1. B/R Women's MMA Rankings, June 2014

    Women's MMA is growing, and with that, we must keep up with the times. Women are getting more and more opportunities in mixed martial arts, as well as becoming more prevalent on the big stage...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 6,182 reads 24 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 42: Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC is back this weekend after a busy weekend with UFC Fight Night 42. Live from Greg Jackson territory in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the card boasts a very interesting lineup that should deliver on the entertainment side of things...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 4,360 reads 4 comments

  3. TUF 19 Episode 8 Results: Foul-Ridden Fight Fails to Impress Dana White

    'The 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter continued Wednesday night, and the middleweights were again front and center. This time around, it was Team Penn's top pick, Mike King, taking on Chris Weidman training partner and Team Edgar's Eddie Gordon...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 1,992 reads 3 comments

  4. The Beaten Path: 5 Prospects to Watch in June

    Another month, another set of MMA madness. That's right, there's no rest for the wicked. The MMA world marches on. Outside of the UFC, fans have many options...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 2,963 reads 2 comments

  5. UFC Fight Night 42: 5 Reasons to Watch

    The UFC was busy last weekend, with two cards held on two continents. Don't rest your eyes too much, though, as the UFC has another event on this Saturday...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 2,055 reads 1 comments

  6. UFC Fight Night 41/TUF Brazil 3 Finale: B/R Staff Main Card Predictions

    The UFC comes to you this weekend with two cards on Saturday. That's not a typo: There will be two events that fans will need to keep their eyes on. The first is UFC Fight Night 41, live from Germany...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 8,116 reads 23 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 41: Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC returns this weekend with two fight cards on Saturday. The first will be exclusive to Fight Pass, and UFC Fight Night 41 marks the return to Germany for the company...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 5,953 reads 3 comments

  8. TUF Brazil 3 Finale: Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC presents two fight cards on Saturday. The first is exclusive to Fight Pass and live from Germany. The second will be on Fox Sports 1, as The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale airs...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 2,561 reads 2 comments

  9. Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown Headlines UFC on Fox 12

    Most of the card has been announced, but the main event for UFC on Fox 12 has finally been set in stone. UFC President Dana White announced on Twitter today that welterweight contenders Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown will fight in the main slot..

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 25,687 reads 196 comments

  10. UFC on May 31: 5 Reasons to Watch

    Get ready, UFC fans. Saturday represents another two-card weekend for the biggest MMA promotion in the world. For American fans, the late morning/early afternoon brings us UFC Fight Night 41 from Germany...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 12,928 reads 10 comments

  11. UFC 173: Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC returns this weekend with UFC 173 . Live from Las Vegas, the bout is headlined by a bantamweight title fight between juggernaut Renan Barao and underdog contender TJ Dillashaw...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 6,272 reads 3 comments

  12. TUF 19 Episode 6 Results and Recap: Controversy Rears Its Ugly Head

    The 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter continued, as the most controversial episode of the season took place. A three-round fight between Roger Zapata and Ian Stephens was the main focus of the entire episode, as was the craziness that surrounded it..

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 8,388 reads 20 comments

  13. 4 Cities That Should Host a UFC Fight Night Card

    The UFC's international expansion has come at a rapid pace this year, as the introduction of UFC Fight Pass has allowed the company to put on more fight cards than any other year...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 4,133 reads 11 comments

  14. UFC 173: 5 Reasons to Watch

    UFC 173 marks the UFC's return to pay-per-view this weekend. Headlined by the bantamweight championship of the world, the card boasts a deep lineup that is sure to entertain...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 6,301 reads 10 comments

  15. UFC 173: 3 Prelim Fighters Worth Keeping Tabs on

    UFC 173 is a star-studded card that promises to deliver on all fronts. The card, which is headlined by Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw , also features names such ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 3,068 reads 4 comments

  16. Bellator 120: 2 Fights for Rampage Jackson to Take Next

    Bellator 120 saw the return of Rampage Jackson. In his way was a popular commodity in the form of Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal . The fight represented two of the biggest names in Bellator throwing down in the main event...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 7,885 reads 5 comments

  17. Michael Chandler vs. Will Brooks: What We Learned from Interim Title Fight

    Bellator 120 was supposed to feature a rubber match for the lightweight title between Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez. Instead, Chandler fought Will Brooks for the interim title on Saturday...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 11,764 reads 16 comments

  18. Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko: What We Learned from the Catchweight Bout

    Bellator 120 saw a plethora of stars compete on its inaugural pay-per-view card, but former UFC champion Tito Ortiz was one of the biggest names on the card...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 38,307 reads 57 comments

  19. The Beaten Path: Ashlee Evans-Smith Goes from Punk Rock Wrestler to MMA Champion

    A few years ago, women's MMA was a rarity. If you wanted to see the ladies scrap, you could occasionally catch them on a Strikeforce or Bellator card, but that was about it. The fame and notoriety wasn't there...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 74,586 reads 17 comments

  20. Bellator 120: Preliminary Card Predictions

    Bellator 120 marks the first time the company takes its product to the pay-per-view airwaves. The historic event is headlined by King Mo Lawal and Rampage Jackson, who look to settle their grudge in the light heavyweight tournament finals...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 4,794 reads 9 comments

  21. Bellator 120: 5 Reasons to Watch

    Bellator 120 limps to the finish line this weekend as the first pay-per-view for the company. Holding an interim title fight and numerous tournament final fights, the card maintains a solid lineup despite hiccups...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 3,803 reads 15 comments

  22. Quinton Jackson vs. Muhammed Lawal: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Bellator 120 was marketed as the third fight in an epic trilogy between Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez. It is now banking on another fight to draw pay-per-view buys, as that fight is no longer the top billing...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 5,957 reads 8 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 40: Preliminary Card Predictions

    The UFC returns after a weekend off with UFC Fight Night 40. Live from Cincinnati, the card features a number of prospects and potential main carders, as well as a few former title challengers and veterans...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 6 months ago 6,486 reads 9 comments

  24. Stefan Struve Returns from Heart Condition, Meets Matt Mitrione at UFC 175

    Stefan Struve makes his long-awaited return to the UFC this summer, as the Dutch mixed martial artist has received clearance to return to the cage. Struve meets fellow heavyweight Matt Mitrione at UFC 175 in Las Vegas in July...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 6 months ago 7,510 reads 28 comments

  25. TUF 19 Episode 4 Results and Recap: Did Team Edgar Finally Get on the Board?

    With Team Penn up 2-0 in the early going of The Ultimate Fighter 19 , Team Edgar looked to Dhiego Lima to get its first win of the season. In his way was a scary man known as "The South Jersey Strangler," Tim Williams...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 6 months ago 2,911 reads 2 comments