Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Sports / Martial Arts / MMA & UFC / Popular


UFC 179: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes meet in a featherweight title rematch in the main event of UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro. As part of the 11-fight card, No. 4-ranked light heavyweight Glover Teixeira takes on No. 6-ranked Phil Davis in the co-main event. Bleacher Report will be here to chronicle the entire event for you on Saturday evening. Show More Summary

Bellator 130 Fail-GIF: Bobby Lashley’s Opponent Flops to Mat, Loses

(Props: ZombieProphet) We know that some of you think we're die-hard Bellator haters, simply because we have no problem calling a garbage show a garbage show. But believe us, we don't go out looking for ways to embarrass America's #2 MMA promotion — this stuff just has a way of finding us. Like tonight at Bellator 130, for example. Show More Summary

Bellator 130 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Newton vs. Vassell Fight Card

Emanuel Newton put his light heavyweight title on the line Friday night against Linton Vassell in a scintillating Bellator 130 main event. Vassell appeared ready to take down the champion early in the fight, but an experienced and resilient Newton was able to right the ship and pull out a victory in the final round. Show More Summary

GIF: Watch Karl Etherington fall down for no reason, lose to Bobby Lashley in wacky TKO finish at Bellator 130

Bobby Lashley has now won five in a row, including two under the Bellator banner in the past six weeks. His most recent victory, a technical knockout finish over jacked British import Karl Etherington, was a bit of a head scratcher, however, as the previously undefeated "Wrecking Machine" appeared to trip over his own two feet. Show More Summary

Bellator Should Keep Some Focus on Growing Prospects

When Scott Coker took over as president of Bellator MMA earlier this year, fans expected to see Viacom’s mixed martial arts property transform into something of an amalgamation of the Bellator we know and the defunct Strikeforce promotion. In...Show More Summary

Jose Aldo Is Capable of Greatness, but He Must Be Willing to Take Risks

Jose Aldo is the only featherweight champion the UFC has ever had. It has been nearly nine years since he gave up the only loss of his career, and truth be told, he has rarely been challenged since that night. He stormed into the WEC in 2008 and finished his first five opponents, then finished champion Mike Brown to capture the featherweight title. Show More Summary

Joe Lauzon fires back at Doubting Thomases: UFC 180 injury cost me $3,000 on flights alone

Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Joe Lauzon got injured earlier this week and was forced to withdraw from his UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) fight against Diego Sanchez, planned for Nov. 15, 2014 in Mexico...Show More Summary

MIMMA 2: Will Chope poised to make his triumphant return to Malaysian MMA, but Matt Pellino hoping to spoil the party

Will Chope thought the past was just that... the past. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight prospect was less than 24 hours away from his UFC Fight Night 38 bout against Diego Brandao in Brazil, when an online...Show More Summary

Friday Links: UFC 179 Weigh-In Results, War Machine’s Latest Jail Letter, Cung Le Demands an Apology + More

("The Night Earnest Lost His Sht at the Kumite" — classic karate footage, via MMALatestNews) Three Fighters Miss Weight at UFC 179; Scott Jorgensen Fined (MMAJunkie) Cain Velasquez Has Successful Surgery, Hopes for March Return (MMAFighting) War Machine...Show More Summary

Video: Hostile Brazilian crowd heckles Conor McGregor, who promises 'Jose Aldo is going to die'

In case you were wondering why Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Conor McGregor was cruising around Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, inside a bulletproof limousine, check out the video of his UFC 179 Q&A from Friday's (Oct. Show More Summary

Cain Velasquez out of knee surgery, targets UFC return in March 2015

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez went under the knife on Thursday to repair a torn meniscus, a procedure that came just a few days after his decision to withdraw from the upcoming UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Nov. Show More Summary

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2: Latest Predictions Before Anticipated Rematch

The featherweight title rematch that so many were clamoring for is coming to fruition at UFC 179, with Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes facing off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to headline an exciting main card. The goodness will start early with...Show More Summary

UFC 182 Adds Middleweights Nate Marquardt and Brad Tavares

Following a rebound win that likely saved his UFC career, former Strikeforce champion Nate Marquardt will look to build momentum against Brad Tavares on January 3. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal's Adam Hill, Marquardt andShow More Summary

Conor McGregor vs. The Haters: UFC Fan Q&A in Brazil Turns Hostile [VIDEO]

(Any time you need a security detail to do a live interview, you're gonna have a bad time. / Props: UFC) Since UFC featherweight Conor McGregor is in Rio this weekend to mean mug at Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes at UFC 179, the promotion decided to book him for a fan Q&A at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium. Show More Summary

Video preview: GLORY 'Top 20 Knockouts' special airs this Friday (Oct. 24) on Spike TV

The world's leading kickboxing promotion will return to Spike TV this Friday (Oct. 24, 2014) at 11 p.m. ET with a "Top 20 Knockouts" show featuring the top finishes in the promotion's history. GLORY is returning to Spike TV this Friday night (Oct. Show More Summary

Bellator 130 LIVE results stream

Bellator 130: "Newton vs. Vassell" takes place TONIGHT (Fri., Oct. 24, 2014) at the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. Tonight's main event sees "The Hardcore Kid" Emanuel Newton defend his light heavyweight title for the second time in two months against "The Swarm" Linton Vassell. Show More Summary

UFC 179 weigh in video replay

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held weighs ins for UFC 179 earlier today (Fri., Oct. 24, 2014), and saw all of the 22 fighters scheduled to compete on the card make weight, which means the 11-bout line-up that goes down tomorrow...Show More Summary

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes staredown pic from UFC 179 weigh ins

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Fri., Oct. 24, 2014) at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for those fighters competing at the UFC 179: "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" event, which is...Show More Summary

CagePotato Roundtable #34: What is the Single Worst Tattoo in MMA?

(And this debate is ALLLLLLLL OVVVERRRRR!!!) Don't let the "A" in MMA fool you, mixed martial arts fighters are not artists...at least, not  in the traditional sense of the term. Look no further than the hilariously atrocious inkwork that so often adorns their bodies for proof of this. Show More Summary

Asia's biggest amateur MMA promotion 'Malaysian Invasion' is going digital on Oct. 25: Here's how (and when) to watch!

With major Malaysian telco Tune Talk behind it, Malaysian Invasion (MIMMA) has developed into the biggest amateur tournament in Asia today and this weekend, the promotion will roll out its new expansion into a fully digital platform. The MIMMA Season 2 Finale is set for this Saturday (Oct. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC