1. UFC Fight Night 33: Predicting the Fight Night Bonus Winners

    The next installment of the UFC Fight Night series, UFC Fight Night 33, is set to go down live in Australia this weekend. Headlined by heavyweight sluggers Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva, the event promises to be a must-see show...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 7 months ago 2,129 reads 13 comments

  2. 3 Fighters Who Should Get the Winner of Ronda Rousey-Miesha Tate

    At the end of this month, UFC 168 will be the stage that hosts the women's bantamweight title fight between undefeated champion Ronda Rousey and former Strikeforce champ Miesha Tate...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 7 months ago 8,720 reads 46 comments

  3. TUF 18 Finale Medical Suspensions: Pena, Akira Among Possible Lengthy Layoffs

    The Ultimate Fighter 18 finale featured just 10 fights, but of the 20 people that competed, a good percentage of them will be on the shelf for a while...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 7 months ago 4,010 reads 6 comments

  4. Invicta 7 Preview and Predictions

    The all-women's MMA promotion that is Invicta returns with its seventh show ever, as Invicta 7 comes to you live on pay-per-view on Saturday night in Kansas City. It is a stacked card that features three title fights and a couple big debuts...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 7 months ago 1,494 reads 8 comments

  5. The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter

    The Ultimate Fighter 18 came to an end on Saturday night, as the UFC crowned two new champions in the men's and women's bantamweight divisions. It was a night that saw much excitement and a glimpse into the future...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 16,086 reads 51 comments

  6. The Beaten Path: 5 Non-UFC Prospects to Watch in December

    2013 is ending in a big way. The month of December hosts a bevy of MMA events from the UFC to Invicta to World Series of Fighting...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 6,195 reads 12 comments

  7. TUF 18 Finale: Prelim Card Predictions

    The long road that is The Ultimate Fighter 18 comes to an end this weekend, when the live finale goes down Saturday night in Las Vegas. We will crown two new TUF winners, including the first-ever female winner...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 1,930 reads 3 comments

  8. TUF 18: Jessamyn Duke Fighter Blog, Episode 13

    This is it...the final episode! They saved the ladies fight for the last episode (even though it was actually the first semifinal fight that happened, so seeing things go down in this order on the show was kind of weird)...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 4,718 reads 10 comments

  9. TUF 18 Finale: Predicting the Fight Night Bonus Winners

    The 18th season of The Ultimate Fighter is set to close this Saturday, and the live finale will air on Fox Sports 1 from Las Vegas...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 2,256 reads 11 comments

  10. Former Title Challenger Moraga Out, Ozkilic in vs. Uyenoyama at UFC on Fox 9

    Another injury has forced a reshuffle at UFC on Fox 9 , as former UFC Flyweight Championship challenger John Moraga has dropped out of his scheduled bout with Darren Uyenoyama ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 2,012 reads 5 comments

  11. TUF 18 Finale: 5 Reasons to Watch

    Another season of The Ultimate Fighter is set to come to an end this weekend, as the historic season that featured women for the first time wraps up...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 4,639 reads 23 comments

  12. The Beaten Path: 10 Best Non-UFC Lightweight Prospects

    The lightweight division is likely the most populated and talented division in MMA . That's why you see 155-pounders come and go in the UFC, as well as control most of the seasons of The Ultimate Fighter...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 40,496 reads 29 comments

  13. TUF 18: Jessamyn Duke Fighter Blog, Episode 12

    Note: All quotes and material were obtained firsthand by Bleacher Report through a one-on-one between Jessamyn Duke and Bleacher Report's Riley Kontek . This week's episode has several highlights, most of them involving food...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 12,937 reads 18 comments

  14. Top Flyweights Josh Sampo, Ryan Benoit Meet at TUF 18 Finale

    The UFC continues to bolster its flyweight division with top-level talent, as The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale plays host to two newcomers at 125...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 1,661 reads 9 comments

  15. 10 Non-UFC Fights to See Before the End of the Year

    The UFC has a very busy schedule to close out 2013, but so does the rest of the MMA world. Between World Series of Fighting, Invicta, Cage Warriors and Legacy FC, just to name a few, there is no shortage of action in the next month and a half...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 21,987 reads 27 comments

  16. The Ultimate Fighter China: Can It Move the Needle in This Critical Market?

    It's official: The UFC's foray into China looks to come full force. The UFC is looking to ignite a movement of MMA in China, specifically a UFC movement...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 3,073 reads 18 comments

  17. The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale: Early Preview and Predictions

    This groundbreaking season of The Ultimate Fighter is coming to a close soon, officially ending the first season to include female fighters. It has been a success, as the women have stolen the show when it comes to fight time...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 3,236 reads 6 comments

  18. UFC 167: Ranking the Main Card Fights

    The 20th anniversary of the UFC is upon us, and the world's largest MMA promotion has put on a doozy of a card. Between a welterweight championship bout, promising prospects and guaranteed great fights, UFC 167 should hit on all cylinders...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 9,970 reads 18 comments

  19. Ben Askren Release: Why the UFC Shouldn't Sign Former Bellator Champ...Yet

    It seemed like the writing was on the wall when Bjorn Rebney was allowing Ben Askren to entertain offers from the UFC. Now it's official : Ben Askren has been released...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 16,051 reads 100 comments

  20. UFC 167: Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC is holding its 20th anniversary show with an absolutely stacked UFC 167 card. It has been preceded by a tour and many other activities, as the UFC has pulled out all of the stops...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 5,389 reads 11 comments

  21. TUF 18: Jessamyn Duke Fighter Blog, Episode 11

    Note: All quotes and material were obtained firsthand by Bleacher Report through a one-on-one between Jessamyn Duke and Bleacher Report's Riley Kontek . This week's episode focused primarily on one person: Julianna...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 3,600 reads 25 comments

  22. TUF 18 Episode 11: Live Updates and Results

    Welcome to the TUF 18 live blog. On tonight's episode, the first women's semifinal will take place as Team Tate comrades Sarah Moras and Julianna Pena will square off. If you are unaware, these women fought professionally not long ago...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 8,433 reads 33 comments

  23. Bellator Devalues World Title Belts with Questionable Card Placement

    Bellator has started to pick up a little bit of steam coming off its amazing Bellator 106 card, which was free on Spike TV...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 875 reads 14 comments

  24. UFC 167: Predicting the Fight Night Bonus Winners

    The end of 2013 continues to be absolutely stacked, as UFC 167 furthers the championship parade in current times. This time, the welterweight title is up for grabs as long-time champ Georges St...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 5,123 reads 18 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 32: Post-Fight Stock Report

    On paper, UFC Fight Night was an event that many fans felt they could miss without regret. In terms of execution, it was one of the most exciting cards in recent memory. In total, there were nine finishes in 11 fights...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 8 months ago 3,568 reads 23 comments