M. — One of the brightest prospects in mixed martial arts may soon be on her way to the UFC...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 12,879 reads 118 comments

  23. Tyron Woodley Wants His Title Shot, and He's Not Afraid to Say So

    A year ago, during UFC 158 fight week in Montreal, I met with then-new UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley . A month earlier, Woodley had won his UFC debut, knocking out Jay Hieron in just 36 seconds...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 6,927 reads 66 comments

  24. Nick Diaz Heckles Johny Hendricks During Successful Second Weigh-in Attempt

    Johny Hendricks averted a near-crisis for the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Friday by making weight during his second attempt for his UFC 171 title fight against Robbie Lawler...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 61,741 reads 180 comments

  25. UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale Scheduled for Consecutive Days in Las Vegas This July

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship will mark yet another first this summer by running two events on consecutive days in the same city...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 2 years ago 6,636 reads 12 comments