1. UFC's John Dodson Breaks Down Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez 2

    UFC flyweight John Dodson is in a unique position to break down next month's UFC on FOX main event between Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez . After all, Dodson has been in the cage with Johnson...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 13,521 reads 25 comments

  2. Lorenzo Fertitta Clarifies UFC's Stance on Georges St-Pierre Controversy

    One of the major talking points coming out of UFC 167 was Dana White 's fiery and controversial comments about Georges St-Pierre...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 18,302 reads 88 comments

  3. UFC 168 Opponents Del Rosario and Inocente Injured, Removed from Card

    Fights are typically scratched or altered when a single fighter is injured; it's a rare situation when two fighters scheduled to face each other suffer injuries at the same time...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 2,508 reads 3 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 35: Thiago Silva Injured, out of Bout vs. Ovince St. Preux

    Not even 24 hours after the UFC announced the bout, Thiago Silva is out of his UFC Fight Night 35 co-main event bout against Ovince St. Preux. The news was revealed via the UFC's official @UFCNews Twitter account ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 10,303 reads 22 comments

  5. UFC on FOX 10: Heavyweight Clash Between Gabriel Gonzaga, Stipe Miocic Added

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship's annual return to the Chicago area has received a hefty dose of heavyweight action: Stipe Miocic will take on Gabriel Gonzaga in a fight expected to air on the network broadcast...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 4,135 reads 9 comments

  6. MMA Tweet-O-Rama: Botter, Dundas and Snowden Sound off on White, GSP and More

    You like bold statements, right? Of course you do. Everyone likes a bold statement or two. Welcome to our newest feature here at Bleacher Report: Tweet-O-Rama...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 22,515 reads 121 comments

  7. Vitor Belfort Says His Testosterone Levels Were Low for Fight Against Henderson

    Heading into his UFC Fight Night 32 bout with Dan Henderson, much was made of Vitor Belfort 's usage of testosterone replacement therapy...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 6,515 reads 37 comments

  8. UFC's Brian Melancon Forced to Retire After Discovering Kidney Issue

    UFC welterweight Brian Melancon announced on Wednesday that he's retiring from mixed martial arts after doctors discovered an issue with his kidneys...

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  9. UFC Fight Night 36: Jacare Souza vs. Francis Carmont Booked for Co-Main Clash

    An intriguing middleweight clash between top divisional contenders Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza (No. 3) and Francis Carmont (No. 8) has been booked for a UFC Fight Night event on February 15, 2014...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 8,411 reads 55 comments

  10. The Buzz List: The 4 Hottest, Most Controversial Topics for 11/19-11/25

    After a week spent celebrating the past, the mixed martial arts world inches ever forward. We're 11 days away from the next major Ultimate Fighting Championship event—that ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 7,275 reads 39 comments

  11. UFC 167 Notebook: Dana White's Antics, GSP's Mental State and the NSAC

    LAS VEGAS — Nostalgia was certainly in the air this week here in the fight capital of the world. The 20th anniversary of the Ultimate Fighting Championship meant a lot to the folks who work at Zuffa...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 13,985 reads 17 comments

  12. UFC 167: Dana White Says Robbie Lawler Is a 'Completely Different Animal'

    LAS VEGAS— Dana White calls the moment Robbie Lawler first signed with the UFC 11 years ago a "Christmas present for myself." Back then, White was a huge fan of Lawler and his fighting style...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 15,055 reads 40 comments

  13. UFC 167: Dana White Elaborates on Georges St-Pierre's 'Personal Problems'

    LAS VEGAS — The bizarre, unsettling conclusion to the UFC's 20th anniversary event at the MGM Grand seemed a little more clear after a post-fight meeting between welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and UFC president Dana White ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 47,903 reads 185 comments

  14. Georges St-Pierre Retires? 'I Have to Go Away for a Little Bit'

    LAS VEGAS— Following a controversial win over Johny Hendricks in the main event of UFC 167, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre told announcer Joe Rogan that he had to "go away for a little bit...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 27,165 reads 214 comments

  15. Johny Hendricks Riding Wave of Support, but He'll Come Up Short Against GSP

    LAS VEGAS—Don't look now, but for the first time I can remember, a majority of fans and media types are picking against Georges St-Pierre. This is not an unfamiliar thing for me...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 8,814 reads 62 comments

  16. UFC Heads Back to Atlanta Area for UFC Fight Night 35 with 2 Fights Booked

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to the Atlanta area for the first time since 2012 (and the fifth time in company history) when the promotion hits Duluth's Arena at Gwinnet Center on January 15...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 2,260 reads 5 comments

  17. Dana White: 'Rory MacDonald Will Fight Georges St-Pierre'

    Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald will fight. So said UFC president Dana White anyway, but that's probably news to the welterweight champion and his Tristar training partner...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 17,757 reads 73 comments

  18. The Friendship and Rivalry of Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen

    LAS VEGAS — Rashad Evans , former light heavyweight champion of the world, sits on a plastic chair on the stage of the Hollywood Theatre at the MGM Grand. He is covered in sweat...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 8,586 reads 20 comments

  19. Georges St-Pierre, Royce Gracie and the Thrill of Honoring MMA's Past

    LAS VEGAS—Georges St-Pierre can trace a direct line from November 12, 1993, all the way to November 16, 2013...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 10,708 reads 24 comments

  20. The Buzz List: The 5 Hottest, Most Controversial MMA Topics for 11/12-11/18

    The UFC is rolling out the red carpet in Las Vegas this week. The occasion: celebrating 20 years since the birth of the company, way back in 1993...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 5,283 reads 7 comments

  21. UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    First, here's my standard introduction for this series: Gambling on mixed martial arts, like anything else in life, is about assuming risks. But we have the ability to negate those risks, or at least minimize them, by carefully selecting our plays...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 63,450 reads 78 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 32: What We Learned from Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson II

    There is always one major storyline leading into any Vitor Belfort fight: testosterone-replacement therapy. It is a hotly debated subject by fans and media looking for any way to explain Belfort's career resurgence at age 36...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 24,868 reads 107 comments

  23. Tim Kennedy vs. Michael Bisping? Yeah, That Sounds About Right

    Fresh off the biggest win of his career over Rafael Natal at UFC Fight for the Troops 3, Tim Kennedy wasted little time in setting his sights on a new opponent. Well, truth be told, he wasted a little time...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 12,768 reads 76 comments

  24. Ronda Rousey Needs to Dial Back the Insane-O-Meter a Few Notches

    People say crazy things in mixed martial arts—just like they do in any other sport or walk of life. This is not new, nor is it exclusive to athletes or others involved in different forms of entertainment...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 152,780 reads 345 comments

  25. Tim Kennedy on Machida Miss, Fighting for the Troops and War

    "I will never leave Austin," Tim Kennedy tells me. "You should know better." He has a point. I should know better. I know how much Kennedy loves the quirky Texas state capital, and I know how much he loves breakfast tacos and barbecue...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about over 1 year ago 3,334 reads 2 comments