1. B/R Weekly Rushdown: 'Rick and Morty' Creator Takes on Esports, StarCraft's End?

    Here at the Bleacher Report Weekly Rushdown, we like to stay positive. Some weeks, though, don't afford us that opportunity...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 171 reads 0 comments

  2. 'The Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung Calls out UFC Legend BJ Penn for Return

    "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung is officially back, and he has his eyes set on a big-name opponent for his return...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 5,770 reads 18 comments

  3. Dota 2: 5 Teams to Watch Ahead of the Boston Major

    Dota 2 's next big event, the Boston Major, is quickly approaching, and the first stop along the way comes in just a few days with the announcement of which teams will receive a direct invite to the main event...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 1,395 reads 0 comments

  4. 'The Next Ronda Rousey' Mackenzie Dern Pulls Off Crazy Submission at Legacy 61

    Ben Henderson may have been on to something. The former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator top contender made headlines in August when he told Ariel Helwani on The ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 29,139 reads 32 comments

  5. Julianna Pena: Amanda Nunes Is Going to Knock Out 'Mentally Weak' Ronda Rousey

    Julianna Pena is not happy about Ronda Rousey getting a title shot in her return fight. She is not happy one bit...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 19,671 reads 17 comments

  6. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Mark Cuban on esports, Team Secret Drama

    It was a slow, slow week in esports. The League World Championship continues to plug on, sure, and there were some fun announcements surrounding League of Legends ' upcoming replays and the hype that built over Overwatch 's Halloween event...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 765 reads 4 comments

  7. Former UFC Heavyweight Shane Carwin to Fight with 1 Hand Tied Behind Back

    Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is making his long-speculated return to combat sports on Saturday. However, he's not taking a traditional route...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 53,130 reads 25 comments

  8. UFC 205: Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor Full Card Preview and Predictions

    UFC 204 was a show designed for one fighter (Michael Bisping) and one city (Manchester, England). UFC 205 on Saturday, Nov. 12 is so much more. Twenty years ago, mixed martial arts was the Wild West of sports...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 32,815 reads 83 comments

  9. UFC 204 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into TUF: Latin America 3 Finale

    UFC 204 is in the books. The results are as follows: Michael Bisping defeats Dan Henderson by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46) Gegard Mousasi defeats Vitor ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 4,398 reads 6 comments

  10. UFC 204 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Bisping vs. Henderson

    While UFC 204 was short on top-tier talent, it was long on excitement. Nine of the event's 11 fights ended inside the distance, with a number of amazing submissions along the way...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 42,831 reads 108 comments

  11. Nurmagomedov's Ultimatum Fighting: Title Fight or UFC Will Never Go to Russia

    Khabib Nurmagomedov feels like he was played by the UFC...and he is not taking that lightly. Speaking with Luke Thomas on SiriusXM's The Luke Thomas Show , the lightweight contender issued a strong ultimatum to the UFC...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 20,431 reads 69 comments

  12. B/R Weekly Rushdown: LoL Worlds Results, Overwatch Open, Dota 2 Boston Major

    The lull between major events is officially over, with the League of Legends Worlds kicking off what will be a busy few months for the Rushdown . It isn't alone, either, with other interesting competitions and announcements all coming to the fore...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 279 reads 0 comments

  13. Eddie Alvarez Dismisses Conor McGregor: "I've Never Felt so Unthreatened'

    Eddie Alvarez isn't going to lie and say his fight with Conor McGregor is going to be an exciting battle between amazing competitors. No, Alvarez feels like this is going to be the easiest fight of his career...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 63,841 reads 91 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night 96 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 204

    UFC Fight Night 96 is in the books. Saturday's results are as follows: John Lineker defeats John Dodson by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) Alex Oliveira defeats Will ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 24,044 reads 69 comments

  15. John Dodson vs. John Lineker Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 96

    The UFC Fight Night 96 main event between John Dodson and John Lineker was the perfect cross section of pure excitement with legitimate high-stakes matchmaking...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 5,965 reads 41 comments

  16. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Wizards, Warriors and 76ers Getting Involved in Esports

    Boy, oh boy, what a week for the Rushdown . The tournament season is picking back up. Fans are getting their first tastes of the new Dota 2 scene, the final push to the LCS is going on and the Capcom Cup is quickly approaching...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 5,041 reads 4 comments

  17. Conor McGregor Insists He Won't Vacate Featherweight Title After UFC 205

    Conor McGregor will have his chance to make history at UFC 205, where he will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title, and fight to become the first person to hold two UFC belts at the same time...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 8,447 reads 82 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 95 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 96

    UFC Fight Night 95 is in the books. The results are as follows: Main Card on Fox Sports 1 (10 p.m. ET) Cris Cyborg def. Lina Lansberg , TKO (Round 2, 2:29) Renan Barao def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 9,863 reads 14 comments

  19. Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 95

    Cris Cyborg is a legitimate draw in MMA . She proved that at UFC 198 and, while the company has done everything in its power to pit fans against her, the UFC has never been above ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 13,488 reads 25 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 95 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    Another weekend, another UFC event that lacks star power. We're six weeks into what will go down as one of the most brutal slogs in MMA history, with UFC events on almost every single Saturday from here until year's end...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 16,076 reads 17 comments

  21. Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez in Doubt After Wild News Day

    A day ago, a superfight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was all but a certainty...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 21,816 reads 128 comments

  22. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Jeremy Lin in the 'Dota 2' Business, ELEAGUE Overwatch Open

    Another week, another series of shakeups in the world of esports . The League of Legends Championship Series, ELEAGUE Season 2 and other major ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 485 reads 0 comments

  23. How the UFC Turned Its Bonus System into a Weapon

    The UFC's bonus system has long been one of the promotion's most powerful tools for both attracting and retaining fighters...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 20,498 reads 22 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 94 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 95

    UFC Fight Night 94 is in the books. The results are as follows: Main Card on Fox Sports 1 Michael Johnson def. Dustin Poirier , knockout (Round 1, 1:35) Derek Brunson def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 16,315 reads 44 comments

  25. Dota 2 Rosters Locked: What Do Teams Look Like After Post-TI6 Shuffle?

    After a hectic month of shuffling, the Dota 2 Majors registration period is over. Rosters are locked, and fans can finally start exploring the game's new competitive landscape...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 1,469 reads 1 comments