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UFC 189: This Disturbing Post-Fight Scene Reminds Us What Fighters Endure

UFC 189 was an exhibition of mixed martial arts at its absolute summit. It was an event that elevated the sport. But among the undeniable beauty of the violence was a sobering reminder of the sport’s cost, as we...

Kimbo vs. Shamrock: The Attraction To, and Business Of, an MMA Freak Show

There's a unique appeal to MMA. For all of the UFC's aims of streamlining clothing suppliers and eliminating unseemly sponsors, the sport is bigger than just its aspirations, and it catches eyes for reasons beyond them. One major way the...

Nate Diaz Claims He’s Fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 189

Nate Diaz does what Nate Diaz wants to do. And apparently what one half of Stockton's finest brotherly duo wants to do right now is step in to face Conor McGregor at UFC 189. Then again, maybe he really...

Sinead O’Connor to Sing Conor McGregor into the Octagon for UFC 189

Conor McGregor—Nothing Compares 2 U. The Irish MMA star has secured quite the guest to sing him into the Octagon for his UFC 189 fight with Chad Mendes on July 11. None other than compatriot Sinead O'Connor.  O'Connor is, of course, best known...

UFC Fight Night 69 Predictions: Main Card Staff Predictions

The first order of business is to copy "Jedrzejczyk" onto my clipboard. Now we're cooking with gas. Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who has seven consonants in her 10-letter surname, is the UFC women's strawweight champion. And though UFC Fight Night 69 will...

UFC Fight Night 69: Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne Fight Card, Live Stream, Predictions

History will be made on Saturday in Berlin. The first title match in the history of UFC Fight Pass will headline UFC Fight Night 69. UFC women's strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will make the first defense of her title against No....

Bleacher Report Men’s MMA Rankings for July 2015

UFC titles continue being the hottest of potatoes, as Cain Velasquez joined Anthony Pettis, Carla Esparza and Jon Jones in the "former champion" club at UFC 188. As with Esparza and Pettis, that transition came in shockingly lopsided fashion,...

Georges St-Pierre on Reebok Deal, New UFC Drug-Testing Program

LAS VEGAS — Georges St-Pierre is happy. That's the first thing you notice about him here, at Robert Drysdale's gym on Rainbow Avenue. St-Pierre is happy. He is smiling. It may seem weird to say that he is glowing, but...

Once a Dream Fight, Melendez vs. Alvarez Still Worth the Price of Admission

Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez both took the scenic route to the UFC. For better or worse, Alvarez and Melendez each spent the heart of their careers toiling in smaller organizations, where they both became lightweight champions and gained reputations...

Jose Aldo’s MRI Results Show Clear Rib Break, Former Chargers Doctor Says

On Tuesday afternoon, Dr. David Chao was contacted by representatives for UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. They did not tell him at the time who they represented. What they wanted was a clear, unbiased look at Aldo's MRI results. Chao, the...
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